Digital Learning conferences in Australia in 2021

E-Learning Provocateur

While some of the digital learning conferences I had listed for 2020 went ahead as planned, others pivoted to virtual delivery, while the rest were ironically postponed or cancelled. Although in this country we remain confident in vaccination and elimination, the genie is out of the bottle and this year we’ll see an unprecedented number of events offered virtually or via a hybrid format. Virtual, 24-25 February 2021. Virtual and Melbourne, 22-23 March 2021.

When Virtual Classrooms Become Virtually Required: How to Make the Decision to Transition to Virtual Classrooms

InSync Training

In response to changes happening in L&D during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts Jane Bozarth and Jennifer Hofmann joined forces for a special 90-minute Virtually There webinar on March 9, 2020. Virtual Teams Conferences Modern Blended Learning Virtual Training Virtual Learning

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Keynote Resources from Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference

Kapp Notes

Reaching the Engagement Horizon in Virtual Worlds from Karl Kapp. Here are some additional thoughts when teaching in a virtual world and integrating Gamification into that experience. Immerse the learner in a 3D virtual world where they are part of the case study and “living” the events and actions taking place within that case study. Think virtual world reality show for problem-solving.

Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

The current trend of running annual meetings virtually has forced association executives to rethink their approaches to teaching and learning and social networking. The conference can be offered live with a schedule or on-demand. Source: A 3D conference from VirBELA.

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

There are many reasons by I believe that virtual worlds are not dead, dying or disappearing. In fact, I believe that they are gaining momentum and are becoming more and more impactful as the technology gets better and more real world business cases are indicating the value of these environments, in addition there are several initiatives that are examples of the kinds of projects that are are driving virtual worlds. Classes in 3D Worlds and About 3D Worlds.

Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

Here is an interesting move in the virtual world space. The companies have combined ProtonMedia’s ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment (VIE) with Kaplan EduNeering’s ComplianceWire learning management system. With this integration, a company can now schedule, launch, and track ProtoSphere virtual meetings, conferences, and other learning sessions from ComplianceWire. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

World of Learning Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Because those who were fortunate to attend the World of Learning Conference, everywhere they looked was a nugget of gold, especially those who used the dynamite technique of e-learning. Decision makers at the show – I go to a lot of trade shows around the world, and I can honestly tell you, I haven’t seen this many high level decision makers since my days at ASAE (American Society of Association Executives).

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this selected conference list. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar.

Deep diving into strange worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

Somehow I also stole enough time to share my thoughts on virtual reality, journals, games, conferences, and the employee lifecycle. Virtual duality. How to make the most out of a conference. blogging e-learning capability framework conference data science elearning employee lifecycle games journals virtual reality2017 was a whirlwind for me.

Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics. Here are some interesting Virtual World Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. In the fourth quarter of 2009, total registered accounts in the virtual worlds sector reached 803 million. From Virtual world registered accounts reach 800m Check out the great chart while you are there. From Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference - March 12-13 PS.

Extending Virtual World Affordances

Clark Quinn

I recently attended the 3DTLC conference, as I reported before. Chuck Hamilton presented on his (IBM’s) take on affordances on virtual worlds. I start with what I think are the core affordances of virtual worlds, that there’s a 3D world, that you can visit, and that’s digital. Tags: social virtual worlds

How Sellers Can (and Should) Adapt to a Virtual World

Allego

Virtual selling—working a deal remotely when you can’t be there in person—is the new normal for B2B salespeople. But being a great virtual salesperson doesn’t mean simply conducting every meeting via video conference. In the virtual world, we must be more organized post-call.

Virtual Worlds: Affordances and Learning

Clark Quinn

Two days ago I attended the 3D Teaching, Learning, & Collaboration conference, organized by Tony O’Driscoll. I’ve previously posted my thoughts on virtual worlds, but I had a wee bit of a revelation that I want to get clear in my head, and it ties into several things that went on at the conference. Chuck listed 10 ‘ affordances ‘ of virtual worlds, expanding a list Tony had previously started.

Volatility in 3D Virtual World Industry

Kapp Notes

There is a great deal of "churn" in the 3D virtual immersive environment space. Microsoft has awarded one of its innovation awards to 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Enterprise provider ProtonMedia. See my analysis of the recognition in What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design James A. The University of Washington Virtual World Certificate officially had its first graduation.

WordSesh: The Online WordPress Conference

LearnDash

The world’s largest virtual WordPress conference is being held on July 25th, will you attend? The great thing about WordPress is that you have no shortage of opportunities to participate in conferences thanks to the expansive and incredibly affordable WordCamps that take place all over the world. With this in mind I would like to let you know about WordSesh – a 100% virtual WordPress conference!

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] December 3-4, 2009 International LAMS and Learning Design Conference, 4 th , MacQuarie University, Sydney, Australia. link] December 7-11, 2009 Computer Security Applications Conference, 25 th , Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Conference Experience

Nvolve

On the 23 rd September Nvolve will run our first ever virtual event; the worlds first Workforce Excellence Conference. With 56 speakers and 30 + sessions spread across 3 virtual rooms covering topics related to Employee Experience, Operational Excellence and The Future of Work.

