Attendee Checklist, 2021

Thanks again for signing up for in this exciting Conference! The following information provides logistical details and tech tips. It is well worth the read – before Wednesday, 12/8.

Access: The main conference Zoom link and password can be found in:

  1. Your confirmation email – Registration Confirmation: National Zero Waste Conference 2021, which was sent automatically right after registration.
  2. A series of emails entitled National Zero Waste Conference Access, which were sent on December 5 and 6, and will be re-sent the day before each conference day. It includes the Live Program links and password for the day(s) you registered for.

Directory: The Attendee Directory will be available 12/7 to help conference attendees and sponsors network. If you missed this step on registration and prefer not to be included, please edit your registration by logging into the NCRA Event Portal using the same email address you registered with or this online form by Monday, 12/6, 5pm PST.

Questions: If you are interested in upgrading to the full Conference or have questions not answered here, on the FAQ page or in the above mentioned emails, send the Office a note. Be specific as to your topic and question. Please include your phone number as well as email address.

ATTENDEE CHECKLIST

BEFORE DECEMBER 8

ZOOM PREP

___  Consider plugging into your modem via an Ethernet cable/DSL versus using wifi.
___  If possible, use a laptop or desktop computer. They provide a better Zoom experience and generally work better with Zoom than mobile devices.
___  Download and/or update your Zoom Client for Meetings. (Zoom did a major upgrade in November. If you postpone, you will be prompted to update on login.)
___  Test your audio and video via Zoom. It sets up a test meeting just for you to see and hear yourself.
___  Need help? Before 12/8, contact the Office with Zoom as the subject and we can arrange a test session.

DECEMBER 8 AND 9

 ZOOM
___  Exit all applications including web browsers and turn your computer off and on again.
___  Limit the number of browsers you have open.
___  Open the Live Program and click the Main Stage link.
___  Virtual backgrounds may slow your access. If you must use one, choose one that is not animated.
___  Having problems during a session? Use the Private Chat function to contact the session Zoom Co-Host directly.