Live video streaming is everywhere. It’s being used for news events, conferences, birthday parties, and even training—basically, anywhere there is a smartphone and an internet connection. Streaming video is relatively easy, as your phone and social media tools make it simple to get started. Making that streamed video look and sound good, though, is the hard part—as is knowing what to do with it after the video stream finishes.

In this session, find out how to leverage the technology that fits in your pocket to become a live video streaming producer. You’ll explore how simple it is to stream live video, how to enhance the production value of your video, and how to incorporate the video into your social media and training needs. You’ll learn how to set up your smartphone or tablet for optimal live streaming video experiences, decide which streaming video platforms will work for your purposes, and leverage the video for current and future social media and training projects.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Why you should include video streaming in your social media and training projects
  • What makes a good streaming video, and how to make it even better
  • How to leverage and promote your live video streaming event
  • How to extend the shelf life of your video by incorporating it into social media and training projects


Novice to intermediate designers, developers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:

Smartphones, tablets, social media platforms, LMSs, video hosting options, and microphones.