A panelist is a guest speaker of a webinar, who has the ability to talk and turn on/off his video in a webinar. The panelist needs to install the ezTalks app and join a webinar via the app. If he joins from the web browser only, he can only watch the webinar as a view-only participant.
Here we listed a few questions about how to add panelist.
Step 1: When you schedule a webinar and Publish it, you can see Invite Panelist as below:
Alternatively, you can go to My Webinar list and right click on the Webinar you have scheduled, then go to Invite Panelist:
Yes you can set panelist during the webinar if the webinar registration is on. Once someone has registered for your webinar, you can set him as panelist or participant. Here are the steps:
Step 1 Go to My Webinar page, then you can see the scheduled webinar. Right click on the webinar or click on More, then you can see View Registrant Details.
Step 2: Right click on one of the registrants, and you can set him as Panelist and there will be a little blue icon next to him.
Please check the gif below:
The panelist can join the webinar via the ezTalks app and you will see the controls on the bottom of the screen.
Note: if a panelist needs to share screen in a webinar, he can apply to be the presenter.