Instructions for Connecting to Meetings by VideoAs videoconference technology become more common, MnGeo is increasingly using videoconferencing to allow wider access to advisory council and committee meetings.
videoconference facilities are now located in most counties and all
Minnesota State College and University locations. Many state agencies also have
compatible equipment – please contact your videoconference administrator to
To connect to meetings via video, follow these steps:
out who schedules your local videoconference equipment and meeting room
(sometimes this is the same person, but not always - for example, the video equipment
might be available but the room might be booked).
- Reserve both the room and the videoconference equipment for the
Nancy Rader by phone (651-201-2489) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to
arrange a connection as soon as possible in advance. Several days notice
is very much appreciated, and at least 48 hours is required. All connections MUST be coordinated where the meeting
originates. No connection will be recognized without being coordinated
through MnGeo staff.
Let us know:
- The name of the videoconference facility you will be using
- Point of contact information for that facility
- Your name, phone number and email address
with the local scheduler in advance of the meeting date that the meeting time and location
has been secured and that someone will be available in case of technical
- Connect at the correct time and location.
Please contact MnGeo staff with questions or concerns. Also,
be aware that technological problems are always a possibility and MnGeo holds no responsibility for failed connections.