With over 150 different sessions running over 2 days, the free seminars at the Learning Technologies exhibition feature a plethora of speakers. They’ll be sharing their insight and experience on a wide range of L&D topics and themes. There’s a lot to choose from, so we’ve done the hard work for you and selected our top picks from across the free programme.
The GoodPractice team will be at the conference on Stand M4. Please do pop by and say hello! You can enter our competition to win an Amazon Echo, and get your hands on a copy of our latest L&D research, Learning Technologies: What Managers Really Think.
11.45 - 12.15, Theatre 6
Learning Technologies: What Managers Really Think
- Owen Ferguson, GoodPractice
Don’t miss our MD Owen on Day 1. He’ll be sharing the findings from our latest L&D research, produced in association with ComRes. You’ll hear the surprising results about what managers really think about the learning technologies provided by their L&D functions, and how useful and accessible they perceive them to be. You can pick up a copy of the report and meet the GoodPractice team at Stand M4.
15.30 - 16.00, Theatre 10
The smartphone learner
- Andy Lancaster, CIPD
Andy’s session on the impact of smartphones in L&D promises to be both informative and practical. He’ll reflect on how this now ubiquitous piece of tech has changed our lives, as well as offering tips on how smartphones can be used effectively to facilitate and enhance learning and development initiatives.
16.15 - 16.45, Theatre 2
This session promises something fresh and innovative as Gent and Mark from Towards Maturity take us undercover to find out exactly how people choose to learn and what they think about their L&D function. We’re keen to discover if Towards Maturity’s work will echo our the findings of our own manager-focused research.
10.15 - 10.45, Theatre 1
Using marketing tactics for L&D success
- Yvonne Chen, Udemy
L&D initiatives can really be brought to life through the application of principles and techniques drawn from the world of marketing. We advocate a partnership
12.30 - 13.00, Theatre 1
Out with the old; transforming the digital business academy in 3 months with Bloom LMS
- Ben Cave, Tech City UK
The GoodPractice team are big fans of the Bloom LMS platform - for
14.00 - 14.30, Theatre 6
We’re delighted to be presenting this session with Booking.com’s Digital Learning Manager Kirk Davies. Booking.com have really maximised the potential offered by our performance support solution. With the Self Development Toolkit, they’ve achieved exceptional usage, which has been sustained long after the initial launch. This session explores how the solution has become part an integral part of the learning ecosystem across this global business. After the session, why not pop by Stand M4 to find out more about our work with Booking.com.
14.45 - 15.15, Theatre 10
Start with WHO: exploring the golden circle for learning design
- Ger Driesen, aNewSpring
Ger is one of our favourite L&D gurus, and he’s certainly in demand at this year’s conference. Not only is he chairing a number of the main conference session, he’s taking part in the free seminar programme too. Make time to catch him at this session where he’ll be going back to basics and introducing an approach to ensure that learners are at the heart of the learning design process.
16.15 - 16.45, Theatre 2
Make 2018 your breakthrough year!
- Laura Overton and Jane Daley, Towards Maturity
Laura and Jane from Towards Maturity round up Day 2 of the conference with a