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801 Step into the Future for a Q&A with Our Panel Experts
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Thursday, February 16
Step into the Future for a Q&A with Our Panel Experts
Interested in knowing how learning and technology are changing today, and what that change means for the future?
In this closing panel session for the Future of Learning Summit, moderator Mark Britz will be joined by several of our Summit speakers, who will provide a deeper look at where organizational learning is going. You will learn how their unique areas of understanding intertwine with the others, forming an exciting, holistic look at how learning and performance will change in the years to come. The microphones will also be opened to attendees, allowing you to ask questions of the panel and share your own thoughts.
Marc Rosenberg and Associates
Dr. Marc Rosenberg is a global expert and speaker in training, organizational learning, eLearning, knowledge management, and performance improvement. He has written two best-selling books, E-Learning, and Beyond E-Learning. His 100 monthly columns, “Marc My Words,” appeared in The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions magazine from 2010 through 2018 and are still available online. Marc is past president and honorary life member of the International Society for Performance Improvement, is an eLearning Guild “Guild Master,” has spoken at the White House, debated eLearning’s future at Oxford University, keynoted conferences around the world, authored over 200 columns, articles, white papers, and book chapters, and is frequently quoted in major trade publications. Learn more at www.marcrosenberg.com.
Learning Architect & CEO
Sealworks Interactive Studios
Nick Floro, a co-founder and learning architect at Sealworks Interactive Studios, has over 25 years of experience developing learning solutions, applications, and web platforms. Nick is passionate about how design and technology can enhance learning and loves to share his knowledge and experience to teach, inspire and motivate. As a learning architect, Nick gets to sketch, imagine, and prototype for each challenge. He has worked with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to help them understand the technology and develop innovative solutions to support their audiences. Nick has won numerous awards from Apple and organizations for productions and services, and has been able to reach over a million users with his latest project, which helps students in grades 2-12 learn how to think and write an essay critically.
Robert Gadd is president of OnPoint Digital and responsible for the company’s vision and strategy. OnPoint’s online and mobile-enabled offerings support more than one million workers and include innovative methods for content authoring, conversion, and delivery extended with social interactions, gamification, and enterprise-grade security for workers on their device or platform of choice. Prior to OnPoint, Robert spent 10 years as CTO of Datatec Systems and president/CTO of spin-off eDeploy.com. He is a frequent speaker on learning solutions—including mobile, informal learning, xAPI, and gamification—at national and international T&D conferences.
VP of Skills
Koreen Pagano is passionate about learning, technology, and changing the world. Koreen founded Tandem Learning, where she pioneered immersive learning in organizations by leveraging virtual worlds, games, and simulations. She has led Enterprise Product at lynda.com and LinkedIn and led corporate product strategy at D2L. An internationally recognized writer and speaker, Koreen is currently VP of Skills for Degreed, helping organizations successfully navigate upskilling and reskilling the modern workforce. She has taught graduate courses at Harrisburg University and is on the advisory board for emerging tech companies in the VR and education markets. Koreen authored the book Immersive Learning.
Duntroon Associates & Co-founder, 70:20:10 Institute
Charles Jennings is considered a thought-leader in the world of corporate learning and performance. His career spans more than 30 years in learning and technology. He was Professor and Head of the U.K. National Centre for Network-based Learning at Southampton Business School, and for the past 18 years has held senior corporate roles, most recently as Chief Learning Officer at Reuters and Thomson Reuters, the world’s largest multimedia information company. In 2008, the U.K. World of Learning honored Charles with the “Outstanding Contribution to the Learning Industry” award. He is also a Principal with The Internet Time Alliance.
Sr. Manager, Programming
The Learning Guild
Mark Britz is sr. manager, programming for The Learning Guild. Previously he worked for more than 15 years designing and managing learning solutions with organizations such as Smartforce, Pearson Digital Learning, the SUNY Research Foundation, Aspen Dental Management, and Systems Made Simple. Mark is also an organizational social designer, helping businesses achieve the benefits of becoming more connected and collaborative to improve learning and engagement. Mark regularly presents and writes on his blog, The Simple Shift, about the use of social media for learning, collaborative networks, and organizational design.
Co-Founder and Principal
The Community Roundtable
Rachel Happe is a co-founder and principal at The Community Roundtable, which she co-founded to support business leaders developing their community, collaboration, and social business strategies. Rachel has more than 20 years of experience working with emerging technologies, including enterprise social networking, eCommerce, and enterprise software applications, and specializes in making sense of abstract trends and seeing the implications that technical and operational decisions can have on people and processes. Rachel has served as a product executive at Mzinga, Bitpass, and IDe, and as IDC’s first analyst covering social technologies. She started her business career as an analyst at PRTM.