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Microneedles 2020 : The 6th International Conference in Microneedles

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Microneedles 2020 Online Conference

Read our frequently asked questions about the Microneedles 2020 Online Conference.
You might have lots of questions and we will continue to update this page regularly - please come back to keep updated.

Why is the Conference going online?
Circumstances in 2020 relating to the Coronavirus have created uncertainty relating to global travel and with the requirement for social distancing, the organizing committee has decided to move the conference online to continue to serve the scientific and educational needs of its community.
What are the Virtual Congress dates?
The conference will take place over 2 days from November 10 (Tue) to 11 (Wed), 2020. After the live online conference, content will be available to watch on-demand for a month. Access to this content will be included in the registration fee.
What language will the Virtual Congress be?
The official language of the conference will be English.
Can I transfer my registration from the Seoul Conference to the Online Conference?
If you have already registered for the Seoul Conference, your registration will be automatically transferred, and pre-paid registration fee will be fully refunded. Then, pay your online conference registration fee through the Microneedles 2020 website.
Can I cancel my registration if I registered for the Seoul Conference but am unable to attend the online conference?
If you already registered but cannot attend, please email us (junghwan.park@gmail.com) before August 31. 2020 to be refunded in full. Cancellations received until August 31, 2020 will be fully refunded.
What are the registration benefits, terms and conditions for new registrations to the Virtual Congress?
See our registration page for detailed information.
Will I receive a certificate of attendance, how is this processed?
Microneedles 2020 will provide certificates of attendance to participants after participants complete an online conference. The certificate of attendance / presentation / chairing the session can be issued and printed at the "My Page" after two weeks after the conference.
Am I entitled to a refund of my travel and accommodation costs?
If you have reserved your accommodation and/or travel for Seoul, please contact your hotel, travel agent, airline and/or travel insurance provider directly to arrange cancellation/reimbursement.
I have already submitted my abstract, do I need to re-submit this
No, you do not need to resubmit. If you have already submitted an abstract, your abstract will automatically transfer to be reviewed for the online conference, you do not need to do anything at this stage. You will be notified by September 14, 2020 if your abstract has been accepted for presentation or not.
Will new abstract submissions be considered for the online conference?
Yes, a second deadline of August 31, 2020 has been set to allow researchers to submit new or additional abstracts for review.
Will my abstract still be published and presented if I cannot attend the conference?
No, all presenting authors whose abstract has been accepted, must be registered (and registration fee paid) by October 23, 2020 for their abstract to be published and presented
If my abstract is accepted for presentation, how will I present it virtually?
You will be provided with information on how to present your abstract (most likely with pre-recorded presentation or pre-submitted poster) within the online conference, at a later date.
What is the program for the online conference?
Microneedles 2020 organizing committee are finalizing the conference program, working hard to ensure that the program showcases best practices and the latest developments in microneedles, for all training and professional levels around the world. More detail will be available on our website in September 2020.
I was an invited speaker for the Seoul MN 2020 program, am I still in the program?
If you were a confirmed invited speaker for the Seoul MN 2020 program, we hope that you can still contribute to the online conference program. The Microneedles 2020 secretariat will be in contact with you individually to confirm this. If you have any questions, please contact junghwan.park@gmail.com.
In what time zone will the program be presented virtually?
Basically, all sessions are process according to Korea Standard Time (KST). However, Microneedles 2020 organizing committee is currently working on the program and how to ensure that a mixture of pre-recorded and live elements can allow participants from all over the world to make the most out of the program, and engage with the content. There will still be Q&As and other opportunities for 'live' interaction. More detail will be available on our website in September 2020.
Will I be able to access the online conference, after the live dates?
After the live online conference, the content will be available to watch on demand for a limited period of time (1 month) at the official website of the Microneedles 2020 (www.microneedles2020.org). Access to this content will be included in the registration fee.
Will I still be entitled to the same package/booth reservation I have already made?
Every sponsor and exhibitor that has already booked an activity, is invited to transfer this to the online conference. The secretariat will be in contact with relevant companies individually, but in case you have not yet been notified, please contact us at junghwan.park@gmail.com and we will be pleased to discuss this further with you.
Will there be new packages available?
A. New sponsorship packages for the Microneedles 2020 Online Conference is now available.
Please check our new package at https://www.microneedles2020.org/sponsors/.
Will the cost of travel and accommodation be reimbursed?
If you have reserved your accommodation and/or travel for Seoul, please contact your hotel, travel agent, airline and/or travel insurance provider directly to arrange cancellation/reimbursement.
Is it essential to participate in the Online Congress using a computer/laptop?
We are planning for the Online Conference platform to be web-based, and accessible on computer, laptop, tablet or phone. We shall send further details, including user-guides, at a later date.
What if I have technical difficulties, during the Virtual Congress?
We will share user instructions and how-to guides prior to the online conference, to enable registered participants to make the most of their participation in the Online Conference and to trouble-shoot any possible common technical issues. We will also provide customer-support to participants during the live Online Conference.

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Microneedles 2020 Secretariat:

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3F, JUNG E&C Bldg., 31-5, Seocho-daero 58-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul 06632 Korea
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