General FAQs



All system requirements can be found here: https://meetings.ausa.org/annual/virtual_system_requirements.cfm


AUSA will present a dynamic virtual conference designed to deliver the Army’s key messages, highlighting the capabilities of Army organizations, and presenting a wide range of industry products and services. In addition to a virtual exhibit floor and endless networking opportunities, attendees have access to:

• Informative and relevant presentations on the United States Army’s current state and future plans
• Panel discussions and seminars on pertinent national security subjects
• A variety of valuable networking events
• Hands-on opportunities to learn about and interact with the latest technology available

It includes the total Army – Regular Army, National Guard, Army Reserve, civilians, and family members. It is a key communication platform employed by the Army to educate and inform government, academic, civic and veteran advocates and leadership on Army priorities and issues impacting today’s Army. Join us as we share emerging requirements, challenges, trends, and capability gaps, and for industry to respond by describing existing and emerging capabilities all from the comfort of your own home or office through your computer or mobile device.


A variety of events are planned for 13 – 16 October. Times for various events will be posted soon as we finalize programming.


Registration is now open, click here for AUSA Now Registration 


No, but membership with AUSA is highly encouraged and very much appreciated. AUSA is open to everyone, whether you have a relationship with the U.S. Army, or would simply like to offer your support to our soldiers. All Army ranks and all components are represented in AUSA-- including Regular Army, National Guard, Army Reserve, Government Civilians, Retired Soldiers, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, concerned citizens and family members.

Indeed, AUSA welcomes anyone who subscribes to the philosophy of a strong national defense with special concern for the Army. Community businesses and defense industry companies are also vital and contributing members of AUSA. Join today here: https://www.ausa.org/membership


The agenda will be available in mid-September. You can expect much of the same great programming that AUSA has offered in previous Annual Meetings.


Yes.


Yes. Similar to if you were attending the conference in person, you will be given the opportunity to select which sessions you’d like to attend virtually. It is up to you to decide which sessions interest you and to attend those sessions as desired. You may attend as many or as few sessions as you want.


Yes, you will be able to see both the speaker and presentation materials.


We encourage you to ask questions at any time. Instructions on how to ask questions will be provided during each session.


All of our releasable presentations and recordings will be available in an on-demand format to everyone who was registered shortly after this year’s event concludes. 


Networking and making appointments between Exhibitors and attendees is an integral part of AUSA Now. Please click here for instructions: Networking Setup

 


Yes.


Yes. You can go into the exhibitor's booth chat and send a chat to the person who is "manning" the booth's chat room. You can also click on the "Contact" tab in the booth to pull up the full list of booth staff. Each person will have a chat balloon that will open a 1:1 personal chat with that booth staff person. You can also reach out to any individual inside the Unified Communications webpage and initiate a private chat.


No.


No. Video calls are not recorded.


In regards to privacy measures in chat - attendees can share their information within the booth's chat room by clicking on "Scan my Badge." They will have to approve that they want to share their contact information with the exhibitor. As of now, we have address information displayed in the attendee profiles. We can turn that off so that it only displays name, title, etc., but no address information, if that is preferred. 


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