Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CSNet 2021 will take place as a hybrid conference, we are doing our best for a smooth conference, for this, we will be using Cisco Webex Meetings for all virtual sessions.
- Cisco Webex Meetings will be the main video conferencing software used for paper presentations and all other sessions during the Conference
- Accessing the meeting will be through the meetings link/URL which will be sent by email one week before CSNet conference to registered participants only.
- One meetings link/URL for each day
Further notifications & instructions will also be sent depending on your profile and registration type (author/regular participant).
For Webex, it is also recommended to download the Mobile or Web Application but not mandatory.
All Attendees Guidelines
For On Site participants:
CSNet 2021 will be taking place at:
Crowne Plaza hotel
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2.Your safety is our priority
Health and safety are paramount at CSNet 2021 and for event hosts, the wellbeing of our delegates is our top priority.
We’re closely monitoring COVID-19 regulations in line with advice from the United Arab Emirates Government and Abu Dhabi local health authorities to ensure your health is protected.
In addition, we are working with Crowne Plaza, our conference venue to ensure a safe and secure environment. This includes new measures around physical distancing, increased hygiene practices, safe food service, sanitization, and cleaning protocols for your safety on site.
Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis, and Disasters Committee has approved removing the need to quarantine for all vaccinated travelers arriving into Abu Dhabi from all international destinations and updated travel procedures, effective from Sunday, 5 September 2021.
Further information is available at:
3. Visa Information
A visa may be required to enter the United Arab Emirates, depending on the agreements between the United Arab Emirates and your country of citizenship. Please click here to find the list of countries that require a visa to Brazil.
In case you need a visa, please contact the nearest United Arab Emirates Embassy or Consulate Office for more information and required forms. Please note that visas must be obtained prior to departure. Any doubt, please contact the nearest United Arab Emirates Consular division.
Participants who need a Letter of Invitation should send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that you need to complete the registration first, and attach the registration confirmation with your request for a visa confirmation letter.
For Remote participants:
As you already know, you will be using Webex as the video conferencing platform in order to participate in the Virtual Conference. Webex session could be joined via the link sent, but we recommend you install the application.
If you have not yet installed it, you will be prompted to install it the first time you enter a session.
2.Finding your session
Just click on the Webex meeting link sent!
- Please mute your microphone when entering the room.
- Ask questions in the Chat or the Q&A Chat first. To access these chats, click on the chat icon located at the bottom of the screen.
- You can also ask to speak by clicking on the button to “Raise your hand“
Though guidelines might appear somehow a bit complex, they are mostly user-friendly, and easily doable.