LEARNTech Asia
7 - 8 November 2017
Marina Bay Sands

Asia’s leading L&D exhibition and conference

  • Learning Technologies, Asia

    Learning Technologies, Asia's leading workplace learning exhibition and conference – an event where the learning industry's foremost speakers, thinkers, visionaries and practitioners come together

  • Over 30 expert conference speakers share their latest thinking

    Over 30 expert conference speakers share their latest thinking

  • More than 2,000 visitors will meet key business people

    More than 2,000 visitors will meet key business people

  • Over 50 learning providers from around the globe

    Over 50 learning providers from around the globe

  • More than 50 free L&D seminars covering the latest topical learning issues

    More than 50 free L&D seminars covering the latest topical learning issues

 

Conference Programme

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08.00
  1. 75 min
09.30
  1. 60 min
    Learning and your marvellous mind
    Globally recognised author and expert on memory, creativity and the workings of the Brain, Tony Buzan will introduce us to a range of techniques for harnessing the natural creativity of the human mind ...
10.30
  1. 30 min
    Coffee break and networking opportunity
11.00
  1. Conference Room 1
    60 min
    It wouldn't be a Learning Technologies conference without an overview of what lies ahead. The pace of change in our field is unpredictable. Sometimes it seem terribly slow, but right now it seems we a ...
    A look ahead: What’s next for learning and technology?
    Technology continues to advance rapidly, changing how we live and interact with the world around us. Today’s learning professionals face the challenge of staying ahead of this curve, tracking the tech ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    60 min
    A learning strategy is about a lot more than investing in technology or writing a plan. It's about setting in place systems and processes for continual learning, and ensuring that they are enthusiasti ...
    Creating a high-impact learning strategy
    Continual learning is essential for an organization’s success. Ideally, a workforce should be empowered to learn, adapt and improve daily. How can you ensure that your organization is supporting ongoi ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    60 min
    Great content is created daily, both inside and outside organizations. How can we make the most of it, both personally and as a business? How do we choose the right content, and what are the technique ...
    Curating content: tools, tips and techniques
    Clay Shirky said, "It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure". Let’s face it. In this day and age, we are swamped with content across multiple systems and devices. How do we find it? How do w ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    60 min
    People want to learn. If we and they take the matter seriously, they probably will learn. But will that learning stick and will it make a difference? Emma Weber is here to share the reasons why learni ...
    Ensuring learning events result in learning transfer
    Does your head spin as you try to navigate transfer, reinforcement, embedding, sustaining and retention of learning? With so many different terms floating around in the Learning & Development industry ...
12.00
  1. 90 min
    Lunch break, exhibition time and networking opportunity
13.30
  1. Conference Room 1
    60 min
    Higher education understands the value of the flipped classroom - where much knowledge transfer takes place outside the classroom, and time together is used for consolidation and practice. But how abo ...
    Daring to train differently at work with the flipped classroom
    Organizations face a challenge today. They know their highly-skilled people provide a competitive advantage. Yet traditional training methods cannot keep up with the pace of work today. Formal, lectur ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    60 min
    The major economies of the world are working to help their citizens move to a new, digitally-focused, knowledge economy. Their tools - a range of policies including levies, apprenticeships, tax breaks ...
    New regional approaches to adult skills development
    As the world shifts towards a digital economy, citizens will have to reskill to take advantage of the resulting opportunities. This can be done ad hoc - where individuals sink or swim - or it can be d ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    60 min
    Smart mobile devices are part of our lives, and have been for years. It's no surprise they are used for delivering learning content. What is surprising is how ineffective that can sometimes be. Join t ...
    Driving high-value team learning with mobile delivery
    With access to the internet nearly ubiquitous and powerful smart phones commonplace, mobile devices are now the way most of us consume a great deal of the data in our daily lives – from email to music ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    60 min
    We have always been social animals that learn from each other. While this happens naturally in small groups, what happens when people get together in the workplace in large numbers? Can structures and ...
    Scaffolded social learning in action: creating spaces to learn
    In this session, we take a practical look at what Social Learning is and how to design effective Social Learning experiences. We will look at how to move beyond formal learning - that which is written ...
14.30
  1. 30 min
    Coffee and networking
15.00
  1. Conference Room 1
    60 min
    If there is one field in which the world of academia and that of workplace learning do not coincide, it is with MOOCs. They have become tremendously popular over the past 5 years, with individuals cho ...
    MOOCs - the decentralisation and democratisation of learning
    Over the past 5 years, thousands of courses in hundreds of subjects have been taken by millions of people via Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). They are a global phenomenon capable of fundamentally ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    60 min
    At Learning Technologies Conferences, we always want to provide practical guidance. But we want to provide some idea of the big picture of the future shape of workplace learning, too. Ger Driesen's se ...
    7 future trends impacting learning at work
    The future may seem unpredictable. It isn’t - not completely. While we cannot say exactly what is to come in enterprise learning, we can make some good predictions, if we think about things in the rig ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    60 min
    Not much is hotter in learning and development (L&D) right now than Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR). Although both have been around for a long time, they are now making an impact in L&D than ...
    Using VR and AR in learning
    Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are hot trends right now in Learning Technologies - but how can they be put to best use? In this session, Lionel Chok draws on concrete examples to expl ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    60 min
    The traditional lecture was once the best method we had to train and educate. No longer. Not only is the lecturer an ineffective use of time, it is also a poor way to meet the needs of the wide range ...
    Moving to technology-supported, collaborative learning in the classroom
    Learning doesn’t have to equate to a lecture. In fact, for most learners whether in education or at work a one-size-fits-all lecture is a poor way to learn. It seldom answers individuals’ questions an ...
16.10
  1. 20 min
    Connect, question and learn!
    Mid-way through the conference we pause to connect with colleagues at the event. Conference curator Donald H Taylor will lead a session where we connect with our peers and then, together, tackle some ...
16.30
  1. 60 min
08.00
  1. 75 min
09.30
  1. 60 min
    Digital Learning Futures: What's new and what's on the horizon
10.30
  1. 30 min
    Coffee break and networking opportunity
11.00
  1. Conference Room 1
    60 min
    We all want to know what the latest technologies will bring, but David Wilson of Fosway Group provides a truly practical set of answers. Not only does he use his vantage point as head of Europe's lead ...
    Next Gen Learning: Transforming learning management
    Organisations are changing in terms of technology, demographics and culture. L&D itself is at a crossroads as it shifts away from formal training and a past often littered with failed or underwhelming ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    60 min
    With over 10 years' data into the state of learning technology usage, Laura Overton is uniquely positioned to say what the best organizations are doing - and what the worst are neglecting. In this ses ...
    What top L&D departments do differently - and how to be more like them
    The top 10% of global L&D leaders are modernising learning, delivering business results where it counts and enjoying the commitment of business leaders and learners alike. They report fewer barriers, ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    60 min
    Micro-learning has exploded into the world of learning over the past two years. But what exactly is it, how does it work and what are its limits? Join this session to explore the uses of micro-learnin ...
    Micro-learning – cutting through the myth and creating impact
    Micro-learning is a way to organise learning content and performance support into small chunks. But moving away from an approach focused on established courses can be daunting. This session explores h ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    60 min
    Few topics at Learning Technology events are as hot at the moment as the use of technology for collaborative learning. Learning Circles are very much a Sinapore-focused manifestation of this, helping ...
    Collaborative learning at work via learning circles
    How can employers support informal and collaborative learning in the workplace? Melding ideas from Swedish study circles with the latest mobile learning technologies, the Singapore government has laun ...
12.00
  1. 90 min
13.30
  1. Conference Room 1
    60 min
    While the gamification of learning has proved popular recently, and has sometimes also worked well, in too many cases 'gamification' has meant little more than adding some game mechanics to the learni ...
    Applied game thinking for learning technology
    The learning and development community has been talking about games and the gamification of learning for several years now, but practitioners have not always made an easy transition from the theory to ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    60 min
    Big data' and 'analytics' have been buzz words for some time, but like most buzzwords, while they provide a big picture, they lack detail. This session explores the detail of using data in organizatio ...
    Using learning analytics for practical impact
    While there is plenty of talk about using data to support learning programmes, there is too little practical evidence of it in use internationally. Kaplan’s Singapore Student Journey Project is an exc ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    60 min
    When you want to learn how to do something, there is nothing like hearing from someone who has been there and done it. That is what this panel offers you - the chance to listen to highly experienced p ...
    Panel: Delivering learning and development across large organizations
    What does it take to manage learning across a large organization? In this panel we investigate some of the key issues for anyone involved in first setting and then implementing a learning strategy. Ho ...
  4. Conference Room 4
    60 min
    Organizational learning and development departments have long wanted to be able to demonstrate their value to the business - but what is the best way of doing this? This panel pulls together a range o ...
    Panel : Showing the value of learning at work
    Demonstrating the value or impact of learning - it isn’t something that’s easy to do. The efficiency measures of the department such as time spent learning are rarely of interest to stakeholders. So, ...
14.30
  1. 30 min
15.00
  1. Conference Room 1
    60 min
    Despite the term 'elearning' having been coined around 1999, is was only this year that a book was published entitled 'Learning Technologies in the Workplace. The author - and conference chairman - Do ...
    Your learning technology implementation checklist
    In his new book 'Learning Technologies in the Workplace’, Donald Taylor explores what makes a learning technologies successful. (Spoiler - it’s never the technology.) Join this session to find out wha ...
  2. Conference Room 2
    60 min
    How can organizations best respond to the fundamental changes taking place in the world today? Sahana Chattopadhyay's answer is simple, and also complex - by shifting to continual, collaborative learn ...
    Towards a collaborative workplace that learns together
    Our world is undergoing extraordinary change in fundamental ways, including the ways that enterprises are organized and the way information flows. Successful organizations are adapting to this by chan ...
  3. Conference Room 3
    60 min
    21st Century Learning – preparing for the future
  4. Conference Room 4
    60 min
    Working Out Loud - once an isolated activity confined to a few organizations - has rapidly moved into the mainstream. It's a new way of thinking about how we conduct ourselves at work and learn from e ...
    Getting started with Working Out Loud (WOL) in your organisation
    Working Out Loud (WOL) is way to build a range of digital skills and enable social learning in an organisation of any size. While you may have heard the term, you may not be sure what it looks like in ...
16.10
  1. 20 min
    First reflection – then action!
    As the conference draws to a close, conference curator Donald H Taylor joins colleagues from the event to discuss what the key take-aways have been. What have we learned? Where have we been challenged ...

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