FAQs

Registration is now open for the 2021 Online Symposium. 

How do I register for the Online Symposium Experience, October 15 to 17, 2021?
Click here to register. For information about how to register for the Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars (available for viewing after October 1, 2021) or the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series that begins October 28, 2021, use the links above. 

How much do tickets cost for the Online Symposium Experience?
Click here for registration details with all the pricing options.

What is included in my Online Symposium Experience registration?

  • Access to 27 two-hour long classes, two keynote presentations, the movie "A Place to Breathe," and three panel discussions. Attend the live events or access the on demand video recordings for six months. 
  • Interaction with Symposium speakers. If you're attending the live event, all speakers will be taking questions after their class ends.
  • Live Zoom Meetups hosted by members of the AHG community on a wide range of topics. Ask questions, share resources, and build our community of herbalists.
  • Visit the Vendor Fair for information about herbal products and services. Watch for special discounts, raffles, and more. 
  • Digital downloads of class notes (when provided by the speakers).
  • On demand access to video recordings of all Symposium events for six months after the Symposium.

Where can I find a program or schedule?
Click here for the Symposium schedule.

If I can’t attend the live Online Symposium can I still access the event?
Yes! Registrants can access all Online Symposium classes and panels, class notes, and keynote presentations until March 19, 2022 (six months after the Symposium ends). 

How long will I have on demand access to the recordings of the Symposium after the live event ends?
Access recordings anytime between October 18, 2021 and March 18, 2022.

Can I register after the Online Symposium begins?
Yes! You can actually register anytime and either attend the live events in progress, or access on demand video recordings. Registration doesn't end until October 31, 2021. Click here to register. You’ll receive a meeting confirmation email with a link to the Online Symposium platform and everything you need to log in.

How do I cancel my registration and receive a refund?
There are no refunds available. Even if you can’t attend the live Online Symposium, you still have on demand access for six months after the live event ends. Or you may transfer your registration to another person. Please email the AHG office to make this request. 

Will notes from the presentations be included with my registration?
Yes! You will be able to access and download class notes (when provided by the speakers). If you are attending the live Symposium, you can download notes when you attend a class. If viewing the recording, look for link to download notes on the same page as the recording. 

Will I be able to ask the speakers questions?
Yes, if you are attending the Online Symposium as it is being live streamed, October 15 to 17, 2021. Obviously, this is not possible if you are accessing on demand recordings after the live event ends.

What are the tech requirements for accessing the Online Symposium Experience and Pre- & Post-Symposium Intensives?

You can access the Symposium from any of these devices: desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You'll need to use one of these browsers to access the internet: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. Check to be sure you have the latest updated version of your browser installed before attempting to accessing the Symposium.

What kind of digital apps are being used for Online Symposium Experience?
The Online Symposium streams live October 15 to 17, 2021, and is available as on demand video recordings from October 18, 2021 until March 18, 2022. You will access both using the link you receive after you register.

For the live Symposium we're using the Whova app to send last-minute updates, announcements, and reminders throughout the Symposium. This is also where you'll find the Symposium schedule, class descriptions, and speaker bios. The Whova app also allows you to directly message friends and colleagues who are attending the live Symosium. Find details for using the Whova app in your email registration confirmation email.

The Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars and the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series (which require separate registration and payment) are hosted on the AHG webinar platform. 

Don't worry - there's no need to remember all of these details! All the links you'll need will be in the confirmation email you recieve after you register for any of our Symposium events.

How do I get access to the live Online Symposium?
You will receive an email registration confirmation with a link after you register, along with details about how to log in and join the live Symposium. You will use this same link to access recordings after the Symposium ends.

Do I need a computer to access the Online Symposium and Pre- or Post-Symposium Intensives? 
You can access the Symposium from any of these devices: desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You'll need to use one of these browsers to access the internet: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. Check to be sure you have the latest updated version of your browser installed before logging into the Symposium.

Do I need to have a certain internet connection speed to stream the classes?
You should be able to stream live classes with most basic internet connections. In some cases, downloads may take longer depending on your internet speed.

Can I download the class recordings?
Yes! Email us for instructions on downloading the recordings.

How do I get on demand access to Online Symposium recordings after the event is over?
Check the confirmation email you received after you registered and use the link provided to access recordings from October 18, 2021 to March 18, 2022.

About Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars

Are Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars included in my Online Symposium Experience registration?
No. You must purchase them separately. All six webinars are available for purchase now and for one year after, with the exception of David Winston's webinar, Differential Treatment of Depression and Anxiety which will be accessible for only 3 months. Use this link to read more and to purchase Pre-Symposium webinars.

Can I purchase individual Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars or do I have to buy them all?
You can purchase individual Pre-Symposium webinars for $30 each. Receive a discount if you purchase all six for only $120. Purchase webinars here

Where can I find the schedule for these webinars?
All Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars are available as on demand recordings after October 1, 2021. Use the link above to purchase individual webinars or the entire webinar series. Check your registration confirmation for links, log in and other details.

Can I download the recordings?
Yes! Email us for instructions on downloading the recordings.

Will I be able to ask the speakers questions?
No. The Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars are streamed video recordings. 

Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series

Is the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series included in my Online Symposium Experience registration?                 

No. You must purchase this series separately. Use this link to register.

Can I register for individual Post-Symposium Intensive Webinars?
No. There is one price, $100, for the entire four-webinar series. 

Where can I find the schedule for Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series?
Post-Symposium webinars will be streamed live on Thursday October 28, November 4, November 11 and November 18, 8:00 - 10:00 pm ET. Use this link to view the schedule. Recordings will be accessible for one year. 

How do I access the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series after I’ve registered?
Check the registration confirmation email you received and use the link provided. After the live webinar ends, you'll be sent a link to the webinar recording where you can view or download them for up to one year.

Will I be able to ask the speakers questions?
Yes, if you are attending the webinars as they are being live streamed. After this, you can access the recordings for one year but, obviously, without the option of asking the speakers questions.

Clinical Herbalism Certificates, Registered Herbalist Clinical Training Credits, and CEUs

How do I get my Trauma-Informed Herbalism Certificate?
You must register for both the Online Symposium Experience and the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series. You will receive an evaluation form by email after the event. Once you complete this, your certificate will be emailed to you. More info here.

How many clinical hours can I count towards my AHG Registered Herbalist clinical requirements by earning the Trauma-Informed Herbalism Certificate?

You will receive 20 hours of credit for clinical training for attending both the Online Symposium Experience and Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Serie and completing the evaluation. 

Are CEUs available for attending the Symposium or any of the Pre- or Post-Intensive Webinars?                                             

We are not offering CEUs from NCCAOM or any other accrediting organizations. However, we can supply you with a Certicate of Attendance that you may submit to your accreditation organizations. Visit the AHG booth in the Vendor Fair to download your certificate.

Still have questions? Send us an email.