Hartley Taylor

British Infection Association – Trainees’ Day & Annual Meeting

Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th May 2021
Virtual Event

Meeting Room


There is no need to download any software for these events. You will just need to click on the appropriate link (see Joining the Events below) to join.

We recommend that everyone who will be attending reads the information below in advance.


Supported Devices and Browsers:

It is highly recommended that you use a laptop or desktop computer running either Windows 10 or MacOS and not a mobile device.
You will need to join the events using one of the supported browsers:

Windows PC or Laptop: CHROME or MICROSOFT EDGE

Please make sure that your browser is up-to-date and that any other programmes that might be trying to use your camera and microphone (Zoom, Teams etc.) are closed.



In advance of joining an event, please make sure that your camera, microphone, speakers and firewalls are working correctly and will allow you to access the platform.

This system checker link will do this for you: https://onlinevirtualevents.org/systemCheck.html

Some NHS Trust firewalls may block access to the platform. If this is the case, we hope that your IT team can resolve the issue for you or that you can join from a personal computer.


Joining the Events:

Trainees’ Day (19th May):
Please use the following link: https://event.onlinevirtualevents.org/e/bia-trainees-day/register

Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting – 20th May:
Please use the following link: https://event.onlinevirtualevents.org/e/bia-annual-meeting/register

Please try again closer to the meeting if you encounter problems as it is likely that your email hasn’t been loaded into the event platform – when this is done will depend on the timing of your registration. Registrations completed in the last 24 hours before any event are unlikely to be loaded until just before the meeting is due to start.

Information and Instructions:

For detailed joining instructions, please view or download: Joining the Events

To learn about the platform functions and get the best out of meeting, please view or download: Navigating the Platform

For suggestions of ways to resolve technical issues, please view or download: Troubleshooting


Feedback & CPD:

Following each event, please keep an eye out for an email with a link to the feedback survey. It would be much appreciated if you spare a few minutes to let us know your thoughts as this will be very useful for future events.

CPD certificates will be provided by email within a week.

It is very important that you click the QUIT EVENT button to leave the meetings. The platform will only record your attendance if you do this and we need this proof of attendance in order to issue your CPD certificate.


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