On-site Resources - Technology
Audience Response System
Selected Instructional Courses and Symposia will feature the Audience Response System (ARS), allowing interactive participation with the faculty by responding to their questions utilizing the ARS via the My Academy app indicate your choices.
Case Presentation Courses
Several Case Presentation instructional courses will take place during the Annual Meeting. Tables will be facilitated by expert faculty who will discuss cases presented by the moderator. The entire audience will discuss results and pearls.
A digital version of the poster is provided in this electronic format. The audio recorded by the presenter will be a narrative of the poster and offered on playback as the attendee views the poster. A blog will allow viewers to question the authors, creating an ongoing dialog. Kiosks are available within Academy Hall, where attendees can view them, hear the audio, and play the video. The ePosters create an excellent post meeting opportunity to view this important research in your office or home, allowing you to create your own grouping of ePosters to view and share with colleagues.
Instructional Courses, Poster Tours and Symposia evaluations can be accessed through the My Academy app available on your smartphone or tablet. You can easily complete and submit your evaluation form for the sessions you attended.
Annual Meeting handouts are available electronically via My Academy app. Handouts for all Instructional Courses will be available one week prior to the meeting if you have purchased a ticket for the course.
Information Booth Digital Signage
Touch screens are available at the Info Centers located throughout McCormick Place and function as an interactive “You Are Here.” This technology provides a visual guide to meeting rooms, educational sessions, exhibits, Academy Hall, and special events.
My Academy App
Create your customized experience with ease using these new enhanced features:
- Build your education, exhibits, and networking agenda*
- Add the education programs you must attend
- Select Exhibit Hall activities and exhibitors you wish to visit
- Connect with faculty and attendees across all specialties
- Superior program filtering allows you to focus on specific content areas or preferred learning formats.
- 3D Maps provide point to point navigation through Academy Hall, Exhibit Hall, and meeting rooms.
- Access handouts and submit your session evaluations all in one place.
Attend guided presentations of the top-rated posters. Recognized experts create a memorable experience by highlighting pearls and answering your questions.
Stay in touch and up to date using your electronic devices throughout the Annual Meeting. Wireless internet access is available at no charge in the Convention Center. Please check with individual hotels for their internet access capabilities.