The Learning 2016 conference is around the corner and will run from October 23-26 in Orlando, Florida, giving you a great chance to connect with peers and learn how the training and employee development sectors are evolving. People learn in diverse ways, and new technologies are constantly emerging to give companies new opportunities to engage workers in different ways. Learning 2016 gives companies a chance to explore how new learning methods are transforming staff development.
Learning 2016 includes sessions covering key issues such as:
- How mobile devices and other emerging technologies are creating new opportunities to engage workers.
- How to monitor and manage training programs to ensure compliance with licensing and similar regulatory requirements.
- How brain and cognitive sciences are revealing new information about how people learn.
- How virtual reality can create immersive training opportunities.
- How social media and advanced collaboration tools make robust training systems accessible.
The conference will feature more than 2,000 attendees to network with and hundreds of activities to get involved in. Other key highlights of the event include:
A keynote from Captain Scott Kelly
Kelly, who recently returned from a year in space, will speak about what he learned about pushing his personal limits and growing as a person during his time on the International Space Station.
A session highlighting leaders under 30
Want to learn how to engage and develop millennials? Check out the conference’s 30 under 30 program that highlights young leaders and provides peer-to-peer opportunities to help develop younger employees with potential.
A presentation by RedVector Thought Leaders
During the October 24 presentation, “Intelligent Learning Solutions – Anticipate and Automate Contextual Learning,” RedVector’s Director of Content, Michael Schreiner (PMP) and Bobby Person, Director of AEC Learning and Performance Solutions, will identify the “enabling technologies” that can be used to improve performance in the workplace. They will also review real-world applications of innovative enabling technologies that deliver contextual learning in action, and construct scenarios that describe how enabling technologies can be used in your workplace.
A look at the Disney Institute
Take a tour of the Disney Institute to get a behind-the-scenes look at how one of the most successful organizations in the world develops its staff.