How do I access the sessions for the virtual conference?
Registrants will have access to the virtual event site starting on Thursday, October 26 by 10:00 am EST to begin signing up for individual sessions and saving the invitations to your calendar. If registered after 11:59 am EST on November 13 at 9:59 am, you will gain access to the site following the timing guidelines listed below. Access is associated with the e-mail address used during registration and participants can only log on with one device. RMA will send you a link to the virtual conference site with your registration confirmation email.
There is not a cut-off date to register for the conference, however, please refer to the chart below for specific details.
From now until October 26 (9:59 am EST)
- Registrants will have access to the virtual event site starting on October 26 by 10:00am EST.
October 26 (10:00am EST) to November 13 (9:59 am EST):
- Registrations received by 11:59 pm EST, Monday through Friday, will be processed by 10:00 am EST the following business day.
- Registrations received over the weekend will have access to the site by 10:00 am EST the following Monday.
November 13 (10:00am EST) to November 16 (11:59 pm EST).
- If you register before 12 pm EST on November 13, you will have access to the conference on November 13 by 1 pm EST
- If you register after 12 pm EST on November 13, you will have access to the conference on November 14 by 10 am EST
- If you register after 12 pm EST on November 14, you will have access to the conference on November 15 by 10 am EST
- If you register after 12 pm EST on November 15, you will have access to the conference on November 16 by 10 am EST
Registrations processed after November 16 at 11:59 am EST, will have access to the on-demand content (for those available on-demand) from November 17, 2023 through January 1, 2024.
What are the system requirements to access the virtual conference?
ON24 is a 100% web-based platform. Google Chrome is the recommended browser for this platform, however since firewall settings and individual systems can vary, the other two preferred browsers are Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
What are the internet requirements to access the virtual conference?
Before you access the virtual conference, please ensure that your browser is configured to stream media and that your audio is on. A minimum Internet connection of 800 Kbps is recommended for an optimal experience.
Can I watch on my phone or tablet?
Yes, you can watch on your phone or tablet using your available web browser. Please note, you can only log into the platform from one device at a time. Ex. Phone or Computer.
How do I sign up for a session and/or save to my calendar?
To sign up for a session, simply log into the virtual platform (to be added October 26th) using this link, click on “Build Your Agenda” or “Join Live Sessions” depending on the date of attending, and select the sessions you wish to schedule. You can also download the calendar invitation directly from the platform for that specific event.
Once the virtual platform is launched in October, how do I download the full agenda as a PDF?
Once the platform has launched, you will notice while building your agenda, there is a location where “Full PDF Agenda” is available.
When can I get into a session?
Participants can enter the session 15 minutes prior to the posted start time. The button located next to the session title will say “LAUNCH” when the platform is available to enter.
Is there an attendee guide available to attendees?
Yes, you can download the “Attendee Guide” to walk you through the platform at any time.
Can I connect with other attendees during the event?
Visit the Networking Hub and conversations 1-on-1 with those that are also in that location, like a networking event at an in-person conference.
Will I have an opportunity to ask speakers questions during their session?
Yes, there will be a text-only Q&A function available for you to ask questions throughout the conference. Please understand that due to the number of participants, it may be necessary to combine questions.
Can I call into a session?
You can use your smartphone to access the platform via a web browser. However, there is no dial-in (phone number) access.
How do I obtain a certificate of completion for a session?
Eligible participants must download their certificate before leaving the session console. You will see an icon on your console to download. Please click on this and if all required items have been fulfilled, you will be able to download & save/print your certificate.
You can also find these instructions located in “Related Content” box in each session
Where can I find the survey to earn CPE credit?
The survey can be found on the taskbar of each session, located at the bottom of your viewing screen. Click on the “Session Feedback & CPE Survey” icon to open the survey. Complete the survey and click submit.
The field of study for each session at the conference is designated in the full agenda for the conference.
RMA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org.