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* 1. How many meeting(s) have you attended, that offered remote or online participation, during the past year?

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* 2. How many meeting(s) have you followed via remote participation during the past year?

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* 3. What organisation hosted the meeting(s) you referred to in questions 1 or 2 (leave blank if you prefer not to say)?

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* 4. If you named any meetings, which meeting had the best online participation (leave blank if you prefer not to say):

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* 5. Referring to your answer to the previous question, what made this online participation work better? (Select as many answers as appropriate)

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* 6. If you attended a meeting(s) using remote or online participation for your own attendance during the past year, to what degree did you feel yourself to be part of the meeting(s) overall? Mark more than one answer if different meetings had markedly different outcomes for you:

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* 7. If you know, please tell how approximately many remote participants attended the meeting(s) Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 8. If you know, please tell approximately how many in situ participants attended the meeting(s) Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 9. Which means of interaction were made available by the organisers? Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 10. Did the platform used fit the needs of the meeting? Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 11. Compared with attending a conference face-to-face, how would you rank remote participation for networking? Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 12. Did you use any additional tools for networking and socializing during the meeting/conference, as informal channels not included by the organizers? Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 13. Compared with attending a conference face to face, how would you rank remote participation for accessing the conference content? Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 14. Compared with attending a face to face conference, how much time does remote participation take, including travel?

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* 15. Which of these tools have you used:

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* 16. Please rate the tools you have used

  Very poor Poor Adequate Good Very good
WebEx
Adobe Connect
Skype
Google Hangouts
GoToMeeting
CoverItLive
ReadyMeeting
Microsoft LiveMeeting
Eluminate
Other A
Other B

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* 17. Which of the following do you find to be TRUE: Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 18. What problems do you consider of high significance: Mark more than one answer if appropriate:

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* 19. Compared with attending an overseas face to face conference how would you say remote participation compares in regard to its effect on these factors?

  Definite negative effect Slightly negative Neutral Somewhat positive Definite positive effect
Cost
Ecological footprint
Convenience
Amount of time invested
Quality of participation
Inclusiveness of participation
Participation in the overall process
Overall impact

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* 20. Thank you for your collaboration. If you would like to provide your name and/or email address for possible follow-up, please do so.

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