Learning Solutions 2020 Sessions




The Learning Solutions 2020 program delivers over 120 dynamic sessions covering eLearning best practices, how-tos, case studies, and emerging trends. Jump into the topics that best fit your needs, and learn more about the tools and strategies for creating effective learning experiences.

Hands-On Learning BYOD Sessions

Hands-On Learning Bring Your Own Device BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) sessions allow you to go beyond theory and actually practice making things yourself, right then and there. These sessions provide the unique opportunity to learn hands-on, following along with an instructor step-by-step.

Data & Measurement

Adaptive Learning: Using xAPI for a Bespoke Experience - Anthony Altieri, Omnes Solutions
BYOD: Tell a Better Story with Your Metrics with Microsoft Power BI - Lisa Torres, Denver International Airport
xAPI: An Introduction for Instructional Designers - Megan Torrance, TorranceLearning
Data-Driven Design: Harnessing Analytics for Effective Product Training - Abigail Morris, PagerDuty
Is xAPI the Right Tool to Track Informal Learning? - Sara Walters, Info Tech
Data Literacy for L&D: Speaking the Language of Information - Zsolt Olah, KINEO
Data Is Useless Without a Story - Tim Dickinson, Watershed
Measuring the Business Impact of Learning: The Practitioner's Playbook - Rose Benedicks, LEO Learning
Prototype to Analysis: Building Organizational Buy-in for xAPI - Andrew McGuire and Ryan Hicks, LLamasoft
Using Evaluation Data to Enhance Your Training Programs - Elham Arabi, UNLV

Emerging Tech

Embrace the Punctuated Equilibrium: Creating your Emerging Tech Strategy - Chad Udell, Float, LLC
Emerging Learning Tech 101: Innovating Your Learning Ecosystem - Ann Rollins and Britney Cole, GP Strategies
Making Learning Available in the Flow of Work Using AI - Poonam Jaypuria and Rahul Singh, Harbinger Interactive Learning Private Limited
Converting an eLearning Course Into a Chatbot - Vincent Han, Mobile Coach
Driving Retention: Using Technology to Support Learning Science - Duncan Welder and Art Werkenthin, RISC
Prepare for Impact: Getting Started With AI in L&D - JD Dillon, Axonify
Automate the Boring Stuff; Focus on the Fun Stuff - Kristian Chartier and James Fuentes, BlueCat
The Future of AI Chatbots in Learning - Kimberly Ward and Robbe Addis, IBM

Games & Gamification

Games for Learning: Turning Your Training Into Engagement - Andrew Hughes, Designing Digitally
Best Practices for Implementing Gamification - Monica Cornetti, Sententia Gamification
Using Games, Characters & Storylines to Improve Learning Outcomes - Stephen Baer, The Game Agency
Cybersecurity Training Games - Dov Jacobson, GamesThatWork
The Hero's Journey: Exploring Often-Overlooked Elements in eLearning Games - Richard Vass, eLearning Brothers
Building Learning Games With Articulate Storyline and xAPI - Nicholas Bird and Steven Stonebraker, Hilton Grand Vacations

