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Schedule of Events

Below is the schedule at a glance for the World Conference 2021, taking place 28-30 June. As an international association, please note that the times listed include:

The schedule is subject to change.

Schedule of Events

What the History of Livestream Opera Can Teach Us About Zoom Calls (and Other Lessons About Virtual Connection)

16 April 2021

Drawing upon the history of livestream opera (popularized by New York’s Metropolitan Opera), the history of the cubicle, and best practices from successful remote work environments, the session teaches participants how to make optimum use of virtual communication tools in the short term, and how to effectively integrate these tools into their work in the long term (after COVID subsides). Specific lessons include how to: make meaningful connections over virtual platforms, hold attention from a virtual audience that is easily distracted, create a remote work environment where people can connect and thrive, and recreate “informal” or “spontaneous” office connections while working remotely. The session will conclude with specific exercises and a customized summary of key points to support post-session learning and development.

Upon completion, participants will be able to: