RoboSoft 2021

Event Type: 
Virtual Event
Event Description: 
The third IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft) brought together the best of academic and industry players on the cutting edge of soft robotics research. The 2021 conference took place virtually, with about 500 participants in attendance.
Monday, April 12, 2021 to Friday, April 16, 2021
IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics
Point of Contact: 
Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio
YC&E Project Lead: 
Maddison Capobianco
Scope of Work: 
• Created, designed and managed online registration
• Weekly meetings with clients to share ideas on how to run the conference, provide insight on how the Zoom platform operates, suggestions for polling options,
• Run through prior with speakers
• Day of management – provided a run of show for each day detailing minute by minute what needed to happen on the backend for the conference to run smoothly.
o  Screen sharing
o Running speaker presentations
o Communication with speakers
o Set up and management of breakout rooms
o Managing the chat
o Welcoming people in from the waiting room
o Muting/unmuting
o Handling any technical questions
o Recording all sessions
• Added all video recordings to website for attendees to view 
• Attendee communication
o Provided zoom link, calendar invites, and fielded registration questions
• Coordinated with YC&E marketing director on an extensive participants-only, password-protected website with in-depth information to guide participants through each day’s sessions and events.