Joining meetings with the Lync client is a simple experience for users. Clicking the Join Lync Meeting hyperlink found within any Lync Meeting automatically launches the conference.
The other easy way to join Lync Meetings is to leverage the Outlook meeting reminder that pops up before a meeting. When Outlook detects that the meeting is a Lync Meeting, it displays a Join Online button to the user. The user does not even need to open the calendar invite, but can instead click the Join Online button and immediately enter the meeting.
Users can also dial in to the conference bridge through the Lync client, or have another participant drag them into an existing meeting. This can sometimes be faster than trying to hunt for a calendar ...