Running a Virtual Conference

Switching to a virtual conference format requires switching your expectations. Making the change from in-person events to a virtual conference experience can be overall beneficial if planned and executed properly. Conference Services can be your team behind the scenes from start to finish.

As you develop your conference, content is the driving factor. When you make the decision to switch to or incorporate virtual aspects, content can have an even bigger impact on conference attendance and performance. Registrations, audience engagement and participation are key components to success. Conference Services can help as you develop content and an event structure that amplifies your event in a virtual space.

Our Conference Services’ team can work with you on plans to curate engaging content, address risk, set objectives and deliver a conference in a virtual format. If you are advancing a new event or shifting an in-person event to a virtual platform we are capable and determined to help you with a flawless execution.

Conference Services is building resources to expand on what is possible for your conference and are happy to speak with you about your specific conference needs. Contact conferences@oregonstate.edu and let us help you bring your conference and research forward.

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Planning

Our experienced team can help you plan your next successful virtual event with as little or as much help as you need.

  • Budgeting and Cost Projections
  • Event Agenda Development
  • Content and Abstract Management
  • Registration and Check-In
  • Marketing Virtual Events

Technology

Whether you are on campus or off campus, our Conference Services team can help you arrange and deploy the right technology to make your online event a success. 

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Presenter Success

A prepared speaker is a happy speaker. Find resources for speakers planning their presentations for a successful virtual event.

 

Present

Audience Interaction

Key elements to consider when presenting remotely include engaging the audience, fielding questions, and visual aides. 

 

Strategies

Presenting Online

We have selected a combination of technology platforms to help you deliver your message and content with confidence.

 

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