Virtual Meeting Resources

PAS Quick Notes :Guidance from the American Planning Association (APA) about using online tools for public engagement 

Platforms and Applications : A user friendly and commonly used online video conference site.

People Speak : A public hearing engagement platform to enable public input at governmental meetings.

Konveio : Online content engagement for civic projects

Mentimeter : A suite of interactive tools to enhance participant involvement in meetings, presentations and workshops.

Tips and Techniques

Austin Virtual Town Hall Meeting: A video recording of a municipal town hall meeting with online and other distance media access.

An article describing the Austin Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Ten Tips for Improving Online Meetings : Consensus Building Institute (CBI) suggestions for organizing and conducting online meetings.

General Resources

Civic Tech

The Civic Tech Field Guide is a crowd-sourced global collection of civic tech tools and projects.  Thousands of civic tech practitioners from over 100 countries have contributed to the resource.