Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Women's Health Symposium

Virtual Poster Session Guide

The virtual poster session for this symposium will be hosted through Gather.Town. Please review the requirements and guides for using Gather.Town to ensure accessibility prior to the poster session.

For questions or issues with Gather.Town, please contact Damon at damon@roseliassociates.com. For general questions about the symposium, please contact Sofia at sofia.jones@roseliassociates.com.


Join from a computer on any OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux). Mobile devices are not fully supported. 

Web browser 

Installing software is not required to use Gather.Town. Chrome, Edge, or Firefox browsers are recommended for Gather.Town. Safari is supported in beta. 

Desktop Version 

A desktop version of Gather.Town for both Windows and Mac. See https://gather.town/download. 

Allowing Audio and Video

After entering Gather.Town, a pop-up will ask for camera and microphone access permissions. Select 
Allow to engage with poster presenters and attendees.

Creating a Character

Choose a digital character with the option to personalize the character

Select Next Steps. Enter a name and select Finish.

Navigating the Space

Navigate through Gather.Town using the arrow keys or the WASD keys. You may also navigate using your mouse to double click a location on the Map.

Find someone on the Map by viewing the Participants list, selecting a person’s name, and choosing Locate on Map or FollowLocate on Map will display directions to the person. Follow will automatically move you to the person. 

Right clicking (or two-finger clicking) on anyone will open a context menu for that person. Messages to/from an individual will appear as private messages in the chat panel.

Keyboard Shortcuts

  • (x) – Interact with an object.
  • (Esc) – Close interaction (e.g., close minimap, close object interaction)
  • (Ctrl/ + P) – Open Settings.
  • (Ctrl/ + Shift + A) – Turn personal mic on/off.
  • Alt/Option + mouse drag – Look around the Space.

Interaction Shortcuts

  • (1) – Wave
  • (2) – Heart
  • (4) – Thumbs up
  • (5) – Question mark
  • (6) – Raised hand
  • (0) – Clear emote
  Audio / Video Settings To manage audio and video settings, open Settings. Select the User tab, then select Audio / Video.


Open the drop-down fields to change camera, mic, or speaker selections. 

Audio Level

Select Start playback to test the microphone. After testing, select Stop playback.

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