PREPARE FOR CRLA’s VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

TIME ZONE: The Virtual Conference is based on Central Standard Time (CST).

DOWNLOAD ZOOM: Download Zoom to your computer device.

ATTEND: Join the CRLA Virtual Conference.

  • After downloading Zoom, launch the application and click Join a Meeting. It will ask you for a meeting ID number that is provided in the email you will receive from CRLA.
  • You can join a meeting by clicking the meeting link that was sent to your email or going to join.zoom.us and entering in the meeting ID.
    • IMPORTANT: Because this conference also includes breakout sessions, Zoom requires an attendee to have a Zoom account LINKED TO THE SPECIFIC EMAIL you used when you registered for the conference. Otherwise, you cannot automatically be placed in your selected breakout room. Zoom offers a free standard account and can be canceled after the conference. Click here to sign up for your free Zoom account if one is not linked to the email you used to register for the conference. If you have any questions, please send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CHECK AUDIO: Confirm the use of your computer/device audio.

  • On most devices, you can join computer/device audio by clicking Join Audio, Join with Computer Audio, or Audio to access the audio settings.
  • A Bluetooth device is compatible with the computer or mobile device that you are using.
  • What if you experience an echo in your meeting.
    • You may have both the computer and telephone audio activated.
    • If you join from a computer and call in from the telephone, please make sure you either:
      • Enter your participant ID when calling in.
      • Manually leave computer audio on your computer.

CHECK VIDEO: Confirming the use of your computer/device video.

  • While you are not required to have a webcam to join the CRLA Virtual Conference, you will not be able to transmit video of yourself. You will continue to be able to listen, and view the speakers.
  • If you have video/camera but it isn’t working.
    • Troubleshooting tips for Windows
      • Make sure that all other programs that utilize the camera are not using the camera or are closed.
      • Restart your computer.
      • Uninstall the Zoom client and reinstall the latest version.
    • Troubleshooting tips for macOS
      • Make sure that all other programs that utilize the camera, such as Photo Booth and Facetime, are closed.
      • Restart your computer.
      • If the camera still does not work in Zoom after restarting, check if the camera works in a Mac app, such as Photo Booth or Facetime.
      • If the camera works elsewhere, uninstall the Zoom client and reinstall the latest version.
      • If you are on Mac OS 10.14 Mojave and are still having difficulty accessing the camera, check your operating system permissions to confirm that Zoom has access to the camera.
    • Troubleshooting tips for Linux
      • Make sure that all other programs that utilize the camera are not using the camera or are closed.
      • Restart your computer.
      • If it does not work after restarting, uninstall the Zoom client and reinstall the latest version. 

Not a Member?