Webex: What are all the Different Roles in the Webex Meeting Centers?

Below is a quick glance table for comparing the different roles in each Webex Center:

At a Glance:

Webex Meeting Center

Webex MeetingsWebex TrainingWebex EventsWebex Support
Polling CoordinatorYes
Closed CaptionistYesNoNoNo
Note TakerYes

Role Descriptions:
  • Host - The host is the person who schedules, starts and ends the session and or recordings of the session.  A host can also assign roles to other participants in the session.  The host role can be reassigned once in a live session. 
    • This role is required in order to manage Attendees microphones during a Webex session
  • Presenter - Responsible for sharing and annotating presentations, whiteboards, documents, and applications.
    • Assigned to Host by default.
    • Can be assigned to anyone if allowed by host
    • This role is assigned in breakout sessions for Webex Training and has the option to mute/un-mute Attendees in that breakout session
  • Panelist - Person that has been identified as a speaker or Presenter.  A Panelist can also assist Presenters by, responding to chat messages, conducting polls, responding to questions in the Q&A panel.  You can have multiple panelists in a session.
    • Can be pre-assigned when scheduling a Webex Event or Webex Training
    • The host must assign this role
  • Attendee - Any person attending the session who is not already identified as a Presenter, Panelist, or HostAttendees are typically who the session information is being presented to.
  • Polling Coordinator - Someone that conducts a poll in the Webex session by creating a poll questionnaire or for Attendees to answer.
    • This role is assigned to Hosts by default in Webex Meetings/Events/Trainings, but can be assigned to Panelists during the session
    • Must have Presenter role in order to assign new Polling Coordinator
  • Closed Captionist - Publishes captions in real time during the meeting.
    • Captions only show once the captionist publishes the captions.
    • Role must be allowed by host before being able to assign an Attendee the role of Closed Captionist.
    • Assigned to Host by default when enabled.
    • Must have Presenter role in order to assign new Closed Captionist
  • Note Taker - Publishes notes at any time during the meeting.
    • Notes only show once the note taker publishes the notes.
    • Role must be allowed by host before being able to assign an Attendee the role of Note Taker.
    • Assigned to Host by default when enabled
    • Must have Presenter role in order to assign new Note Taker

Keywords:webex, webex roles, roles, webex meetings, webex events, webex training, webex support   Doc ID:100197
Owner:Shawn T.Group:Cisco Webex
Created:2020-04-07 12:44 CDTUpdated:2020-04-13 14:17 CDT
Sites:Cisco Webex
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