Joint Spring Seminar


The Joint Spring Seminar is a joint venture between Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Meetings are typically held in either April or May every year.

The location is being held virtually for the 2024 year. 

Volunteer Oppotunities

ASCLS-Oregon is looking for members who are interested in helping with Joint Spring Seminar. There are different ways to help - check out our needs and see if there is something you would like to volunteer to help with! 

Program Committee:   

  • Chair:  One person to coordinate the program planning process. 
  • Committee Members:  One volunteer from each state that is willing to serve on the program committee. 
    • The program committee will need to start contacting potential speakers in October

Moderator Committee: 

  • Chair:  One person to coordinate the moderator process. 
  • Committee Members:  One or two volunteers from each state that are willing to serve as moderators for the sessions.
    • Each person will be asked to moderate 2 or 3 sessions.   

Marketing/Social Media Committee: 

  • Chair:  One person to coordinate the marketing/social media advertising efforts for the meeting. 
  • Committee Members:  One volunteer from each state that is willing to help coordinate the meeting marketing and social media advertising
    • Each member will post the program on their state society website. 
    • The marketing of the meeting will begin as soon as the program is finalized so plan to start work in early January

Program Booklet and Website Accuracy:  A couple of volunteers to assist in proofing the final program that will be posted AND to proof all of the information on the website for accuracy before the website goes live!

If you are interested in helping in any of these areas, or if you are interested in volunteering at all but aren't sure which area yet, or just want information, please reach out to be connected with the Program General Chair. 

Commonly Asked Questions

Q: How do I access the sessions? 

A: In early April you will be given the URL to the website for the Virtual Joint Spring Seminar. Each session will have a link that will be active when the live presentation is scheduled. 

Q: What platform will the meeting be held on? 

A: The meeting will be held on the Zoom Webinar platform. To prepare for watching the sessions, please follow the instructions on the documents: Instructions for Joining. These instructions will allow you to set up and test your computer ahead of time. 

Q: What are the system requirements to watch a Zoom Webinar? 

A: There are a number of ways on various computer systems and tablets available to watch the Webinar. The best way to be sure your system is set up and running is to check out the requirements at Zoom System Requirements.

Q: Can I watch the sessions on my tablet? 

A: Zoom webinars can be viewed on tablet, but you have to download the Zoom Client from your App store (Play for Android, Apple Store for IOS). The best way to be sure your system is set up and running is to check out the requirements at Zoom System Requirements

Q: How should I prepare for this? 

A: Please do not wait until the day of the session to check out your system. The best way to be sure you are set up is to go to This allows you to test your audio and video. 

Q: What if I can't watch the session live? 

A: We are planning to record all sessions. The link will be posted on the same page that the live links were. This link will be posted the weekend after the conference is over. You will be able to view the session and obtain P.A.C.E. credit whether you view it live or recorded. There will be a time limit that the recorded sessions will be available, but you will have adequate time to view the sessions. 

Q: Will we have handouts? 

A: If a speaker agrees to provide handouts from the session, the link to those handouts will be posted on the Virtual Spring Seminar page. Please remember that a speaker is not required to provide a handout. Some cannot because of company policy. 

Q: How will I get my credits? 

A: Attendee P.A.C.E. instructions will give you detailed information about how to get your P.A.C.E credits. The session codes will be given out at the end of each session.

Q: How do I record my educational sessions in AMT's AMTrax? 

A: The AMTrax Instructions will give AMT members detailed information about recording the educational sessions in AMTrax.