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Online meetings & webinars

  1. 2. Tourism & Recreation
  2. 3. <ul><li>Encourage communities to use VC County’s high-speed infrastructure to communicate & provide awareness of high-speed applications </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for community groups to communicate easier among groups and their members </li></ul><ul><li>Increase community collaboration & provide opportunities for economic development </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>To research & collect information on new web tools and test & evaluate – online meeting software & webinars </li></ul><ul><li>To have community groups & businesses actively using high-speed applications for communication & training </li></ul><ul><li>To help form new partnerships and discover creative solutions for working together in a rural setting </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Actively seeking groups to use the online meeting software </li></ul><ul><li>Software –– free use until Dec, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>To date – 21 groups have been involved – partner groups (RDA-NSAC-Ecology Action Plan) </li></ul><ul><li>Free training & user support available </li></ul><ul><li>Webinar hosting available-county-wide online conferences possible – endless possibilities </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>This project fits well with the County’s 5 year strategy plan for extending Broadband applications in the County: </li></ul><ul><li>Sustain Due Diligence </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor & expand Broadband </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to assist community volunteer groups </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure support & training </li></ul><ul><li>Active community engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Host targeted conferences </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Continue with the work of educating groups on the usefulness of various web tools, including online meeting software & webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Engage community groups to use online meeting software, especially county-wide groups </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase what Victoria County is still achieving with Broadband advancements </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>is an Internet based program used to conduct live meetings, presentations and training- using your computer and the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Each person sits at their own computer and connects to the meeting room to join other participants in real-time to share documents, presentations and even web browsers. </li></ul><ul><li>It provides audio and video </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>makes it easy to meet with a group and eliminate travelling – winter driving </li></ul><ul><li>it allows for a group to gather quickly and share and discuss information </li></ul><ul><li>meet anywhere at any time </li></ul><ul><li>use collaboration meeting tools that will enhance your meeting & provide interactivity of a face to face meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on documents in real time </li></ul><ul><li>Live or On Demand </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Webinars are a type of web conference. </li></ul><ul><li>a webinar is a one way transmission of information, generally a slide show from a presenter to an audience who are attending over their personal computer. </li></ul><ul><li>reach larger audiences, up to 500 participants </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Host webinars – informational seminars, lecture, town hall meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning – wide range audience, guests </li></ul><ul><li>Web Casts of Events – County-wide, National </li></ul><ul><li>Launches - new technology, new events </li></ul><ul><li>Live! </li></ul><ul><li>On-demand </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Need more information? </li></ul><ul><li>We would be happy to assist your group, contact us. </li></ul>