Creating your personal conference schedule and commenting on sessions

Main features

This site is publicly accessible but to use features for creating your personal schedule or connecting with other participants, you need to be logged in. If you are not signed in, there is a ‘Log in’ link at the top of every page in the black bar. This site uses your main ALT username and password, which you would have created when you became a Member of registered for the event. If you did not register yourself or don’t know your username, you can request a new password/username here and if you are still stuck, you can email helpdesk@alt.ac.uk. Below is a summary of the programme features:

Programme overview

Following sessions to build your personal calendar (D1 & D2)

D1 and D2, highlighted, are buttons to follow/unfollow sessions. These are only visible when logged in. Following a session will add it to your personal schedule and enable updates about the session.

Filtering the programme (A1)

A1 highlights the options to filter the programme using tracks and types. You can additionally filter the programme for only the sessions you are following with ‘My Sessions’.

Using your calendar in other software (C1, B1, E1, A2 & C2)

To see part of the session abstract click C1. Clicking on a session title (E1) opens a detailed session page. Clicking on A2 will reveal the full session abstract. Session pages also include buttons (C2) for adding the event to your personal calendar software via the .ics file format. Instead of downloading calendar information for individual sessions clicking on the buttons in B1 allows you to download a single .ics calendar file of your current sessions. If you preferred calendar tool, like Google Calendar, permits calendar feeds and personalised url is provided.

Session updates (E2)

When you follow a session you can post and read session updates. As the session author you may wish to share linked resources or start a discussion with other people following the session.