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O. SantolallaRock the Tech Stagehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6312-9_12

12. The Virtual Tech Stage

Oscar Santolalla1  
(1)
HELSINKI, Finland
 
Starting in February 2020, we began to hear how conferences were going to be canceled because of COVID-19; the first of these announcements came from the Mobile World Congress.1 Then in March, the pandemic was declared and all conferences fell apart like a house of cards. Many were canceled or postponed until the following year. The ones that had a bit more time for preparations went virtual for their very first time. Similarly, all types of business internal meetings massively became virtual. Easy as it might sound, most people were not ready for this switch from in-person to virtual. ...

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