Conferences and other events are, in their own ways, learning experiences. Learning is a socially constructed experience. By creating opportunities for participants to feel socially connected and part of a community, we support their learning.
Consider a social space or session for interactivitiy such as:
Blackboard Inc. (2018 May 31). Breakout groups in Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience. [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/D4dudLGevhw
SCU Centre for Teaching and Learning. (2020). Adding activities to your session. https://spark.scu.edu.au/kb/tl/teaching-online/teaching-online-with-blackboard-collaborate-ultra/adding-activities-into-your-session