Frequently Asked Questions

What is the goal of the PFF Summit 2021?

The goal of the Summit is to foster a collaborative environment to improve education and awareness of PF and to identify new approaches to treat, and ultimately cure, this devastating disease. The Summit will feature an innovative continuing medical education (CME) program for health professionals as well as provide sessions for PF patients and caregivers that address their growing educational needs. Presenting the conference virtually will provide greater access to information across the community, while keeping all participants safe.

 

Who should participate in the Summit?

Everyone who is interested in learning more about pulmonary fibrosis, and its impact on those affected by the disease, including physicians, researchers, registered nurses allied health professionals, patients, and caregivers.

 

How do I become a sponsor?

You can view the Prospectus for the PFF Summit 2021 online. For more information about sponsorships, please contact partnerships@pulmonaryfibrosis.org.

 

Who can I speak to regarding more information on the PFF Summit?

To learn more about the PFF Summit, please contact Jeri Webb, Associate Vice President, Conferences and Meetings at summit@pulmonaryfibrosis.org.

 

How do I register for the PFF Summit 2021?

Register for the conference online. The virtual conference will officially launch on Monday, November 8th at 9:00am CST, and the first session will begin at 10:00 am CST.

 

How much does it cost to register for the PFF Summit 2021?

$25 - Patients, caregivers, lung transplant recipients, and those who have lost a loved one

$125 - Physicians and researchers

$50 - Physicians and researchers in training

$50 - Registered nurses and allied health professionals

$200 - Corporate and industry partners

Note: Licensed community pulmonologists may also register to attend the Community Pulmonologist two-day session at no cost. In order to have access to the full program, individuals must register in one of the other categories list above.

 

Do I have to register in order to attend the PFF Summit 2021?

Yes, all attendees must be registered in order to attend Summit sessions and activities during the week of November 8, 2021. Registrants will have access to all sessions on-demand for three months following the conference.

 

Is there a deadline for registering?

No, registration will remain open throughout the conference.

 

Is there any financial support for people to attend the PFF Summit 2021?

Not at this time.

 

How do I log into the PFF Summit 2021 Conference?

During the conference, log in here.

Username: Email you used to register for the conference.

Password: There is no password. Your login email also serves as your password.

 

What if I have technical issues while on the platform?

Chrome, Firefox, and the new versions of Microsoft Edge are the recommended browsers. Features will be limited, including the live broadcasts, on other browsers. If you are experiencing any issues logging in, please confirm that you are entering your email address correctly and disable any pop-up blockers. For technical support, please try refreshing your browser first, then use the blue “Need Help” button at the bottom left of each page of the conference website.

 

How can I get the most out of the virtual conference?

Plan your virtual experience by browsing our platform when the site opens on November 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CST. Be sure to allow the website to push pop-up notifications. Use your profile dropdown located on the top right of each page of the conference website to update your profile, to view your starred items, chats, and messages.

 

Visit our exhibit hall and view all of our sponsor messages and information on their products and services. You will see small star icons throughout the site allow you to save information in your virtual tote bag for quick access at a later date. 

 

Our “Resource Center” contains a collection of slide decks, a link to the PFF store, and additional downloadable content available exclusively to our attendees.

 

What can I do to network with other attendees?

Update your Profile located in the top right of each page of the conference website. Find other attendees in the lounge or use the search button to the right of your profile. Import your social media profile from Facebook or LinkedIn. Use the Chat function to communicate with Faculty, Exhibitors, or other attendees by clicking on their name. The chat function will also allow you to speak with exhibitors in their hall as well as other attendees during the Thursday night Summit Social.

 

How can I earn and claim CME Credit?

Visit the CME/MOC information page.

 

Can I film at the PFF Summit 2021?

Filming by companies and organizations at the PFF Summit 2021, including sessions, speakers and attendees, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.