The VRST 2021 will be utilizing Discord as the platform for discussion and communication between participants of the conference.
Discord is an online platform that allows community members to share content and communicate via text chat, voice chat, and video stream.
To access the VRST 2021 Discord server, connect your Discord account to the VRST 2021 server using the invitation URL sent to you by email.
For comprehensive information on how to get started with Discord, please see these guides on Discord’s website. This youtube video also provides a good introduction to Discord.
First, you will download the Discord software. The software is available for multiple platforms and there is also an in-browser version, but we suggest downloading the desktop client for Mac or PC.
Logging in for the first time
Next, you will want to join the VRST 2021 server by simply clicking the invitation link sent to you by email, you will be invited to join the server with a page that prompts you for a username. Choose a username to log in. Alternatively, if you’ve used Discord before, you can log in using that username and password.
Setting up VRST 2021 Discord server for the first time
Once you’ve joined the server, there are several steps that you’ll need to take to get full registered access.
- Please set your nickname to be your full name registered for the conference with. To do this, right-click on the server icon in the leftmost column, select “Edit Server Profile”, and then update your nickname.