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2021 PDA Visual Inspection Forum | FAQ



  • Where is the PDA Visual Inspection Forum this year and what will be featured?

    The 2021 PDA Visual Inspection Forum will be fully virtual using a NEW platform that will feature the following:

    • Full Schedule: All sessions will be broadcast at the time indicated in the agenda and will be followed by a live Q&A with the speaker(s).
    • Virtual Exhibit Hall: Connect with exhibitors via text and video chat in the virtual Exhibit Hall.
    • Tech Talks: These short speaking slots presented by exhibitors will provide a fascinating glance into a variety of topics.
    • Connect & Network: Attendees are encouraged to turn on their video cameras and join us for these open roundtable video chat discussions in groups of up to 15 attendees. Each room will have its own topic to help get the conversation flowing.
  • Where can I view the agenda?

    The agenda is available online now. View the full schedule here.

  • How long will content be available on the Forum platform?

    You will be able to access on-demand content, the virtual Exhibit Hall, and Poster Presentations for 90 days following the Forum.



Full Conference Attendees will have full access to the Visual Inspection Forum virtual platform, including access to live presentations, video chats, Exhibit Hall, and more!

  • What do I need to attend virtually?

    Attendees will need access to an updated internet browser and a good internet connection. We suggest using Google Chrome to access the platform. Sessions will be viewable on a phone, tablet, or computer. The platform does not recommend accessing the Forum while on a VPN. Attendees may need to reach out to their IT administrator to bypass their company’s firewall.

  • What time zone will the Forum schedule be presented in?

    The schedule will be in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4).



  • How can I connect with other attendees?
    • Browse attendee profiles and send direct messages to other attendees within the virtual platform.
    • Connect & Network: This area will feature discussion rooms on a variety of topics each day for attendees to video chat with a group of up to 15 people.
  • How can I connect with exhibitors and sponsors?
    • Browse the Exhibit Hall by selecting Exhibit Hall from the menu and favoriting the booth profiles you want to view/contact. Browse by Company, Category, or logo presented on the Logo Wall.
    • Video and text chat opportunities are also available within Exhibitor virtual booths.


  • What are the virtual exhibit and sponsorship options?

    Exhibiting at or sponsoring the 2021 PDA Visual Inspection Forum will open new doors for your business, increase your brand’s visibility, and allow you to showcase new products and services, engage face-to-face with highly qualified leads in a virtual environment, and collect actionable data. Contact us today for detailed information and to create the sponsorship and exhibition package that best suits your business goals.