ASP is a CMS platform that facilitates building event websites with several layouts to feature event sessions, speakers, exhibitors, and other types of content.
Sessionboard users can connect their events with ASP Events and sync session and speaker data from Sessionboard to ASP Events. This one-way integration is a user-friendly process that facilitates data transfer to ASP Events once users have approved and scheduled their sessions in Sessionboard.
Integrations are connected on the organization level in Sessionboard.
After logging in, click “Go to org” to access your integration settings.
There, you can connect new or manage existing integrations. To connect a new integration, click the “Connect” button below the integration.
For ASP Events, enter the API key and secret associated with your event.
Once the integration is connected, a window will appear prompting you to map your ASP Events events with Sessionboard ones. Select the ASP Events event from the dropdown list, then choose the Sessionboard event in the right-hand dropdown.
Enter the Seminar ID that you want the sessions to be synced to.
Click “Add Mapping” to complete the mapping process.
To remove event mappings, go to Organization -> Integrations and click Settings underneath the integration partner you are utilizing.
This will open the mapping window. A list of existing mappings will be displayed. Click “Remove Mapping” to disconnect specific mapped events.
Change Event Seminar ID
You can change the seminar ID that sessions will be synced to by removing the event mapping and connecting the event with a new seminar ID. In this case, sessions that were previously synced to the old seminar ID will not be deleted in ASP, but they will no longer be updated by Sessionboard in future syncs.
On the next sync, all sessions and speakers will be sent to the new seminar ID.
Syncing Sessions and Speakers
Before initiating a sync, ensure that you have reviewed and accepted the sessions that you want to sync to ASP Events. Sessions must have a date and time to be synced.
You’ll also want to ensure that sessions have rooms (locations), and formats (streams) assigned if you want those to sync with the associated session.
Sessionboard is not able to sync speakers to existing contacts in ASP. To ensure a seamless syncing of data, we require you to delete/disconnect contacts within ASP that have similar email addresses as speakers within Sessionboard.
Also, verify that the timezone matches in both events before syncing. To do this in Sessionboard, go to the Details page, then confirm a timezone based on GMT offset.
If you need to change the timezone in Sessionboard, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Sessionboard will endeavor to sync as much data between systems as possible. It is important to use system/standard fields when possible to collect information about your sessions and speakers to ensure they will be successfully matched.
Below is a list of standard fields that will be synced. Fields with an asterisk (*) are required.
Starts At datetime*
Ends At datetime*
Sessions that span multiple dates are not supported in ASP Events and will be synced as the same calendar day.
Sessions that have passed will not sync into ASP.
Type must match existing in ASP, else, will be created as “Session”
Client Session ID*
This must be created in ASP as a custom text field on every event seminar (and named sessionboard_id). This is where we sync our UUID
Session Content URL
To use this, this must be created in ASP as a custom field on every event seminar (and named sessionboard_content)
The most recent file will be taken from Sessionboard and synced to ASP
To use this, this must be created in each Sessionboard event and ASP as a custom field on every event seminar (and named key-takeaways in ASP)
First Name *
Last Name *
Facebook URL (Page)
LinkedIn URL (Page)
Twitter URL (Page)
Go to Sessions - Agenda.
Reminder: Only "Accepted" sessions and their associated "Accepted" speakers will be synced.
Under Options, click “Sync to ASP Events”
A message will flash at the bottom of the screen confirming that the sync has started.
When the sync is complete, another message will flash confirming that data has been synced.
If there is an issue, a message will appear verifying the number of sessions and speakers that were attempted to sync and that were successfully synced. Please check that your sessions have all the required fields and contact email@example.com if you need additional assistance.
Currently, syncing is a one-step process. There is no ability to sync individual sessions or speakers. In addition, syncing to ASP is a manual process that can not be automated at this time.
On resync, new sessions and speakers that have been added to the agenda in Sessionboard will be sent to ASP Events. Any updates that are made to previously synced fields (such as correcting a speaker’s title or changing a session time) will also be applied. If speakers have been removed from a session, this change will also be reflected.
Deleting sessions or speakers in either platform will not affect data in the other platform. Once a session has been deleted in ASP Events, it will not sync again from Sessionboard.
We recommend editing your data in Sessionboard prior to initiating a sync, and then in the partner platform post-sync.
To disconnect from the integration, go to Organization -> Integrations
Locate your connected integration and click the three-dot icon to the right of "Settings".
Click “Disconnect Integration.”
Confirm that you are sure before deleting the integration.
Once the integration is disconnected, you can reconnect using a separate API key/secret, or reuse the same credentials.
Disconnecting the integration will cause future syncs to fail, but will not affect previously synced data in ASP Events.