If you are feeling social, on Toucan, talking to people is easy.
To join a conversation, hover over an individual at the event or an existing group conversation, that person/group will be enlarged. You’ll be able to see the name(s) of the person/people in that conversation, and you’ll see his/her/their profile picture(s) much better. All you have to do to join someone in the conversation is click on them. And if you see that they're already in a group, clicking "Join" is your ticket into that group.
Here's the rundown for joining different circumstances in Toucan:
Individuals: Hover over an avatar and the join button will pop up. Click to join.
Groups: Hover a group and click on the middle join button.
Meeting Spots: Hover a meeting spot and the join button will pop up. Click to join.