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Why was BeyondTheBlack changed to a virtual event?
The health and safety of BeyondTheBlack participants and BlackLine employees is our highest priority. Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have shifted BeyondTheBlack 2020 to an entirely virtual format.
How much does it cost to attend?
This virtual event is free!
What do I need to do on the day of the virtual event?
On the day of the event, all you need to do is click on the live event link and log in with the email you used to register. You can find the live event link in the “add to calendar” function in your confirmation email, or in one of the pre-event reminder email communications.
Do I have to attend the entire event?
While we encourage you to enjoy the entire event to help you get the most out of the experience, virtual events bring the experience of an in-person conference to your personal computer. So, just like an in-person conference, you have the freedom to pick the sessions you attend.
Can I pick which breakout sessions I attend?
Yes! You can choose any session you would like to attend in each breakout session time block.
Can I ask questions during breakout and workshop sessions?
Yes, you will be able to use the chat function to ask questions during sessions. If the speaker is unable to address your question during the session, we will be sure to follow up with you afterwards.
What technology do I need to attend this event?
A strong and reliable internet connection is ideal for the best virtual event experience. We also recommend reviewing the technical requirements.
Do I need to have a webcam for the event?
A webcam is not required for this event.
Who can I contact if I encounter any technical difficulties during the event?
Please navigate to the “Help” section on the top menu of the virtual environment, or contact email@example.com.
CPE & CPD Credits
The following information applies to both CPE (United States) & CPD (Canda) credits.
Are CPE credits offered?
Yes. Attendees can earn up to 12 CPE credits by participating in sessions during the live BeyondTheBlack virtual event. You can earn up to 11 additional CPE/CPD credits by participating in the BeyondTheBlack Pre-Conference Training sessions. On-demand sessions are not eligible for CPE. For more information, please download the Program Guide.
How do I earn CPE credits during the event?
CPE credits can be earned by attending the live sessions marked as [CPE eligible], attending for the required amount of time, and completing the polling questions or attendance checks throughout the session.
How many CPE credits can I earn?
Attendees can earn up to 12 credits over the course of BeyondTheBlack.
How do I receive my CPE certificate?
CPE certificates will be emailed to you by December 18, 2020. Should you have questions regarding your certificate, you can email FinanceTransformation@BlackLine.com.