Registration

I have already registered for OSHC 2020 in Oman, will my registration be transferred to OSHC 2020 Virtual?

All current registrants have been automatically registered for the 2020 virtual conference. Registration will include full access to content for up to 30 days, until 1 November.

Can I cancel my registration?

Cancellation policy for delegates who registered for OSHC 2020 in Oman:

  • Until 1st September: Registration fees will be fully refunded.
  • After 1st September: As per cancellation policy, fees will not be refunded.

Cancellation policy for new registrations (OSHC 2020 Virtual):

  • Until 1st September: Registration fees will be refunded less USD 75 refund processing charge
  • After 1st September: as per cancellation policy, fees will not be refunded

Cancellation requests must be received in writing by email to oshc@meetingmindsexperts.com

Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

You may transfer your registration to someone else if a written request with the replacement person’s name is received by or before 1st September, 2020.

I am part of a group and someone else has booked my registration, how should I proceed?

All group registrants have been automatically registered for the 2020 virtual conference. Registration will include full access to content for up to 2 months, until 1 December

Whom can I contact for further clarifications or assistance?

If you cannot find an answer to your query in any of these FAQs, please email us at oshc@meetingmindsexperts.com .

Program

What will OSHC 2020 Virtual offer?

OSHC 2020 virtual conference will include access to scientific sessions lead by renowned experts, e-poster presentations and industry symposiums. All presentations will be available on-demand for up to 30 days after the conference. The virtual conference will also provide networking opportunities with your peers and colleagues along with access to the virtual industry exhibition.

I have submitted an abstract for the physical OSHC 2020, what happens now?

You do not need to submit a new version of your abstract. Your submission will be transferred to be reviewed for the virtual conference.

If my abstract gets accepted as a poster, how do I present it?

Accepted posters will be placed in e-poster sessions. You will receive all required information on the schedule and guidelines timely from our program management team.

Is the virtual conference accredited?

Yes, OSHC 2020 Virtual is seeking accreditation from Oman Medical Specialty Board. We will send an announcement as soon as accreditation is received.

How will I be able to give my presentation or chair a session?

You will be able to give your presentation and/or chair a session from the comfort of your home or office. Please make sure to arrange:

  • A computer with stable internet connection
  • A microphone with good quality
  • Latest version of Chrome (Browser)
  • A quiet room
  • PowerPoint slides (including a Title, Learning Objectives and Disclosure slides)

Most presentations will be pre-recorded. Our team of experts will schedule time to guide you through the process.

I was invited to speak at OSHC 2020, what will happen with my presentation?

You will receive all required information on the schedule and speaker guidelines timely from our program management team.

Do I need to register to participate as an abstract presenter?

Registration is required for all oral and poster presentations

Can I request for a participation certificate as a presenter?

Yes, your certificate of participation will be sent to your registered email post the virtual conference.

Accessing the Virtual Conference

When and how do I log-in to the platform?

You will receive instructions to access the platform via the email address you used to register one week before the virtual conference starts.

The platform will remain open 24/7 for delegates to access the content from all time zones, from 2 October until 2 November.

Live sessions will take place on the two conference days between 11 AM – 5 PM (GMT+04). All live sessions will be available on-demand within 24 hrs after the presentation.

What are the technical requirements to attend the OSHC 2020 Virtual?

The virtual conference will be fully web-based. You will simply need a device with audio (desktop, laptop, tablet, phone) and a stable internet connection.

For best experience, we recommend using the latest version of Google Chrome, but other browsers such as Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer 11+ can also be used.

Refunds

I have already booked my flight, can I get a refund?

Delegates are responsible for cancelling their flight ticket. Please contact your airline or travel agency for further details as each airline has its own policies regarding refunds and vouchers for future travels. OSHC is not responsible for any cancellation fees or penalties related to these transactions.

I have paid the registration fee for the OSHC 2020 in Oman, what will happen when my registration is transferred to the virtual conference?

Those who have overpaid based on the new registration fees will be reimbursed for the difference.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

How do I obtain more information about the sponsorship packages available at the virtual conference?

For information on sponsorship packages, please contact arjun@meetingmindsdubai.com

I am a sponsor or exhibitor for the Conference. What changes can I expect?

The move to a virtual conference provides sponsors and exhibitors with unique opportunities to reach the OSHC community worldwide from 15 Oct – 19 Oct, 2020.

We will work in partnership with each sponsor and exhibitor to shape an experience that delivers the same or greater value as you would have at the live event.

I have an Industry Symposia session booked at OSHC 2020, will this be transferred to a virtual session?

Yes. There will be a dedicated Industry symposia track available to participants within the OSHC 2020 Virtual. All companies with booked Industry Symposia sessions will be contacted in advance and offered a number of session times (limited sessions available).

We will work in partnership with each sponsor and exhibitor to shape an experience that delivers the same or greater value as you would have at the live event.