WebEx Meeting Center: Plan and Conduct an Online Meeting
Hold an online meeting using WebEx Meeting Center. Discover the process of planning, running, and troubleshooting a web conference meeting.
Plan Your WebEx Meeting
Set Up Your WebEx Account
Access WebEx at the U of MN
To participate in a WebEx meeting all you need is the link to the meeting, or the 9-digit meeting number. Your meeting host will send you this information.
Personal Meeting Room
The Personal Meeting Room is an individualized video conferencing space available to any U of MN member using WebEx Meeting Center. The Personal Meeting Room allows you to meet more quickly and easily by supplying a permanent and memorable URL for participants to join when they want to meet with you online.
Allow Someone to Schedule Meetings for You
Schedule a Meeting
Determine the Type of Meeting You Need
The Web Conferencing Tools Matrix compares the functionality of the three WebEx Centers and Google Hangouts to help you choose the best option for your online meeting.
Start An Instant Meeting
The WebEx "Meet Now" feature provides a one-click option to start a new meeting instantly, with no prior scheduling or setup.
Schedule a Meeting
You can quickly schedule meetings, set advanced meeting options, and even create meeting templates.
Schedule a Meeting for Someone Else
You can schedule meetings for someone else if you have been granted permission.
Prepare For Your Meeting
Gather the Right Equipment
Check your Internet Connection
It is a good practice to make sure that you have a stable internet connection before you begin your meeting.
Choose a Suitable Location
Depending on the type of meeting you are hosting, it may be helpful to use a space specially equipped with technology to support the needs of your meeting.
Use Audio Best Practices
Things to consider in order to have the best audio for your online meetings.
Prepare your Meeting Participants
Help your participants prepare for your meeting by providing them with access to this WebEx Participant Quick Start Guide.
Run Your WebEx Meeting
Conduct a WebEx Meeting
Start an Instant Meeting
The WebEx "Meet Now" feature provides a one-click option to immediately start new meetings instantly.