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LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer are pleased to announce our third annual free online conference: LearnTrends 2009 The Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Conference November 17-19, 2009 | Online | Free The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning. What should L&D managers be doing relative to these related efforts?

LearnTrends 2009

Jay Cross

LearnTrends 2009 is going to be awesome. Our theme is convergence in corporate learning. We aim to explore how to corral the loose pieces of learning technology, both on the web and off, in order to come up with a unified, targeted strategy for moving forward. These people… …will be addressing these topics: Convergence in Learning. learntrends.

The learning conference that kicks ass

Jay Cross

Tomorrow, more than a thousand learning professionals will join the free, online party at Corporate Learning Trends and Innovation 08. Tony Karrer is kicking off the week with updates from the two foremost experts on learning technology, Jane Hart and Robin Good. Mid-week, Nancy White , David Wilkins , and Mark Sylvester are covering communities and networks. I’m interviewing Kevin Wheeler , the talent management guru, and the amazing Alvaro Fernandez , CEO of SharpBrains. Tag your posts learntrends and your Tweets #learntrends.

New skills for learning professionals

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

This month’s big question asks, “In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?&#. We addressed this question at the April 2009 Learntrends event. the ability to ‘speak business’.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. If you’re into meta-learning, you should track what’s going on there. Corporate learning and KM are both about getting the job done. I can’t tell where one stops and the other begins.