Introducing the SLAS2014 Conference App
SLAS is proud to debut the SLAS2014 Conference App, sponsored by Promega. This robust resource will put a host of information at the fingertips of mobile device users attending SLAS2014, thereby helping you get the most out of your conference experience – both in San Diego and beyond.
SLAS2014 Conference App Features
- The latest conference schedule of events and up-to-date program information
- Personalized itinerary builder and ability to tag favorites
- Scientific presentation abstracts and presenter bios
- Exhibit floor directory with company descriptions
- Easy-to-use maps of the convention center, exhibit floor and area neighborhood
- The latest digital poster gallery, with ability to download and take notes on screen
- Automatic notification of program updates and conference news
- Ability to connect and share information with other app users and popular social media channels
Downloading and Activating the App
The SLAS2014 Conference App is available for free download from the iTunes store (for iOS users) and Google Play (for Android users). To download the app, scan this QR code with your mobile device:
While anyone can download the app, activation - and access to full functionality - is limited to SLAS2014 registered participants only. If you are not attending SLAS2014 in person, view the program using the Online Event Scheduler
Questions and Support
If you have questions, please reference the FAQ list below or this PDF. Technical questions about the app can be directed to the SLAS2014 Conference App provider, CadmiumCD, directly by calling 410-638-9239. Email support is also available at email@example.com.
Enjoy the SLAS2014 Conference App!
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of device do I need in order to use the SLAS2014 Conference App?
Android Devices: The SLAS2014 Conference App runs on all Android devices with android OS 2.3 and above.
Apple devices (iPhone or iPad): The SLAS2014 Conference App runs iOS 5.0 or higher.
How can I check the version of iOS on my iPhone or iPad?
To check the version of iOS on your device, select “Settings,” “General” and then “About.” Scroll down the page until you see “Version.”
How do I update the version of iOS on my iPhone or iPad?
If you have a version of iOS older than 5.0 on your device, connect to iTunes (via your computer) and follow the prompts to update iOS.
I have downloaded the app from the iTunes store, but don’t remember my Apple ID Password. How can I find it?
To have your Apple ID Password emailed to you, go to “Settings” on your device and select “iTunes & App Stores,” and then select “Apple ID” (please note, you will need to remember this for the final step) and “iForgot.” You will then be prompted to enter your Apple ID from the previous screen to retrieve your password.
Do I need an Internet connection to use the app?
An Internet or data connection is required to download the app and download documents within the app (PDF documents, presentations, posters, materials, etc). Once documents have been downloaded inside the app, Internet is NOT required to view information on an ongoing basis, access materials, and take notes.
To use web-based elements of the app, Twitter, Facebook, view websites, etc. Internet is required.
What username and password do I use to access the app?
The SLAS2014 Conference App is available for free download from the iTunes store (for iOS users) and Google Play (for Android users). Once downloaded, the app can be activated as follows:
- If you registered for SLAS2014 before January 17, log into your account with the username (e-mail) and password e-mailed to you prior to the event. Don’t know your password? Select “Forgot Password” from the app login screen and it will be e-mailed to you.
- If you registered on-site in San Diego, log in with your email (username) and the password from the keycard issued to you at the SLAS2014 Registration Desk.
Who do I contact for SLAS2014 App technical support?
For technical support, please contact the SLAS2014 Conference App provider, CadmiumCD, directly by calling 410-638-9239. Email support is also available at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using the App
How do I modify the settings I selected when I logged into the app (e.g. ability to save favorites to my calendar, edit my profile, etc.)?
Settings can be modified by selecting the gearshift icon in the upper right corner of the main screen. If you opted to share your profile with other app users, you can edit your user profile directly by selecting “My Profile” on the main screen.
Can I create a personal list of my favorite posters, presentations, and exhibitors?
Yes. To create a list of your favorite posters, presentations, and exhibitors, select the star to the right of the title. “Favorited” posters can be found under “Favorites” in the Poster Gallery. Favorited events can be found in “My Schedule” in the Event Schedule. Favorited exhibitors can be sorted by selecting the star icon at the top of the exhibitor list.
I created a plan using the SLAS2014 Event Scheduler. Will activities saved to my plan be reflected in the SLAS2014 app?
If you used the same email address for the Event Scheduler that you used for SLAS2014 Registration, the two accounts will be synched automatically. Your favorited events and posters marked within the Event Scheduler will be automatically reflected in the app.
Your favorited posters can be found within the App under “Favorites” in the Poster Gallery. Your favorited events can be found within the App in “My Schedule” in the Event Schedule. Your favorited exhibitors will be identified with a yellow star within the app.
How do I download posters for SLAS2014?
To download ALL available posters for the event, select “Get Posters” on the bottom tab of the home screen.
Additionally, posters can be downloaded individually through the Poster Gallery. A poster image to the left of the poster title indicates a poster image is available for download for that title. For titles with poster images available, select the poster title and then select the “Download” button to download the poster for that title.
You need to download posters in order to view them within the app and to take notes (see below).
How do I take notes on Posters?
In order to take notes on a poster, you must first download the poster. Once the poster has been downloaded, select “View Poster” and then “Notes” on the bottom bar. Once in “Notes” mode you can type notes adjacent the poster. To return to the full poster view, select “Nav.” Notes are automatically saved.
How do I download Podium Presentation slides for SLAS2014?
Presentation slides are only available to Full Conference Registrants. Full Conference Registrants can download ALL available podium presentation slides for the event through “Settings.” To access the app settings screen, select the gearshift icon in the upper right corner of the home screen. Once in settings, select “Download All Slides.”
Presentations can be downloaded individually through the “Event Schedule” module by selecting the presentation title, and if slides are available, selecting the “Download” button.
You need to download presentation slides in order to view them within the app and in order to take notes (see below).
Note that not all presenters have chosen to provide their presentation slides.
How do I take notes on Podium Presentation slides?
In order to take notes on podium presentation slides, you must first download the slides. Once the presentation slides have been downloaded, select “View Slides.” Use the “Pen” and “Marker” to draw directly on the slide and the “Notes” mode to type notes adjacent the slide. To return to the full slide view, select “Nav.” Notes are automatically saved.
How do I print or save the notes that I have taken?
Notes are saved online in your “Personal Summary” in addition to being saved inside the app. To access your notes for printing, select “Personal Summary” on the main screen to launch your personal summary web page (Internet is required). Select “Notes & Annotations” to see the titles of the posters and presentations for which you have notes. Select the title to view your notes and annotations for that title and “Print” to print either all of the presentation slides or only the slides for which you have taken notes. Users on computers with Adobe Acrobat Pro and Macs also have the option to print to pdf.
How do I take/share photos within the App?
Photos can be taken and shared within the app if you are using an iOS device. The Android version of the app does not support photos. To take a photo, select the camera icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Taken photos can be found under “Social” on the main screen of the app.
To share a photo via Facebook, Twitter, or email, touch the photo image you would like to share to enlarge it. Next, select the arrow icon in the upper right corner of the screen and select your preferred method for sharing (Twitter, Facebook, or Email). To share photos using Twitter and Facebook, you must have an account established on your iOS device for those services, which can be done by going to your device’s “Settings.”
Please be familiar with the SLAS policy regarding photo sharing provided when you first launch the app.
How do I send/retrieve messages to/from other App users within the App?
To send a message to an app user select “Browse App Users” under the “People” module on the app’s home screen. Next, select the name of the user to which you would like to send a message and then select the “Send Message” button on the navigation bar located at the bottom of the screen. Type and send.