Best Practices for Going Virtual: Staying Engaged with our Visitors During Difficult Times
Monday, March 30
12:00pm Pacific / 3:00pm Eastern (one hour)
This event is full, but you can still access this great content and more!
A recording of this panel discussion will be available for free shortly after it is presented Monday, March 30. Stay tuned to this page for that information!
In addition, we have compiled a list of previously recorded webinars on related topics, including those presented by the panelists in this webinar, which are available for purchase. Click here
for information on those recordings.
Do you find yourself wondering how to best engage with your visitor while your facility is closed or with limited staff? If so, join us for this free webinar and learn from a series of panelists on how they’ve been using Skype, Facebook Live and Twitter both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear their thoughts, see some of their ideas (have you seen the penguins wandering around the Shedd Aquarium yet?) and get your questions answered during this discussion with Q&A.
Panelists will come from across the profession of interpretation including the Shedd Aquarium, National Park Service, California State Parks and Big Horn Radio Network.
Closed for Business. Open for Impact.
Immersive At Home Visitors Inside Your Interpretive Site Within 48 Hours With Nothing More Than A Camera and Laptop
Friday, April 3
9:00a Pacific/12:00p Eastern (1 HOUR)
With your doors closed for the foreseeable future, how can you maintain (or even expand) relationships with your community? As part of our effort to bring more free, timely programs to our members, NAI presents a webinar hosted by one of our corporate partners, TimeLooper, where we will explore the power of virtual reality and use cases in the current environment and practical ways to get your site online within 48 hours.
Learn how to share your experiences, educational plans, living history, and natural beauty with key stakeholders who are stuck at home, including:
- Families with kids dealing with cabin fever
- Educators forced into distance-based learning
- Topic enthusiasts and institution members searching for engagement
In this Zoom-based webinar, TimeLooper will discuss (and answer questions on) the following topics:
- Best practices on how (and why) to build VR-based immersion experiences
- Types of experiences you can easily develop
- Easy off the shelf tools to consider
- Hardware (how to capture footage)
- Distribution platforms (how to share the content)
- Creative tips on how to make content more meaningful