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NOTICE: Any and all information acquired from any presentation at ICAR2023 is privileged information and should not be shared or used without the express consent by the presenter. Any and all information saved in any attendee’s device for any purpose during ICAR2023 is to be deleted at or before the end of ICAR2023 on Monday, April 17 without exceptions.
Photography (to include taking screenshots), video and/or audio recording, and/or livestreaming is strictly prohibited by in-person and virtual conference attendees in all sessions (oral, poster and special event) and networking events.
How can I view the abstracts that are being presented?
The Program & Abstracts Book will be available in the virtual platform and on the ISAR website under ISAR where it will be accessible to all ISAR members. You must be logged in as an ISAR member to view the Program & Abstracts Book on the website. All abstracts along with the program schedule and other conference details will be available in this file. All abstracts, speaker information and schedule information will also be available in the virtual platform.
Where can I see the Program Schedule?
The Program Schedule will be posted in the Program & Abstracts Book which will be available on Monday, March 13. However, you may view a detailed schedule that includes all invited and short oral presenters by clicking below.
View Program Schedule
When will live programming take place?
All scheduled times for ICAR2023 programming are listed in Central European Time from March 13 through March 17, 2023. If you are unable to attend in-person, recordings of the live in-person sessions will be posted in the virtual platform for on-demand viewing within 24-48 hours following the live session. The schedule is also posted in the Program and Abstracts Book. Note that the Women in Science, Career Development and in-person Poster Sessions will not be recorded.
What will the poster sessions look like?
All posters, even those presented in-person in Lyon, will be available as electronic posters to be viewed on the virtual platform. All posters will also be available for Q&A through the virtual platform chat messaging associated with each poster. There will be no live Q&A for virtual posters. There will be two poster sessions onsite in Lyon for those attending in person. During the conference week (March 13-17), all presenters should check their messages on the virtual platform twice daily to address questions sent to them by fellow attendees.
How do I access the virtual platform?
All registered attendees will receive log-in details on Monday, March 13. The easiest way to access the platform is to click on the link you receive in your log-in details email. You will be prompted to enter your name and email. Enter the verification code that will be sent to your email and you will access the ICAR2023 virtual site.
There are two ways to view the virtual platform:
How can I learn more about the virtual platform?
Below are some useful guides and videos to help you learn more about the virtual platform.
Instructions for Logging In to Attendee Hub and Events App
Attendee Hub Website VideosEvents App Videos
What are some features and tips for navigating the platform?
When will Conference presentations be available to view on the virtual platform?
The invited and short oral presentations along with the Plenary lectures, ISAR awardee lectures, and PechaKucha Competition will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing 24-48 hours after the live session. Registered attendees will be able to view these sessions on the virtual platform under Schedule>On Demand Session. All posters will be available for viewing starting Monday, March 13.
How do I interact with presenters if I have questions?
When will recordings of the live sessions be available?
If you are unable to attend the live programming, recordings will be posted on the virtual platform for on-demand viewing within 24-48 hours following the live session.
How long will Conference content be available?
All registered attendees will be able to access on-demand content through April 17, 2023.
Who do I contact if I need assistance?
For questions about registration or other Conference items, please contact ICAR Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are multiple public transportation options in Lyon to get around the city and from the airport to your hotel and the Lyon Convention Center.
You may want to check out the Lyon City Card which is a no-contact card that includes access to public transport, museums, guided tours and river cruises.
What is there to do in Lyon?
There is so much to do in Lyon! Check out our City Information page to see all the activities you can do while in Lyon and don't forget to monitor the Discussions in the virtual platform for tips from fellow attendees. There is also a link to several tour options available for your free Wednesday afternoon. Check out the tour options.Is there discounted parking available at the hotel?
No. Parking is available at the convention center but there is no discounted parking for ICAR attendees.Are you ready for being onsite in Lyon?
Click here for a guide to everything you need to know onsite all in one place!
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