Please register with Zoom then check your email for the meeting link. (Check your spam, the email will come from 

SPEAKERS, you will be sent a separate link for your speaking session.


1. When you log on please click on Participants at the bottom of the Zoom screen. Click on your name and then RENAME to add your affiliation to your name (for instance, I will click on Rename and change my name to say “Bonnie Trowbridge, CALSTART”.

2. Please note that you will be muted. If you’d like to ask a question please use the Q&A box at the center bottom of the Zoom interface.

3. If you’d like to chat with other participants, please click on CHAT at the bottom of the screen and choose who you would like to chat with. (Please do not use the CHAT function for questions to the panelists.)



1. Download the latest version of the software. (
2. Test your audio prior to the meeting. (How to test your audio on Zoom)
3. Need help with Zoom? (Check the Zoom Help Center).