This week’s L&D Connect Unconference took place in the Skills Matter Exchange in London. Around 25 L&D professionals came together to share their thinking and ideas and to explore the idea of being bold in L&D.
Here we pull together content from the day and generated by the day. Let me know if I have missed anything as I’ll add it to this post.
David wasn’t the only one to champion serendipity. In this short post, Sam Burrough (@burrough) explains why he is attending an unconference. And yes, serendipity, is a big reason: Making room for Serendipity
Jo has also written a review of the day including lots of images, tweets and video. This is the first time Jo has been to an L&D Connect unconference so there are some interesting and useful reflections here: L&D Connect – Unconference November 2013
Stella Collins (@stellacollins) expands on a metaphor that she hit upon at the event – that L&D is like the London Underground. Stella expands her thanking here: Unblock the tracks, open up the stations – learning coming through!
Doodle of the day
Bev Holden (@stickythinker) created this great doodle of the day. This is a great pictorial representation of many of the discussions. Bev has also added some words to go with the doodle, which you can read in this post: Oops…almost forgot the fishbowl!
Curated tweets and visuals
Using Storify, I pulled together tweets from the day: Curated tweets from the L&D Connect unconference #ldcu
Participants at the L&D Connect unconference, held at the Skills Matter Exchange, London, took their own visual minutes of the day. Here are the drawings from the morning: Visual minutes from the morning at #LDCU – the L and D Connect Unconference
And here are the drawings from the afternoon: Visual minutes from the afternoon at #LDCU – the L and D Connect Unconference
Discussion points from the day
Here is a list of discussion points generated by participants for the ‘fishbowl’ discussion sessions: Hot topics for discussion at the L and D Connect Unconference
And here is a word cloud of those discussions: Word cloud of the morning topics for disccussion at #ldcu
And here is a list of the 28 discussion points suggested for the open space discussions: 28 questions for L&D
Here are some pictures I took from the day
Here is a playlist of the nine videos from the day.
[Picture credit: Sukh Pabial, drawn by Sam Burrough]