Running a Live Poll

[Feature no longer offered by Convene, however you may still use this service with your own paid subscription.]

Running a Live Poll in Convene is very simple, here's how in simple steps. First, make sure to follow these instructions for proper setup.

FOR LIVE POLLING

  1. Create the Polling questions on PollEverywhere.com
  2. Download the PollEverywhere Presenter App onto the computer that will run the presentation. This will add a new tab to PowerPoint named, "PollEverywhere." Be sure to sign in on this tab.
  3. On a Windows computer: On the PollEverywhere tab in PowerPoint, import the polling slides into the PowerPoint deck. Save it. 
  4. Associate the Live Poll to a session in Convene Manager by using the Presenter's URL.
  5. Run the PowerPoint in Presenter Mode.

FOR LIVE QUESTION & ANSWER

  1. Create the Polling questions on PollEverywhere.com
  2. Associate the Live Poll to a session in Convene Manager by using the Presenter's URL.
  3. Push the Poll/Q&A to activate it.

  4. Open the Speaker's PollEverywhere URL, example: http://pollev.com/mattk on the computer on the day of to test/activate the poll.
  5. Test on your mobile app by opening the Session the poll was added to, and tap on the Poll button.