Key Dates

Learning Technologies Awards 2017

Learning Technologies Award 2017London (UK), May 2017 - The Learning Technologies Awards 2017 programme is underway:  the awards entry is open; sixteen awards categories have been announced; sponsorship opportunities are available; key dates have been set.

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Norway Beckons

LINQ and WLS 2017: Final Programme Published

Heerlen (NL), May 2017 - The final programme for the World Learning Summit 2017, 07-09 June 2017 in Kristiansand, Norway, has been published. Exciting keynotes, interactive workshops, scientific research, EdTech experiences, and innovative projects provide many reasons to attend WLS 2017. 

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OEB 2017 Theme: Learning Uncertainty

Berlin (GER), May 2017 - Uncertainty is the defining characteristic of our age. Can we learn to live with it? Can we accept it, manage it, and even thrive on it? We live in an age of acceleration. We are in the midst of a sea-change - a profound, transformative shift in knowledge, experience, and perception. It is a new era defined by technology, globalisation, information, and - above all - uncertainty. 

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Beyond 2020

Regional Conference on Learning to Learn

Heerlen (NL), May 2017 - The Erasmus+ project LELLE (Let’s Learn how to Learn) is holding a regional conference at the Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, 01 June 2017; its theme is "Learning to Learn: Beyond 2020". The aim of the conference is to share and learn about on-going challenges, as well as the huge potential in the changing educational landscape and global workplace of the future. The conference hopes to empower all who are involved in education and the workplace with inspiration and tools to stay relevant in the 21st century. 

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At Learning 2017

30 Under 30 Learning Leadership Program Announced

30U30Saratoga Springs, NY (USA), April 2017 - Every day, workers in corporations around the world attend classes, participate in eLearning, and are mentored on the job. Learning 2017, a global gathering of learning professionals taking place in Orlando this October, is reaching out to emerging leaders in this field with its eighth annual 30 Under 30 Program.

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Complexity of Learning

Turnitin Sponsors Inaugural MidSummit "Thinkference"

Berlin (GER), April 2017 - Turnitin, a leading online resource for learning and writing - and combatting plagiarism - is one of the major sponsors of the OEB MidSummit in Reykjavik, Iceland, this June. MidSummit brings together leading experts, thinkers, innovators, and practitioners from North America and Europe to examine and discuss the future of learning.

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NextSteps 2017

Digital Learning Content Creation on Show in London

Valerio TordaGenoa (I), April 2017 - Digital-learning-content-management provider eXact learning solutions will be showcasing its range of content-lifecycle-care solutions at NextSteps 2017. NextSteps is the EMEA user conference for customers of the talent-management-software provider, NetDimensions. Taking place at London’s Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, 10-11 May, the event is co-sponsored by Speexx, Dreamtek, and eXact learning solutions.

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The Future of Education

EdtechXGlobal Co-Chairing Launch of London EdTech Week

London (UK), April 2017 – Ten leading London-based education-technology organisations are joining forces to launch the first London EdTech Week, 19-23 June 2017. The organisations are EdtechXGlobal; British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA); EdTech Exchange; Google for Education; The EdTech Podcast; Emerge Education; Nesta; TES Global; University College London (UCL) Institute of Education; and UK Education Weekly.

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Global Perspectives

Exciting Keynotes at World Learning Summit

Brussels (BE), April 2017 - As the keynote and speaker list steadily expands, WLS 2017 offers an event of the highest order to meet and discuss the latest learning innovations. The World Learning Summit will highlight the challenge of open educational resources in an age of accelerated development of new learning technologies. WLS 2017 is organized in collaboration among the University of Agder (Norway), the Norwegian Business School, the Open University of the Netherlands, and the Stanford University HStar Institute. 

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To Inspire

Former First Lady Michelle Obama to Keynote Learning 2017

Michelle ObamaSaratoga Springs, NY (USA), April 2017 - Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be the keynote speaker at Elliott Masie’s Learning 2017 conference in Orlando, Florida, 23 October. As a transformative First Lady, Mrs. Obama launched and led four key initiatives: Let’s Move!, to address the challenge of childhood obesity; Joining Forces, to support veterans, service members,  and their families; Reach Higher, to inspire young people to seek higher education; and Let Girls Learn, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school.

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Save the Date!

Bett Asia Returns to Malaysia in November 2017

London (UK), April 2017 - Following a highly successful launch in 2016, the organizers are delighted to announce that Bett Asia is returning to Kuala Lumpur, 15-16 November 2017. Supported by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education, this event will once again bring together the region’s education community to discuss the transformation of education and to discover the innovation that will inspire change.

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tts Forum

Putting Practical Experience into Action

Heidelberg (GER), April 2017 - tts, a German eLearning provider, is about to hold its thirteenth "tts Forum" at the Print Media Academy in Heidelberg. Attendees at this specialist conference for corporate learning, talent management, and performance support can look forward to thirteen exciting speeches and presentations on 27 April. Like every year, the event will be opened by a keynote speaker; this year’s guest is Sascha Lobo, one of Germany's leading internet visionaries.

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