Once inside your chosen event area, select to add a new conversation by clicking on the option found at the top of the index.
Following this, to add your discussion:
- Do not interact with the document upload section - this is only to be used if you are adding a document
Add your discussion name/title.
Add the first comment to your discussion to the comment box.
Add the users you wish to be 'subscribed' to your document and select the button found at the bottom right to notify your new subscribers and complete the process.