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
Host
YesYes
Yes
Yes
PresenterYes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PanelistNoYes
Yes
No
AttendeeYesYes
Yes
Yes
Polling CoordinatorYes
Yes
Yes
No
Closed CaptionistYesNoNoNo
Note TakerYes
NoNoNo


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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