Conferences are primarily used for virtual lectures, virtual office hours, and student groups. They can also be used to demonstrate technologies or troubleshoot technology issues online. Conferences can accommodate as many users as needed, though the recommended guideline is a limit of 100 users. Currently, Canvas integrates with BigBlueButton.
Like many other online teaching resources, Canvas Conferences is experiencing a higher than usual demand. You may find latency when using this software.
More information on Canvas Conferences can be found here.