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|General Info/Logistics||What are the dates for the Spring Meetings?||
The principal week of the Spring Meetings is Monday, April 18 through Sunday, April 24. To accommodate for the time differences between countries, events may also take place outside the principal week of the Meetings.
|General Info/Logistics||What is the format of the Meetings? Will there be in-person Events in HQ?||
The Spring Meetings will be mostly virtual. All events - including the public events, invitation-only events, Civil Society Organization engagements, and press conferences - will be virtual and accessible on WBG and IMF digital platforms. The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), Development Committee (DC), and G20 meetings will be held in hybrid format and participants of those restricted meetings may participate in person or virtually. There will also be a small number of in-person bilateral meetings.
|General Info/Logistics||What is the Meetings Login Page? What is the “Schedule for Registrants”/Meetings Login Schedule?||
The Meetings Login Page is a password-protected site exclusively for registered participants and staff that provides access to the “Schedule for Registrants” with event viewing links for by-invitation-only events, a searchable list of Participants who have opted in to be shown, and a direct messaging feature.
Credentials for the Meetings Login Page are the email address used to register and a unique Registration ID – which are both provided in the Registration Confirmation letter.
|Schedule/How to Participate||Do you have a list of all participants to the Meetings?||
Meetings’ registrants may log in to the Meetings Login Page (https://meetingslogin.worldbank.org) to access a searchable list of Participants who have opted in to be shown. Credentials for the Meetings Login Page are the email address used to register and a unique Registration ID – which are both provided in the Registration Confirmation letter.
|Schedule/How to Participate||I need to contact a speaker or participant; how can I connect?||
If you are a Meetings’ registrant, you may log in to the Meetings Login Page (https://meetingslogin.worldbank.org) where you will find a searchable list of Participants who have opted in to be shown and you can send them a direct message. Your Meetings Login credentials are the email address you used to register and your Registration ID – these were provided in your Registration Confirmation letter.
|General Info/Logistics||What does a “virtual meeting” format imply?||
We will leverage our IT and web conferencing capabilities to the fullest, complemented by online platforms (such as the World Bank Group and IMF websites and social media accounts), online media briefing centers, and other means of digital communications. We remain fully committed to sharing the World Bank’s policy advice and analysis in real time and maintaining a productive dialogue with all our stakeholders through adaptive format.
|General Info/Logistics||Who can I contact if I am interested to be a future Speaker?||
Please email your contact details along with a professional summary and your areas of expertise to [email protected] and we will direct your inquiry to the appropriate Bank team.
|Registration||Do I need to register? How do I register? Where can I find registration instructions?||
The public program of events for the Spring and Annual Meetings are streamed on World Bank Live (live.worldbank.org) and are available to all persons without registering.
Registration is required to attend by-invitation-only virtual events.
Registration guidance can be found on the Spring Meetings website, AMWeb.
Bank staff do not need to register and should not submit an application.
|Registration||What are the requirements to register for the Meetings?||
A description of the registration requirements can be found under each category on the Registration Page on AMWeb, https://www.worldbank.org/en/meetings/splash/spring/registration.
|Registration||How long does registration confirmation take?||
Confirmation time varies but can take approximately 2 to 3 weeks.
|Registration||What is my Registration ID?||
A Registration ID is a unique identifier that is provided to each registrant in the registration confirmation letter sent by [email protected]. The Registration ID along with the email address used to register are required to access the Meetings Login page.
IMF attendees should refer to their registration confirmation email from the IMF.
If you did not receive a registration confirmation email, your registration request is still being processed and you will receive an email once your registration is confirmed.
|Registration||Is there a fee to register? Is there a fee to watch specific events?||
|General Info/Logistics||Where can I find information about IMF events?||
For information about IMF events, please visit the IMF website: https://imfconnect.org.
|General Info/Logistics||How can I watch the Program of Events/Public Program?|
|Schedule/How to Participate||How do I attend a by-invitation-only event?||
Registered Spring Meetings attendees and Bank staff can log in to meetingslogin.worldbank.org to access viewing links for select by-invitation-only events.