Instructional Design

Looking Forward to Compliance: How Stories Transform Required Training - Rance Greene, needastory.com
The Ideation Locker: Get Learning Design Right - Sherry Larson, Learning IDeologies
LX:2020 - Perfect Vision for the Ideal Learning Experiences - Robert Gadd, OnPoint Digital
How to Write eLearning Scenarios in the Shape of a Comedy Plot - Mike Roy, Royal Oak Media & MikeVRoy.com
Finding Your Design Voice - Victoria Brounoff, TD Ameritrade
The Missing Piece in Successful Learning Programs: Learner Personas - Danielle Wallace, Beyond the Sky: Custom Learning
The Power of Process Mapping - Abram Siegel, EASi
Bringing Narratives to Life - Hadiya Nuriddin, Focus Learning Solutions
Creative Design: Think Big to Elevate Your Learner's Experience - Eric Rowland, Paychex
Minimize the Noise: Methods and Examples to Reduce Cognitive Load - Tim Kozlowski, Palo Alto Networks
Motivation and Learning - Julie Dirksen, Usable Learning
Project Management 101 for IDs - Brenda Klajman, CPA Canada
Streamlining Branching Scenario Planning and Design - Christy Tucker, Syniad Learning
Conducting the Orchestra: Tips and Tricks to Work in Harmony with Your SMEs - Ian Kollar, Drexel University
Using Neuroscience to Increase Audience Engagement - Carmen Simon, Memzy
Reducing Friction: Lessons from Top UX Designers Who Delight Their Audiences - Connie Malamed, Connie Malamed Consulting
Designing for Performance: Using UX Methods to Meet Your Learner's Needs - Roberta Dombrowski, Learn Mindfully
The Path of Least Resistance: Are You Providing It? - Jeremy Roberts, Infinitude Creative Group
Instructional Comics: Are They Effective for Self-Paced Learning? - Kevin Thorn, NuggetHead Studioz
From Fright to Flight: A Job Task Analysis Case Study - Kendra Lester, Lana Kaplani and Jessica Rohani, JetBlue Airways
Building Compliance Training Engagement Using Learner-Driven Scenarios - Jenan Eses and Kate Mantegna, Publix Super Markets
eLearning Accessibility Tips, Gotchas & Standards - Paul Schneider, dominKnow
Build a Low-Cost Spaced Learning Program - Emily Wood, Serenity Learning
BYOD: Memes & Scavenger Hunts: 10 Ways to Improve Your L&D Program on a Budget - Katrina Marie Baker, Adobe
Start with Who: The Golden Circle for Learning Design - Ger Driesen, aNewSpring
Creating Blended Learning Experiences for Busy Professionals - Karen Hyder, KTC and Wendelyn DeMoss, Hearing First
Using Design Thinking and Storytelling Mindsets to Create Viral Learning - Nicole Wong and Debbie Au Yeung, PwC
Adopting the Best Agile Development Methods to Your eLearning Process - Molly Crowley and Nick Floro, Sealworks Interactive Studios
Down and Dirty Needs Assessment - Jean Marrapodi, Applestar Productions

Learning Platforms

4 Learning  Platform Trends To Know When Navigating the Learning Ecosystem - Randy Jones, eThink Education
LXPs: What the Research Told Us, and Why It's Probably Wrong - Ben Betts, Learning Pool
Successfully Managing Content and Data Across a Complex Learning Ecosystem - TJ Seabrooks, Rustici Software
The Business Case for Google Classroom - James Wall and Elizabeth Docel, Google
Purpose-First Technology: How Shell Chose its Learning Experience Platform - Luke Jackson, Shell,  Jeff Fissel and Mike Alcock, Instilled
You Have Selected an LMS. Now What? - Margharita Nehme, FirstService Residential

Management & Strategy

Be Free, Lance! Getting Started With L&D Freelancing - Ashley Chiasson, Traliant
Mastering Self-Directed Professional Development - Catherine Lombardozzi, Learning 4 Learning Professionals
Clownfish & Sea Anemones:  Symbiotic Relationships Modeling Success for L&D - Melissa Edmiston and Amanda Williams, American Institutes for Research
How to Identify Qualified Vendors for Your eLearning Projects - Joshua Gantz and Kacy Deering, Pryor Learning Solutions
BYOD: Build Stakeholder Buy-in by Tailoring Your Message - Mike Simmons, Catalyst Sale
Content Curation for Culture Creation - Nadine Monn, The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Going Digital: How to Successfully Transform the Learning Function - Marek Hyla, Accenture
Case Study: Improving Learning Transfer and Driving Results at Choice Hotels - Chris Longstreet and Christy Price, Choice Hotels International
Use Design Thinking to Boost Team Collaboration - Kristin Machac, Radford University
How to Get the Business to See L&D as a Trusted Advisor - Sonya Overstreet, Leadec
Marketing Your Learning Programs - Lynne McNamee, Lone Armadillo Marketing Agency
The Real ROI: How Business Leaders Evaluate Learning Investments - Ajay Pangarkar, CentralKnowledge
Talent GPS: Navigate Your Own Career - Lou Russell, Moser Consulting
Business Storytelling: One-Size Audience Doesn't Fit All - Kevin Campbell, The Presentation Company
Get Social: Design, Build & Host a Virtual Learning Community! - Susan Gatti, ImmixID
How to Succeed as an L&D Manager - Dawn Tedesco, C3 eLearning Solutions

