In March 2020, the association had less than two months to find an alternative solution and maintain a version of its 22nd edition. “We all thought, if Laval Virtual does not try it, who will?” says Laurent Chrétien. The eponymous event is a hit: 11,200 registrants of more than 110 nationalities, a rich conference programme with 6 simultaneous tracks featuring more than 150 speakers… all broadcasted live on YouTube.