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NWAC 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

I want to present a poster/paper at NWAC, when and where do I submit? 

Abstract submissions for individual poster/paper presentations are due January 14, 2022. Visit the "Abstract Submission" page on this website to submit your abstract.

I want to host a presentation symposium/panel discussion, how do I do that? 

On the NWAC homepage, click and download the "Symposium Proposal Form." Fill out the form and email to nwaconf@gmail.com. They will coordinate with you on preferred date, participant list, duration of symposium/panel, etc. Symposium proposal forms are due January 14, 2022.

How do I register for the conference?

Registration for NWAC 2022 has not been posted yet. Keep an  eye on this website for more information on registration when it becomes available. Emails are also distributed with updated conference information, so we recommend signing up for the email newsletters (at the bottom of any NWAC webpage). 

Since the conference is free, can I attend with out registering? 

No, registration is required to access the virtual conference platform. 

Will I receive confirmation of my registration? 

Yes, once you have completed your registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. 


I understand that the conference will be entirely online this year. Do I need to access the conference via app, webpage, or something else?

This year’s event will be hosted on the Socio platform. Socio can be accessed by both webpage and app. 


I have questions about the conference event – including access, logistics for presenting, system requirements, etc. 

We will continue to update this FAQ in the lead-up to the conference. Please return to this page to check for updated content. 


I have additional questions that aren’t listed in the FAQ, who should I reach out to?

If you have additional questions, please send them to nwaconf@gmail.com.