Joining Instructions


We look forward to welcoming you to the 2021 ALT Annual Conference, 7-9 September. This year, 350 participants from 24 countries are joining us #altc21.

Only registered participants have access to the conference sessions. Don’t leave it to the day, and test logging into the interactive programme now so that you can identify any access problems.


We have worked hard to make the Conference engaging, sociable and useful and these joining instructions contain important information to help you make the most of the event. Please also download your virtual guide to the Conference.

Quick Links

Monday 6 September

Pre-conference workshops will take place in Blackboard Collaborate. These sessions are still accessed directly from the programme (login required). To find out more about how to use Blackboard Collaborate please visit our help page.We also invite you to join us on Monday at 18:00 BST for the return of the #altc21 quiz hosted by Vevox, followed by our very own #altc21 radio show hosted by The Thursday Night Show.

7-9 September – Information for speakers

Have a look at the Guidance for Speakers and get ready to share your screen during your talk via Streamyard. You can access our detailed help site at any time. Speakers have received a calendar invite from us with a direct link to their session.

Access to the Conference

The Conference website uses your main ALT/Conference username and password, which you would have created when you became an ALT Member or registered for the event. If you did not register yourself or don’t know your username, you can request a new password/username and if you are still stuck, you can email .

If you can’t find help online the Conference Helpdesk is here to support you:

Send us a direct message in Discord (see joining instructions email for the link) or email .

Have a fantastic #altc21 conference!