For general information about the conference, please review the FAQ's below.
What is my login info?
Access is only available to conference registrants. Your log-in credentials are your email address as your username and password. If you registered on this site for the virtual conference, your username will be your email address and you created a password at time of registration. Forgot Password? Simply click to reset your password. You will get an email with instructions; if it does not come through right away, please check your junk folder.
How do I access the sessions?
First, log in. You can then access any of session included on your conference registration bundle by clicking on the “Agenda” button in the top menu bar. Click on any session title and access the “View Session” button to view the session.
Who do I contact if I general questions about this conference?
For general conference questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the cancellation policy?
All cancellation requests must be made in writing and submitted to the NYS-VC committee no later than September 18, 2020. There will be a $50 non-refundable processing fee for all paid conference registration cancellations. Refunds due will be paid no earlier than 45 days after the close of the conference. No refund will be issued for cancellations received after September 18, 2020. Call (607) 253-3200 for further instructions.
CEU or Education Questions
The virtual NYS-VC offers more than 120 hours of continuing education over three days, for a maximum of 21 credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. The breakdown of hours per day are as follows: Friday – 8; Saturday – 6; Sunday – 7.
New York State Continuing Education Credit
The NYSVMS and Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine are approved New York State continuing education sponsors. Veterinary technicians may only receive CE credit for classes that are within their scope of practice as defined by the NYS Board for Veterinary Medicine.
Registry of Approved Continuing Education Credit (RACE)
Pending approval, this conference offers up to 21 hours of LIVE continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians in jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB RACE approval. However, participants should be aware that some state veterinary boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on methods of delivery of continuing education.
Continuing Education Certificate Procedure for NYS and RACE
The conference platform will keep track of sessions attended, auto-award credit once the attendee has met the earn criteria, and provide a personalized transcript. You will be able to print or save your certificate as a file and can login at any time and reprint your certificate later and/or print your transcript. If you are selected for a random audit by the NYS Board for Veterinary Medicine, this will serve as proof that you satisfied the mandatory continuing education requirements. Each individual is responsible for maintaining personal records of continuing education for six years from the date of the course.
For further information, please contact the CVM Office of Continuing Education at email@example.com or call 607-253-3201.
Technical assistance will be provided during the conference days via chat. The chat window will be located at the bottom of this page and will be active during the conference hours
Attending the Live Sessions in Zoom
Recommendations for optimum viewing:
- You will access ALL sessions from this website - DO NOT attempt to access the sessions directly from ZOOM. To access a session, go to the "Agenda" page, navigate to the session name and click "View Session". This will bring you to the session page - from there look for the "enter meeting" or "enter meeting in progress" button.
- It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
- Ensure that pop-ups blockers are disabled in your Internet browser settings.
- Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers or the room where the conference is being broadcast is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.
Please ensure that the location of where you plan to access the program meets hardware, software and bandwidth requirements well in advance.
Browser Tests: Please take the following browser test: https://zoom.us/test. Please review the following Technical Requirements and be sure your system and networks are up-to-date.
Minimum System Requirements: 2.0Ghz Processor or faster 2 GB RAM (Greater than 2 GB recommended) Minimum Browser Requirements: Browser must support HTML-5. To detect your browser version, run https://whichbrowser.net/
Windows 7 or later Mac OS X 10.9 or later Chrome 60 or greater
Firefox 52 or greater
Edge 14 or greater
Safari 10 or greater
iOS 10 or greater
Internet Explorer 11
IP Addresses and Ports to Allow for HTML5:
188.8.131.52 port 80, 443 (web and audio)
184.108.40.206 port 80, 443 (web and audio)
220.127.116.11 ports 80, 443 (web and audio)
18.104.22.168 ports 80, 443 (web and audio)
22.214.171.124 ports 80, 443 (web and audio)
Will I be able to participate remotely during the live streamed session?
Yes, attendees can use the Q&A icon to submit questions to the speakers and participate in polling questions posed to the entire audience.
Not Yet Registered?
Follow the steps below:
STEP 1:CREATE A FREE ACCOUNT HERE.
STEP 2:Go to the REGISTRATION PAGE and register for the full conference or by day.
NOTE: You must use the login and password YOU created for this site. Your NYSVMS member login is different. If you forgot your password, please use the "Forgot Password" function.
Please find frequently asked questions to access the live stream sessions and ensure an optimum viewing experience should technical issues arise.
Please test your system to ensure an optimum viewing experience!