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Demystifying the Behind the Scene

December 9, 2020
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event
Link Provided in Registration Confirmation
MPI Ottawa

Today’s pandemic is leading to a different tomorrow, and that includes events. Join fellow Meetings and Events Professionals on December 9th from 12:30 to 2:00pm as #MPIOttawa demystifies what goes on behind the scenes of hybrid and virtual events.

Watch as Brian Johnston, National Director of Creative Innovation at Encore takes us through the actual work and equipment that goes into connecting virtual and in-person so seamlessly.

Following, you will get to enjoy a moderated a discussion to lift the mist on the ins & outs of hybrid event planning, and the weathered challenges and bright moments from our panel’s experiences.

We will be joined by an expert panel with experience in hybrid event design:

  • Brad Alford, VP Business Development ISI Live
  • David Dugas, President D.E. Systems Ltd
  • Robert Gordon, VP Software Development D.E. Systems
  • Jess Poon, Events and Logistics Coordinator Canadian Cardiovascular Society

The Agenda

Date:Wednesday December 9th, 2020

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm:
12:45 pm – 1:05 pm: Demonstration: Demystifying the behind the scenes
1:05 pm – 1:45 pm: Panel discussion: Demystifying the challenges
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm:  Wrap-up/final words
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm:  Optional Networking

When registering please enter in your event & set up questions! These will be used by our moderator to guide the panel discussion.


Business Casual


Members: $30.00
Non-Members: $40.00
Students: $15

Virtual Platform In-Kind Partner

 ISILive Logo DE-Systems-Big-CMYK 

Registration Partner

DE Systems Registration Partner

Event Partner

Ottawa Mariott

Media Partner

Ignite Magazine Media Partner

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