We are thrilled to have you attend the Creative Placemaking Summit 6 TODAY, Wednesday. Oct. 14, with registration opening at 9 a.m., and AMAZING pre-show performance by The Aadizookan at 9:30 and our official kickoff 10 a.m. EST. Please see below for some important details to keep in mind throughout the event as we navigate our first-ever VIRTUAL summit. We hope you have an awesome, inspiring day.
Accelevents, the virtual event platform, is most compatible with Google Chrome. We encourage you to stop by the “info desk” in the Virtual Event Hub Lobby before attending any sessions and screenshotting or downloading the information offered there. It will outline what to do in case of glitches or web errors, including in the event of a platform crash <spoiler alert: we’ll move to Facebook>, in addition to providing must-know information about the event and navigating the platform.
Want to be extra prepared? (Yes, please!) Follow this link for a step-by-step guide on getting started with the virtual Creative Placemaking Summit: https://support.accelevents.com/en/articles/4045754-intro-to-virtual-events-for-attendees
If you have difficulty getting logged in first thing in the morning, please reach out directly to Kyndra Sisayaket with the Arts Council, firstname.lastname@example.org, for support.
The Main Stage and Breakout Sessions:
There are two types of sessions for tomorrow: the main stage and breakout sessions. To access the main stage, click “stage” in the left hand navigation menu. For breakout sessions, choose “session” in the left hand panel, and click to join your preferred session. All sessions are visible with times and speaker information on the agenda page.
If you would like to attend a certain session, you can click the star next to the register button. It will save the session to your “interests” page and make an easy shortcut in order for you to join when the session begins.
Engagement during sessions:
You are able and encouraged to interact with speakers, artists and hosts by typing into the chat of each session. Please note that the chat will be viewed by a moderator, who will uphold the “Code of Humanity,” a set of behavioral policies for the event, particularly our chat area. Find the “Code of Humanity” in the Info Desk.
Please note there is a 20-30 second lag between the speaker and what you are seeing on your screen. If they don’t answer or respond to a question immediately, please give them a moment to do so.
If you are having technological issues, please visit the info desk in the Virtual Event Hub lobby if you’re able. The info desk is a space intended to serve as your one-stop for all things CPS6. Screen grab or download this information so if we (or you) have any technical difficulties with the platform, internet and more, you have the info you need so you miss out on as little as possible.
If you can’t easily or quickly find a solution to technical glitches, Accelevents has chat tech support available. Visit https://support.accelevents.com/en/ or any Accelevents page and click the chat bubble in the lower right corner.
If you are experiencing streaming issues, you may not be the only one and it could be an issue with the platform. Pop over to the Arts Council’s Facebook and Twitter accounts for status updates on any technical issues or challenges. Chat moderators will update on any speaker streaming or tech issues within the chat of the individual sessions.
If you have any questions or concerns about the information provided in this email, including getting logged in first thing in the morning, please reach out directly to Kyndra Sisayaket with the Arts Council, email@example.com, for support.