ICAT-EGVE 2020 will be held Wed Dec 2 through Fri Dec 4 primarily between 9am and 2pm Eastern Time (see program schedule for details). All attendees must register to receive the information necessary to connect to the conference via Zoom and Discord.
Paper Presentations: Paper presentations will be streamed live via Zoom. Attendees during the conference will be able to watch the presentations (according to the published schedule) and engage in Q&A with the authors via Zoom. In addition, each paper will have their own chat room in Discord for additional questions and conversations related to the paper. The presentations (without Q&A) will be made available for you to watch on the ICAT-EGVE YouTube channel after the conference.
Poster & Demo Presentations:
Posters and Demonstrations will be presented and discussed live with the audience via Discord at the designated times. Each poster and demo will have a voice/video room and a text chat room in Discord. Teaser videos are available for you to watch on the ICAT-EGVE YouTube channel before the conference.
Keynote presentations will occur live during the conference at the designated times via Zoom, followed by Q&A with the audience. The presentations (without Q&A) will be made available for you to watch on the ICAT-EGVE YouTube channel after the conference.
Moderated panel sessions with multiple panelists will occur live during the conference at the designated times via Zoom, including Q&A with the audience.
Virtual Open Labs & Reception:
Virtual open lab presentations will occur live during the conference according to the program schedule. Attendees will be able to watch lab presentations and interact with the directors, lab managers, and/or researchers via Discord. The lab presentations will be followed by an informal reception and social event.
Best Paper Awards and Honorable Mentions will be decided by a Paper Awards Committee. Best Poster and Demo Awards will be decided by a Posters & Demos Awards Committee during the conference based on the authors’ presentations. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take part in Audience Choice Awards by voting on presentations via Discord during the conference. A short awards ceremony will occur live at the conclusion of the conference via Zoom.
Attendees are encouraged to interact with each other before, during, and after the conference via the Discord server. Spaces will be available for conversations via text, voice, and video.