Learning 2016

"Letter to Your Boss" for Learning Professionals

Saratoga Springs, NY (USA), September 2016 - Elliott Masie, host of Learning 2016, has published a "Letter to Your Boss" for potential participants at Learning 2016, a global meeting to be held 23-26 October in Orlando, Florida. 


Birmingham’s NEC on 19/20 October

World of Learning Conference Offers Key Insights into L&D

Birmingham (UK), September 2016 - This year’s World of Learning Conference is set to bring L&D theory and innovation into practice for delegates, as experts leading the way in performance excellence share insights and case studies within an engaging and interactive environment.


Gala Event in November

Learning Technologies Awards 2016 Shortlist Announced

London (UK), September 2016 - The Learning Technologies Awards has published its shortlist for its upcoming 2016 awards programme, with 200 individual organisations from across the world represented in eighteen awards categories. The winners of the Learning Technologies 2016 Awards will be announced during the Gala Evening at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, 30 November.



Interactive Workshop

The 21st-Century Games Revolution

Milan (I) / Berlin (GER), September 2016 - "The 21st-Century Games Revolution" is the title of the interactive workshop about games for health being organized and held by serious-games company "imaginary" during the sixth EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare. The conference is entitled "Transforming Healthcare through Innovations in Mobile and Wireless Technologies" and will take place in Milan, 14-16 November 2016.


Webinar on 28 September

eXact learning solutions Adds a New Authoring Feature

Valerio Torda, eXact learning solutions’ Managing DirectorGenoa (I), September 2016 - In September’s new release of its learning-content-management system (LCMS), global learning company eXact learning solutions is expanding users’ authoring options. In particular, it’s introducing a companion to "HM", its XML-based templates library for generating eLearning content. The new feature is called 'Document Model' (DM).


Experts in L&D

Theory and Innovation at World of Learning

Perry Timms, founder of PHTRBirmingham (UK), September 2016 - Sharing expertise at the internationally renowned World of Learning Conference, taking place 19-20 October 2016 at Birmingham’s NEC, will be a host of L&D innovators, practitioners, and thought leaders.



eLN Conference Renamed and Confirmed for 10 November

London (UK), September 2016 - The eLN annual conference has been renamed eLN CONNECT and will be its biggest ever event, moving to the Minories Suite at Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in central London. Open to members and non-members alike, registrations for this major conference are now being taken.


Kaltura Webinar

Adding Open Educational Resources to Your LMS

New York, NY (USA), September 2016 - The number of free and open educational resources (OER) has grown rapidly in recent years, opening up new possibilities for educators to add great content to their classrooms. But how do you find these resources, and once you’ve got them, how do you get your students access? You could just send them an external URL, but in doing so, you lose all the advantages of your institution’s overall video strategy.


Early-Bird Tickets Still Available

16th i-KNOW Conference in Austria

Graz, AustriaGraz (A), September 2016 - This year, the sixteenth i-KNOW Conference connects renowned scientists with innovative industry partners for a "data-driven future",  turning Graz into a hotspot for big data, smart production, and digital transformation. i-KNOW 2016 takes place 18-19 October at Messe Congress Graz.


EC-TEL Conference 2016

Reestablishing Open Education with Openness for All

Lyon (F), September 2016 - ICORE and MOOQ are joining forces and inviting all experts and practitioners to a joint workshop on open education for all. It will take place at the eleventh edition of the EC-TEL Conference , 13 September 2016 in Lyon, from 09:00-13:00.


OEB 2016

Artificial Intelligence in Education

Berlin (GER), August 2016 - Artificial Intelligence (AI) can support learning processes – of this many AI experts are certain, and Roger Schank is one of them. He visualises a technology-supported learning process in which an AI mentor would appear to help learners whenever they get stuck or have a question. The cognitive psychologist and AI theorist will be one of the key speakers at the 22nd OEB, Europe’s leading conference in the realm of digital learning and training.


Dynamic Development

145 Learning Sessions at Elliott Masie's Learning 2016

Saratoga Springs, NY (USA), August 2016 - Leaning in the workplace is changing, and sessions for learning leaders are being developed for Elliott Masie's Learning 2016 event, to be held in Orlando, Florida, 23-26 October. Over 1,500 corporate-learning leaders from around the world will participate in these sessions. Keynote speakers include Anderson Cooper (anchor of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360°); U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly; Twitter CLO Melissa Daimler; actor George Takei, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, MIT's Sanjay Sarma, and other thought leaders.


Learning Professionals

Hangout Connects Global Learning Community

Plymouth (UK), August 2016 - A four-day online event on how to use learning technologies to innovate, integrate and inspire in the workplace brought together over 250 delegates and 25 learning experts. The Big Sponge Hangout, hosted by award-winning eLearning company Sponge UK, took place 18-21 July 2016.



MOOCs Are Dead! - Long Live MOOCs

Brussels (BE), August 2016 - "MOOCs Are Dead! – Long Live MOOCs" is the title of the presentation of Dr. Christian M. Stracke, researcher in open education and innovation at the Welten Institute of the Open University of the Netherlands, at the 2016 edition of the annual European Distance and eLearning Network (EDEN) conference. Stracke advocates a shift of focus when discussing MOOCs. He also stresses the importance of a common Quality Reference Framework (QRF) to guide the design and development of MOOCs as well as other open online courses.