Technical Requirements

Please ensure your computer meets hardware, software and bandwidth requirements well in advance of the Virtual Conference; consult with your IT staff or consultant to ensure you are ready and available to access all elements of the event before it begins.

Browser Tests

Please take the following browser test for the Keynote Sessions (Slides/Video/Audio):
http://events.commpartners.com...

Please take the following browser test for breakout sessions (Slides/Audio only): http://eventcenter.commpartner... 
Browser Test: All Event Center users/viewers must access the meeting with an HTML 5 supported web browser.  To confirm if you are ready to participate in a web meeting, please take the browser test: 

Below are more specific user requirements for the web technology.

Minimum Browser Requirements:
Browser must support HTML-5. To detect your browser version, run https://whichbrowser.net/  

Windows 7 or later 
Mac OS X 10.9 or later 
Chrome 60 or greater
Firefox 52 or greater
Edge 14  or greater
Safari 10 or greater
iOS 10 or greater
Internet Explorer 11

IP Addresses and Ports to Allow for HTML5:   
72.32.161.112 port 80, 443 (web and audio)
72.32.200.104 port 80, 443 (web and audio)
72.32.221.65 ports 80, 443 (web and audio)
72.32.221.66 ports 80, 443 (web and audio)
67.203.7.114 ports 80, 443 (web and audio)

Minimum System Requirements: 

2.0Ghz Processor or faster 
2 GB RAM (Greater than 2 GB recommended) 

Other Recommendations:

  • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
  • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
  • Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
  • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
  • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
  • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with functioning speakers and sound card.  
Need Further Technical Assistance?

Please send an email to wra@commpartners.com or call our Customer Support Team at 800-274-9390

General Conference Questions

The 2019 WRA Virtual Conference “The Making of a Top Agent” will take place in real-time live via the internet. Registered participants will be able to access and attend the conference from a computer or mobile device with internet access (see Technical Requirements).

What are the dates and times of the Virtual Conference?
The conference will take place January 23-24, 2019. Sessions on Wednesday, January 23 are from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.  Sessions on Thursday, January 24 are from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  

Where will the Virtual Conference take place? 
The conference will take place online in real-time live through the internet. Both keynotes and breakout sessions will be broadcast from the WRA office in Madison, WI.

You do not have to travel to participate. All sessions will be accessed through this conference website.  All registered participants will be provided with login access two weeks prior to the conference to familiarize themselves with the site prior to the conference. 

What if I cannot attend all the live conference sessions? Will I be able to view the presentations at another time?
Yes. All sessions will be recorded and will be available on demand to registered attendees for three months following the live event.   

Is registration required?
Yes, registration for the live event is required. Registrations will not be accepted for only the recorded sessions.

When will I receive my login and password information?
You can access the conference site at any time using your WRA credentials. You are encouraged to log in, explore and familiarize yourself with the features of the site. Session handouts will be available for download two weeks prior to the event.

Will session handouts be provided?
Yes. PowerPoint slides, handouts or other presentation materials will be available for participant download from the conference site two weeks prior to the start of the event. Materials will remain on the site for three months.

Will I be able to ask questions of the presenters?
Yes, there is a chat feature built into each session where you will be able to type your questions. Session moderators will present attendee questions to the speaker.

When should we log in to a session?
All sessions will begin on time. We recommend you log in and familiarize yourself with the Virtual Conference site two weeks prior to the conference. The day of the event, you should log in 10-15 minutes prior to the start time to double check your connection and sound.

What are the system requirements to view this live-streaming program?
Please ensure you meet hardware, software and bandwidth requirements well in advance of the webcast. Technical requirements are listed above, under Technical Questions/Requirements.