The Conferences Index Page allows you to view all the conferences within a course. As an instructor, you can create new conferences, start conferences, and manage concluded conferences.
In Course Navigation, click the Conferences link.
Conferences Index Button [View Image]
Conferences are grouped in two parts: New Conferences  and Concluded Conferences . Both always display the conference name  and description .
If a student has been invited to a conference, the student can view the conference in the Conferences page.
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As a moderator, you can start new conferences . Once the conference has started, the conference status shows as in progress . Participants invited to the conference can join as long as the Join button is visible .
View In Progress Conferences [View Image]
Concluded conferences display in the Concluded Conferences section. Each concluded conference shows the title, date, and description of the conference .
You can delete a concluded conference, by clicking the conference's Settings menu  and clicking the Delete option .
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Concluded conferences that enabled recording display the Arrow icon .
To view the recording and additional details, click the name of the conference .
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To replay the conference, click the Video or Presentation link . You can also view the duration of your conference recording .
The recording format link does not appear until the conference has been rendered for playback. The rendering process may take some time to complete. If your conference included closed captioning, the playback bar for the video displays a CC button to view the available captions.
To delete your recording, click the Delete button .
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Note: For all basic Conference accounts, recordings are automatically deleted 7 days after the conference ends. There is also no way to download these recordings. If you need to retain a copy of these recordings Zoom or Kaltura may be a better option.
If your conference included shared notes, you can view the notes by clicking the Notes link. The shared notes will display in a new browser tab, where they can be viewed and copied.
Note: Notes are only available for recorded conferences.
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Note: VCU has not upgraded to the Canvas Conferences premium tier, therefore, conference statistics is not available in our package.