The invitation list for by-invitation-only events will be determined by the event organizers. Those who are invited to join a session directly (either as a panelist, speaker, or specific invitee) will receive the link to log into the session from the event organizer. All other registered participants and Bank staff may view the event streams on the Meetings Login page (if available).
|General Info/Logistics||Will there be taped recordings available to watch past meetings?||
The public program of events will be recorded and will be available for replay at https://live.worldbank.org. Select by-invitation-only events will be recorded, with the recordings posted on the Meetings Login Page 24 hours after the conclusion of the event.
|General Info/Logistics||Are we able to get Transcripts of the "by invitation events"?||
Transcripts are not generally available for events. You may inquire with the event organizer.
|Schedule/How to Participate||How can I get more information about the Civil Society Policy Forum?||
Information about the 2022 Spring Meetings Civil Society Policy Forum can be found on the CSO website: https://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2022/01/07/civil-society-policy-forum-spring-meetings-2022
|Schedule/How to Participate||How can I get more information about the Global Parliamentary Forum?||
Please visit https://www.worldbank.org/en/about/parliamentarians for more information about the Parliamentarian Network.
|Schedule/How to Participate||How can media participate in any of the events?||
Journalists are able to access press conferences via the IMF’s Online Media Briefing Center and the World Bank’s Online Media Briefing Center. For further information on media access to the various press conferences and to receive broadcast materials, please contact the media relations teams at the IMF ([email protected]) and World Bank Group ([email protected]). The public program of events can be viewed on World Bank Live.
|Schedule/How to Participate||What time zone are the events in?||
All events are listed as local time in Washington, D.C. (EDT-Eastern Standard Time).
|General Info/Logistics||My username or password is not working.||
If you received a registration Confirmation from [email protected], make sure you are typing the registration ID/password in exactly as listed (note, if copying/pasting make sure there are no spaces at the end of the registration ID/password, and make sure your keyboard is not replacing any English characters). You can use the "password reveal" option by clicking on the eye icon to see what password you entered. Please make sure that you are using the email address you used to register for the Meetings.
If you received your registration confirmation within the past hour of trying to log in, there may be a slight delay with the system recognizing credentials and it’s advised that you try again in another hour.
If you have not received your registration confirmation letter, your registration has not yet been approved and you will not be able to login until you receive a registration confirmation letter.
Those still experiencing issues logging in should email [email protected].
|Schedule/How to Participate||Why am I not appearing on the "Participant List" (either PDF version or within Meetings Login page)?||
For Bank Staff: The Participant List shows those who have opted in when registering for the Meetings. The PDF Participant List will display only non-Bank staff who have opted in. If you would like to be shown on the Participant List in the Meetings Login page, please send an email to [email protected] and we will update your account.
For other participants: The Participant List shows those who have opted in when registering for the Meetings. If you would like to be shown on the Participant List, your registration record will need to be updated. Please send an email to [email protected] and we will update your account.
|Schedule/How to Participate||How do I send messages to other participants?||
Once you have accessed the Meetings Login Page, you will see a tab called "Participants" and a tab called "Inbox" at the top of the page. "Inbox" will show any messages that you have received, and you can also send a message from this page. You can also go to the "Participants" tab and view the list of attendees who have opted in to be shown on this listing and click "Send Message" next to a name to send a message to that person.
|Schedule/How to Participate||How do I stop receiving messages from other participants? / How do I remove my name from the Participant list?||
For Bank Staff: Please email [email protected] with your request to be removed from the Participant List, which will also mean you will no longer have access to the messaging feature.
For other participants: To be removed from the Participant List and to be removed from the messaging function, your registration record will need to be updated. Please send an email to [email protected] and we will update your account.