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Intro to OpenWater OpenWater in 10 minutes. Share with your colleagues who may be new to the platform. Preview Video Go to Course
OpenWater Essentials 12 modules, each less than 1 hour. Learn how to do just about everything in OpenWater in about 2 days. Preview PDF Go to Course
OpenWater for Advanced IT Professionals OpenWater is great without IT skills, these lessons demonstrate the breadth of what can be achieved with advanced skills Preview Video Go to Course
OpenWater for Abstracts Abstracts, Sessions, Call for Papers, Call for Sessions – every conference calls them something different. In this course we take you through a call; to review; and finally to scheduling. Preview Video Go to Course
Collaborative Session Builder Large scale conferences often have multiple presentations or abstracts assembled into sessions. Those sessions then get scheduled into a conference planner. This training walks you through our session builder feature to manage conferences with 1000s of abstracts. Preview Video Go to Course
OpenWater Scheduler Our scheduler handles conflict detection, multiple days, rooms, and timeslots. See it in action in this 5 minute video. Preview Video (See Session Builder Course)
OpenWater with Mobile Events App OpenWater has a deep integration with Guidebook.com. This intro course shows you how the work can be done in OpenWater and then sync’d to a branded mobile app in the iOS / Android app stores. Preview Video Go to Course
OpenWater with Zoom OpenWater created the first ever guide for running a virtual conference back in March of 2020. We have continued to stay with the technology trends. This course covers all of the ways Zoom and OpenWater work together. Preview Video Go to Course
Digital Transformation Starts Small This video is great for professionals at trade associations and professional societies to understand how this overused buzz phrase applies to our industry. Preview Video Go to Course
Webhooks for Associations
Explanation of what web hooks are, how associations use them, and how they can be used with OpenWater. Preview Video Go to Course
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