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ALT-C 2011 will be broadcast live:

  1. Keynotes and Invited Speakers via Adobe Connect
  2. ALT Live Beta direct from the Exhibition Hall

Watch Live: Keynotes & Invited Speakers

Two and hoepfully three plenary keynote and all invited speaker sessions from the conference will be available live through Adobe Connect.

Watch live sessions: [opens in a new window]

  • Please join from 10 minutes before the alloted time.
  • Choose "Enter as a Guest"
  • Enter your full name and country in the single log-in field: thus Rajiv Khan [Scotland]; or Sarah Simonon [Canada]. (We encourage you to give your country to give you and the moderator a sense of the geographical spread of participation.)

The sessions will be moderated by James Clay, Matt Lingard, or Thom Cochrane.

We shall be using the built in Voice Over IP audio for Adobe Connect, and you will need a headset or a sound system for these sessions. We ask you to keep your microphone switched off at all times.

Before joining - Testing/Support                         

Before joining please test that you can join an Adobe Connect room and that you have the correct flash player loaded onto your computer. To test this please click on this link: [opens in a new window]

If you do not pass the first three items (note that you will not require the Adobe Connect add in – test 4),  then you will be unable to join the session, and you will have to resolve this with your IT Helpdesk (or yourself) via your normal process.  (The minimum system requirements are shown at [opens in a new window]

After joining - please do this 10 minutes before the session starts                                      

It is most important that you join the session 10 minutes prior to the start, to allow yourself time to test your audio connection by clicking ‘meeting’, at the top left of the interface and then select ‘audio set up wizard’ from the drop down menu.

Please inform the moderator of the session that you have completed the audio set-up wizard by selecting the correct option on the poll button, which will be visible within the session.

Mobile devices                              

Adobe does support I-phone, I-pad and Android. If you wish to join using these devices please ensure you have sufficient bandwidth (ideally DSL or greater). Note that for obvious reasons not all features and functions are supported on mobile devices. To learn more about mobile devices please refer to this blog for the latest apps.

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For more information about Adobe Connect and about Collaborate go to [opens in a new window]

ALT Live Beta

ALT Live Beta is a live internet video stream of the "back stage" of ALT-C 2011.

With interviews, chat, commentary, guests, discussion and more, ALT Live Beta will be bringing you the best of ALT-C 2011 and lots of back stage conversations over the internet live from the ALT-C Exhibition Area. James Clay, ALT-C 2011 Programme Committee member explains more.

Broadcasting schedule:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, 08:30 - 18:00
  • Thursaday, 08:30 to 13:00


Recorded highlights from ALT Live Beta will be made available later on the ALT Not-For-Profit YouTube Channel.

[Last updated 4/9/2011.]