Work in progress. Last updated: 17 June 2020
For a research project I am connected to as a valorization advisor, I have been looking for a system to host online events that offers extensive opportunities for informal networking between participants. A system that makes an online event a bit closer to the experience of a live event at a physical location. So a system that has a bit more to offer than Zoom, although its feature to create breakout rooms is of course great. Because you might be looking for the same, I decided to share my findings here. On this page you can find:
Noticed an error or omission? You can contact me at email@example.com, and I'll try to update this page on short notice. If you are able to check in detail the features of one the systems mentioned under 3, so that it can be included in the table: that would be very welcome! I would of course acknowledge your contribution on this page!
Former academic researcher, multipotentialite, currently amongst others a web designer/developer specializing in websites for academia (sitesforscholars.com). You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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I have done my best to be as complete and accurate as possible. Nevertheless some disclaimers:
On https://blog.hootsuite.com/virtual-events/ I found this list of platforms for virtual events, some of them I still want to look into (if I find the time). Descriptions are also copied from this blog post at Hootsuite: