FAQ

Q: What is the format of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Spring and Wound Healing Society (SAWC Spring | WHS) meeting and when will it take place?

A: As we continue to support and serve our incredible wound care community, we are pleased to announce that the SAWC Spring | WHS meeting will be delivered as a virtual experience on May 10-14, 2021. This virtual experience will deliver cutting-edge topics led by the most dynamic and influential educators in wound healing. 

Q: Will SAWC Spring |WHS 2021 be rescheduled?

A: No. SAWC Spring | WHS will now be a virtual-only event. We will gather face to face for SAWC Fall 2021 in Las Vegas, NV on October 29-31, 2021 and SAWC Spring | WHS 2022 in Phoenix, AZ on April 7-11, 2022. 

Q: What is the program for the virtual meeting?

A: SAWC Meeting Chairs, WHS Program Chairs, and the Planning Committee along with the Faculty have developed an outstanding program for 2021. Join us as we bring our global community of difference makers together for an exceptional virtual experience featuring the very latest updates in wound care research and education—delivered by leading interdisciplinary voices. Engage with experts and colleagues across the world to gain practical applications and insight—through live Q&A, e-Poster presentations, and a virtual exhibit hall. Click here to view the current agenda.

Q: Will I be able to watch recorded sessions following the virtual conference?

A: Yes, all sessions presented live during the virtual event will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing for six months after the conference. 

Q: How will attendees of SAWC Spring | WHS participate in the sessions?

A: Our virtual experience will be highly interactive and include live discussions, polling and Q&A dialogue with our faculty. More information on all the features of our virtual meeting will be available soon.

Q: What kind of software will be required to view keynotes and interact with the experts?

A: The 2021 SAWC Spring | WHS Virtual Experience will be fully web-based, so all you will need is a computer, phone, or tablet and an internet connection. Access details will be shared via e-mail once available, in the days leading up to the conference.

Q: What if I cannot commit to the full length of the meeting?

A: We understand busy schedules at home may limit you from taking the week to attend SAWC Spring | WHS Virtual. That’s why on demand is included in your registration. All sessions presented live during the virtual event will be recorded and available to you for on-demand viewing for six months following the event. 

Q: When will I receive access to the on-demand content?

A: On-demand content will be available Monday, May 17 after the conclusion of the virtual meeting.

Q: How do I register myself or a group?

A: View our registration page for packages and details. 

We also offer group discounts for larger groups. View our registration page for more details. For the virtual meeting, a unique email address will be required for each attendee. 

Q: I had previously registered for SAWC Spring |WHS in Dallas, TX. What will happen to my registration?

A: If you were registered for the SAWC Spring |WHS meeting, you are automatically being re-registered for the virtual offering. We look forward to your participation in this exciting experience. Participants who registered for the SAWC Spring | WHS meeting will be credited the difference. For questions or more information, please contact registration@hmpglobal.com.

Q: What will happen to my accepted abstract?

A: Abstract submitters will be notified by March 12 if their abstract was accepted. Authors with accepted abstracts will submit a PDF of their poster for inclusion in our e-Poster Hall and have the opportunity to record a poster presentation for SAWC Spring | WHS Virtual attendees to listen while viewing the poster. 

Visit our abstract page for more information on abstracts or if you have any questions not answered there, please reach out to abstractsubmissions@naccme.com.

 

Q. I am a member of the Press and would like to participate in the virtual Meeting.

A: Please reach out to pr@hmpglobal.com to complete a press access form. Once approved, you will be registered and receive a link to access.

Q: Who do I contact for questions during the virtual event?

A: Our team will be available to answer questions, assist, and optimize your experience throughout the 2021 SAWC Spring | WHS Virtual Experience. If you have additional questions, please contact us directly at registration@hmpglobal.com .

Q: I am already registered for the face-to-face meeting. What will happen to my hotel reservation?

A: All hotel reservations made within the SAWC Spring room block will be canceled automatically with no penalty. Refunds will be made to the credit card on file. No action is required on your part. 

Q: I registered with a voucher for SAWC Spring | WHS, can this be carried over to another meeting?

A: If you registered with a voucher and wish to apply your voucher to one of our upcoming in-person meetings, please contact us and let us know which meeting you’d like to be transferred to. 

Q: My company would like to support the 2021 SAWC Spring |WHS Virtual Experience. Are there opportunities available?

A: Yes, a number of opportunities for support of the meeting are available. Please fill out the Contact Us form for more information.