Opening remarks

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Join us as we start the day. We'll share important information and other tips to get the best out of your second and last day at WPCampus 2021 Online.

Agenda

  • A huge thank you to our wonderful presenters, sponsors, organizers, and volunteers.
  • Our sponsors for this year's event include:
  • All sessions and activities for the event will be captioned, including all session videos and events in Zoom. If, at any time, you have an accessibility-related issue, please use the Help button on the website or send an email to accessibility@wpcampus.org.
  • Be sure to check out the event schedule.
    • Use the filters, explore the tracks and topics, and add sessions to your personal calendar so you don't miss them.
  • Review of today's schedule. We have a lot of fun and games planned for today.
    • At 1 pm Eastern, join us for a fun round of WPCampus-themed Trivia
      • We usually host trivia at our in-person events during the closing remarks
      • It's a great way to unwind after sessions, have fun with other attendees, and give out door prizes!
    • After a day of sessions is complete, grab a beverage and some snacks and join us for WPCampus Game Night
      • We will gather on Zoom and play a variety of online games, including Jackbox games and more.
      • The fun will start at 8 p.m. Eastern time and last as long as we like.
      • There will be a captioner on hand to provide captions for the games and any discussion.
  • Review of platform features
    • For each session, you will be able to live chat with other attendees
    • We ask that you submit any questions you have for the presenters using the Q&A tool embedded on the session webpage.
    • At the end of each session, we ask that you provide session feedback, which is really helpful for the presenters, the organizers, and the community as a whole.
  • We will also be giving away door prizes and here is how you enter:
  • If you’re interested in a fun, soft event t-shirt, you can go online and order the official WPCampus 2021 event t-shirt
  • One of our WPCampus traditions is to use the “previously allocated to swag” portion of our event planning budget to support a nonprofit organization.
  • In case you missed any of the hidden messages in our Slack workspace, a big piece of information we’re thrilled to share is that, COVID-19 pending, WPCampus will be going to Tulane University in New Orleans next July for WPCampus 2022!
    • Thank you to everyone who voted on which dates are best for them.
    • Right now, “No preference” takes an astounding lead in the survey. All of the specific dates are pretty much tied.
    • We currently have all of the dates booked on their calendars and hope to finalize them soon.
    • Make sure you’re subscribed to our newsletter to be notified when we announce the selected event dates.
  • We ask that you be ever mindful of the WPCampus Code of Conduct
    • We at WPCampus seek to provide a friendly, safe environment in which all participants can engage in productive dialogue, sharing, and learning with each other in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
    • We take our code of conduct very seriously. We require all attendees to adhere to our code of conduct and ask that you report any violations to www.wpcampus.org/contact.
  • Please use the “Help” button on the website if you have any technical issues with the website
  • There will be room moderators in each session that will be monitoring the session chat for any questions you might have about the event.
  • We invite you to also join the #2021-attendees channel in the WPCampus Slack workspace for any general event-related questions and discussions with other attendees.
  • Happy learning!