6 reasons to attend the LnD Connect Bristol Unconference


On the 22 September 2016, #l&d connect will be holding its first Bristol #unconference. Over the last four years L&D Connect has hosted unconferences in London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow. This year the aim is to host multiple unconferences across the globe and all on the 22 September. The Bristol Unconference is for anyone who […]

Curated tweets from the London 2014 L and D Connect Unconference

Here are our curated tweets from the latest #l&d connect Unconference, held in London on 31 October 2014. We weren’t there but hope this reflects some of the goings on . . . [View the story “Curated tweets from the London 2014 L and D Connect Unconference ” on Storify]

The second Scotland L&D Connect Unconference in 60 seconds

Here’s our timelapse of the L&D Connect Unconference held in Glasgow on the 3 October 2014.

UK learning and development – embracing unconferences

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Next month sees two unconferences take place in the UK for L&D professionals. The first is to be held in Glasgow on 3 October and will be followed by a second unconference in London on 31 October. The fact there are two in the same month would suggest that more L&D professionals are keen to […]

A review of #ldcu Scotland


Twenty-five L&D professionals, one day, no structure – or maybe a little, and what do you get? The inaugural L&D Connect Scotland unconference, which took place in Edinburgh last week. As an unconference, the event agenda was set by the participants. At the start of the day, participants were asked the following three questions: Who […]

Discussion points at the L&D Connect Scotland unconference

At the start of the L&D Connect Scotland Unconference participants were asked to share what they wanted to talk about throughout the day. This was the basis for the day’s discussions. This is the list of topics. Whole systems change Coaching and the role of the manager OD – what’s the state of play? Leadership […]

50 questions on learning and development that are looking for an answer

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The 50 questions in this shared Google document were posed at the L&D Connect Unconference which was held in London on 26 November 2013. To continue the conversation, reflection and thinking around the event the organisers are asking the L&D community – and anyone interested in this area – to answer the questions that were […]

The L and D Connect Unconference – help write the book

I mentioned to a few participants at last week’s L&D Connect Unconference that I would create a book based on reflections from the day. A few people have already said yes to this, which is great news. I just wanted to make sure that the offer is there for any participant (in the room or […]

L&D Connect Unconference: the tweets, the blog posts, the thinking and more . . .

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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 […]

Word cloud of the morning topics for disccussion at #ldcu

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Here’s a word cloud of discussion topics in the morning sessions of the L&D Connect Unconference. The full list of topics is here.

Being bold in L&D

Next week unconference organisers L&D Connect will be running an unconference in London entitled Bold L&D. The aim of the event is to challenge L&D professionals on their approach to L&D and to discuss ways of becoming more effective as a function within the organisation. To promote the event, the organisers posed eight questions for […]

#PunkHr, totaalvoetbal and the bold learning professional

Editor’s note: A follow-up to the L&D Connect Unconference from Perry Timms in which Perry calls for L&D to be more bold. Find out the link between toatal football and total learning . . .

Let’s Connect, Let’s #LDConnect

Editor’s note: Ahead of last week’s big shows of Learning Technologies and Bett was the second L&D Connect Unconference, which Mike Collins attended and reviews here.

L&D Connect Unconference Storify

Editor’s note: The second L&D Connect unconference took place in London on Monday. David Goddin provides a flavour of the event through his curated tweets from the event.