IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems
14-17 December 2020 // Virtual Conference

Instructions for Presenters/Authors

DETAILED WEBEX GUIDE FOR PRESENTERS

INITIAL WEBEX SETUP:

Please install WebEx extension to your browser in advance.

Note: It is recommended to install a browser extension as WebEx events are supported better on an extension. We also note that the extension only works on some versions in Linux System. 

For MAC users, please enable Security and Privacy Permission for Webex. Support Information for MAC OS and Webex can be found here.

HOW TO JOIN THE SESSION:

  1. An access-controlled page will be created on our website, which will list the registration admission. You will be provided with the required credentials before the conference.
  2. You can join the WebEx session by clicking on the link to join the event.
  3. If you are joining the Session before the host has started the event, please wait in the lobby until the host starts the Session.
  4. Please join at least 10 minutes before your designated time slot.
  5. *Authors must be present during the video playback as well as the Q&A session. The TPC Chair will determine eligibility for publication if there is a no show by an author.
  6. All Presenters, please turn on your camera during the Presentation and Q&A session. You are welcome to stay in the session as an attendee when not presenting.

DURING A VIDEO PLAYBACK SESSION (IF YOU ARE NOT PRESENTING LIVE):

  1. If you are NOT presenting your paper live, the Session Chair will mute your microphone during the video playback. You can join the discussion with the attendees by sending messages to “All Participants”.
    WebEx Chat
  2. You are welcome to use private chat to direct questions to the Session Chair
  3. During the playback of the presentation video, attendees will ask questions related to the presentation through the Q&A feature of WebEx. The instructions are found in the Q&A section below.

Q&A SESSION:

  1. As organizers, we would like to ensure a smooth and productive virtual conference. Following the video presentation there is a short Q&A session.
  2. We request participants to use Q&A panel on the side-panel on the right of the WebEx window. If not shown, one can click on the icon shown below to enable the Q&A panel.
    WebEx Q&A
  3. Attendees will post questions in the Q&A window during the video playback. You are encouraged to keep an eye on the questions to answer them during the Q&A Session.
  4. At the end of the talk, the Session Chair will unmute you and ask you to answer some of the questions in sequence they were submitted and within the allotted Q&A period.
  5. The Session Chair will try to cover as many questions as possible depending on the allotted time. In case, some of the questions have not been answered we would request participants to use discussion boards for the same purpose.