Seminars and Exhibition

Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2016

London (UK), April 2016 - The annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum is to take place in London, 14 June 2016. The event contains a free-to-enter exhibition of leading learning-industry suppliers and the annual Learning & Skills Group Conference. The Learning Technologies Summer Forum takes place at Olympia, London, 14 June.



Gamification Is Changing

London (UK), April 2016 - Remember when gamification used to be about points, badges, and leaderboards? A free webinar on 26 April 2016 organized by The Learning & Performance Institute will explore the next generation of game-related tech for workplace learning: wearable virtual reality, equipment simulation, 3D game engines, etc.


Global User Conference

Talent-Management Leaders Converged in Boston

Rocky Hill, CT (USA), April 2016 - The NetDimensions global user conference took place at the Hyatt Regency Boston, 13-15 April. The agenda featured an impressive lineup of industry leaders and client presenters, as well as hands-on training sessions.


EdTech 20 competition

EdTechX Europe 2016

London (UK), April 2016 - EdTechXEurope, the exclusive eLearning-focussed summit, will this year take place over two days and has also undergone a branding overhaul to reflect the event’s growing global success and delegate interest. Now entitled the EdTechXSeries, the London event will take place 15-16 June, followed by a brand-new EdTechXAsia event, to take place in Singapore, 08-09 November 2016.


International Platform

The Future of Education and Best Practice Sharing

London (UK),  April 2016 - Blackboard Inc. has announced its annual Teaching and Learning Conference, which will gather educators, technologists, and industry leaders from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, at the University of Groningen, 06-08 April.


11- 17 April

Experts Debate Learning Games in #GameWeek Hangout

Plymouth (UK), April 2016 - Now in its second year, #GameWeek brings together academics, L&D professionals, and learning designers to explore the issues around the effective use of game-based learning. The event will feature a Google Hangout discussion with leading gamification expert Professor Karl M. Kapp, Senior Manager for Learning Solutions at Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) Group, Emma Barrow, and Game Developer at Sponge UK, Jason Butler. 



Learning Culture with the Best: Allianz, Lufthansa, and DHL

tts-ForumHeidelberg (GER), April 2016 - One of Germany’s largest eLearning vendors, tts, is bringing famous companies together and inviting its own customers and interested parties to the annual tts Forum 2016 at the Heidelberg Print Academy. With several hundred participants, thirteen speakers and nine exciting best-practice presentations, the tts Forum, now in its twelfth year, is once again offering various perspectives on digital learning at a diverse range of medium-sized and international enterprises. This year’s tts Forum takes place under the motto “Turn knowledge into workplace performance” and is oriented towards personnel-development officers, HR IT professionals, leadership teams, and vocational-training experts and practitioners.



Africa’s Vision for Education and How It Will Become Reality

Cairo (EGY)/Berlin (GER), April 2016 - More than 1200 international education and technology experts, advisers and investors will gather in Cairo in May to discuss how to turn the African Union’s vision of a “transformed continent” into reality. They will look at how developments in technology could enable education and training to boost growth and transform the lives and prospects of the next generation of Africans. The Conference programme is available online.



19th International Conference on Collaborative Learning

Clayton Hotel, BelfastBelfast (UK), April 2016 - The nineteenth International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL2016) is being organized in cooperation with the University of Ulster and takes place 21-23 September 2016, in Belfast, UK. The Pre-Conference Workshops are on 20 September. Abstracts can be submitted until 11 April 2016.


Academic Division

The 2016 International eLearning Awards

New York, NY (USA), April 2016 – Submissions for the 2016 International eLearning Awards - Academic Division, presented by the International eLearning Association (IELA), are now open! The deadline for submission is 10 June 2016.


Learning 2016

Astronaut Scott Kelly Announced as a Featured Keynote Speaker

Scott KellySaratoga Springs, NY (USA), March 2016 - Elliott Masie has announced that astronaut Scott Kelly will be a featured keynote speaker at Learning 2016, taking place 23-26 October in Orlando, Florida. Back from his historic record-breaking year in space, NASA astronaut Captain Scott Kelly has laid the groundwork for the future of space travel and exploration and continues to garner media exposure like no other pioneer of our time. 



ELearning Awards Becomes Learning Technologies Awards

winners of 2015London (UK), March 2016 - CloserStill Media, organisers of Europe's leading L&D event, Learning Technologies and the annual eLearning Awards, has announced it is to rebrand the awards programme as The Learning Technologies Awards. The goal is to broaden the Awards’ focus to cover the whole learning technology and eLearning market and bring the programme in line with its other “Learning Technologies” branded events and products.


Abu Dhabi

Keynote on Open Learning at International IEEE EDUCON

Christian StrackeHeerlen (NL), March 2016 - Dr Christian M. Stracke, Associate Professor for Open Education and Innovations from the Open University of the Netherlands, will deliver the keynote on open learning at the International IEEE EDUCON Conference 2016. The presentation is entitled “Open Learning for Smart Education: Open educational policies, strategies and access for all”. 


Video Pedagogy

Media & Learning Association’s Upcoming Webinar

Brussels (BE), March 2016 - "Defining Video Pedagogy and activating interaction", the next webinar in the Media & Learning Video in Higher Education series, will be held on 24 March at 15:00 (CET). It will focus on the huge potential that video has for learning engagement and on how to facilitate learning events in remote learning contexts.