Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the schedule for Speak Up Virtual?

A: The schedule can be found here

Q: How will I get access to the live sessions?

A: All attendees will receive a calendar event to the live events with Zoom links to the live sessions along with a daily schedule email on July 8, 9 and 10th.

Q: How do I access my breakout sessions?

A: Attendees will receive an access link to all of their breakout sessions on July 8th. You will be able to watch them whenever you want. 

Q: What about Pre- Conferences?

A: Attendees registered for pre-cons during registration. You will receive an email on July 7th with information on how to join your sessions. Premier tickets included pre-conference. All other ticket levels have to purchase pre-cons separately for $100 each.

Q: What is a coffee hour?

A: It is an opportunity for you to connect with faculty and attendees in a small group setting. 

Q: What is a virtual meal?

A: It is an opportunity for you to get on a Zoom meeting with faculty and enjoy a virtual meal together. This is only open to Classic and Premier Ticket holders. 

Q: What are 15-minute appointments?

A: 15-minute appointments are meetings with faculty, publishers, and editors that are available from July 8- July 17th for Classic and Premier Ticket Holders. 

Q: What was included in my ticket level?

A: Check out the ticket listings here

Q: What is the homework I hear people talking about?

A: Classic and Premier ticket holders need to complete homework for their peer critique sessions. Please use these links to locate your homework:

  Speaking Track Homework

   Writing Track Homework

Q: What are the peer critique sessions?

A: Peer Critique sessions are available for classic and premier ticket holders. These live sessions are listed on the event schedule. You will receive a calendar invite for these small groups.

Q: Will the critiques be recorded?

A: Due to privacy issues and the way videos can easily be placed on YouTube or on the Internet, we want all of you to know that we are not recording those sessions.  Some conferees may share very personal illustrations. Be sure to take notes on what your small group facilitators and the members of your group say as you receive feedback on your presentations. We know this will be a very encouraging and helpful experience.

Q: What if I can’t find something I need during the conference?

A: Please email eventsupport@speakupconference.com

Any questions or concerns please email eventsupport@speakupconference.com