13 - 14 february 2019,
excel, london

 

conference programme

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08.00
  1. 75 min
09.30
  1. Conference Room 1
    70 min
    Organisations today are by turns curious, excited and scared about digital transformation. One thing they are not doing, however, is managing the transformation well, or even adequately. The reason? I ...
10.40
  1. 30 min
11.10
  1. Conference Room 1
    70 min
    The emergence of new technologies continues apace. For busy L&D professionals, it can be hard to keep up with the latest developments, and figuring out how they might actually impact and support learn ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    70 min
    Practical learning frameworks for the modern workforce It’s easy to get carried away with the plethora of next generation learning technology available today. Whether it’s collaborative learning platf ...
    Chairperson
  3. Conference Room 3
    70 min
    Nudging us to deliver continuous learning  Will the next revolution in corporate learning come from converting our traditional courses and legacy e-learning experiences into micro-learning, curation a ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    70 min
    Since 2003, the Towards Maturity Benchmark study has been gathering insight on the effective implementation of learning innovation, based on the input of L&D professionals worldwide. In this session, ...
  5. Conference Room 5
    70 min
    This panel session showcases how to deliver learning effectively across large, complex and diverse organisations. With lessons from learning leaders who have all tackled different challenges of distri ...
12.20
  1. 90 min
12.40
  1. Conference Room 2
    40 min
    Designing a modern learning programme As modern learning leaders, there's a growing expectation that you will understand and know modern learning theories and practice and how to use these in the desi ...
  2. Conference Room 3
    40 min
    Globalization: you and the Learning Profession If the learning and development profession was ever a cottage industry, it isn’t now. It’s a global affair, and that affects both how we conduct our busi ...
13.50
  1. Conference Room 1
    70 min
    There remains much hype around virtual and augmented reality for learning, but how are organisations really using it in practice? With less than a third of organisations adopting these technologies to ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    70 min
    As the choice of learning media and digital delivery mechanisms continues to expand year on year, L&D is faced with increasing complexities when it comes to content development. But it is important no ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    70 min
    Knowledge equals power - the adage is as true today as in Francis Bacon’s time. Organisations are stronger when people share knowledge and learn from each other. Establishing a culture of learning how ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    70 min
    Social technologies have very much become a trend in recent years. But something often happens in the workplace that inhibits our natural ability to use these to connect, share knowledge and learn fro ...
  5. Conference Room 5
    70 min
    Is there a better way than to learn by doing? Possibly the opportunity to learn by doing without the fear of failure. Simulations provide a safe learning environment where it’s all right for people to ...
    Chairperson
15.00
  1. 30 min
15.30
  1. Conference Room 1
    70 min
    Artificial Intelligence is no longer the preserve of science fiction. It powers much of what we do every day and it presents huge opportunities for L&D. From automating mundane tasks, to providing fle ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    70 min
    Video production is now part of the mix for L&D function, but how do you do it well without spending huge amounts on kit? And how can you make it effective, without wasting time on script-re-writes an ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    70 min
    No man or woman is an island. Or at least they shouldn’t be. But throw some technology into the mix and people can find it hard to work and learn together. Now, one of the biggest shifts in learning t ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    70 min
    Most of us attempt to exercise our bodies, but how many of us truly keep our mind in shape? Making the best use of your brain might sound like an obvious activity, particularly for those of us involve ...
  5. Conference Room 5
    70 min
    Great digital learning does not have to cost a fortune, nor does it need to include unnecessary bells and whistles or be created by a cast of thousands. This panel session shares hugely practical insi ...
16.40
  1. 80 min
17.00
  1. Conference Room 4
    45 min
    Towards Maturity are working with the Learning Technologies show in London to launch a new study that will transform the way that L&D adds value to business and the way that the business values L&D. L ...
08.00
  1. 75 min
09.30
  1. 70 min
    For as long as we have had any form of schooling or training, experts have argued that learning was about being able to memorize and regurgitate information. Indeed, our educational system is largely ...
10.40
  1. 30 min
11.10
  1. Conference Room 1
    70 min
    What does ‘good’ L&D look like today? The past decade or so has seen explosive change in three areas: technology, how we work, and what we know about learning. The results for L&D are profound. Where ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    70 min
    Mentoring has always been a key part of learning at work, and indeed any effective organisation. Does it need to involve technology? Need it always be from the old to the young? No, and no. This sessi ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    70 min
    The idea of creating learning resources – not courses – that are often bite sized, is not new. Micro learning takes this to another level, with its short units and the focused nature of its content. T ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    70 min
    Learning takes place in the mind, and if we don't know how that happens, we are missing a trick. L&D can only truly function effectively if it understands what drives, supports and inhibits learning. ...
  5. Conference Room 5
    70 min
    How do you show the value of learning? There’s no easy, single answer because learning is complex and every organisational context is different. But some constants remain. And most agree it is about m ...
12.20
  1. 90 min
12.40
  1. Conference Room 2
    40 min
    The Truth About Digital Learning How does your experience of digital learning compare with others? Which technologies are really working in L&D and which are just hype or wishful thinking? In this rou ...
  2. Conference Room 3
    40 min
    Smart learning on tight budgets What do you do when your L&D budget is slashed? Not just trimmed, but dramatically cut? How do you make best use of the resources you already have – whether it’s an unl ...
    Chairperson
13.50
  1. Conference Room 1
    70 min
    Learning can often be made more effective or restriced by the way materials are presented. Providing the right, aesthetically pleasing, user experience can make or break the impact of materials in an ...
    Chairperson
  2. Conference Room 2
    70 min
    The insight presented by next generation learning analytics is exciting. In order to make the most of this chance of better understanding the who, what, where and why of what works (and what doesn’t!) ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    70 min
    Despite repeated claims that the LMS is dead, it remains a key tool in learning technologies for most organisations today. 96% are maintaining or increasing their LMS use this year. So how do you impl ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    70 min
    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become something of a phenomenon in learning, but what makes them work? Do they have to be massive? And indeed, do they have to be open? Or can the theory behi ...
  5. Conference Room 5
    70 min
    This session asks how we can better align what we do in L&D with the needs of the broader business, and shares some practical methods and tools for doing so. Krystyna Gadd argues that agility is essen ...
15.00
  1. 30 min
15.30
  1. Conference Room 1
    70 min
    One of the many manifestations of Artificial Intelligence that has the potential to impact L&D is the chatbot. Already, around 60% of HR professionals are using, or planning to use chatbots in the nea ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    70 min
    Tracking in learning has long been a talking point. Historically our ability to know what people do has been far too limited, raising the question of why we bother tracking activity at all. With the p ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    70 min
    Successfully managing large, complex implementations When you are implementing new systems and software, how do you reach tens or hundreds of thousands of people, widely dispersed, with diverse roles ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    70 min
    Using games in learning is now an established practice. But creating fun and immersive learning experiences that capture the addictive nature of games isn’t always easy, particularly with some of the ...
  5. Conference Room 5
    70 min
    How does L&D move itself up the agenda of organisations and become a more strategic business partner? There’s no doubt this is important to the future of our profession, but understanding the steps we ...
    Chairperson

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