How can I attend the conference?
We’ll be holding two gatherings at the same time – one online, and one on-site at Oasis Hub Waterloo.
Online participants will have access to an online Zoom gathering, where you will be able to participate in workshops, talk to other participants, watch the keynote sessions and ask questions.
On-site participants will gather at Oasis Hub Waterloo, where you will be able to network with other participants and JPIT’s partner organisations, as well as watching keynote sessions and getting involved with workshops.
I want to book to come online. What will this look like?
Our online conference be fully participative, with dedicated content for online attendees.
Online participants will join the conference using Zoom, where you’ll have a dedicated online host, workshops delivered exclusively for online participants and a chance to engage with live questions and conversation throughout the day.
This is a great option for those who are unable to travel to attend the conference on-site, or would prefer not to.
I want to book to come on-site, at Oasis Hub Waterloo. What will this look like?
On-site participants will gather at Oasis Hub Waterloo, where we will share in networking, a chance to meet some of JPIT’s friends and partners and take part in workshops delivered in person.
This is a great option for those who are energised by a room buzzing with enthusiasm, and to strengthen connections or make new ones.
Oasis Hub Waterloo – postcode SE1 7QP – is near London Waterloo Station is easily accessed by public transport. You will be able to reach the venue by tube, bus and on foot from train terminals. There are parking options in the area around Waterloo, but this is extremely limited adjacent to the venue.
Can I get a group together to attend online?
Some people might want to gather with friends, a small group or church community to attend online together. If so, we suggest that you consider before booking:
- Will you want to separate into different workshops, or all attend the same one? If you’re attending a workshop as a group, you will act as one ‘breakout group’ for any discussion or participation throughout the day. If you would like to split up to attend different workshops, you will need to purchase multiple tickets to enable you to attend on multiple devices.
- Do you have good enough audio and video for everyone to participate? Most of the day will depend on being able to hear and see content delivered remotely. Make sure that everyone will be able to do so well, in order to enable everyone to take part.
If you’re attending as a group, you will be asked to let us know on your booked form, so that workshop leaders can factor that into their planning.
When will I choose my workshops?
The day will include workshops as well as keynote sessions. We’ll be sharing a list of the workshops available ahead of the conference, and asking you to choose which ones you’ll attend on the day.
Keep an eye out for more information!
What happens if I choose to donate a ticket?
We have made it an option for attendees to ‘donate a ticket’. This means we will allocate the suggested amount to support the offering of free tickets to those who receive a low income or are aged under 25. All money donated in this way will help us deliver a conference and resources which are open, welcoming and accessible for everyone.
Once you’ve chosen this option, we’ll make the arrangements – there’s no more for you to do.
Will the venue be accessible?
Oasis Hub Waterloo has ramps and lifts to provide step-free accessibility throughout. If you have any specific needs, for instance if you require a hearing loop, please let us know in advance so we can provide this.
The nearest step-free tube station is Waterloo, and wheelchair users can enjoy free travel on London buses. For more on accessible public transport in London, see this handy guide https://www.visitlondon.com/traveller-information/getting-around-london/accessible-public-transport.
Will people in the venue be socially distanced?
In planning the event, we have been very mindful of the need to minimise the risks of spreading coronavirus and to keep everyone safe. Obviously the situation can change rapidly, and final decisions about the measures to be implemented in the venue will be made with reference to government and public health guidance at the time of the event. We will ask attendees to have had a recent negative coronavirus test result before entry and to refrain from attending if they have any Covid-19 symptoms.
What happens if Covid-19 regulations change?
We will take every measure to ensure that From the Ground Up can be delivered safely both on-site and online, in accordance with government guidance and good practice. However, we will aim to be as flexible and accommodating as possible should your circumstances or guidance change after you have booked.