Tips and Suggestions for Using the Whova App

Need help navigating the Whova App? Take a look here.

Build your own schedule
Using the Whova app’s Agenda feature, you can:
  • Bookmark and set reminders for the sessions you’re interested in
  • Find out more details about each session
  • View the list of speaker profiles for each session
How to access the Agenda:
  • Mobile App: tap into the “Agenda” menu at the bottom of your screen
  • Web App: click into the “Agenda” menu on the left side of your screen
Get discovered by other attendees
Want to meet more people and make new connections? You can start by building your own profile on Whova and browsing other profiles in the Attendee List.

We recommend that you:
  • Set up your profile photo, work experiences, education history, and identify your interests
  • Use the “Recommended” tab in the Whova app’s “Attendees” page to find people who share the same background or interest.
How to access your profile:
  • Mobile App: tap on the icon in the upper left corner, then tap on “Edit My Profile”
  • Web App: click on the upper right corner of your screen, then click into “My Profile”
Participate or start discussions in community board:
Our event offers a community board for you to connect with other attendees with similar interests!

How to start a discussion:
Mobile App: On our event home page
Web App: On the event’s left-hand side menu:
  • Click on the community tab and head over to Add a topic or social group.
  • Add the required information
  • Post discussion and connect!
How to participate in a discussion
Mobile App: On our event home page
Web App: On the event’s left-hand side menu:
  • Click on the community tab
  • Explore the available topics/ social groups
  • Click on the desired discussion
  • Share your thoughts!
Boost your networking opportunities by joining or hosting a Meet-up
Our event app allows you to further your networking opportunities by attending or hosting physical and virtual meetups.

How to Host a Meet Up:
Mobile App: On our event home page
Web App: On the event’s left-hand side menu:
  • Click on the community tab and head over to Meet-ups & Virtual meets topic.
  • Click on suggest a Meetup
  • Select meet or virtual meet
  • Add the required information
  • Invite people to RSVP and connect!
How to join a meet-up:
Mobile App: On our event home page
Web App: On the event’s left-hand side menu:
  • Click on the community tab and head over to Meet-ups & Virtual meets topic.
  • Explore available meetups
  • Click RSVP to add the meet-up on your agenda
  • Attend and connect!
Make long lasting connections at our Summit!
Now that you have your event profile ready to go, what’s next? Head on over to our event attendee list to see who is your match and introduce yourself! You can explore your recommended contacts, check who shares the same interests as you, and even find fellow alumni!

Here’s how you can find your match:
From our event home page, click on the attendee tab to see who will attend the Summit. Click on the Recommended tab and see who is a match. Click on the attendee profile to send a quick 1:1 message, exchange contact information, and even suggest a meet-up.

Keep yourself informed
We will send out reminders and updates, so keep an eye out for Announcements in the Whova app. The messages will also be sent to you via email. We don’t want you to miss any important notices!

How to access Announcements:
  • Mobile App: At the bottom of your screen, tap on “Community” and you will find the announcements at the top of the page.
  • Web App: On the left menu, click into the “Community” tab and the announcements are displayed at the top of the list.
Presentation slides and documents
Make sure to download the documents that are provided through Land and Water Summit 2022! They can help out in different sessions and enhance your overall event experience. Having these documents will better prepare you for the event. Additionally, some speaker sessions have documents that go along with their content.

How to access Documents:
  • Web app: Click on “Resources” in the navigation bar on the left. Then click on “Documents” and click on the document you wish to download. There will also be handouts under some sessions
  • Mobile app: They will be under “Additional resources” where it says “Documents”. Tap on the document you want to download and then tap on export.
Meet our sponsors
We would like to thank all of our sponsors for their support! If you’re interested in getting in touch with our sponsors or learning more about them, you can visit their online booths conveniently. There, you can download materials/brochures, and watch videos set up by each sponsor.

How to access:
  • Mobile App: From our event’s home screen, find the “Sponsors” menu and tap into it.
  • Web App: On the left side’s menu list, click on “Sponsors”
Vote in Polls
Give instant feedback so organizers can get a good idea of how our Summit is going and how much participation there is. Polls can also be attached to a specific session for the audience to vote on a certain topic or share opinions. Like Surveys and Session Feedback, these polls allow your input to be heard. They can also be a great opportunity to participate during sessions.

How to access Polls:
  • Web app: Click on “Resources” in the left side navigation bar, then click on “Polls”. There you will see all of the live polls, including Session Polls, but you can also find Session Polls during each session on the right side of the screen.
  • Mobile app: They will be found under “Additional resources” where it says “Polls”. This will include Session Polls, but you can also find Session Polls where it says “Polls” after tapping into a session.
Share your feedback
Provide the event organizers with useful feedback by filling out surveys and session feedback forms to help make our next event even better!

How to access Surveys/Session Feedback:
Web app:
  • Surveys: Click on “Resources” from the left side navigation bar. Then click on “Surveys” (this will also include Session Feedback Forms).
  • Session Feedback: When you are in a session, you will see a button that says “Rate Session” under the video or live stream. Click there.
Mobile app:
  • Surveys: They can be found under “Additional resources” where it says “Surveys”. This will also include Session Feedback Forms.
  • Session Feedback: Tap into the session, then tap “☆☆☆ Rate”
Leverage your name badge
Make sure to wear your name badge at Land and Water Summit, so you are identifiable as an attendee at the event. Your badge will have a QR code that will be scanned at the registration location

No more business cards!
Want paperless business cards on the day of our Summit? Our event app supports e-business cards for you to share with your new contacts! Avoid carrying a stack of business cards, just scan or create your business card through our event app, within minutes.

Here’s how to create your e-business card (Mobile App only)
  • On our event home page, click on your profile picture.
  • Click on “My Contact Info & QR Code”
  • Add the necessary information or click on “Scan My Business Card” to take a picture of your business card.
  • Once all the information is transcribed, click on “My Contact Info” to share with your fellow contact to add to their contact list.
To request a business card: Head on over to the attendee list, find your contact’s profile, click on “Exchange Contact Info” and send a quick introduction message to exchange business cards.

About Whova
Whova is the event app used at our event. The mobile and desktop app is extremely easy to use. If you’re also running an event, check out some useful resources created by Whova, such as survey templates, poll questions and registration forms. If you need any help while using the Whova app, please contact support@whova.com.