New solutions to address virtual public meeting challenges

In light of the recent FBI warning against publicly sharing video conference service links, we’ve received an influx of questions about hosting public meetings virtually.

These concerns reflect the nature of our rapidly-changing environment. Just two weeks ago, most organizations were just beginning to discuss what to do about public meetings. Now an entire wave of failed efforts are showing the serious shortcomings of off-the-shelf conferencing tools as a replacement for public meetings. Here are just a few of the recent stories – we’re seeing dozens every day:

It’s a sign of the times. Thankfully, this is a completely solvable problem, and a set of new solutions are in places as part of the toolkit. Today we’re announcing a new secure, access-controlled approach to public meetings. View the video announcement here:

The slides covered as part of this video are available for download here:

Cliff notes: New Solutions to address virtual public meetings challenges from Jay Dawkins
If you would like to view the full webinar “Communication During Coronavirus: Virtual Meetings Best Practices” you can view it on YouTube here.

Watch the webinar from Tuesday, 4/28 recently partnered with Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) and The National Freedom of Information Coalition to bring you the latest in best practices to ensure virtual meetings are secure from ‘hijacking’ without violating public records laws.

Here’s a brief clip of Daniel Bevarly discussing some trends he’s noticed in this time of social distancing and what NFOIC is expecting of organizations as they take their meetings online:


Watch the full webinar video and download slides here.


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