While the need for social distancing continues, the need for us to stay together as a community is stronger than ever. To that end, we are working diligently to ensure that we can facilitate virtual munches, presentations, and hangouts in as smooth a manner as possible.
We have spent time and effort testing out the best meeting platforms and have chosen to use Zoomfor all of our current needs. Not only is both easy to access and secure to use, there is no cost for you to use the platform to participate. You can download the Zoom platform for Windows or Mac, or on your Android or Apple mobile device.
The following rules are in place for all Indigeo Volo Virtual events. We ask that you adhere to these simple requirements:
When joining, please use your Fetlife, Twitter handle, or nickname, as well as your pronouns.
Screen captures or recordings of Indigeo Volo Virtual events are NOT PERMITTED. In certain instances, a recorded version may be provided afterward at the discretion of the presenter. You are, however, encouraged to take notes and
Please keep your microphone muted when you are not speaking. This will help us cut down on background noise and make it easier to hear the main speaker. If you are having issues hearing the main speaker, or if you cannot be heard through your microphone, please refresh or reload the platform and check your microphone settings. More troubleshooting help can be found here.
Please wait until it’s your turn to speak. The best way to do this is to use the ‘raise your hand’ button, and we will work in a (semi-)orderly way to get to everyone.
We ask that you attempt to troubleshoot yourself before asking for help. Should you be unable to solve your problem, please direct the question to Nova North, the room host and moderator.