Snap!Con 2023 Starts Today!
(This message was sent as an email to registered attendees. It's being posted here with Zoom information removed).
Day 1 of Snap*!*Con starts today, and we have several conference logistics and reminders to share.
This email is sent only to registered attendees. If you experience trouble joining a session via the online program, links to join the meetings are included at the end of this message.
View the conference program on snapcon.org.
Check the schedule each day, but in general the bulk of the online sessions will start two hours later, with the first block being workshops. There will be plenty of breaks scheduled throughout the day.
Today we will wrap up the day with a session about What's new in Snap*!*.
We’ll kick off the conference on July 19 at 10:10 am CEST (that’s 1:10am PST, 3:10pm CST, and 4:10am EST) with a short welcome.
You can join in-person or online via Zoom. (Whoops, you can join online for the online Welcome.)
Joining Snap!Con In-Person
Sessions noted as "in-person" will be held at the Citilab Cornella at Plaça de Can Surís, s/n, 08940, Barcelona, Spain (map). Onsite registration will open at 9:40am CEST and is at the main entrance of the Citilab.
Joining Snap!Con Online
Sessions noted as "online" on the Snap!Con program will be held via Zoom. Join the Zoom meeting for a session by navigating to the event on the program, and clicking the link under the presenter names, which will say "Join Event Now". Please note that you must be logged into snapcon.org to see these links.
Helpful Tip! Click on the star next to each event to build your own personal schedule. (If you don't see any stars, you'll need to sign in.)
Hallway Track Online
Throughout the entire conference (and in the hours between the days), we'll have a virtual "Hallway" track on Zoom. You will be able to join the Hallway track by navigating to the event on the program.
The Snap! Forum will be used as the discussion place for all conference announcements and user surfaced topics. Log in with your Snap! account to the Snap! Forum at forum.snap.berkeley.edu. Conference announcements will be posted on the Snap!Con 2023 category.
(New this year) Forum Chat
This year, we've enabled chatting in the Snap! forum, just for Snap!Con attendees.
If you're signed into the Snap!Forum, you should see a speech bubble in the upper right corner of the screen. There a a couple of channels "Snap!Con 2023 Auditorium" (to discuss events happening in the main room), and "Snap!Con 2023 Hallway Chat" for general discussions.
Use these chats to bridge the space between online and in-person attendees.
Note that these chats are just for people attending Snap!Con. If you already have signed into the Snap! Forum, you should have been added to the group. If not, you can click the link in the email to join the Snap!Con chat in the forum, or request to join the Snap!Con 23 Group.
Sharing Your Screen
Some sessions will have interactive components for attendees to showcase what they've worked on in the session. If you need to share your screen, please check out these screen sharing instructions.
Session Recordings and Recordings Availability
Each session will be recorded and will be available after the conference. Recordings will be linked to each session on the program. If you'd like not to be recorded, we recommend you turn off your video and ask questions via the chat.
Note for Presenters
A few items to remember:
- Review the screen share instructions above. If you have multiple speakers, they will be allowed to speak - just mute/unmute yourself.
- During the session, you can chat with participants in the Zoom room - we recommend you post to everyone and not privately so everyone can learn from each other. For any pre or post session discussion, please use the Snap! forum post for your session.
- You can edit your session to add materials to share with your session attendees, update your abstract, and add an event subtitle.
- Add a profile picture to your account so your headshot can appear on the program with your event. Once you are logged into the Snap!Con website, you can edit your user profile.
We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone soon! Please feel free to reach out to email@example.com with any questions.
See you soon!
— The Snap*!*Con Team