Zoom Webinar replaces BlueJeans Events on May 1

April 30, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Planning a webinar or virtual conference? Starting tomorrow, May 1, Zoom Webinar will be your go-to platform for virtual meetings with more than 300 people.

BlueJeans Events is being retired due to contractual limitations. However, BlueJeans will still be available for meetings with 200 or fewer people. 

What you need to know about Zoom Webinar: 

  • Zoom Webinar is HIPAA-aligned: If you have a Zoom for Health account, your Zoom Webinar will be HIPAA-aligned. Take proper precautions anytime you share PHI in a meeting or webinar by securing your meeting and following the safe computing guidelines
  • Zoom Meetings vs. Webinars: Compare meetings and webinars at a glance.  
  • Allows 10,000 participants: Zoom for Health accommodates 300 participants; Zoom Webinar can include 10,000 participants. You can request a Zoom Webinar license here
  • Training resources available: Zoom Webinar has many of the same features as Zoom for Health. Some differences include designating panelists, a Q&A feature, and greater controls over audience participation. Visit  ‘30 minutes to Becoming a Zoom Webinar SME’ to learn how to schedule, prepare for, and manage a webinar.

Get more information about Zoom for Health and Zoom Webinar on the HITS website.

Website: http://hits.medicine.umich.edu