How to access and join the engagement webinars for the HEIW and SCW Health and Care Workforce Strategy using Adobe Connect

IPC will be running four webinars in July to support HEIW and SCW as they enter the consultation phase of the draft strategy. The four webinars are being run primarily for anyone who is unable to attend one of the consultation workshops being held in Wales during July 2019. The webinars are identical and they will cover the same ground as these workshops. They will take place;

  • Between 2pm & 3pm on Tuesday 23 July
  • Between 10am and 11 on Wednesday 24 July
  • Between 10am and 11 on Friday 26 July
  • Between 10am and 11 on Monday 2 September

Pre-webinar set up instructions

NB there have been instances where corporate networks have blocked connectivity to the webinar even though below instructions have been follwoed sucessfully.  Please ensure that you test your connection to the webinar in advance.  If you are still unable to connect then please use an alternative network (e.g. 4G mobile or your home wifi) or report to your local IT to unblock.

How to access and join the webinar using Adobe Flash or Connect

To access a webinar via the Institute of Public Care (IPC) / Oxford Brookes University online learning platform you either need to be running Adobe Flash player v11 or newer (please check via https://helpx.adobe.com/uk/flash-player.html and test the open Webinar session) or you can use the Adobe Connect app or browser Add-in (meeting application).

To install Adobe Connect Meeting application

The following instructions are for Windows / Internet Explorer:

Click the Adobe Connect meeting link above and click Run.

A run command that appears at the bottom of the Internet Explorer browser.Next click the Install button

Finally click Exit & restart your browser

Test using the open webinar

To check if you have things up and running on your equipment please restart your browser and click this webinar link https://vlecture.brookes.ac.uk:443/ipc-workforce/ - you will see the screen detailed below:

By default you can enter as a guest

Type the name you want to be known as for the webinar e.g. Donald Twain (IPC)

Click Enter room

This will launch the webinar session.  NB if you are using Flash alone, the webinar will connect within your browser.  If you are using Adobe Connect a new window will launch.  If the new window asks to confirm the meeting url please copy and paste https://vlecture.brookes.ac.uk:443/ipc-workforce/ into the box.


What to do on the day (once you have set up - see above)

You will need to ensure your PC speakers are active / use headphones.  Questions are via text chat, you don't need a camera or mic.

If you're using Chrome, you need to manuually allow flash to run by clicking the site info button and setting Flash to Allow:

How to allow flash

Other modern browsers (Firefox/Safari etc.) will check Flash is up to date and also require permission for it to run.  Please contact your local IT support to set up.

e.g.

Adobe Connect

Choose to enter as a guest.