Frequently Asked Questions

How do I navigate the meeting virtual platform?

To view all the content the overall meeting platform has to offer, you can access the Annual Meeting landing page here:

• To access the different parts of the virtual Annual Meeting, select one of the nine tiles on the landing page.
• You will be asked to log in using your AAAS ID or register. Use your log-in credentials if you have already registered.
• If you have yet to register for the 2021 Annual Meeting, please select “Register” and complete your registration, then return to the landing page in order to access the conference materials.

Meeting registration is not refundable or transferable.

What can I access with my Full Scientific Program or Public Events registration?

Full Scientific Program+Public Events Passport:
• Event Schedule
• Video Library
• The Exchange
• AAAS E-posters
• Social Distance Mingle
• Personalized Backgrounds & Bingo
• Join Our Group Picture
• Swag Store

Public Events Passport:
• Event Schedule:
      • Workshops
      • E-poster Discussions
      • Exchange Events
      • Noted Special Sessions
• The Exchange
• AAAS E-posters

Are sessions available for on-demand viewing?

The following sessions will be available through March 31, 2021 for on-demand viewing, 24 hours after the live event.  Find all available videos under the virtual platform “Video Library” tab:
• Plenaries Lectures
• Topical Lectures
• Scientific Sessions
• E-poster Palooza
• Select Workshops*
• Select Specials Sessions*
• Select Special Events*
* Noted in event description

AAAS is committed to making the Annual Meeting an inclusive space for sharing ideas and knowledge. View Our Policies