Register for the GA
Your registration to FSC general assembly will take place via FSC Events. FSC Events is a web application for various FSC events. It allows you to register for an event, appoint a Proxy, and create your agenda.
In order to register and access FSC Events, you must first have an active FSC Connect account. FSC Connect is the gateway portal that provides access to various FSC tools, content, and data. It delivers centred, digital solutions to help you engage with FSC.
How to create an FSC Connect account
If this is your first time engaging with FSC digitally, most likely you will need to create an FSC Connect account.
If you are a Member, Certificate Holder, Certification Body, Promotional Licence Holder, Staff or Network Partner, you should have received an invitation from us to create and activate your FSC Connect account. If you didn’t, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a non-designated representative, media, observer, etc. please follow the steps below to create your account.
Register by using the following Sign-up form. Fill in all the relevant information and click on “Sign up”.
Proceed with the activation of your FSC Connect account. Please check the detailed steps on how to do so above.
How to activate your FSC Connect account
Please check your email inbox for the email FSC has sent you with the subject line "Join us for the FSC general assembly 2022 - Activate your FSC Connect account to register" and click on “Activate my account”.
*If you didn’t receive the email, please contact us at email@example.com.
A new window will open containing your activation code. This activation code is unique to you and your email address, please don’t share the code or link with others.
Click on the “Continue” button. Create and confirm your new password. Then click on “Continue”.
How to register for the FSC General Assembly 2022
To go ahead with the registration for the General Assembly, you will need an active FSC Connect account. If you don’t have one, please check the steps on how to create and activate your account above.
Login to FSC Connect. Use your email address and your password and click on “Login”.
*For FSC International Members: Your Members' Portal account and your FSC Connect account are one and the same, you can use the same credentials to log in.
Go to the Events Portal (you can find it under the app menu in the top right corner) or click on any “Register” buttons on the page. Please read and accept the Terms and Conditions to continue.
Once in the Events Portal click on the “Register” button.
A new page will open, please fill in the information about your attendance and confirm your type of registration (virtual or in-person).
*At this stage, you can decide whether you want to grant permission for the creation and use of photographs/video/audio recordings during the event and subscribe to our daily GA Newsletter to stay tuned with the latest updates during the event.
If you are a member and require financial assistance to participate in the GA, you can request it directly at this point. Please click on the checkbox “I request financial support” and select what type of financial support you would like to request.
*Please note that Financial Assistance for Airfare and Accommodation can only be requested when attending the event in-person.
Once you have submitted your request, you can pause your registration. We will get back to you via email with updates on your request and the next steps to complete your registration.
If you don’t require or cannot request financial assistance, please skip this step.
Go to the payment section by clicking on “Continue with payment”. select your preferred payment method.
If you have a promotional code, you can redeem it at this point (please verify that it was applied correctly by checking the updated registration fee). Then proceed with the payment.
If you’re paying via PayPal or with credit card, a new window will redirect you to the payment website, please follow the steps to complete your payment.
If you wish to pay via Bank Transfer, please take note of the bank details displayed on the screen and proceed with the payment at your convenience.
Done! Your registration is completed.
If you paid online, you will see your registration confirmation, and registration number right away on the screen and by email.
If you paid via bank transfer, we will confirm your registration via email once we have verified your payment.
How to get request a Proxy
If this is your first time engaging with FSC digitally, most likely you will need to activate your FSC Connect/Members’ Portal account. You should have received an invitation from us to activate your account, if you didn’t, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you already use our online platforms, go to FSC Connect and log in with your email and password.
Go to the Events Portal (you can find it under the app menu in the top right corner). Please read and accept the Terms and Conditions to continue.
Click on “Events” on the top menu and select the option “Proxy”. You can also click on the button “Assign Proxy” at the bottom of the page.
On the Delegates List, find and select the delegate you wish to appoint as your Proxy. You can search on the "Members" list (all members currently registered), "My Organization" list (participants from your organization who are registered) or type the name of the delegate in the search field.
Once you have selected a delegate, click on “Assign Proxy” to continue.
Download and print the Proxy form. Please fill in all necessary information and collect the requested signatures.
To finalize and submit your request, scan or take a photo of the completed form and upload it to the Events Portal. Then click on “Submit”.
Once submitted, FSC will review your application and notify you by email of any updates.
Once logged in to FSC Connect go to the Events Portal (app palette on the top right).
On the Events Portal click on "Agenda and Sessions"
Below the description of each session, you will see the button "Access virtual session"*. This will redirect you to Zoom, you will have the option of opening the meeting on your browser or on the app.
*Please note that this option is only available for participants who registered for the virtual event.