Sessions

Sessions are a great way to continue education and network with other attendees.

While every event site differs, we hope to guide you through what you can expect on the Sessions page or visit our FAQ's*.

  1. Begin by selecting Sessions, typically* located within My Planner
    • This page may* also be available on the event site under the Conference section.
  2. Should you choose not to log in, a temporary cookie will be left on your device or in your browser to save your favorites when you return.
  3. If you do log in, the system will keep a permanent record of the exhibitors you saved and will allow you to access your Personalized Planner from any other device you log in to.

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  4. The Sessions page was created so attendees can search, favorite and export or print their favorited sessions (My Sessions tab) in preparation for the event.  

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  5. The Sessions tab is a full list of all sessions available at the event. 
    • Search sessions by keyword, date or through the advanced search tab.
    • Review session content and download speaker PDFs before the event.
    • Favorite sessions by highlighting the stars next to the session title. 
  6. The Advanced Search tab offers event specific categories to search from.  

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  7. The My Sessions tab is all of your favorited sessions (all stars will be highlighted).
    • Please be aware that favoriting sessions allows you to have a list of favorites exportable to your device calendar. This does not mean you are registered for them. To register, contact your event directly.  

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  8. Print or Export Sessions to your calendar by clicking the print or export button in the upper right hand corner of the page.  

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Will my favorites register me for the session? I have registered for Sessions and they are not in my favorites, what happened?

A: Favoriting and event registration companies are separate features and companies. To favorite a session, click the star to highlight it and add to My Sessions. To register, contact registration directly. To see if you need to register, contact the show management team directly. 

Q: Do you handle Registration?

A: Session Registration is not handled by a2z, Inc. This means that when you favorite a session, it appears in your favorites under My Sessions and there is an option to export them to your calendar. Registration is handled either through your event registration company located on the event site or by the event management team directly. 

Q: How do I know if I need to register for sessions?

A: Events with Sessions that require registration typically note that requirement within the Session description and include a link or button to the registration company or event contact that you may click on. If you are unsure about if you need to register for a Session, try contacting the event directly.  

Q: I registered for Sessions and they are not appearing in My Sessions. 

A: Registration is a separate entity. Registration data is not sent to us and therefore does not auto-populate your favorites list under My Sessions. Instead, you may go to the Sessions page and favorite those you plan to attend or are interested in and view them under My Sessions or export them to your calendar. 

Q: Why doesn't my event have a My Sessions tab. 

A: Design and content of features vary from event to event. Try contacting your event management team directly  to inquire about My Sessions tab availability.

Q: How do I know if my event is offering continuing education credit?

A: Contact your event management team directly to inquire about continuing education credit availability.

Q: My favorites are not syncing to my app. What's wrong?

A: Favorites typically* sync across devices however, contact your event management team for clarification as syncing parameters are determined by each event directly. 

 

*Disclaimer: Please be advised that not all content and functionality above may be available as it is up to the event to decide what pages, fields and features they wish to utilize. If you would like some of these features for next year's event, contact the event directly to request them.

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