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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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].

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.

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the case for an entry that came out today, How to Get the Most out of the Conference. By 'the Conference' I assume they mean one of the EDUCAUSE conferences, but even that useful tidbit is missing from the entry. I once started a post, How to Attend a Conference.

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The TED of all Leadership Management Conferences – A Review of the Drucker Forum 2013

Dan Pontefract

The conference theme was entitled “Managing Complexity” yet I don’t think it did justice to the presentations, banter and discussions that transpired. He helped kick off the conference with a cutting observation that set the tone for almost all interactions thereafter.

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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.

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.

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.

Adaptive Path 2014 Conferences & Workshops: End of Year Registration Sale

Adaptive Path

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

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.

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.

Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events

Luis Suarez

Well, as you well know, there used to be a time where I had enough time in my hands to live blog conference events that I would be attending from all over the place. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

Disruptive Educational Research Conference in India

Jay Cross

Next month at this time, I’ll be boarding a plane for Delhi. In the sixties I dreamed of visiting India but never made it. Finally fulfilling the dream has me totally jazzed. I’ll be taking part in EdgeX , an event that covers two important themes for education – Learning X.O (the

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.

What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

Beth Kanter

I am just back from spending a few days in London where I keynoted the “ Future of Social ” Conference hosted by Social Misfits Media with a talk about Gen Z or as they say in the UK, Gen Zed. Conference Speakers: What I Learned. Photo by Social Misfits.

Wrap Up of the Australasian Talent Conference

Kevin Wheeler

Australasian Talent Conference. Just back from our 5 th Talent Management Conference in Sydney. So we enjoyed our brief 3-day sojourn and headed back to Melbourne to plan for next year’s ATC Sydney conference and all the ones inbetween.

The Service Experience Conference Speaker Preview: Tim Ogilvie

Adaptive Path

Tim Ogilvie , author of Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Toolkit for Managers, will share his perspective this October at our Service Experience Conference. JH: Why do you think a conference about service design and experience is relevant now?

The Service Experience Conference Speaker Preview: Tim Ogilvie

Adaptive Path

Tim Ogilvie , author of Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Toolkit for Managers, will share his perspective this October at our Service Experience Conference. JH: Why do you think a conference about service design and experience is relevant now?

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.

Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal

Beth Kanter

The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) was the 12th conference that I have attended (it had earlier reiterations). Every year it is like attending a family reunion. I have some many friends and colleagues that I only get to see once a year at the NTC. Conferences

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. There is also an interesting effect that people who are not attending still hear quite a bit about the conference and have some level of tangential participation.

WISE: The world’s most important education conference

George Siemens

I attend somewhere in the range of 30-50 education/technology/learning conferences annually. These conferences range from local conferences with a 100 or so attendees to large international events with over 2000 attendees. WISE is a global event, though the organizers describe it as a movement and platform rather than a conference. I am not aware of the total investment in WISE conference and related education projects by the Qatar Foundation.

Thoughts on Conferences: What Makes them Good or Bad?

Kevin Wheeler

I have been to about a dozen conferences this year in various countries and four continents. And in fact, conferences have been a core part of my life, education and professional work for more than a decade. So what makes a good conference?

The Service Experience Conference Speaker Preview: Dave Gray

Adaptive Path

As we approach the launch of our Service Experience Conference , we asked keynote Speaker Dave Gray, Founder and CEO of liminl, to tell us why he's excited to take part and what you will learn from his talk. JH: Why are you excited about speaking at the Service Experience Conference?

The Service Experience Conference Speaker Preview: Kerry Bodine

Adaptive Path

We expect keynote speaker Kerry Bodine, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, to have a few words to say about this at our upcoming Service Experience Conference this October. For now, enjoy her thoughts on the conference and why she thinks service design is relevant now.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. This conference has been run for a few years now and is tentatively scheduled for November 15-17 this year. This is my attempt to collect some of what we’ve learned over the years doing those conferences.

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Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Go to face-to-face conferences. Attend online conferences. Looking at this ranked list, what stands out for me is the fact that people are taking formal training as infrequently as going to a conference – near the bottom of the list.

TRU Conferences vs. Traditional Ones

Kevin Wheeler

Most conference follow a traditional pattern: Keynote talks, general sessions, panels, and break out sessions. And that’s what a new type of conference is offering. they have begun to change the way we think about conferences. His conferences are called TRUs, often labeled as TRU LONDON, or TRU BOSTON or TRU WHATEVER. People and ideas that wouldn’t get accepted at a traditional conference now have a place to go. SLIDESHOW FROM A RECENT TRU LONDON.

Spotting the Human Side of Data at DoGoodData Conference

Beth Kanter

Last week, I attended and presented at the DoGoodData Conference in Chicago. “Problems don’t start with data, they start with people.” ” - @deanmalmgren reminds us not to lose sight of the user’s humanity #DoGoodData2015. Plenty (@PlentyCo) May 1, 2015.

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Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

In early February, I attended the Strata Conference in Santa Clara. I’ve had a bit of trouble carving out time to write concluding thoughts about the event (time deficiency is mainly due to last minutes activities related to our Learning and Knowledge Analytics Conference ).

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this selected conference list. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar.

MX Conference: For Passionate Leaders of Experience

Adaptive Path

That's why Adaptive Path puts on the MX: Managing Experience Conference. Managing and leading the delivery of great experiences seems like it should be so simple. Apply what you know about good user experience, mix in the basics of management, and voila!, results.

Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?

Beth Kanter

That is a slogan on a t-shirt, and while meant as a joke, it is all too familiar for many nonprofits. Meetings that waste your time!