Micro & Workflow Learning

Demystifying Microlearning for the Learning Leader - Sue Iannone, Bull City Blue and Carla Torgerson, Bull City Learning
5 Reasons for a Bottom-up Performance Support Strategy & How to Make it Happen - Pascal Guderian, tts - knowledge matters
GIFs for Learning: How and When to Make and Use Them - Laura Jakiel, Association for Institutional Rsearch
Microlearning to the Rescue: Your Guide to a Rapid Framework for Success - Shannon Tipton, Learning Rebels
Troubleshooting and Creative Problem-Solving in Workflow Learning - Ray Jimenez, Vignettes Learning
Making Bite-Sized Work: 5 Tips for Creating Effective Microlearning - Carla Torgerson and Alice Bumgarner, Bull City Learning
Enhancing Virtual Classroom Experiences Using Microlearning - Jennifer Hofmann, InSync Training
Leveraging SharePoint Modern Pages to Design a Resources Experience - Luke Benfield, naviHealth
Case Study: Reducing Time to Proficiency with On-the-Job Learning Paths - Pam Koehler, Uponor and Marty Rosenheck, eLearning Brothers Custom

Tools & Development

Choosing the Right Tool - Kristin Jeffcoat and Mariann Foster, Sage Intacct
BYOD: Photoshop Tips to Enhance Images Quickly - Phil Cowcill, PJ Rules
BYOD: Leveling Up Your Mobile Photography Game - Alan Natachu, Madison Area Technical College
BYOD: Not Your Mother's PowerPoint: The Magic of Slide Docs - Caitlin Steinbach Locke, AstraZeneca
11 Surefire Tips for Streamlining Your Workflow with Rise 360 - Trina Rimmer, Articulate
BYOD: Creating Innovative Interactions in Storyline with Sliders - John Berendes, Yukon Learning
Case Study: Combining Captivate and Camtasia to Prepare Surgery Patients - Jennifer Shankle, Moffitt Cancer Center
BYOD: Adobe Captivate: Don't Fear Advanced Actions! - Mark Griffiths, Newleaf Training and Development
BYOD: Using Storyline to Convert Your Presentation Into a Dynamic Video - Ron Price, Yukon Learning
The Best of Everyday Accessibility Tools - Sing Wong , Catherine Murphy and Matt McGee, Penn State University
BYOD: Easily Build Native Apps Using Google Flutter - Jeff Batt, Learning Dojo
Hacking Storyline for Increased Learner Engagement - Tracy Parish, Southlake Regional Health Centre
Cool New PowerPoint Functions in Office 365 that Will Leave You Speechless - Richard Goring, BrightCarbon
BYOD: Let's Create Custom Animation Templates in Camtasia! - Michelle Golightly, Alpha II
BYOD: Rapidly Develop Your First App with Bootstrap Studio - Michael Sheyahshe, alterNative Media

Video & Media

How to Build and Use a Lightboard for Simple and Powerful Training Videos - Todd Macey, Vital Learning
How to Create Engaging eLearning Through Visual Design - Tim Slade, TimSlade.com
Why Your Viewers Stop Watching Your Videos & What You Can Do About It - Matthew Pierce, TechSmith
Creating eLearning Videos Takes Your Heart, Head & Hands - Lorena Klingel, Learn to Flourish
BYOD: Turn Your Passive Videos Into Interactive Learning Inexpensively with H5P - Amos Glenn, University of Pittsburgh
BYOD: Rapidly Develop Branching Scenarios With Interactive Video - Aric Mazick, Holiday Inn Club Vacations
BYOD: Creating Animated Video for Interactive eLearning Adventures - Diane Smith and Coline Son Lee, Everest CS
Creating Memorable Animated Explainer Videos in 60 Minutes or Less - Sarah Dewar, Michael Garron Hospital
BYOD: Improve Learner Experience with Six Simple Graphic Design Principles - Meg Fairchild and Samantha deGeus, LLamasoft
Grab Your Headphones! Podcasting Successfully in Corporate L&D - Josh Williamson, Astellas Pharma US
The Cognitive Science of Video - Josh Cavalier, Lodestone

Virtual Classroom

10 Techniques to Measure the Success of Virtual Training - Cindy Huggett, Cindy Huggett Consulting
BYOD: Interact and Engage! Activities for Spectacular Live Online Events - Kassy LaBorie, Kassy LaBorie Consulting
Tips and Tricks to Drive Engagement in Your Next Virtual Learning Event - Adam Costakes, Caliber and Dan Hirt, Morguard
Bringing the Virtual Classroom to Life: A Case Study and How-To Story - Brian Patterson and Jenn Kemble, Roche Diagnostics
Deploying a Virtual Learning Strategy in a Low-Cost, High-Tech World - Amanda Meier and Alicia Blitz, MUFG Union Bank


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Pre-Conference Activities

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Hotel Information

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Who Should Attend

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