UUA General Assembly 2022: Virtual Registration Opens March 1 - Archived

June 22-26, 2022
Virtual Registration for General Assembly Opens March 1.
Do you enjoy the convenience and accessibility of remote General Assembly participation? GA 2022 again offers virtual attendance with robust programming and enhanced delegate discussion tools. Virtual Registration opens March 1st.
Introducing Honeycomb Strategies: Our GA Sustainability Consultants
In accordance with our Seventh Principle, the UUA has strived to make General Assembly environmentally sustainable. We are so excited to collaborate with Honeycomb Strategies, our 2022 new sustainability consultants! Honeycomb Strategies is a Portland-based, woman-owned sustainability consulting firm with over 30 years of combined experience (including the Natural Products Expo, Greenbuild Expo, Toy Fair, Sustainable Brands, American Wind Energy Association, Coffee Expo, and more). Honeycomb Strategies offers an innovative approach and provides collaborative and impactful sustainability solutions for their clients in the event and hospitality industry. Honeycomb Strategies collaborates to gain an understanding of our current event practices, and develop goals for future improvement. Working with event staff, volunteers, suppliers, sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees, Honeycomb Strategies creates impactful sustainability programs that leave a lasting legacy.
Carbon Offsets for Virtual Participation?
While participating in General Assembly online results in a much smaller carbon footprint – mainly by eliminating the need to travel – there is still a carbon impact from using computer equipment, wired and wireless internet to stream video, and various other ways that we communicate electronically over the days of GA. To this end, the online registration fee includes a carbon offset of $3 per person. GA has a solid history of offsetting carbon emissions. Let’s keep it up!
Multi-Platform General Assembly: Choose Your Platform
In-person Registration is required for all live GA events and programming taking place in Portland, Oregon. In-person registration includes access to virtual content available on the GA app, powered by Whova. In-person registration is the same process for delegates and non-delegates; delegates may register before or after determining their delegate status. General Assembly registration is required for all in-person participants, including in-person delegates. Register now!
Full Virtual Registration is required for access to virtual GA programming, including workshops, worship services, the Ware Lecture, featured speakers, Opening and Closing celebrations, exhibits, entertainment, and networking. Virtual GA programming will be streamed on the GA app, powered by Whova. Delegates will use the GA Delegate Platform for discussion and voting during General Sessions. Virtual registration is the same process for delegates and non-delegates; delegates may register before or after determining their delegate status. Register starting March 1
Business-only Virtual Registration provides access to the GA Delegate Platform for discussion and voting during General Sessions. Payment is not required but a donation to offset production and platform costs is suggested. Business-only registrants will access to delegate chat rooms but will not have access to GA programming, the GA app, networking opportunities, or the exhibit hall. GA delegates are strongly encouraged to register as Full Virtual Registrants. Register starting March 1
Flash Poll
Are you planning on attending General Assembly?
Yes, as an in-person registrant in Portland
Yes, as a full virtual registrant
Yes, as a business-only virtual registrant
Maybe – leaning toward in-person registration
Maybe – leaning toward full virtual registration
Maybe – leaning toward business-only registration
Not this year
Safety and Wellness in Portland
In compliance with UUA and Oregon Convention Center guidelines, entry to General Assembly 2022 in Portland, OR is open to people who are fully vaccinated. Additionally, the OCC’s requirement of vaccination extends to all contracted service providers working in the facility. In addition, masking is required and physically distanced seating options will be reserved in our meeting spaces.
The Oregon Convention Center’s COVID-19 Safety Measures page provides parameters by which our GA safety policy is built upon. All GA attendees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 Vaccination for in-person attendance. Exceptions will not be granted for unvaccinated attendees with negative test results. Alternatively, unvaccinated attendees are welcome to register and participate virtually. This policy is congruent with the UUA’s pandemic strategies.
The General Assembly Housing Reservation System is Now Open!
The GA Housing Reservation System offers premium amenities, discounted rates, and the best networking opportunities for in-person GA attendees. By booking in our hotel block, you assist the UUA in effectively controlling meeting space, attrition and penalty fees; all of which directly benefit you and the future of General Assembly. Additionally, the UUA is able to negotiate on behalf of our block of attendees for sustainability and accessibilities requirements. Get a head start on your travel plans and book your housing today on the GA Housing Reservation Page.
Dormitory housing at Portland State University and information about home hospitality, if available, will be published in March 2022.
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Register Now for In-Person GA 2022!
Registration is now open for in-person attendance. Full-time registration is $475 for adults, and $250 for high school youth, emerging adults, and retired and candidate ministers. Financial support for registration, lodging credit within the GA housing block, as well as a payment plan are available. In-person registration rates will increase on March 1 and again on May 1. Registration for virtual participation will open March 1.

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