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Conference Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions about upcoming continuing education conferences, contact the Continuing Education department.
(217) 326-4535
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What conferences are hosted by Carle?

You can find a list and more details of all of the conferences Carle hosts on our website. You may also sign up for our email list here.

When will I get my certificate?

Certificates are issued in the weeks following the closure of the evaluation link, which is two weeks after the conference.

What types of credit and how many units are available for your conferences?

The continuing education statements can be found in the “Register Now!” emails sent to those subscribed to our mailing list and are also listed on each conference details page on our website under “CE Statements”.

I am attending one of Carle’s conferences. Where can I park?

Free parking is available at the Champaign County Fair Grounds. Fair Grounds parking is noted on the map above. From the fairgrounds parking lot, you will walk south down Orchard street, cross Church street, and follow the sidewalk path that will lead you between the hospital tower and The Forum. The Forum will be on your left as you walk south. If you choose to park in one of the parking garages, it will be at your own expense.

I can no longer attend a conference I registered for. Can I be refunded?

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing no later than seven (7) days prior to the conference. Notice of cancellations and/or transfer requests must be made in writing to

Should I bring my own lunch or will food be provided at the conference?

Depending on the length on the conference, breakfast, lunch, snacks and coffee/water will be provided. When you register for one of Carle’s conferences, there will be an opportunity to let us know of any food allergies you may have. If you have any concerns about whether or not your food preferences will be able to be met, please feel free to bring your own lunch or visit Carle’s cafeteria.

Where can I find the evaluation link for the conference I just attended in order to insure I earn continuing education credit?

The evaluation link is included in the registration confirmation email and the first page of the conference booklet. The evaluation links are not emailed to you when the event is over.

I forgot to complete the evaluation before the deadline for a conference I attended. What can I do to receive my certificate?

If you did not complete the evaluation within the required timeframe communicated to you, please complete a Missing Certificate Form and you will be sent a new link to complete the evaluation within 1 week. Then, you will be issued your certificate. No certificates will be issued 6 months after the deadline.

Do you offer Group Rates for conferences? What are the prices for attending?

We do not offer group rates or discounted rates for retired professionals. The prices for Carle’s conferences are $50 for MD/DO/DC, $15 for students/residents and $25 for all other medical professionals, unless otherwise specified on the conference website and email marketing.