Emerging Technology & Learning Program

Sessions during the Emerging Technology & Learning Online Conference will take a look at some of the technologies entering the learning space and discuss how they will change the work we do in L&D.

DAY 1: July 17

Sonia Malik

101: Building a Workforce for the Future

Sonia Malik, IBM

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT

The pace of change is accelerating, and competition for the right talent is fierce. How do we train our workforce for a future completely unknown to us? In this session, you will learn how organizations prepare for a future that we can't necessarily predict. Learn more.

Joseph Fournier

201: Approaching AI: Growing Organizational and Individual Competency

Joseph Fournier, Anthem

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

AI is coming fast, but you can get an edge on it if you’re prepared to competently collaborate with your digital partners. In this session you will explore strategies and approaches to upskilling individuals and groups‚ as well as specific examples of how AI is impacting learning design, development, and delivery. Learn more.

Mathias Vermeulen

301: Blockchain's Potential to Disrupt L&D

Mathias Vermeulen, Winston Wolf

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

This session will introduce you to the mysterious and potentially disruptive technology known as blockchain. We'll explore it in recruitment, L&D, payroll, etc. This non-technical deep dive will help you better understand the lingo, components, and the actors. You’ll leave knowing how and when L&D will be affected. Learn more.

Anthony Altieri

401: Learning and Development in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Anthony Altieri, Omnes Solutions

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

As devices become more connected to each other and to people, work—and supporting that work—will evolve. In this session you will explore the Internet of Things (IoT). You will learn how it may impact the work you do today, as well as how to leverage it for greater training opportunities. Learn more.

DAY 2: July 18

Cath Ellis

501: Building Just-in-Time Voice Experiences

Cath Ellis, Cath Ellis Learning Design

8:30 AM – 9:30AM PT

Voice experience (VX) has arrived, and its potential in the workplace is growing. In this informative session you'll learn use cases for support and learning with VX, and how you can prepare to design and develop rich solutions today. Learn more.

Sean Bengry

601: The Impact of Automation on Organizational Learning

Sean Bengry, Price Waterhouse Cooper

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Automation is no longer a word that you can ignore. L&D automation can take many forms, but how do you start? In this session, you'll learn how L&D leaders and practitioners can get ready, be vigilant, and be mindful. Learn more.

Hugh Seaton

701: How VR Learning is Changing Business: Expanding competence

Hugh Seaton, Adept Reality

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

We’re seeing patterns emerge with VR, including the ability to deploy the expertise of in-house subject matter experts (SMEs) to more learners. In this session you'll explore how VR simulations can augment SME-led training, and you'll learn of a framework for understanding the processes particularly suited for training with VR. Learn more.

Chad Udell

801: How to Evaluate Your Augmented Reality Use Case

Chad Udell, Float

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Augmented reality is getting a lot of attention these days, but is there fire with all this smoke? In this session you'll break down AR's reality and learn of a framework you can use to uncover the true business value and more with this exciting new technology. Learn more.

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