The command center is where you customize your event, access the data and perform tasks easily.
Everyone in your committee can have easy access to the panel and you can add reviewers that only have access to abstracts.
Edit info and forms
Enter a description, location, dates, contact info, upload shared files and add sponsor logos. Create the registration and abstract submission forms.
Collect payments easily
Connect your bank account to get the registration fees deposited directly. We use Stripe, it's simple and secure.
Preview and test
Preview and test your event: register and submit abstracts as if you were a participant and look how the data is compiled and the tasks you can do.
Next year, just duplicate
For next year's edition, you can duplicate your event in one click and be ready in no time.
Drag-and-drop to reorder questions of your form: short or long text answers, multiple choice, file uploads and text instructions.
Make certain questions appear only if a specific answer of another is chosen.
Assign specific fees that participants can pay by credit card. Set payments that are mandatory upon registration.
Set late fees to some items if necessary and choose the date and time at which these late fees apply.
Choose the date and time at which registrations will open and close. You can close or re-open registrations at any time.
Set a maximum number of participants. Once the limit is reached, people can still register, but will be told the're on a waiting list.
Edit your form anytime
Even if registrations started, edit your form, add new questions or change text, dates and other options.
Custom abstract form
In addition to abstract title, authors, affiliations and text, add custom questions to your submission form just like for the registration form.
Presentation types and sessions
Add presentation types (e.g. oral, poster) and sessions to which participants can submit their abstract.
Set the dates and times of the submission period for each presentation type and session.
Set the maximum number of characters allowed in the abstracts and if participants can submit multiple abstracts.
Abstract authors and affiliations
During submission affiliations are assigned to each author and the presenting author can be selected allowing a uniform display in the booklet.
Handle your participants list efficiently
Filter your participants
How many are attending the keynote diner? What will they eat? How many have pending payments? Apply filters to easily to know the answer!
Send emails to your attendees
Select all attendees, only a few or those resulting from a filtering and send them emails.
Add participants manually
When added, an email notification is sent with a link to fill the forms. You can also immediately fill it for them.
Export list to Excel
Your data remains on Fourwaves even after the event, but you can export your participants data to Excel.
Download name tags of your participants ready to print on detachable Avery paper.
Edit your data
Modify their registration and abstract forms at any time.
Sort by registration date
Sort your participants list by registration date.
See who's on the waiting list and put anyone of them on the registrant list in one click.
Skip pending payments for some attendees or pay items for them.
Organize and review your abstracts
You can add reviewers that will only have access to the abstracts.
Organize by status
Change the status of each abstract from pending to accepted or rejected for each presentation type and session they were submitted for.
Submitted abstracts are automatically assigned an ID which you can edit according to your needs.
Filter abstracts list
Filter the abstracts list based on their status or based on the answers of the custom questions of the submission form.
Send email to authors
Select all submitting authors, only a few or those corresponding to your own filters and send them an email.
Create an abstract booklet
Export abstracts to a Word document with uniform author-affiliation linking and underlined presenting author.
In the Word booklet, you will find a list of your abstract with their ID, title and presenting author only.
We encourage organizers to publish abstracts online as soon as they are submitted.