Conducting Successful Virtual Meetings: Getting Started with Technology Considerations (1.25 Hours)

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About the Training

Attending in-person meetings can be a real challenge for some people with disabilities. Whether the issue is access or distance, technology can be an effective solution to boost participation and even recruitment for your CIL Board or SILC Council.

So how do you do it? You will learn in this training how two SILCs have successfully enabled SILC members to participate virtually. If you have concerns about cost, web access, and tech savvy – they’ve been there. You’ll learn what to expect, common pitfalls and solutions, and what you’ll need to get started in your state.

Target Audience

SILC staff and Council members and CIL staff and board members interested in learning about effective, accessible, and affordable technology for conducting virtual meetings.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, you will have tools and resources that will enable you to:

  • Explain the concept of virtual meetings including benefits and challenges.
  • Identify platform, technology, and equipment options and features that best fit your organization’s needs and improve the conference room virtual meeting experience.
  • Identify strategies to overcome common pitfalls with conducting virtual meetings.
  • Describe an informed decision-making process and strategies for implementing virtual meetings through case studies and examples.

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