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

Let's Get on Zoom: Tips for an Uninterrupted Virtual Event

InSync Training

Zoom has taken the whole world by storm. Corporate teams check in for virtual happy hours, critical business meetings, and essential trainings on Zoom. Conferences Social Learning Other Modern Learning Topics

Best SaaS Conferences 2020

Coassemble

We had a slew of planned events at conferences in 2020. Like many SaaS companies, we felt the impact of seeing many of these conferences rescheduling or canceling entirely. In lieu of hosting packed, physical events, many conferences have decided to offer virtual events.

eLearning Conferences January – June 2021. What’s ACTUALLY happening.

eLearn Hub

Professional development is essential, that’s why more and more conferences are becoming virtual and going online. You can now access conferences in other parts of the world from the comfort of your own working space AND in many cases prices have been reduced. […].

Why More And More Organizations Are Using Virtual Conference Software

Dan Keckan

Virtual conference software is all the rage in the corporate world. But why are so many organizations using it in their L&D programs? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3DTLC Virtual World Conference

Mark Oehlert

3DTLC Virtual World Conference

Best SaaS Conferences 2020

Coassemble

We had a slew of planned events at conferences in 2020. Like many SaaS companies, we felt the impact of seeing many of these conferences rescheduling or cancelling entirely. In lieu of hosting packed, physical events, many conferences have decided to offer virtual events.

How to Convert Instructor-Led Training in a Virtual World with Shannon Tipton

TechSmith Camtasia

Virtual instructor-led training is becoming more vital than ever. She is the founder of Learning Rebels , has over 15 years experience in corporate learning leadership, and specializes in converting instructor-led training from in-person to virtual environments.

Virtual Worlds #lrnchat

Clark Quinn

In last night’s #lrnchat , the topic was virtual worlds (VWs). This was largely because several of the organizers had recently attended one or another of the SRI/ADL meetings on the topic, but also because one of the organizers ( @KoreenOlbrish ) is majorly active in the business of virtual worlds for learning through her company Tandem Learning. The first question to be addressed was whether virtual worlds had been over or underhyped.

Big Virtual World Event on the Horizon

Kapp Notes

Here is a press release about one big virtual world event where Tony and I will be speaking about Learning in 3D. The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) will feature more than 150 presentations and a keynote address by Mark Kingdon, the CEO of Linden Lab® creators of Second Life® (SL). Presenters at VWBPE10 are at the forefront of capitalizing on advances in new technologies and a broad range of disciplines related to virtual worlds.

Reflections on the Learning Technologies Conference (#LT18UK)

Patti Shank

First thing: Plan to come to the Learning Technologies conference. Learning from L&D folks from the UK, Europe, and elsewhere gives you a wider view of workplace learning around the world. Although US learning conferences often have some international presence, most of what we discuss relates to what we do in the US and Canada. The conference is a great place to meet, discuss, and learn from others. Learning Technologies is an especially good conference for this!

10 Common 3D Virtual World Training Questions and Answers

Kapp Notes

Recently a number of folks have asked me some questions about 3D worlds that I think can be answered in some of my previous posts so here are some of those posts as answers to frequently asked questions about virtual immersive environments: 1) How do I get started in 3D? 4) How do I evaluate or measure the learning that occurs in a 3D virtual immersive environment? Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D worlds lrn3d

Learning & Development Conferences for 2020

Limestone Learning

For many L&D/T&D professionals, a conference is an opportunity to delve into a community of practice where you can see how other professionals are incorporating new innovations and tools into their work. Knowledge meets the world. Conferences

GamiCon 2020: The Virtual Conference For The Gamification Of Learning

Dan Keckan

Most conferences give great information. At GamiCon, you will create learning programs in 5 gamification design playshops that are hands-on, highly interactive, and run by world-class gamification designers! Knowledge is good—doing is so much better! This post was first published on eLearning Industry

THREE STRATEGIES FOR LEADING VIRTUAL SALES TEAMS

PDG

After an initial period of controlled chaos, B2B sales organizations have made the major shift from in-person to virtual interactions — and if multiple McKinsey studies are any indication, that shift isn’t a blip. The following strategies from Forbes can help make your virtual event a success.

10 Virtual Training Ideas

Ed App

Virtual training is the best learning solution for organizations with teams dispersed across different locations and time zones, as well as those who have shifted to remote work as a result of the pandemic. Virtual Training Idea #1 – Allow self-paced learning for your remote workforce.

E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2020

E-Learning Provocateur

Let’s find out… International Conference on E-Learning and Distance Learning. International Conference on Virtual and AR Simulations. AITD Conference. International Conference on Mobile Learning Technology and Online Education.

8 Essential Elements of Virtual Sales Training

Allego

Almost every B2B company’s products and services are now being sold virtually. Today, a key factor for success is sales enablement technology that allows teams to train, coach, and collaborate virtually. Managing Virtual Teams in a Changing World.

What are the Biggest Virtual Classroom Tool Challenges? Experts Say.

InSync Training

I nSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann recently had the opportunity to join a panel of experts at eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2018 conference to discuss The Present and Future of Virtual Classroom Tools. A driving force behind our mission at InSync Training focuses on the idea that “If we do virtual classroom training well we can get, for many programs, an equivalent or even better experience in the virtual live online world as we can face-to-face.”

E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2017

E-Learning Provocateur

The following list of conferences is an organic one, so keep an eye on it as the year progresses. If you are after workshops, webinars, or other PD offerings that don’t quite fit the definition of “conference”, may I refer you to the Australian Institute of Training and Development. International Conference on E-Learning and Distance Learning. International Conference on Education and E-Learning. Future of Learning Conference.