Our popular event series, JSA Virtual Roundtables, is launching a virtual networking experience with our upcoming virtual roundtable events! Industry professionals are invited to join the monthly JSA Virtual Roundtables to hear top telecom and data center executives share their insight on the latest trends in network infrastructure, now with a unique opportunity to talk via video directly with other event attendees before and after the panel. And, the first 100 industry professionals to register will receive a fresh lunch delivered right to their door prior to the beginning of the event, compliments of JSA!
“We’re raising the bar on what virtual events can be and do,” explains Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, CEO and founder of JSA. “We heard from many of our industry colleagues that they were growing tired of conventional webinar formats, and were missing the feel of face-to-face conferences and shows. In response, we created a virtual environment where attendees will feel encouraged to participate on a whole new level. In the midst of quarantine and remote work protocols, we saw the need to tailor our technology to respond to the needs of our community, so that’s exactly what we’ve done.”
For Scotto Cutaia, the enhancements to the JSA Virtual Roundtables are a continuation of JSA’s tradition of hosting innovative and interactive events for the telecom and data center industry. “One of the hallmarks of our live events – such as the ones we hosted for years at Telecom Exchange – has been an emphasis on attendee networking. We organize all our in-person events with a focus on facilitating meetings and conversations between industry professionals, and now our virtual events are carrying on that practice.”
This new virtual networking experience will allow guests to experience an in-person conference feel with digital tables where they can mingle with attendees, moderators and speakers – all in a virtual networking lounge setting. In addition to networking, event attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with each other and the featured panelists in real-time during the roundtable discussion with an enhanced live chat feature and reaction buttons, as well as an option to join panelists by video to ask questions.
The new networking experience officially launched during our recent February 18 virtual roundtable event, featuring a discussion on “The ‘New Normal’: Effectively Facilitating Online Learning at Every Age.” Guest panelists included:
- Lev Gonick, CIO of Arizona State University
- Andrew Ko, founder and CEO of Kovexa
- Marci Powell, Chair Emerita and Past President of the US Distance Learning Association; Marci Powell & Associates
- Chris Bunio, Senior Director of Higher Education for Microsoft