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Call for volunteers: join the Ecsite Online Conference backstage!

The 2021 Ecsite Online Conference, the largest European science engagement conference, will take place on 9-11 June. The 2021 edition will take place online, on the Hopin platform. Ecsite is looking for volunteers to help the Conference speakers with any technical support. No need to know the Ecsite Conference or Hopin to apply to this challenge! Keep reading to find out the profile of the ideal candidate, the application process and more about the Conference and Ecsite.

Profile of the volunteer

  • Tech savvy
  • Fluent in English
  • Customer-oriented
  • Currently enrolled in a University degree
  • Free on 14 May (12.00 - 13.00 CEST) for a tech run
  • Free on 24 or 25 May (exact time to be chosen by you) to experience the platform
  • Free on 9 to 11 June (from 10.00 to 18.30 CEST)

What's in it for you

  • A free ticket to attend the Ecsite Online Conference!
  • Attend conference sessions and enjoy state of the art science communication content.
  • You'll be free to attend the networking moments, as well as all the entertainment events.
  • Free Hopin training - an online Conference venue.
  • Experience what it means to be on the backstage of the largest European science engagement conference.

Task description

Each volunteer will be assigned three Conference sessions a day (12.30 CEST, 15.00 CEST and 16.00 CEST). Each session lasts 45 min. Possibly we might need extra help with the entertainment programme on Friday 10 June at 17.00 CEST.

The role is to provide technical support when needed, provide information to attendees (via the chat) and collect some information from the session.

Application process

Send an email to Ines Montalvao, the Conference Experience Coordinator with the following information:

Your motivation
Your tech skills
Your equipment (assuring a good internet connection & tech support)

Deadline to apply is 17 May.



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