Conference for Global Transformation

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: When does the Conference for Global Transformation begin?

A: Our first Welcome Session is on Friday, May 17, at 11:00 am US Pacific time. A second Welcome Session, mainly for people in Australia and New Zealand, will be on Friday, May 17, at 3:30 pm US Pacific time (8:30 am on Saturday in Sydney).

The Pre-Conference Session, which has an additional tuition, starts at 8:30 am US Pacific time. Our first keynote address starts at 1:30 pm US Pacific time on Friday, May 17.

Q:  When does the Conference for Global Transformation complete?

A:  The final set of workshops for the day end at 6:15pm US Pacific time on Sunday, which are followed by re-broadcasts of the day’s keynote talks, primarily for people in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The hosted rebroadcasts will be followed by a Gathering of the Social Commons, which concludes at midnight US Pacific time (5:00 pm on Monday in Sydney).

Q: How do I attend the conference sessions?

A: To attend, go to the Event Website and enter your email address that you use to access your account on Registered participants will be sent a link to the Event Website on May 5, 2024.

Q: Can I share my username and password?

A: No, each participant has a unique username and password. Please do not share your information with anyone else.

Q: How can I save the website so I can find it?

A: You can save it as a bookmark or favorite in your browser, or copy and paste it into your calendar, or another document.

Q: Where do I get support during the conference?

A: Throughout the conference weekend, starting at 7:30 a.m. Pacific time on Friday, May 17, our Hospitality Suite will be open. This is where you can find tech-support personnel as well as people who can assist you in navigating WebEx Events. This is also where you will want to go whenever you need support with anything throughout the weekend. The direct link to visit the Hospitality Suite will be posted here in May 2024. The Zoom meeting ID will be made available in May 2024.

Hospitality Suite Hours:
Friday 7:30 am–9:00 pm US Pacific time
Saturday 7:30 am–9:00 pm US Pacific time
Sunday 7:30 am–9:00 pm US Pacific time

The 2025 Conference for Global Transformation and the 2024-2025 Inquiry Explorations program will open for registration during the CGT 2024 weekend, May 17-19, 2024.

Registration Room Hours:
Friday 7:30 am–2:00 pm and 8:00 pm–9:30 pm US Pacific time
Saturday 7:30 am–5:00 pm US Pacific time
Sunday 7:30am–8:00 pm US Pacific time
Monday 8:00 am–6:00 pm US Pacific time

Q: Can I go to all the sessions?

A: The Pre-Conference Session has an additional tuition. You are welcome to attend any of the other sessions in the conference schedule, no matter where you live.

Q: Do any sessions overlap?

A:  Yes, there are concurrent workshop sessions. You will need to choose which workshop you will attend. Click here to see the workshop schedule.

At the Gatherings of the Social Commons, which are opportunities to gather in smaller groups, you will select the conversation in which you want to participate as there will be several happening concurrently.

Q. Can I go to more than one session at a time?

A: No, you can only attend one session at a time.

Q: Do I have to stay in the same session the whole time?

A: You are free to leave any session at any time. We recommend that you review the conference program in advance and choose the sessions you would like to attend and then plan to stay for the entire session. Click here for the program overview.

Q: What if I miss a session? Is there a rebroadcast?

A: All the keynote sessions will have a rebroadcast the same day, mainly to suit people in Australia and New Zealand, and any conference participant can attend those rebroadcasts. There will not be rebroadcasts of the conference after the conference weekend.

Q: Can I invite my friends or family to any of the scheduled events?

A: No. Only conference participants can attend the conference sessions.

Q: Will there be breaks?

A: Yes, the sessions are scheduled in a way that will allow for breaks, which are listed in the Program Overview.

Q: If I need a short break can I just turn my video off?

A: Yes, if you need to step away, please turn your video off, and turn it back on when you return.

Q: Can I add the sessions I want to join to my calendar?

A: Yes. Follow the simple steps in this guide.