Experimenting with conference design

Clark Quinn

And, what’s nice, is that they’re experimenting with conference design, not just moving straight online. To be fair, the Learning Guild has had a continual practice of trying different things at their conferences, and it’s been good.

Flying to Conferences

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I just want to take a few moments to consider Bryan Alexander's comments about flying to conferences. As most readers know, I have flown to hundreds of academic conferences over the years. Flying to conferences is just one of the things I've done over the years.

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Speak Aid 2020 (a free virtual leadership conference) Is Now Open For Public Registration

Dan Pontefract

34 world-class speakers have waived their fees to deliver a series of free … Continue reading "Speak Aid 2020 (a free virtual leadership conference) Is Now Open For Public Registration". Speak Aid 2020 speaking conference leadership speakaid2020

BCS Conference

Dave Snowden

Conference blogs NewsI started yesterday with a keynote address to the BCS Agile group. I'd accepted the booking some time ago on condition that I was on first so that I could get to Cardiff in time for certain important events but it made for a packed morning.

#AECT17 Conference Contributions

Clark Quinn

So, at the recent AECT 2017 conference, I participated in three ways that are worth noting. Unfortunately, the audience was small ( 27 parallel sessions and at the end of the conference) so there wasn’t a lot of feedback. The post #AECT17 Conference Contributions appeared first on Learnlets. I had the honor of participating in two sessions based upon writings I’d contributed, and one based upon my own cogitations. I thought I’d share the thinking.

Conference advice

Clark Quinn

David Kelly of the eLearning Guild has a series of interviews going on about attending conferences. Today’s interview is me, and you’re welcome to have a look at my thoughts on conferences. The point is to help attendees get some good strategies about how to prepare beforehand and take advantage after the fact, as well as what to bring and how to get the most out of it. Feedback welcome! meta-learning social strategy

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Middle East Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Review: SharePoint Conference 2011

Dan Pontefract

I recently had the opportunity to attend and speak at SharePoint Conference 2011 in Anaheim, California along with roughly 8,000 other attendees. This was the first SharePoint conference since the Fall of 2009. Overall, it was a good conference.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Clayton R.

Digital Learning Research Network Conference

George Siemens

I’ve been working with several colleagues on arranging the upcoming Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN) conference at Stanford, October 16-17, 2015. The conference will include social scientists, activists, philosophers, researchers, and rabble rousers. For a more thoughtful analysis of the conference and our call for submissions, see Bonnie Stewart , Kate Bowles , and Kristen Eshleman.

EdTech Innovation Conference

George Siemens

Our edtech innovation conference, held in Calgary May 1-3, is now more or less planned: [link]. I don’t think I’m overstating things when I say that there won’t be an edtech innovation conference in Canada this year that will have as stellar a line up of keynote speakers and panels: [link].

The TED of all Learning Conferences #LWF12

Dan Pontefract

On the dates of 25 January through 26 January, 2012, I had the opportunity to participate for the first time in the Learning Without Frontiers “ Future of Learning Conference and Festival ” held at Olympia in London, England. It was far too weird and off topic to the conference themes.

Educational Technology & Related Education Conferences: January-June 2012

Jane Hart

Clayton R Wright has produced the latest version of his well-known and well-regarded conference list. “This 26 th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. Conferences

The MIT Second Machine Age Conference

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A couple of weeks ago I attended MIT’s Second Machine Age Conference , an event inspired by the best-selling book of the same title published earlier this year by MIT’s Erik Brynjolffson and Andy McAfee. The conference was truly thought provoking.

Adaptive Path 2015 Conferences & Workshops: End of Year Registration Sale

Adaptive Path

It’s that time of year again… We’re running our annual end-of-year events sale and now is the time to save big on next year’s conferences and our Copenhagen UX Intensive workshop. Conferences. MX: Managing Experience Conference.

NHS conference

Dave Snowden

I spoke at a Development Day for senior leaders in the NHS today. As promised slides, podcast and other material are all referenced below. To all other readers - normal blogging will resume shortly, but you may find all the links here useful anyway.

AITD National Conference 2014

Harold Jarche

I will be speaking tomorrow at the AITD national conference in Sydney, NSW. Can you give us an overview of what we can expect from your From Training to Performance to Social pre-conference workshop? Sydney Harbour.

Playtime is Over: Reflecting on 2015’s Service Experience Conference

Adaptive Path

At this year’s Service Experience Conference , it was clear: playtime is over. The theme of this year’s conference seemed to hang on that question. You can find full videos of speaker’s presentations on our Service Experience Conference Vimeo channel.

Future of Conferences: Why People Attend

Jay Cross

I’m investigating the future of f2f conferences. Will conferences be disrupted à la newspaper business? What’s the future for L&D conferences, say five years out? How can we make conferences more effective? First of all, Why do people attend conferences?

A New Tribe: Reflections on the Service Experience Conference 2013

Adaptive Path

In one of the most passionate talks of the conference, she told the audience how she got her staff to understand the value of paying attention to the patron experience, from the trash in the parking lot to checking out books to the feeling of the bathroom.

Meaning Conference Highlights – A Collaborative Future #lawwe

Luis Suarez

Of course, I am talking about the Meaning 2012 conference event that took place in Brighton, UK, on October 1st and that three months later I am still remembering it as it were just yesterday. Something other conference events should mimic and learn from a great deal!

