Add a Hangout to your Google calendar event with just one click!

Scheduling a face-to-face meeting, presentation or training session with your colleagues  —  from any worldwide location  — is just a click away with Hangouts, Google’s free Web conferencing tool.

To add a Hangout to your calendar event, select “Add video call.” It’s that easy! The guests you’ve added to your calendar event can click the “Join Meeting” link in the event details window to participate in your real-time video meeting.

Screenshot of Committee Meeting add video call option

You must have a Google+ account in order to participate and enjoy the full Hangout experience. You can schedule a Hangout with up to 15 NC State @ Google Apps accounts or with a maximum of 10 accounts if consumer accounts are included.

To learn more about this powerful tool, register for OIT’s Lunch and Learn: Introduction to Google Hangouts – Laptop/Desktop Application on Wednesday, April 23 from noon to 1 p.m. in 216 Scott Hall.