General Questions & Answers

  1. How do I register for the virtual WSC 2021? How much do I need to pay for registration? Do I have to be a member of the ISI or one of its Associations?
    Registration for the WSC opens 22 March 2021. Registration categories and fees are available on our website. You do not have to have an active membership in the ISI and its Associations; however, we have reduced rates for our members. Please check our WSC 2021 website regularly for updates and follow our social media: Twitter #isiwsc2021, Instagram and Facebook pages.
  2. Where can I find out more about the ISI and its Associations? How do I join?
    Please visit the ISI website to find out more about the activities of the ISI and its Associations. You can also join the ISI and/or its Associations via the Membership page.
  3. What do I need to attend the virtual WSC 2021?
    To attend the virtual WSC 2021, you will need a stable Internet connection for your computer (or tablet) and a valid registration to the congress. You will receive login details a week prior to the congress.
  4. Will I get a Certificate of Attendance?
    Yes, a Certificate of Attendance will be provided to all paid delegates who have asked for this during registration. 
  5. Who can I e-mail with additional questions?
    Please send your e-mail to info@isi2021.org. We will try to reply to e-mails within one calendar week.

Scientific Programme & Speakers

  1. Will registration fees be waived for invited speakers? Do I have to be a member of the ISI or one of its Associations?
    All speakers have to pay registration fees. You do not have to have an active membership in the ISI and its Associations; however, we have reduced rates for our members. Please also see questions and answers 1 and 2 above.
  2. Where can I find information on the scientific programme and guidelines for session organisers?
    The most recent information on the scientific programme is available on the website. Guidelines for contributed papers/posters are available.
  3. If my abstract is selected, how will I make my presentation?
    Once you are selected as a speaker in the virtual WSC 2021, you will receive instructions on how to prepare your presentation in May. Most presentations will be pre-recorded and some will be live. You will have support from us for making your presentation in either format, also during the event.
  4. If I have questions related to the scientific programme, who can I e-mail?
    Please send your e-mail to the Scientific Programme Committee Chair, Nalini Ravishanker, at spc.chair@isi-web.org.

Exhibition & Sponsorship

  1. Where can I find information on the exhibition?
    Thank you for your interest in becoming an exhibitor at the virtual WSC 2021. Information on the virtual booths and pricing is available on our Sponsorship & Exhibition page. To sign up as an exhibitor, please contact exhibition@isi2021.org. We will try to reply to e-mails within one calendar week.
  2. My organisation would like to become a sponsor of the congress. Where can I find this information?
    Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the virtual WSC 2021. Sponsorship information is available on our Sponsorship & Exhibition page. 

Satellite Meetings & Short Courses

  1. Will Satellite Meetings be held in conjunction with the virtual WSC 2021?
    Satellite Meetings will be held (virtually for the most part) during the months preceding and following the congress. We are currently liaising with the organisers and will announce information on our website by April.
  2. Will short courses be held in conjunction with the virtual WSC 2021?
    Short courses will be held in specific months in 2021. The short courses programme will be announced by April.