Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Please note: This is a working document and will be updated over the next few months.  The last update to this page was 5 April 2021.

​Q. How do I access the Annual Meeting platform?

Visit and register for the meeting (link in the upper right corner of the website). Once you have registered, return to the main Annual Meeting page and click the link at “Online Meeting platform now available here.”


Q. Is there an Annual Meeting app?

A. Yes!  Android and iPhone versions are available in your app store; you can access them if you are registered for the meeting. Search and download "ASECS 2021."


Q. I am a panel chair. How are my responsibilities different in an online session?

A. Guidelines for panel chairs are available here:


Q. I am a presenter. What do I need to know?

A. Guidelines for presenters are available here:




Q. What disability accommodations are available?

A. Closed captioning is available for each session. ASL interpretation will be provided for the plenary. Information on how to make your online presentation accessible is available in the Meeting program at You can also consult the information provided here:


Q. What is included in the cost of my registration?

A. There is one registration fee for all of the content provided during the virtual meeting from 7-11 April 2021. The content is also accessible on the virtual platform for registered attendees for two weeks after the annual meeting.

Q. Are there different registration fees?

A. There is a general fee of $80 and a students/contingent faculty/emeriti faculty/unemployed member fee of $35.

Q. Can I pay to attend only one day of the annual meeting?
A. No, there is only a flat registration fee this year for the entire annual meeting. 

Q. What are the registration deadlines?

A. There is no deadline to register for the annual meeting.  You can register up to the day that you wish to attend! However, session chairs and panelists are asked to register in advance to receive communication regarding their sessions and information on trainings for the annual meeting.

Q. How can I obtain an invoice/receipt for a registration or group of registrations? 

A. Receipts are emailed upon registration. For an additional receipt you can log into your account on the annual meeting platform and download a copy.  If you need additional assistance, email the ASECS Office at

Q. Can I substitute/transfer my registration so someone else can attend the annual meeting in my place?

A. You can substitute someone else by emailing the ASECS Office at with the new registrant's name and email address no later than 29 March 2021. Transfer requests cannot be requested after this date.

Q. What is the annual meeting registration cancellation policy?

A. The deadline to cancel registration for a refund is 29 March 2021. There will be no refunds issued after this time, no exceptions. Refunds must be requested in writing to the ASECS Office at A refund will be issued minus a $15 processing fee.

Q. I have more questions about the annual meeting. Where can I get answers?
A. Please email

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