How to Import Sessions into the Program

How to Import Sessions into the Program


  • Do not run the import sessions multiple times with the same data; otherwise it will create duplicates.
  • Do not the import sessions that already exist as this will not update sessions.
  • Only use to import NEW sessions.

  1. Click Dashboard
  2. Click Speaker Module
  3. Click Program button
  4. Click Import in horizontal menu
  5. Select Import Sessions
  6. In the first step of the instructions, Download this file - click the link to the Import Template and download it
    • Follow the instructions in the file and populate the columns accordingly.
      • Ensure to keep the file formatted and save as CSV. If the file contains accented characters, ensure to save in UTF-8 format.
      • Do NOT delete, move or edit columns or column titles.
      • If including authors and co-authors, ensure to populate email addresses in the import file.
      • In the first column, enter a value of 1, if the item is a session or start of a session
      • The Session Start and Session End should be the start and end time block of the entire session
      • Talk time is populated with the presentation duration in minutes
      • BEFORE importing, you may send your file to X-CD to have it reviewed
  7. Click Dashboard
  8. Click Speaker Module
  9. Click Program button
  10. Click Import in horizontal menu
  11. Select Import Sessions
  12. Click Upload CSV button
  13. Locate the file on your computer and upload the file.

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