12 - 13 february 2020,
excel, london

 

conference programme 2019

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08.00
  1. 75 min
09.15
  1. 15 min
09.30
  1. 60 min
    With over two decades of experience in the world of corporate Learning and Development, Marcia Conner has a clear view of how things are changing in the world of work, what never really worked for our ...
10.30
  1. 45 min
11.15
  1. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    70 min
    What’s new and exciting in the world of learning technology? What has practical application and which tools are little more than just shiny toys? This perennially popular session gets beyond the hype ...
  2. Platinum Room 2 – Track 2
    70 min
    Leading from the front is not always L&D’s natural position in an organisation. However, increasing our influence, impact and engagement and embedding a culture of learning is something many of us can ...
  3. Platinum Room 3 – Track 3
    70 min
    Working collaboratively should be a natural process but throw some technology into the mix and it often creates obstacles that make it challenging for people to work and learn together. Overcoming the ...
  4. Platinum Room 4 – Track 4
    70 min
    This session reveals case study insights from practitioners who are successfully creating leaner and more agile approaches to L&D. Discover useful techniques for managing demand and changing how we ca ...
  5. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    70 min
    Possibly one of the most contentious areas of modern learning, evaluating its effectiveness and impact continues to be a hot topic. How do we determine if the content and resources we provide affect b ...
12.25
  1. 90 min
12.40
  1. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    40 min
    Crowd sourced support for your L&D issues Join us over lunch as we crowd source solutions, resources and the key issues which are effecting you. In this high-energy session, we'll draw on the knowledg ...
13.55
  1. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    70 min
    The use of virtual and augmented reality in organisational learning is no longer a pipe dream. Although less than a third of organisations have adopted them to date, the technology is now more accessi ...
  2. Platinum Room 2 – Track 2
    70 min
    Successfully navigating the thriving landscape of learning technology can be fraught with peril. Which providers should you partner with? Can they deliver on what their marketing materials say? And wh ...
  3. Platinum Room 3 – Track 3
    70 min
    Whether we like it or not, compliance remains an important part of L&D. However, with the growing choice of digital learning tools and technologies at our disposal, compliance learning has the potenti ...
  4. Platinum Room 4 – Track 4
    70 min
    Harnessing video as a medium for learning is now a well-established practice. Getting it right however, is not necessarily as simple as shooting some footage. Different styles and techniques lend them ...
  5. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    70 min
    Supporting a wide range of professions across our organisations is what L&D does. But what about our own development and the future of our profession? Exploring the current and future skills we need t ...
15.05
  1. 45 min
15.50
  1. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    70 min
    The term gamification is thrown around liberally in L&D these days, with the benefits of using game theory in learning now an established principle. But designing engaging and compelling games is an a ...
  2. Platinum Room 2 – Track 2
    70 min
    As L&D professionals, we can have all the digital tools and technologies in the world at our disposal, but if we fail to evolve our thinking about workplace learning then we are missing the point. Tak ...
  3. Platinum Room 3 – Track 3
    70 min
    The importance of learning analytics continues to grow, especially as we strive to improve the impact of learning on performance. We now have the systems to collect data after a piece of content is li ...
  4. Platinum Room 4 – Track 4
    70 min
    Does instructional design even have a place in L&D in the future as we evolve further away from our traditional course-based roots? Does digital fundamentally change how we tackle design? As one of th ...
  5. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    70 min
    Innovation – it sounds exciting and sexy doesn’t it? To gain the edge over competitors, organisations used to innovate every 5-10 years. Now it’s a daily requirement, crucial to their survival in busi ...
17.00
  1. 60 min
  2. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    60 min
08.00
  1. 75 min
09.15
  1. 15 min
09.30
  1. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    60 min
    There's a lot of hyperbole about the future of work, about how robots are coming for our jobs, leaving in their wake a dystopian nightmare of mass unemployment. Daniel Susskind is here to explore thos ...
10.30
  1. 45 min
11.15
  1. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    70 min
    Artificial Intelligence is the breakout technology story of the moment. It’s increasingly impacting our everyday lives, often without us noticing. And its potential impact on learning cannot be undere ...
  2. Platinum Room 2 – Track 2
    70 min
    Every organisation has its own mission, values and culture. And within that – whether it’s conscious or not – there will be a learning culture. It might be well-established or it might be non-existent ...
  3. Platinum Room 3 – Track 3
    70 min
    L&D has been borrowing lessons from its marketing peers for some time. Engagement has increased in importance, campaign-based learning is on the rise and providing consumer-level experiences for our p ...
  4. Platinum Room 4 – Track 4
    70 min
    Curation continues to be a buzzword in learning today, with adoption rates and enthusiasm for its potential still riding high. Is it the silver bullet we’ve been looking for though? Here to discuss th ...
  5. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    70 min
    Working out loud might be a new or intimidating concept to many. But feedback is a critical component in any learning process. We also know that organisations struggle to capture tacit knowledge and h ...
12.25
  1. 90 min
12.40
  1. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    40 min
    Women in learning Learning and Skills Group research in 2015 showed women were twice as likely as men to have supporting, administrative roles, and half as likely to have leadership positions. Things ...
13.55
  1. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    70 min
    With 70% of organisations already underway with their digital transformation of learning, it’s worth pausing to consider what this really means for the future of work. True transformation is not about ...
  2. Platinum Room 2 – Track 2
    70 min
    One of the huge advantages of today’s digital learning platforms is the data they can capture. From tracking popular content, to sentiment scores and the different paths people take on their learning ...
  3. Platinum Room 3 – Track 3
    70 min
    This session looks at one the most critical components of L&D’s future success. Without the ability to influence key stakeholders across our organisations, we risk being consigned to the backwaters. W ...
  4. Platinum Room 4 – Track 4
    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 ...
  5. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    70 min
    Buying an LMS is easy. Implementing it and making it work for your organisation is not. This case study-led session shares practical lessons from the frontline of LMS implementation. From aligning you ...
15.05
  1. 45 min
15.50
  1. Platinum Room 1 – Track 1
    70 min
    It seems everyone is talking about Artificial Intelligence, not just within learning, but every facet of our lives, from banking to shopping to communications. So, with AI becoming such a commodity, h ...
  2. Platinum Room 2 – Track 2
    70 min
    Learning technology ecosystems tend to be highly fragmented, with numerous platforms and tools spread across organisations – sometimes joined up, but more often than not, requiring manual effort with ...
  3. Platinum Room 3 – Track 3
    70 min
    Unfortunately, most of us do not have unlimited funds to spend on digital learning solutions. So, understanding how to prioritise our investments and leveraging existing or free tools and technologies ...
  4. Platinum Room 4 – Track 4
    70 min
    L&D is moving from a tradition of delivering stand-alone courses and isolated learning resources to creating ongoing learning experiences. Adopting a campaigns-based approach helps us string different ...
  5. Platinum Rooms 5 / 6 / 7 – Track 5
    70 min
    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) remain 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 behind them be harness ...
17.00
  1. 60 min

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