FAQs

About Registration for the Online Symposium Experience
Tech Requirements for Accessing the Online Symposium Experience
About Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars
About Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series
About Certificates, RH Clinical Training Hours & CEUs

 

The 2020 Online Symposium Experience is LIVE!

You can still register to join us for the live three day event and access On Demand Video Recordings of all Symposium sessions until January 13, 2021.

How do I register for the Online Symposium Experience, October 16-18, 2020?
Click here to register. For information about the Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars On Demand Videos (available for purchase now) or the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series that begins October 22, 2020, 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 24 classes (two hours), two keynote presentations, and three panel discussions you can access as either as live events or on demand video recordings.
  • Interact with Symposium presenters. If you're attending the live event, all presenters will be taking questions after their class.  
  • Live Zoom Meet Ups hosted by members of the AHG community on a wide range of topics. Ask questions, share resources and build our community of herbalist!  
  • Visit the Vendor Fair for information about herbal products and services from  . Take advantage of special discounts, raffles and more. 
  • Premier access to our brand new AHG YouTube Channel featuring Plant Chats and Kitchen Minutes.
  • Digital downloads of class notes, when provided by the presenters.
  • On Demand access to video recordings of all Symposium events until January 13, 2021.

 

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 for 90 days 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 19, 2020 and January 13, 2021.

Can I register after the Online Symposium begins?
Yes! You can actually register any time and either attend the live events in progress, or access On Demand video recordings. Registration doesn't end until January 13, 2021. Click here to register. You’ll receive a meeting confirmation email with a link to the On Demand Online Symposium platform and all of the information 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 90 days 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 presenter). To access, use the log in link you recieved to join the Symposium. For the live event, access notes when you attend a class via the Sessions Lobby. If you are accessing the On Demand video recordings, the notes are available when you download the video. 

Will I be able to ask the presenters questions?
Yes! If you are attending the Online Symposium as it is being live streamed, October 16-18, 2020. And 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 & Pre- & Post-Symposium Intensives?

What kind of digital apps are being used for Online Symposium Experience?
The Online Symposium, streaming live October 16-18, and available as On Demand video recordings (October 19, 2020 until January 13, 2021) are hosted by the user friendly vConference online platform that you access using the link you received after you registered.

During the live Symposium we're using the Whova app to send last-minute updates, announcements, and reminders throughout the Symposium. You'll also find the symposium schedule, class descriptions, and presenter bios. The Whova app allows you to see who else is attending and contact friends and colleagues directly. Find details about Whova in your email registration confirmation email.

Symposium registrants also receive access to the new AHG Youtube Channel where you'll find Plant Chats and Kitchen Minutes video that you can view anytime. Access this at the AHG Booth in the Vendor Fair. 

The Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars and the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series (which require separate registration) are hosted by Zoom via the AHG Webinar platform. 

But 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 and pay for any of the Symposium events.

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

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! Check the confirmation email you received after you registered and use the link provided to access 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 On Demand after October 19, 2020.

How do I reset my password to access Online Symposium? 

If you've forgotten your password for logging into the Symposium, you can reset it. Look for the Reset Password button. For general tech support, look for the green Tech Support button in the lower right hand of the screen after you log into the Symposium.

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. Use this link to purchase these webinars.

Can I purchase individual Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars or do I have to buy them all?
You can purchase individual webinars for $30 each or receive a discount if you purchase all six for $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 9, 2020. Use the link above to purchase these webinars.

Can I download the recordings?
Yes! Check the confirmation email you received after you purchased your webinars and use the link provided to access and download recordings.

Will I be able to ask the presenters questions?
No. The Pre-Symposium Intensive Webinars are 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 for the entire four webinar series. Register for the series for only $100.

Where can I find the schedule for Post-Symposium series?
Use this link to view the Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar schedule.

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

Will I be able to ask the presenters questions?
Yes! If you are attending the webinars as they are being live streamed on the dates on the schedule. After this, you will be able to access the recording for on year. 

 

Clinical Herbalism Certificates, Registered Herbalist Clinical Training Credits and CEU's

How to do I get my Narrative in Practice: Case Studies in Clinical 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 90 days after the event, and once you complete this, your certificate will be emailed to you. More info here.

How many clinical hours can I receive toward my AHG Registered Herbalist Application by earning the Clinical Herbalism Certificate?

You receive 20 hours of credit for clinical training for attending Online Symposium and Post-Symposium Intensive Webinar Series.

    Are CEU's available for attending the Symposium or any of the Pre or Post Webinars?                                                                                                                      We are not offering CEU's from NCCAOM or any other accrediting organizations.  However, we can supply you with a Certicate of Attendance that you may submit yourself to your accreditation organizations. Visit the AHG booth in the Vendor Fair to download your certificate.

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