Do not attempt to initiate virtual meeting software from your remote desktop. This may result in you not being able to see or hear the meeting or have problems with connection speed. Copy the link and add it to your local computer browser outside of the remote desktop environment.
Consider accessing your email and calendar from a browser on your local computer http://owa.ad.umanitoba.ca That way, anything you click on will open on your local computer.
The Accessibility Standing Committee has identified a couple of resources to help make virtual meetings more accessible to participants.
Whether you’re hosting or participating, some of these tips may be useful.
Email Les Moor (Chair, ASC) if you would like to recommend another resource for this list.
Each librarian has received an invitation to Webex from IST. Locate that email subject line "University of Manitoba has invited you to Cisco Webex" and click on the "activate" button and follow directions. For support staff, you may contact IST and ask for an invitation if you have not yet received one. This invitation is NOT necessary to attend a Webex meeting.
Meeting invitation link issues (Join meeting is missing or link not working):
Want to know how to initiate a WebEx meeting invitation in Outlook so that participants will have the meeting in their calendar with the instructions embedded in the meeting? This eliminates the need for putting meetings in calendar manually and looking for joining instructions in inbox at time of meeting. Install WebEx Productivity Tools!
"Webex Productivity Tools is a separate package from the Webex Meetings desktop app for WBS39.10 and later versions. Productivity Tools supports integrations with other applications, such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Microsoft Skype for Business, Microsoft Lync, Internet Explorer, and IBM Lotus Notes." [from the site]
There are a few different ways you can join a meeting in Teams:
Once you have joined the meeting: