Mark your calendars now for FocusOn Learning 2017. Join us June 20 – 22, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in San Diego, CA!


FocusOn Learning features three keynotes that explore how today’s cutting-edge technologies are transforming the ways we live, work, and learn. Each keynote will examine the overlapping space of mobile, video, and performance support technologies and how these areas are changing how we approach learning and support. These keynotes will inspire you to harness the potential of these new technologies as you focus on staying ahead of the trends impacting the future of our field.

Designing the Future

Scott Dadich

Editor-in-chief, WIRED Magazine

Wednesday, June 8, 8:30a

We’re entering a new era, one in which designers create experiences centering not only on physical objects but on the fabric of digital information that surrounds us. In this fascinating opening keynote, Scott Dadich takes you on a journey that focuses on the future of intertwining technologies, designs, and behaviors, a future that will bring incredible changes to the ways we live, work, and learn. Read more

How Data Is Changing Learning and Performance

Soraya Darabi

Cutting-edge Digital Entrepreneur

Thursday, June 9, 8:30a

Data is embedded into every part of modern life, from the ways we use our smartphones to the metadata attached to the videos we watch. In this thought-provoking keynote, Soraya Darabi explores how data is shaping the ways we interact with the world and how the analysis of new data sets is enabling us to make better decisions in the future. Prepare to be engaged as she examines how data is shaping the ways we learn and educate. Read more

The Great Debate: Where Is eLearning Headed?

Bob Mosher, Apply Synergies; Megan Torrance, TorranceLearning; Mark Lassoff, LearnToProgram Media; Brenda Enders, Enders Consulting

Friday, June 10, 11:15a

Trends are easy to identify. They’re present, and there’s evidence to show how popular they are. Identifying which trends will fizzle and which ones will transform the future is a much more difficult task.

In this closing session, you will join four industry experts as they debate the current and future state of learning and technology. You will hear different and unique opinions and learn as each perspective is challenged and defended. The conflicting opinions shared will open your mind to the possibilities posed by the trends we need to focus on and help you build the context around what works and what doesn’t in your own organization. Read more