If someone had approached us at Kaleidoscope just over a year and a half ago, and asked us to produce a virtual conference, we would have been hesitant and skeptical. We likely would have argued in favor of the traditional “in-person” conferences, emphasizing the importance of real and physical ideological exchanges. However, the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has completely reshaped our perspective.
Virtual conferences have undoubtedly found their place in Israel’s conference landscape. Organizers must grasp the advantages and disadvantages of virtual conferences and strike a balance between utilizing technology and preserving the human element. In this blog post, we will explore tools for assessing needs and share insights on the production process.
When is a virtual conference effective?
Does a virtual conference limit engagement?
While a virtual conference lacks the distinct dimension of face-to-face interactions, it is by no means limiting in terms of information dissemination. In fact, virtual conferences excel in the demonstration aspect. They are not confined by the number of screens, offer dynamic transitions, and provide interactive operation options.