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@@ -9,46 +9,46 @@ EmacsConf 2020 | Online Conference | **November 28 and 29, 2020**
EmacsConf is the conference about the joy of Emacs, Emacs Lisp, and
memorizing key sequences.
-EmacsConf 2020 will be on November 28 (Sat) and November 29 (Sun),
+EmacsConf 2020 was on November 28 (Sat) and November 29 (Sun),
2020 from 9am-5pm Toronto/EST time; equivalently, 6am-2pm PST,
2pm-10pm UTC, 3pm-11pm Zurich/CET.
-We are holding EmacsConf 2020 as a virtual (online) conference again
-this year, especially now, given the current state of the world with
-the ongoing global pandemic. We remain fully committed to freedom, and
-we will continue using our infrastructure and streaming setup
-consisting entirely of [free software][freesw], much like the last
-EmacsConf. Check out the [[**Schedule**|schedule]] and
+It made sense to hold EmacsConf 2020 as a virtual (online) conference
+again this year, especially now, given the current state of the world
+with the ongoing global pandemic. We remain fully committed to
+freedom, and we will continue using our infrastructure and streaming
+setup consisting entirely of [free software][freesw], much like the
+last EmacsConf. Check out the [[**Schedule**|schedule]] and
[[**Poster**|poster]] for more details.
## Watching
-On November 28 and 29 you will be able to watch the livestreams via
-<https://live.emacsconf.org>, which also has details on how to watch the
-streams using media players that support streaming (like mpv and VLC).
-
-We'll record the conference and post the videos and links on the
-individual talk pages. In the meantime, please enjoy
-[last year's talks](https://emacsconf.org/2019/talks/).
+Over the next few weeks, we'll split up the bulk video recordings into
+individual talks. We'll post the videos and links on the individual
+talk pages, and we'll send an update to the
+[emacsconf-discuss][emacsconf-discuss] mailing list. In the meantime,
+please enjoy [last year's talks](https://emacsconf.org/2019/talks/).
## Participating
-For audience questions specifically, we will be experimenting with
-using a collaboratively-editable Etherpad as the primary means of
-collecting audience questions.
-<https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/emacsconf-2020> If, however, you are
-unable to access the pad to add your question(s), we will still try to
-take questions from our IRC channel (`#emacsconf` on
-`chat.freenode.net`), and ask one or two volunteers to kindly add
-questions from that channel to the pad on behalf of folks who are not
-able to or prefer not to use the web-based questions pad. To make your
-question easier to spot, please start it with **Q:**.
+For audience questions specifically, we experimented with using a
+collaboratively-editable Etherpad as the primary means of collecting
+audience questions. <https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/emacsconf-2020>
+We also took questions from our IRC channel (`#emacsconf` on
+`chat.freenode.net`), with volunteers adding questions from that
+channel to the pad on behalf of folks who were not able to or prefer
+not to use the web-based questions pad.
Come hang out with us in `#emacsconf` on `chat.freenode.net`. You can
join the chat using [your favourite IRC client][ircs], or by visiting
[chat.emacsconf.org][chat] in your web browser, a self-hosted instance
of [The Lounge][thelounge] free software web IRC client for EmacsConf.
+To follow up after the conference, please check the [[schedule]] for
+the link to the individual talk page. Over the next few weeks, we'll
+add notes from the pad, other resources, and followup contact
+information from speakers.
+
## Updates
Be sure to subscribe to our mailing list