In-person and Live Virtual Symposium FAQs

Thank you for attending the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium. If you have any questions about the In-person or Live Virtual Symposium, please refer to the list of frequently asked questions below. If you don't find your answer to your question below, please contact us by phone at 703-502-1550 or email the meetings team.

Is there a virtual component to Head and Neck Symposium?

Yes. For those who are unable to travel to Phoenix for the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, you can register for the Live Virtual Symposium until 6:50 a.m. Mountain time on Thursday, February 24. Live content can be accessed on the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium website during the dates and hours of the in-person symposium.

How do I access the Live Virtual Symposium?
Access the Live Virtual Symposium is only available to those who register prior to 7:00 a.m. Mountain time February 24. Access is not transferrable. Access to the Live Virtual Symposium page will be available at 5:30 a.m. Mountain time on Thursday, February 24. If you have any issues logging in, first try using the login box located in the body of the page. If you continue to have login issues, contact us by phone at 703-502-1550.
I am having technical difficulties getting into the live virtual symposium, what can I do?

You must be registered as a Live Virtual Symposium attendee in order to log in to the Live Virtual Symposium page. If you are registered and still unable to log into the page call 703-502-1550 or email

The Live Virtual Symposium streaming should work on all current browsers. If you are experiencing any issues, try the following:

  • Log out and back in
  • Restart your computer and log in
  • Try another browser
Can in-person attendees access the Live Virtual Symposium?
No, only those who register for the Live Virtual Symposium can access it.
How do I participate in Social Q&A?

Both in-person and virtual attendees can participate in Social Q&A.

In every session, attendees can use their own electronic devices (phone, tablet, laptop) to submit questions to the speakers and moderators. Attendees will be able to see the questions other attendees have asked and can up-vote questions that they want answered.

You can access the Social Q&A platform at Navigate to the appropriate session and select the appropriate speaker from the given list when asking a question. You will also be able to answer any polls that the speakers may ask through this platform as well.

How do I access the Conference Planner?
You may access the Conference Planner by visiting You must login using your account to access the Conference Planner.
Can I create my own schedule on the conference planner?
Yes! Log in to the Conference Planner to browse sessions, view abstracts, create your own schedule and more.
What kind of CME credits are offered and how many?

ASTRO designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This activity has been approved for a maximum of 18.24 Medical Physics Continuing Education Credits (MPCEC) by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Program (CAMPEP).

CAMPEP Credits are only available to in-person symposium attendees. Live Virtual Symposium attendees are not eligible for CAMPEP credits.

How do I access the evaluation?
  • To access your evaluation, log in to ASTRO Academy with your ASTRO credentials. 
  • Your ASTRO login is the email that you registered with for the meeting. If you do not know your password, click "Forgot Password."
  • Click on My Activities and then Pending Activities.
  • Click the meeting name to take the evaluation.
If you do not see the meeting under Pending Activities, please contact the elearning team.
Where can I find the symposium abstracts?
Abstracts for the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium will be available on the Symposium website and the Conference Planner. Additionally,  abstracts will be published in the April issue of the Red Journal (late-breakers will be published in the May issue of the Red Journal) future issue of the Red Journal. All abstracts are embargoed until 8:00 a.m. Mountain time on February 24.
Where can I see the posters?
Posters will be accessible in the Virtual Poster Library, as well as on digital screens in the Exhibit Hall (Grand Canyon Ballroom 6-8). If you attend the meeting in person, be sure to stop by the Poster Sessions to hear the poster author present their research and ask questions. Poster Sessions are scheduled for the following times:
  • Thursday, February 24, 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. MT
  • Thursday, February 24, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. MT
  • Friday, February 25, 10:25 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. MT
  • Friday, February 25, 2:35 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. MT
If I didn't attend the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium, can I still purchas
Yes, you will be able to purchase the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium onDemand starting on March 7, 2022, through the ASTRO Academy. The fees for the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium onDemand are as follows:
  • Attendee Rate $75 (Flat rate until 30 days after the meeting, after 30 days, the rate increases to the Non-attendee Rate)
  • Non-attendee Rate $275
If I can't attend a session or miss a session, can I view the recording?
Only attendees who purchase the onDemand product will have access to recordings after the session concludes.
Is the onDemand product included in my registration?
No. The onDemand product is an add on to the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium in-person or live virtual registration and is available to purchase at a special discounted attendee rate of $75. This add-on will provide continued access to content for three years with pdfs of the slides and downloadable mp3s of each lecture. CME is also available for any lectures you missed during the live interactive virtual event. The Head and Neck onDemand Virtual Product will be available through ASTRO Academy.
What should I do during breaks?
Breaks are a great time to stretch, check your email, if you are in person visit the Exhibit Hall in Grand Canyon Ballroom 6-8, if you are a virtual attendee visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall, or start a conversation on ROhub community.
What safety protocols must attendees follow?

ASTRO will be requiring all attendees and exhibit booth personnel to attest that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to receiving their badge and entering sessions.

All attendees and exhibitor booth personnel will be required to wear a mask while at the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium Sessions and Exhibit Hall, except when eating or presenting.

What is being done to limit the spread of COVID?

Attendees will notice updates in the seating layout or availability of seating so that individuals can maintain appropriate social distancing.

Signs will be posted to remind attendees about social distancing, including unique visual cues such as tape and floor decals throughout the meeting.

Hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the Exhibit Hall.

Session rooms will have more frequent cleaning in between sessions during breaks.

The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa is also taking additional steps to provide a health and clean environment for guests. To learn more about their procedures, visit their website at



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