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Event dashboard

The event dashboard is the portal where you access the tools you'll need for all aspects of your event.

When you log into the Oxford Abstracts home page, your first screen is your personal dashboard. If you have been set up as an event administrator for an event, you will see it listed in the Events section, with an Admin view button.

Click Admin view to get started.

Skip to:

Overview of the event details

Overview of submissions, reviews and decisions

The navigation menu

The elements will adjust according to the size of your screen, whether a phone, PC or a tablet.

The dashboard is split - the working elements in the main panel of the window, the navigation menu on the left.



The Main Panel

Overview of the event details

The key details for your event including Title, Event ID, Venue, Date(s), Submission deadline and Outcome notification date, etc. This can be amended by clicking Event details.




Overview of submissions, reviews and decisions

Clicking on these buttons will take you straight to the tables for Submissions, Reviews and Decisions, respectively. In the case of Submissions and Decisions, they also give a summary of the status of the submissions in these separate stages. Hovering over some of the icons will give more detailed explanations and guidance.



Submissions

This panel contains the controls for submission status.

Here you will find the submission form link which, when you want to open submissions, you can copy and paste into any website or emails publicising the event, the button to submit an abstract on someone else's behalf, edit the submission form and the submission status, where you can open and close abstract submission.



Reviews

This panel contains the controls for reviews. Here you will find the review form link, which you can copy and paste into emails or a website, a link to add reviewers, assign reviewers, edit the review form and the review status - where you can open and close reviewing



Decisions

This panel contains the controls for the decision-making stage. Here you can find the committee decisions form link, which you can copy and paste into any website or emails publicising the event, the link to add and invite committee members, assign specific categories to committee members (only available as part of the Platinum Package), edit the decision form and open and close decisions, and control the outcome visibility to submitters. 


The navigation menu

1) Event dashboard

2) Event details view/edit information relating to the event including title, venue, date(s), logo, email address, phone number, submission deadline and notification date. 

3) Users - invite/remove event administrators, reviewers and committee members. 

4) Submissions - see The submissions table.

5) Reviews - see The reviews tables.

6) Decisions - see The decisions table

7) Emails 

8) Downloads - In this section, you have the option to download various abstract books and reports. 


Forms

9)  Designing the submission form 

10) Designing the review form

11) Designing the decision form