Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

General FAQs

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How does one apply for membership of the International Neurotoxin Association (INA)?

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There is no charge for membership. As a member you are entitled to a reduced rate to attend the biennial TOXINS conferences. To apply for membership online, you must complete and submit a membership application form using the link below.

You will need to create a username that is easy to remember; your username cannot be updated. It is not recommended that you use an email address as your username. You will be asked to upload your CV/biosketch or brief description of your experience and/or interest. Once your application is submitted, it will be reviewed by a member of the Board of Directors for approval. You will receive an email notifying you of the status of your membership application within 1-2 days of your submission.

Apply for membership

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How do I reset the password to my INA membership account?

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If you have forgotten your password, just click the “Lost Password?” link and enter your username. You will be asked to submit a new password. If you can’t remember your username, you can search by the email that you used to create your account. Once you hit the reset link and enter your username or email address, you will receive an email with further instructions.

Conference FAQs

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What payment methods are accepted for payment of the conference registration fee?

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Payment by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express) is accepted for online and onsite registration. In order to avoid submission errors and declines, you must enter the EXACT billing address for the credit card that you are using.

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When will I get my certificate of attendance?

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In order to receive your certificate of attendance, you must complete the online evaluations for the session(s) that you attend at the conference. Certificates will be provided on site at the end of the conference as requested.

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How can I obtain my EACCME credits?

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You can apply for EACCME credits by completing the evaluation forms for the programs you attend. During the conference you will receive an email with a link to the evaluations, which will be posted on the website during the conference. EACCME credit certificates will be sent via email post conference. Be sure your name badge is scanned at each session that you attend at the conference to ensure that you receive accurate credits for your participation.

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How can I convert my EACCME credits (ECMEC®s) to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™?

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Physicians (MDs, DOs or equivalent international degree) may have their (ECMEC®s) converted to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by applying to the AMA at pra@ama-assn.org.

To submit an online application, you will need to include the following items:

  • A copy of the EACCME credit certificate
  • Nonrefundable processing fee

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How can I obtain my poster certificate?

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You can request a poster certificate on site. Staff will be available to assist you at the information desk.

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Do I need to pre-register for the sessions/workshops I want to attend?

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The majority of sessions and workshops do not require pre-registration. Sessions or workshops that require pre-registration do not have a separate registration fee, but may have limited capacity. The registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Does the INA provide travel grants for TOXINS 2022?

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For TOXINS 2022, the INA is offering 20 travel grants to young investigators, including basic scientists, translational scientists, and clinicians. Each grant will cover up to US $1,000 of travel expenses, which must be verified by submission of original travel receipts following the meeting. In addition, grant awardees will receive free registration for the meeting. Individuals must be a member of the INA in order to apply.

Details will be coming soon.

 

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How do I get to Gothenburg?

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Gothenburg is easily accessible by road, rail, sea, and air. We have gathered useful information for getting there from around the world (click on the link below).

Travel Around Gothenburg

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What hotel accommodations are available in Gothenburg for TOXINS 2022?

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Details will be coming soon.

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Will attendees be able to get copies of meeting presentations?

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All conference presentations are proprietary and will not be available to attendees.

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Will attendees be allowed to take photos and videos during the conference?

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Taking photos or videos during program sessions is prohibited.