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 1-3, 2010 European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS), 8 th , Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

The conference business is booming yet every participant has some major gripe about the way conferences are run. In the beginning of the year, I looked into the future of conferences. I concluded that: Flipping conference presentations can vastly improve learning outcomes.

Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events

Luis Suarez

Over the last few years I have attended quite a few technical conferences and time and time again the main issue I keep bumping into is not having enough time to converse with fellow attendees to continue learning from one another. but also for the overall conference.

JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights

Luis Suarez

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Conference Balance

Clark Quinn

Just read a great post by Clive Shepherd - Cutting the Pie - where he discusses what the appropriate balance is at conferences. As you know creating Better Conferences is something that very much interests me. That conference was certainly the old model - mostly ideas and examples.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: it’s about people to people

Dan Pontefract

conference in Boston recently, Ross Mayfield ( @ross ) opined on center stage the following: “Discover people through content. Conference over here. Conference itself, more sessions should be devoted to actually connecting people to people, rather than content to people.

Networked Learning Conference

George Siemens

The Networked Learning Conference has now posted conference papers from the 2010 conference. I want to draw attention to three papers in particular that were influenced by CCK08/09 that Stephen Downes and I have delivered over the last few years (we’re gearing up for 2010.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

When I signed up for Spaces for Interaction: An Online Conversation about Improving the Traditional Conference , I didn’t appreciate how timely the topic would become. Conference attendance have played a vital role in our professional development. Is it a Conference?

Protected: Conference Board Presentation

Jay Cross

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Announcing: aWEAR Conference: Wearables and Learning

George Siemens

Over the past six months, we’ve been working on pulling together a conference to evaluate, highlight, explore, and engage with prominent trends in wearable technologies in the educational process. The aWEAR conference will be held Nov 14-15 at Stanford. If you have questions or are interested in sponsoring or supporting the conference, please send me an email. The 2016 aWEAR conference is the first international wearables in learning and education conference.

Learning and eLearning Conferences to Attend in 2019

Xyleme

It is time to start planning your 2019 learning conferences to attend, we are! Here is a list of some of our favorite conference to go to, but we would love your input also! Email Us the details of any conferences we have missed or that aren’t on our radar yet.

Why the Core77 Conference is About User Experience

Adaptive Path

The Core77 Conference speaker line up includes, among others, a UX lead at Google X, a wearable technology designer and a guy brazen enough to suggest that putting a floating swimming pool in the East River would be a great way to clean it up. At first glance, this event may not look like a typical conference for an interaction designer, but at the core of each presentation, you’ll find a reverence for the human experience and the way we interact with the world around us.

Digital Learning Research Network Conference 2016

George Siemens

As part of the Digital Learning Research Network, we held our first conference at Stanford last year. The conference focused on making sense of higher education. This year, we are hosting the 2nd dLRN conference in downtown Fort Worth, October 21-22 The conference call for papers is now open. The discussions and prsentations addressed many of the critical challenges faced by learners, educators, administrators, and others. The schedule and archive are available here.

The greatest MOOC conference in the history of MOOCs

George Siemens

I have been working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the past year on organizing a grant, whitepaper, and conference on MOOCs. The Conference. As part of this work, we are organizing a conference at University of Texas Arlington December 5-6, 2013: MOOCs and Emerging Educational Models: Policy, Practice, and Learning. Basically, this conference will be an outstanding opportunity to get a pulse of MOOC trends and trajectories.

EdTech Innovation Conference, May 1-3, 2013

George Siemens

I’m rather excited to announce the EdTech Innovation conference in Calgary, Alberta, May 1-3, 2013. The conference has a Canadian focus, but we welcome international attendees who are interested in EdTech innovation: EdTech Innovation is a national conference, hosted by Athabasca University in Calgary, May 1 -3, 2013, bringing together startups, researchers, and technology purchasers and venture capitalists.

Brilliant Conference Lunch Idea

Nancy White

This is brilliant from TEDX Edmonton. Green. Social. Creative. I’m going to steal- um- borrow this idea! Thanks for blogging about it, Mack Male ! Lunch was next on the schedule and as with the rest of TEDxEdmonton it was anything but ordinary.

Phoenix conference - opening presentation

Dave Snowden

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IBM Connect 2013 Conference Highlights – Adoption, Adoption, Adoption! #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

That’s probably the best part of the conference, where you just sit back, relax, free your brain from any constraint and just learn. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

Virtually free conference

Jay Cross

Back-channel: “Follow us before you get to the event at @kmworld and be sure to use #kmworld in your tweets from the conference. I’m attending KM World virtually for the next two days. Presentations are being screened live. I’ll see recordings of part of this: the gun goes off at 5:45 am Pacific and I don’t do that for anybody. The speaker line-up is great. David Weinberger. Dave Snowden. Awesome thinkers and explainers! Here’s the program.

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference 2011

Jane Hart

“The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is a series of conferences designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. ConferencesPresenters are leaders in their respective fields, representing industrial, academic and government communities. Leading researchers present their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of [.].

Special Discount on Nine Shift Conference Keynotes!

Nine Shift

Have one of education''s leading futurists keynote your next conference. We''re celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of NineShift. And get a $2,000 discount, half-off, the price! It''s our way of saying thanks to NineShifters for a great ten years, and a great century.

Gotta Share! – The Ultimate Conference Event Experience

Luis Suarez

Worth while a read, specially, for those conference organisers that are starting to ramp up activities for the next upcoming conference season , which, in my case, it always seems to start in June (Don’t know why…). Conference Events Enterprise2.0