At virtual or hybrid events, synchronous programming takes place live and everyone has to participate at the same time. Synchronous content types include plenary lectures, panel discussions, and social events. Synchronous content is generally less accessible, but does offer advantages for building connection through a shared experience.
See also: Asynchronous content
Citation: Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement. (2022) CSCCE Glossary: Virtual Events. Pratt, Woodley, Ainsworth, Carter, Crall, Elkins, Gauthier, Ihle, Kornahrens, Martinic, Santistevan, Shaikh, Sidik, and Wyatt doi: 10.5281/zenodo.6608609