Personalization Summit Program

The Learning Personalization Summit will delve into the growing world of personalization and how we’re getting closer to realizing its true potential.

DAY 1: November 8

Marney Andes

101: Getting Started with Personalized Learning

Marney Andes, Project Aspire

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT

Explore examples of personalization from a renowned case study. Discover how to turn training on its head, heighten engagement, increase learner satisfaction, and make business impact. You will leave this session with a methodology that can transform learning from perfunctory to a core operating asset, proving ROI to organizational leadership. Learn more.

Mark Griffiths & Wendy Richard

201: Closing the Skills Gap: Personalized Pathways and Social Learning

Mark Griffiths, Newleaf
Wendy Richard, Walt Disney World

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Learn how providing a personalized learning pathway enhances engagement and performance for improved business outcomes. A case study will highlight the benefits of offering a journey that meets the needs of every individual. The session will show you how to create a learning experience that enhances progress and ensures completion. Learn more.

Megan Torrance

301: How Data Can Enable Learning Personalization

Megan Torrance, TorranceLearning

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

This session will cover several approaches to leveraging data for learning personalization. You will explore simple techniques you can apply right now within a single authoring tool or your existing LMS, full-scale integration of training, HR and business data, and everything in between. Learn more.

Sonia Malik & Meg Petersen

401: Personalizing Learning Solutions for IBM Clients

Teri Austin, IBM
Meg Petersen, IBM

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

See how IBM has built a learning solution to support customers’ rapidly changing businesses. This solution starts with the right core content, coupled with a balance of modern development and curation techniques. The content is then wrapped with powerful tools and a slick UX to deliver a dynamic learning experience. Learn more.

DAY 2: November 9

Lynne McNamee

501: Personalization Lessons from Marketing

Lynne McNamee, Lone Armadillo Marketing Agency

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM PT

Explore how marketers personalize experiences, and gain ideas you can apply in L&D. You will discover how to build momentum from introduction through repeat actions. You’ll examine the testing and tracking techniques marketers use to identify personas, where in the life cycle a person is, and how to measure and report success. Learn more.

Nick Floro

601: What Technologies Are Enabling Learning Personalization?

Nick Floro, Sealworks Interactive Studios

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

This session will explore the technologies that are powering the growing learning personalization conversation in the L&D industry. You will leave this session with an understanding of the technologies that are shaping the present and future of learning personalization. Learn more.

JD Dillon

701: Adaptive Learning: The Next Phase of Digital Enablement

JD Dillon, Axonify

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Discover how to use adaptive learning to balance an organization's need for personalized support at scale. Learn how you can use multi-dimensional data to provide the right support to the right person at the right time, and so much more. Learn more.


801: Panel: Putting Personalization to Work

JD Dillon, Axonify
Megan Torrance, TorranceLearning
Lynne McNamee, Lone Armadillo Marketing Agency

Moderator: Bianca Woods, The eLearning Guild

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

In this closing session of the Learning Personalization Summit, moderator Bianca Woods and three speakers will further examine how to put the promise of personalized learning to work. They'll examine specific things you can do today to start incorporating personalization into your work, and how to prepare for the future. Learn more.

Purchase the Plus Package Package and attend this Summit for free; plus, get access to other benefits for the next 12 months! Learn more about Guild content packages.

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