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CGO 2022
Sat 2 - Wed 6 April 2022

Participating in CGO 2022

Before the Symposium Starts

During the Symposium

  • Watch Live Keynotes
    (on Whova; see the program for the schedule)
  • Watch Short Presentation Videos (5-7 minutes) for each paper
    (on Whova; see the program for the schedule)
  • Participate in Q&A session followed by the Short Presentation Videos

We use Whova, Gather, and Zoom to run PPoPP/CGO/HPCA/CC virtually in addition to the publicly-available traditional web pages of individual conferences.


  • Whova is used for registration.

  • It also holds information that should be offered to those who register for the conference, such as

    • Links to the pre-recorded videos.

    • Links to the pdf files of the papers.

    • Links to the Zoom webinars for the live sessions, workshops, tutorials, keynote speeches, and business meetings.


  • All the Zoom links are available in Whova.

  • When a certain session is live (including keynote speeches and the joint panel session), ask questions through Zoom, not Whova. This will help the session chairs to focus on one tool, which will facilitate smooth discussion during the session.


  • CGO will use Gather for virtual hangout among attendees this year. The Gather link will be available in Whova.

  • Upon entering the room, you can create an avatar to walk around the room and talk with other avatars.

  • To fully leverage Gather, you should have a camera and microphone on on your laptop or desktop. Once your avatar gets closer to another avatar, a video chat is automatically launched for talk.

  • When you access Gather for the first time, you will be directed to a hands-on tutorial. You can also refer to this tutorial video “How to use Gather as an attendee” (note: the UI might be slightly different).

Further notes

  • Please do not share the links and passwords in Whova with those who do not register for the conferences. This will protect us from copyright-related issues and Zoom-bombing.

  • For those who cannot view the embedded videos in Whova, use the links to the video files instead.

  • Use the community feature to ask questions about logistics (e.g., through Ask Organizers Anything on Whova).

  • Most features are self-explanatory, but as a last resort, feel free to contact the General Chair.