This year at DevOps Unicorns, we are going to use Hopin as our virtual venue. In order to make your conference experience as smooth as possible, here’s a short tutorial on how to use Hopin!
As mentioned before, Hopin is like a virtual venue for our event. There are different rooms in Hopin that have different video collaboration functions, for example, there is stage, sessions, networking, and expo. There is also a chat where you can talk to everybody who’s attending the event.
In Reception, you can see the schedule and click on the exact session that is live at that moment.
Stage is where the main event is going to take place – don’t confuse it with the reception!
Sessions Room is similar to what has been previously known as Open Spaces – there you can have discussions in small groups with other attendees. You can participate in the chat and share your screen, if necessary.
Networking Room is a place where one-on-one meetings take place, but it’s designed more on like a “blind dating” basis – Hopin matches you up with another interested attendee, and then you can choose to talk with them, exchange contact information or move on to another attendee.
Expo is a virtual vendor booth hall. Here you can virtually visit the booths and also talk to the vendors on camera.
If you’d like to watch a step-by-step tutorial on how to use Hopin, here is a good explanatory video!
You can already register for the conference through this link here!
If you’re planning to join the conference from a different time zone, here is a useful guide on when the conference is going to start in different locations.