ANA2020 Virtual Meeting FAQs

How do I access the ANA2020 Virtual Meeting?

Log into the virtual meeting site using your existing ANA credentials. If you're not an ANA member, this is the account you created when registering for the meeting. Bookmark the virtual meeting site for easy access throughout ANA2020.

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What do I do if I am having trouble logging in with my ANA account?

If you are having difficulty with your ANA account username or password, please click here to reset your password.

I am a speaker, chair/co-chair, moderator, career fair participant or poster presenter, how do I attend my live session?

All session participants (speakers, chairs/co-chairs, moderators) will receive a link to join the Speaker Green Room on or before October 1, 2020.  You will need to join the Green Room 45 minutes prior to the start of your session. If you did not receive this message, please contact the ANA Meetings team at

All career fair participants will receive a link to join their booth on or before October 1, 2020. If you did not receive this message, please contact the ANA Meetings team at

All poster presenters can join their poster session by clicking on the "agenda" tab of the virtual meeting site and navigating to the specific poster session.  If you are uncertain of your assigned poster session, please contact the ANA Meetings team at

What are the dates of the ANA2020 Virtual Meeting?

The plenary sessions of the ANA2020 Virtual Meeting will be broadcast live on Sunday, October 4 and Monday, October 5, 2020 with a full week of specialized live programming and workshops can he found here.

ANA2020’s virtual event brings education to you, when and where works best for you and physicians can claim a maximum of 29.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for their participation. Additionally, registration includes the ANA2020 Meetings Recording package, so you can watch and re-watch sessions at your convenience and claim CME credits for programs you may have been unable to attend live. 

What options do I have to refund my ANA2020 In-person Meeting Registration?

Individuals who have registered for the in-person ANA2020 have the following options:

  • Receive a full refund
  • Apply to your membership dues
  • Credit to 2021 Annual Meeting Registration
  • If you are a non-member and wish to attend ANA2020 Virtual, we will refund you the difference.
  • If you are a member of the ANA and wish to attend ANA2020 Virtual, we will refund your registration fee.

For questions regarding your in-person meeting registration please contact the ANA Meetings team at or 856-642-4213.

Do I need to register to participate in the ANA2020 Virtual Meeting?

Yes, you must register to participate in the ANA2020 Virtual Meeting (members & non-members).  You can register online by clicking here.

What are the Virtual Meeting Registration Fees?

Active ANA Members will receive complimentary registration to ANA2020.  To learn more about ANA membership, click here or contact the ANA at or 856-380-6892.

All registrations will include the ANA2020 Meetings Recording package.

Non-Member Fees:
  Early Bird Rate (Before September 8, 2020) Standard Rate
Non-Member $355 $455
Non-Member from LLMIC* $80 $120
Non-Member Student, Resident, Trainee, PostDoc Fellow $80 $120

*LLMIC: Low- or Lower-Middle-Income country as defined by the World Bank which can be accessed here.

I have been invited to speak or participate in a session at ANA2020. What does this mean for me?

All invited speakers will receive information from their session chair regarding any changes to your scheduled session.  The ANA Meetings team will later communicate with you further information regarding the virtual platform, technical requirements, and other logistics.

I submitted an abstract for consideration as a oral presentation and/or poster presentation.  What does this mean for me?

All submitted abstracts are still in consideration for oral and poster presentations.  Poster presentation notices are scheduled to go out on June 30, 2020. Selection notices for oral presentations (formally called data blitz) are scheduled to go out on July 30, 2020.

How do I view an abstract from ANA2020?

Abstracts from ANA2020 will be available on the ANA2020 meeting website following the September 25th embargo date.  Abstracts from ANA2020 will be available for viewing throughout the entire duration of ANA2020, from October 4-9 on the digital meeting platform.

Will I get a refund on my abstract submission fees?

Abstract submission fees will not be reimbursed as all submissions are being considered for placement in the program.

I have questions about my Exhibit Booth and / or Sponsorship.

All questions pertaining to an Exhibit Booth and / or Sponsorship should be directed to Carole Bernstein at and (267) 879-9199.

How do I get a refund on my hotel reservation?

The ANA is unable to cancel hotel reservations on your behalf.  All hotel reservations should be canceled at the point of purchase.

To cancel your reservation at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites click here and select “Manage Your Reservation” or call 1-213-624-1000.

Last updated: 7/24/2020