Enhancement Just Announced !
Each request will now also receive a
FREE set of CD-ROMs containing the record of the historic
conference! The CD-ROMs will be mailed
out several weeks following the conference.
Be sure to provide your proper mailing address when prompted!
Here's How to Reserve & Access Your
Internet-PPV Seat at the GML2004 Conference:
1) <<Link Disabled>> to
access the secure PPV-donation system and reserve your Internet seat at
GML2004 conference and to get your FREE set of CD-ROMs.
Note: We will soon offer additional "on-demand"
viewing of the Conference & copies of the conference record on CD-ROM
and other media...
The payment processing "portal" we are using for
this event is PayPal. If you do not have an existing PayPal account, you
may be prompted to quickly create a new PayPal account based on your
e-mail address in order to
process your credit card payment. If you have an existing PayPal account
with a checking account tied to it you can use that option as well.
2) At the beginning of the registration process you will
be prompted to create a unique user ID and password so that you can
access the live data stream for WTP event.
After entering some basic viewer information for the
streaming database, you will be redirected to the PayPal website for
payment processing. Once payment is accepted, your password and
user ID will allow you entry into the streaming website where you can
test your reception of the video stream. You will receive
verification of your payment by e-mail from PayPal.
write down & print out
your User ID & Password!
It will be the ONLY record of your
PPV ticket password and User-ID!
Because you will NOT be e-mailed a copy of your PPV
user ID or password, we
strongly suggest you immediately e-mail yourself the following link
for the event AND the User-ID and password you created at the time you
reserved your access "ticket."
The link to enter the live event OR to
a PPV "ticket" is:
Note: <<Link Disabled>>
Note: We will soon offer additional "on-demand" viewing of the
Conference & copies of the conference record on CD-ROM and other
PLEASE NOTE: The PPV access passwords can only used by a SINGLE
user, but may be used repeatedly to enter (and re-enter as
necessary) the broadcast during the duration of the conference. In
addition, each PPV access ticket is "metered" and can only be used to
view up to a maximum of approximately 27 viewing hours over the
conference availability window.
3) On the actual day of the conference, click on
the link provided above and enter the information requested in the
EXISTING ID area of the form to begin
viewing the event.
The conference is currently scheduled to run
from approximately 9 AM through 5 PM Eastern on each of the three
days. (6 AM through 2 PM Pacific) The opening ceremony on Thursday
AM, January 22nd is currently scheduled to commence slightly earlier, at
8:50 AM Eastern.
For more details about speakers and times, please see the
4) For those that
cannot watch the event live in its entirety, or need to view it in a
more flexible manner, archives of the major morning and
afternoon conference segments will be created and released on a
"real-time", incremental basis during the conference, allowing for
limited "on-demand" viewing during the live conference streaming window
and for a limited time immediately following the conference. While
the archives are open, they will be accessible 24/7.
For example, this option will allow West Coast viewers
to begin to access the conference 3-4 hours after it actually occurs and will
allow East Coast viewers to access the conference during the evening
hours after live streaming ceases for the day-- or even while live
streaming of other conference segments is occurring.
Please note: Your PPV conference "ticket" is restricted
to a single user and cannot be used to view more than approximately 27 total hours of
streaming, using either the "live" or (limited) "on-demand" modes.
5) The broadcast will be encoded in "Windows
You will need Windows Media Player to access and
view the video stream. To test your connection in advance of the event and
make sure you have the correct software version of Windows Media Player,
use the streaming link above to log on and view the
short test video.
It is strongly suggested that you upgrade
your existing Windows Media software to the latest version (Version
9) so that your computer can optimize the reception on your computer.
For a **FREE** download of Windows
Media Player software, click here:
To avoid missing any of the conference because of
software compatibility problems, please perform this test and upgrade
your software well in advance of the actual event.