Attendee Resources

Together we…PREPARE

Thank you for joining us at the record-breaking, life-changing 2020 SACNAS Virtual Conference! Explore the resources below to continue your engagement with the SACNAS community year-round.


Video On Demand Library

All registered attendees (as of 10/23/20) have access to select sessions, including keynote and featured speaker presentations, for three months (through 1/25/2021) via the Video On Demand library! Use the same login credentials you used during the conference.


SACNAS Online Community

All conference attendees are now SACNAS members and have access to our online community. Whether you’re a long-time or brand new member, sign-in to make sure your profile is up to date and allow others to find you in the member directory! Click here to check out features of the online community.


Attendee Check-List

  • All registered attendees will receive their login information to access the platform  via an email from 2020SACNAS@eventfinity.co. If you have not received your login information:

    • Check your SPAM/JUNK folder – the email will come from 2020SACNAS@eventfinity.co
    • Confirm that you are checking the same email address you entered when you registered for the conference
    • Confirm you are entering username: (your email address) and password: SACNASteam2020!

    If you have any questions or need assistance gaining access to your platform credentials, please contact reg@sacnas.org.

    Please note:
    If you register after 11:30am PT on October 7, 2020, you will receive your credentials after October 12.

    In the meantime, to ensure the best user experience, we recommend you download/update to the latest version of Chrome or Firefox browsers. The platform is web browser based — you do NOT need to download any third-party application or software.

  • Filling out your profile allows fellow attendees to search and connect with you via the attendee directory. The more information you provide, the more searches you will appear in!

    1. Sign-in to the platform: https://sacnas2020.eventfinity.co
    2. On the blue left-hand navigation bar, scroll down to “Resources” > Click “Edit My Profile”.
    3. Under REQUIRED INFORMATION, please include your pronouns in parentheses after your last name.
    4. Under OPTIONAL INFORMATION, you have the option to provide additional information to help other attendees find you. This section is public-facing to all conference attendees.
  • Setting your availability in the platform allows fellow attendees to schedule 1-on-1 video meetings with you. If you do not set your availability, others will not be able to schedule meetings with you.

    1. Sign-in to the platform: https://sacnas2020.eventfinity.co
    2. On the blue left-hand navigation bar, scroll down to “Networking” > Click “Attendee Directory”.
    3. Using the search bar on the top right of the screen, search your first or last name > Click your profile.
    4. Below your photo and name, click the blue button “Set Your Availability”
    5. For each day, click the time slots you wish to be available for meetings/networking (keeping in mind the sessions you would like to attend). The time slot box will change to black to indicate that you are available at that time. White boxes mean not available.
    6. Click “Save”.

    NOTE: To request a video meeting with a fellow attendee, follow the same steps above, but search for their first or last name. Click into their profile, then click the blue button “Schedule a Meeting”.

    1. In the networking room click on the icon of the three people on the left of the screen to open the attendee’s pane.
    2. Click on the “Attendees” tab.
    3. Click “Create a New Meeting Room” and fill out the information in the pop out window. You can invite other people in the chat using the “Attendee” drop down menu to invite select people.
    4. Click “Go to the new room” to join your new private video and text chat.
    5. Once you’re in the breakout room, you may return to your previous room by clicking the red phone icon to hang up > On the lower left-hand corner, Click “Rejoin the meeting.” Note: If you click “Return to Event Schedule” you will be redirected to the conference agenda, and NOT the previous room you were in.

    Click here for detailed instructions.


Virtual Platform Trainings


Access to the Conference Platform

All registered attendees (as of October 7 at 11:30am PT) will receive their login information to access the platform by 11:59 pm PT on Sunday October 11, 2020 via an email from 2020SACNAS@eventfinity.co. If you have not received your login information by 8am PT on Monday, October 12:

  • Check your SPAM/JUNK folder – the email will come from 2020SACNAS@eventfinity.co
  • Confirm that you are checking the same email address you entered when you registered for the conference
  • Confirm you are entering username: (your email address) and password: SACNASteam2020!

If you have any other questions please contact reg@sacnas.org.

Please note:
If you register after 11:30am PT on October 7, 2020, you will receive your credentials after October 12.

In the meantime, to ensure the best user experience, we recommend you download/update to the latest version of Chrome or Firefox browsers. The platform is web browser based — you do NOT need to download any third-party application or software.


Virtual Background Downloads

Explore the backgrounds below to use before and during #SACNAS2020! While there are customized options below, all attendees are welcome to use any of the backgrounds provided.

Please note: Virtual backgrounds are completely OPTIONAL. In certain cases (depending on room setting and/or lighting), backgrounds be distracting or appear distorted. We recommend you test backgrounds ahead of time to select what will work best for you.

To Download: Right-click on the image* you would like to download. In the upper right hand corner, click the download icon (arrow pointing down). *Backgrounds are purposely flipped so that they will appear correctly when they appear on your video camera.

Click here for instructions on how to add a virtual background to Zoom.


Attendee Spotlight