Frequently asked questions

This is a list of answers to the frequently asked questions we have received about the conference: 

Where will the conference take place? 

The conference will be held online via Zoom. There are no in-person events associated with this conference.  

What time zone are the sessions in the program? 

All times indicated in the program and on the conference website are in Helsinki time which is UTC+3. Here is a time zone converter if you want to see what Helsinki time (UTC+3) is in your time zone.  

How do I get the Zoom links? 

The Zoom links will all be in a digital conference lobby. This will be sent to all registered participants via the e-mail they used to register by October 22. If you have not received this message, please let us know via e-mail at exalt@helsinki.fi. Please remember to check your spam folder before messaging.

How much does it cost to participate?  

There is no cost for participation. However, you do need to register by October 22 (here is a link to the registration).  

Will the sessions be recorded? 

Yes, we are planning to record all plenary and parallel sessions of the conference. It is anticipated that these will be available on the conference webpage and via our YouTube channel within a week of the conference.  

Who can I contact with questions about registration? 

Any questions about registration (that cannot be found from this website) can be asked via e-mail to exalt@helsinki.fi 

Who can I contact with questions about my abstract, track, or the conference program? 

Any questions about your abstract, working group, or the conference program (that cannot be found from this website) can be asked to your track chairs directly. If you are unsure how to contact your track chairs, please let us know via e-mail at exalt@helsinki.fi 

Who do I contact about technical difficulties during the conference? 

If you experience technical difficulties during the conference, please contact us via e-mail at exalt@helsinki.fi and we will try our best to assist you.  

What hashtag should I use when posting about the conference on social media?

When communicating about the event on social media, please use the hashtag #EXALTConference2021