How to create a speech

To create a speech go to Events in the top navigation bar, click on the event and locate the Program tab. Scroll down to the Speeches section and click “Create New”.

Fill in details, and click on “Create Speech” to publish the program point. Do note that the duration and time slots are configured by your event organizer. All times displayed are in your local time.

You can also add the program point to your personal calendar by clicking the calendar icon on the speech. To edit or delete the program point, click on the settings icon. Please note that once participants have signed up for a speech, you can only update the name and description.

How to manage a speech

It's possible to see who will be taking part in your speech, as well as any questions participants have submitted before the start of the event.

To view the list of participants taking part in your speech, click on the name of the speech or the settings icon next to it. This will take you to the 'Edit Speech' section, there will also be the tabs "Participants" and "Speech Questions" that gives you an overview of the registered participants and any questions they've submitted.

How to join and host a speech

On the day of the event, you can access a speech your company is hosting or you’re speaking at through either the Lobby, Program, or My Schedule tabs. Simply click on the “Join” button of the speech and if it’s your first time on the platform, you’ll need to configure your camera and microphone. Please ensure that you enter a speech at least 15 minutes before the start time to test/configure the functionalities, and upload presentations if you need to.

If you’re the speaker, choose “Join as a speaker” to appear on screen with both your camera and microphone turned on. If you’re just listening in on a speech hosted by a colleague, choose “Join as a participant” instead.

At the bottom of your screen, you’ll be able to upload a pdf presentation or share your screen via the screen share button. Please upload your pdf before the official start time so that participants don’t have to wait for the upload during the live speech.

Once you’re ready to begin, click “Start Speech” to go live for participants. This button will only be activated 5 minutes before the speech is scheduled to begin. You need to click on this button in order to launch the speech and allow participants to enter.

During the live speech, participants can interact with you and fellow participants via the Chat and Questions tabs on the right side of the screen. Questions posted in the Questions tab are upvoted and ranked accordingly. Participants can also view your company profile in the Company tab while in the speech, so make sure it's complete!

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