Frequently Asked Questions

How safe/LGBTQI+ friendly is Budapest?


While Hungary has been in the news in the past year over political debates on graduate education around gender, the city of Budapest itself has a large, visible LGBTQI+ community. Large, peaceful Pride events occur annually. Please feel free to reach out to the organizers if you have any specific questions or concerns.


 


What's the restroom situation?


The event venue has confirmed that every floor contains All Gender restrooms in addition to restrooms with gender markings.




I need a visa to travel from my country, and the application requires proof of an invitation or registration and payment in Hungarian. How do I get this?


Acceptance letters for submissions will include an attached letter in Hungarian, noting the acceptance of your abstract for presentation at the conference. For those not presenting but wishing to attend, after registering you can email sogdconference@gmail.com for a letter in Hungarian confirming your registration and receipt of payment. Those letters will only be provided to those who have completed registration and payment on the site, however.



 

How many CEs can I receive for attending?


Attendees can earn up to 13 CE hours. Some sessions are not approved for CE credit. To view complete session details, objectives, speaker/planner conflict of interest disclosures and CE hour approvals, please click here to view the conference CE Information Packet. 


 


How will I receive my Certificate of Attendance?


All registered participants will receive an emailed general certificate of attendance following the conference at the email that you register with.


 


How will I receive my APA CE Certificate?


Please follow the instructions provided in the CE Handout onsite at the conference. Click here to view the course completion requirements and CE information. The unique link to access the post conference evaluation and CE Certificate site will only be provided onsite. Attendees must sign in daily, complete session evaluations for each session attended in addition to an overall conference evaluation. Upon completion, you will be awarded your CE Certificate of Completion.



ADA Requests and Grievances


To file a grievance or a requests for ADA accommodations, please email Matthew D. Skinta, Conference Chair, at sogdconference@gmail.com