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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I register for the conference if I am not in the Department's conference tool? Is it possible to add my name to the Department's conference tool?
A. If required, prior to registering for the conference, please contact your primary Conference Program POC. You can find your Program POC by going to Powerpedia scroll down to Conference POC’s and hit “expand” to see the entire list. You cannot add your name to the conference tool. If you have any additional questions, contact

Q: How do I identify the office/organization related to my Field Site/Office/ Laboratory?
A: You can find this information by going to Powerpedia under DOE Sites.

Q: What is the process for submitting an abstract?
A: Abstract submittal guidelines can be found under Call For Presentations.

Q: What date will the Call for Abstracts close?
A: The call for papers closes at 11:59 pm EST on June 30th.

Q: When will I know if my abstract is accepted?
A: An email will be sent notifying you if it’s been accepted on July 12th.

Q: Will onsite registration be available at the conference?
A: Yes, signage will be displayed to direct you to the correct onsite registration location.

Q: How technical will the sessions be?
A: Sessions will include both scientifically and programmatically based talks and discussions. Sessions will also be ranked by knowledge level (i.e. introductory, intermediate and advanced). If you have any questions concerning the sessions contact

Q: Will I receive CEUs, CPEs or PDUs for attending the conference?
A: A conference certificate will be available to attendees after the conference, but it does not include a specific number of CEUs, CPEs or PDUs, it is the responsibility of each attendee to track and report their credits earned to the appropriate certifying organization.

Q: Will presentations be available after the conference?
A: Yes. Please visit the DOE Cyber Conference website two weeks after the conference.

Q: What should I do if I want to change my registration information?
A: Once you register you will be given a link to your personal registration portal. Use the link to update your information.

Q: Is the conference offering a shuttle service to and from the airport?
A: Attendees are welcome to use SuperShuttle for transportation to and from the airport. From the airport, pick-up is located at Ground Transportation. The shuttle stops at the Sheraton Atlanta at :24 and :56 of the hour and runs from 6:00 a.m. to Midnight daily. The cost is $16.50 one way when booked online or at the airport or $18.50 when booked via phone per person or round trip is $25 per person. For reservation or questions, please call 1.800.852.3826 or visit

Q: Is there a conference dress code?
A: Business casual attire is recommended.

Q: What should I do if I am no longer able to attend the conference?
A: If you are no longer attending the conference, please send an email to Please make sure to cancel your hotel reservation. There are separate and unique cancellation policies for Conference registration and hotel registration. Attendees are responsible for becoming familiar with all cancellation policies. Conference registration cancellations after COB Friday, September 2, 2016 are NOT refundable.

Q: Who should I contact if I have questions while making my hotel reservations?
A: Contact Registration at

Q: Will participants receive a confirmation for their hotel reservations?
A: Yes. Your hotel confirmation will be provided once you have made your reservation.

Q: What is the weather like in Atlanta?
A: In September, the average temperature is mid-80s with low 60s in the evenings. For more information, visit WeatherSpark

Q: What additional tourist attractions/events are available in Atlanta?
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Please contact Registration at for any additional questions.