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Conference FAQ

Presenter FAQ

If the sessions are one hour long, will my panelists need to change our format?
Since we are moving to an online conference, should we consider some more interactive ways of presenting our papers?
What will I need in order to participate in the online conference?
Will papers be delivered live?
I am feeling a bit nervous about presenting online. Will there be any opportunities to help me learn the technology I’ll need to use?
Can I postpone until 2021?
Why is the AJS recording sessions? What is it recording?

General FAQ

What will an online AJS conference look like?
What will I need in order to participate in the online conference?
What about childcare during the conference?
How will conference registration and fees work?
I do not have the funds for the registration fees, what should I do?
Wait, isn’t Zoom free? Why should an online conference cost as much as an in-person conference?
I have a disability that requires accommodations in order for me to participate actively in the conference. Will you provide accommodations?
What can I do to help make the 2020 Annual Conference a positive experience?
I’m not participating in a session and I’d like to go to the conference, but I can’t commit by the 31 August deadline. Is that a problem?
Can I individually record sessions or any of the proceedings live?

Online Conference FAQ

Why are we switching our annual conference?
Why now? Why not wait a bit longer to make a decision?
What will the online conference look like?
If I participated in the Call for Papers, do I need to do anything at this point?
What will I need to participate in the online conference?
Who will plan the online conference?
How will we support participation of all members, especially those who have been most deeply impacted by the financial hit of COVID?
What if I already paid my conference registration fee?
What if I already paid for my program book or meals?
How will an online conference impact the broader organization?
What can I do to help make the 2020 Annual Conference a positive experience?
Do I need to cancel my conference hotel room reservation?