How to attend the 31st IFSCC Congress 2020 Yokohama (The Virtual Congress)
To gain access to the Scientific Presentations and the Proceedings, you are asked to register yourself for the Congress.
Two kinds of passwords will be found on the automatic reply e-mail which will be sent to you after completing the registration.
- Access information to the Virtual Congress Platform
- Access information to the Proceedings and a part of official events
*Attendees who have registered for the Congress by October 19, 15:00 JST, should have received an E-Mail form the Secretariat on October 20.
Registration has closed on October 28, 2020 15:00 (JST).
Q. How can I register for the Congress?
A. Please access the registration page (http://ifscc2020.com/registration.html)
and press the red Registration button on the top of the page. You will be asked to create an account and go through the registration process.
- Click the Registration button on the official website, create your My LaCool account.
- After entering your profile, please set up your password from the email sent by the system.
- Login to your account and start the new registration by clicking the yellow "+New" button which appears below "registration".
Q. When is the registration deadline?
A. The registration closes on October 28, 15:00 JST.
Q. If I wish to cancel my registration, will I receive a refund?
A. No, there will be no refund for cancellation/withdrawal once Registration has been completed.
Q. I do not receive the e-mail with the Confirmation of registration. What can I do?
A. It might happen that the e-mail has landed in your Junk E-mail box. Please double-check your E-mail box. If you
cannot confirm the e-mail, please contact the Registration Desk (email@example.com).
Q. Will there be an opportunity to arrange group registrations?
A. Unfortunately, only individual registrations can be accepted since each attendee will receive the access information to the registered e-mail account.
Q. How can I access to the Virtual Congress?
A. You need to register for the Congress. Please access the registration page (http://ifscc2020.com/registration.html)
and press the red Registration button on the top of the page. You will receive an e-mail with the access information to the Virtual Congress platform and the proceedings after completion of the registration.
Q. How long are the presentations available on the Virtual Congress platform?
A. The Podium and Poster presentations are available on-demand from October 21, 11:00 JST to October 30, 23:59 JST
and you can see the presentations anytime you want during the above-mentioned period.
Q. How can I access to the Virtual Congress Platform?
A. You can access the Virtual Congress from the Virtual Congress page (http://ifscc2020.com/virtual_congress.html).
Please click the ‘Scientific Presentation’ button to proceed to the login page of the Virtual Congress platform.
Q. Will be there a possibility for Q&A?
A. There is a question field in each presentation, where you can submit questions to the presenters.
Q. How can I read the Full Papers?
A. You can access to the Proceedings from the Virtual Congress page (http://ifscc2020.com/virtual_congress.html)
Please click the ‘Proceedings Book’ button on the right side of the screen.
Caution: The access code to the Proceedings is not the same one as the ID& PW to the Scientific Presentation.
Also, you can read each Full Paper by clicking the PDF button on each Presentation page of the Virtual Congress
Q. How long are the Full Papers viewable?
A. The Full Papers are viewable from the ‘Proceedings Book’ button until October 30, 23:59 JST.
Q. Can I download presentation slides?
A. No, you cannot download presentation slides. What you can do is to download the Full Papers. It is also possible to download all Full Papers at once. Please click on the red ‘Proceedings book (Full Ver.) button on the Proceedings page (only accessible with code).
Q. What are the browser requirements for the Virtual Congress Platform?
A. We recommend you to use the latest version of the following browser.
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge
Macintosh macOS Mojave
Google Chrome for Mac, Safari, Mozilla Firefox
Also, a high-speed broadband internet connection is recommended to view the Presentations without experiencing interruptions.
Q. I have registered for the Congress and have received the access codes, but I cannot login in the Virtual Congress platform.
A. Please make sure that you have checked when the ID& Password to the Platform will be activated. Depending on
the date and time of your registration, it might happen that the Access Codes will not be activated immediately.
It also might happen that you are not using the latest browser as mentioned in the previous FAQ. In case that
your problem does not apply to the two phenomenon, please contact the Support Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. I have posted a question on the presentation, but I do not have received an answer yet.
A. The presenter receives a notification once a question to his presentation has been submitted, but it is up to the
presenter whenever he/she answers to it or not. You will receive an e-mail once your question has been
answered by the presenter.
Q. When will the social events be available and how can I access to the events?
A. The programme of the social events are listed on the Virtual Congress page (http://ifscc2020.com/virtual_congress.html)
. Each event will be broadcasted on the screen where the
ifscc2020 logo is currently displayed. Please note that you are asked to enter the access code to see the event.
Q. I have missed one event and would like to see it again.
It is strictly prohibited to share the ID& Password with others. If unauthorized access is detected, the ID& Password which were used for the unauthorized access may be rendered invalid for the access to the Virtual Congress Platform as well as the rest of the congress.
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Support Desk for the IFSCC Congress 2020 Yokohama
(Available during October 21-30, 10:00-17:00 (JST))