• 17 - 20 MAY 2022
Classical:NEXT Encore

How to Navigate the Classical:NEXT Encore Programme

30 November - 11 December 2020


Expanding on the annual gathering every year in May, Classical:NEXT brings you Classical:NEXT Encore - an online event series that will take place three to four times a year, offering sector and regional meet ups, presentations of the latest innovations and developments, project pitches and of course, music and networking.

This manual will help you navigate through the programme and make the most of your time and participation in Encore.

To be able to take part in the Conference and Networking sessions, attend the Academy and stream the Film, you must be a registered participant of Classical:NEXT Encore and log into your C:N NET account.
- Register here if you haven’t already to receive your C:N NET login details.
- With your login details at hand – head to the Classical:NEXT Encore Programme page here. The page can also be accessed in the dropdown menu under the “Programme” tab as “Classical:NEXT Encore”.

**Please note that you can browse through the entire programme without logging in, but you will not have access to the different interactive elements or to the links to join the sessions. All time zones mentioned on the website are Central European Time (CET).


Now you are ready to dive into Classical:NEXT Encore - here is how to actively participate:

Classical:NEXT Encore Sessions

Over the course of two weeks, there are a number of Conference sessions, Meet Ups, Presentations and Academy workshops for you to take part in. Browse the programme here.

The Opening Networking Drinks kicks off the programme and will begin at 10:00 CET on Monday, 30 November 2020.

How to access all online sessions (Conference sessions, presentations, Academy workshops and the Film):

  1. Click on "See Details" in the box under the session title and short description.
  2. This takes you to the C:N NET Event Page.
  3. Only registered participants will be able to see the button that says "Join Session" or "Join Meeting" - click on the button and the link will open and redirect you to the meeting.
  4. Enjoy!

NOTE: All links on the Overview page also lead to the specific C:N NET Event pages, from which you can also access the session.

For an overview of the Encore programme, head here: https://www.classicalnext.com/programme/overview_encore

To find out who else is taking part, visit our Who is Joining list: https://www.classicalnext.com/about/whoisjoining



Mattermost is an integrated instant messaging system available to all registered participants of Classical:NEXT Encore. To open the application and connect to all other participants, go to your C:N NET delegate profile. On the right hand side, you will see a list of options. Click on "Start Chat" and login to Mattermost using the details you received from the Classical:NEXT Registration team.

In the "Town Square" chat, we will keep you posted on programme updates and any relevant news. Under "DIRECT MESSAGES" in the left-hand side column, click on the "+" to start a direct message with any other registered delegate. You can also create a channel and write to an entire group, just click on the "+" next to "PRIVATE CHANNELS".

See you in cyberspace!