This year’s Learning Technologies fringe event has a US twist

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We are delighted to announce that our fourth Learning Technologies fringe event, Learning Tech: Staeside , will feature big names in L&D from the US.

The barcamp event is free to attend and is an opportunity for attendees to talk with conference speakers over a drink at the end of day one of the conference (3 February).

Previous LearnPatch barcamps have been described as a ‘drink with a purpose’. They provide an informal opportunity to chat with experts in their field.

Our speakers cover a range of topics, from marketing learning, to xAPI. They are:

Cathy Moore (@catmoore)
Cathy is an internationally recognized training designer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. The creator of the action mapping model of training design, Cathy will be sharing how she is leading organisations to better learning design and improved performance.

David Kelly (@lnddave)
David Kelly is the VP and Executive Director for The eLearning Guild and has been an internal learning and performance consultant and training director for over 10 years. David will be looking at new technologies in learning, so come and find out what innovation to expect in the coming months.

Shannon Tipton (@stipton)
Shannon Tipton, owner, Learning Rebels Performance Consultancy is a skilled learning strategist and facilitator and author of Disruptive Learning. Shannon will be talking about the role of marketing and communications in helping engage colleagues with learning.

Aaron E. Silvers (@aaronesilvers)
Aaron is a designer and technologist known for his work with the US government in organizing the open source community behind xAPI and his project work with Megan Bowe through MakingBetter. He is the President and Executive Director of the Data Interoperability Standards Consortium (DISC), the certifying body for software and professionals using xAPI. Aaron is an expert in xAPI so come and find out how xAPI is developing and how organisations are using it.

The format of the event isĀ  simple:

  • Each speaker will have 15 minutes to host a conversation.
  • Once the the time is up, the speaker will move on to the next table to have a conversation with the next group.
  • The event will come to an end when all groups have had a conversation with each of the four speakers.

The Stateside bar camp is open to anyone – whether you have been to the conference or not.logo high quality

We are also delighted to announce that the eLearning Network is sponsoring drinks, which means that all attendees will get a free drink.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Tickets are free and can be booked here . . .

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