Technical Information

Platform

The virtual platform for the 6th Global Forum on TB Vaccines is provided by Key4Events.

Registered participants will be sent an email with a link to the platform and login credentials a week before the conference start date.

Technical Requirements

Browser

Google Chrome is recommended (preferably the latest version, but the platform also supports Edge, Firefox, and Safari. Internet Explorer 11+ is supported but is not recommended. Previous versions of Internet Explorer are not supported.

Internet/Wireless

As this is a virtual conference you will need a stable internet connection. You should have a bandwidth speed of 1.5 - 5 Mbps for high definition video. Minimum bandwidth speed is 400 Kbps for standard definition video (or lower resolution). Hardwiring through an ethernet cable may provide a faster connection.

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Processor Requirements

There is no minimal requirement in processing power.

Devices

There is no minimal requirement in terms of device, but we strongly recommend using a screen that is minimally the size of a tablet.

Firewalls/Workplace Devices

By default all content is accessible if your device is not running on a VPN. However, we cannot control the default restrictions set by your internet provider, organization, or state. If you will be logging on using a workplace device, you can provide the following information to your organization's IT team:

  • URL of the platform: https://tbvaccinesforum2022.key4.live/
  • Platform: using https; port 80,443
  • To access the video: we are going to stream via Amazon IVS platform - Protocol HLS port 80,443

Equipment

At a minimum you will need audio to hear the sessions (headset, earphones, or speakers).

For full functionality you will want to have available:

  • Audio (headset, earphones, or speakers)
  • Microphone (headset, earphones, or built-in)
  • Webcam (built-in or external)

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