If you've ever run a virtual event with multiple speakers, you surely know how challenging it is. Coordinating the handovers from one speaker to another, managing the technical side, you name it.
It just may be that the virtual advisory board meeting allows for a more equitable space than an in-person meeting.
Everything you thought you knew about advisory board meetings has been upended. Those 2-day, intensely focused in-person meetings, punctuated by coffee and lunch breaks, don't work in the virtual setting. Open Audience has recently published a blog entry sharing their thoughts on advisory board meetings.