Captivate. Motivate. Educate. | November 14-16, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV
OVERVIEW | Learn from the nation’s top learning and employee engagement professionals how to build a superior professional development program that supports business growth and workforce retention.
Attend Engaging, Strategy-Packed Sessions Like:
- L&D Game Changers: VR, Microlearning & Other Learning Technologies Have Shaken Training to Its Core – Now What?
- Essential Training Audit: 10 Steps to Evaluate Needs, Allocate Investments, and Track ROI
- Strategic Soft Skills to Accelerate Employee Growth and Boost Your Bottom Line: The Overlooked Training That Could Save Your Company Thousands in Lost Productivity
- Energize Your Mandatory Compliance Training Programs: Innovative Strategies to Motivate Your Employees and Make Your Message Stick
- The Latest Strategies for Exceptional Gamification Project Management
- Stellar Performance Begins with Onboarding Training: How to Develop New Hire Curriculum Assessments
Who Should Attend:
Employee Development Professionals, Instructional Designers, Training Managers, Training Directors, VPs of Learning & Development, CEOs, Presidents
Our team of event liaisons would be happy to help you with your registration so your experience is as smooth as possible. Contact them now and they will get you set up in just 5 minutes!
Pricing & Deadlines
Access Best Practices from the Nation’s Top Learning and Employee Engagement Professionals
Network and Ideashare with Peers and Practicing Experts
Earn Recertification Credits Towards Your Professional Advancement
Build a Superior Professional Development Program
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2018 Program Agenda
|8:30 am – 4:30 pm||Leader as Coach: Becoming a Catalyst for High Performance and Accelerated Talent Development|
|Increasingly organizations are recognizing that coaching and talent development is a mission-critical competency that should not be limited to a select group of leaders but rather shared across the organization. This is your opportunity to become a catalyst for high performance and career acceleration for your team members and throughout your organization!
This engaging, highly experiential course is designed for managers, leaders, and influencers who understand the necessity of superior coaching in today’s business ecosystem where leadership development has become everyone’s responsibility. The curriculum equips participants with immediately-usable skills they can use to cultivate collaborative talent development partnerships; engage in potent, performance-enhancing conversations; and create extraordinary engagement, alignment, productivity and innovation in their teams.
When you attend this action-packed workshop, you will:
|7:00 – 8:00 am||Registration/Breakfast|
|7:55 – 8:00 am||Welcome Remarks|
|8:00 – 9:00 am||Opening Keynote
The Time for a Culture Shift Is Now: How to Fix a Broken Culture and Inspire Teams to Achieve Greatness
Presented by: Patty McCord, Workplace Innovator, Culture and Leadership Consultant and Former Chief Talent Officer, Netflix
|9:10 – 10:20 am||L&D Hot Topic Power Talks
Workforce L&D’s “Hot Topic Power Talks” are designed to provide insightful and sophisticated commentary on some of the most interesting learning and development issues workplaces are facing for 2018 and beyond.
||L&D Game Changers: VR, Microlearning & Other Learning Technologies Have Shaken Training to Its Core – Now What?
9:10 – 9:30 a.m.
Presented by: Terry Patterson, Deloitte Consulting LLP Essential Training Audit: 10 Steps to Evaluate Needs, Allocate Investments, and Track ROI
9:35 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Presented by: Debbie Richards, Creative Interactive IdeasStrategic Soft Skills to Accelerate Employee Growth and Boost Your Bottom Line: The Overlooked Training That Could Save Your Company Thousands in Lost Productivity
Presented by: Thomas Toth, dWeb Studios, Inc.
10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
|10:20 – 10:45 am||Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits Break|
|10:45 am – 12:00 pm||Stellar Performance Begins with Onboarding Training: How to Develop New Hire Curriculum Assessments
Presented by: Robyn A. Defelice, PhD, Dishing Design and Revolve Solutions LLC
|12:00 – 1:00 pm||Lunch, Networking & Exhibits|
|1:00 – 2:15 pm||Empathy Mapping: The Best Approach to Understanding Your Trainee Personas to Customize Your Program Design
Presented by: Kathleen Horton, Navis Learning
|2:15 – 2:40 pm||Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits Break|
|2:40 – 3:55 pm||Energize Your Mandatory Compliance Training Programs: Innovative Strategies to Motivate Your Employees and Make Your Message Stick
Presented by: Sally Hovis, Navis Learning
|4:00 – 5:00 pm||The Latest Strategies for Exceptional Gamification Project Management
Presented by: Debbie Richards, Creative Interactive Ideas, Mark Richards, O2E Brands, and Ankit Shah, Dopamine Agency
|5:00 pm||Networking Reception|
|6:00 pm||Exhibits Close for Day 1|
|7:00 – 8:00 am||Breakfast & Exhibits|
|7:15 – 7:30 am||BLR Solution Demo: HR.BLR.com and Training Today|
|Join BLR’s sales team for a dynamic demonstration showcasing the power of BLR’s resources. You won’t want to miss this high-energy talk where we’ll announce the conference raffle winner. You must be present to win, so we hope you can join us!|
|7:55 – 8:00 am||Opening Announcements|
|8:00 – 9:00 am||Sales Training: It’s Not About How Much They Learn But How Much They Use
Presented by: Michael Leimbach, Ph.D., Wilson Learning Worldwide
|9:10 – 10:25 am||Making the Shift: Developing the Leader of the Future, Today!
Presented by: Gregg Thompson, Bluepoint Leadership Development, a Simplify Compliance Company
|10:25 – 10:40 am||Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits Break|
|10:40 – 11:55 am||Roundtable Discussions|
|Workforce L&D’s roundtables are designed to give you the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions with conference peers and our expert facilitators on some of today’s most pressing learning and development-related challenges such as how to refine instructional learning modules, enabling gamification elements to work with your current LMS using badging, customized activities/assessments based on learning histories, developing a robust measurement and reporting strategy for L&D efforts, and capitalizing on smartphone cinema and mobile technology. Ahead of the event, we’ll survey attendees on which topics they most want to discuss and then we’ll craft an agenda that our expert facilitators will work through with the groups.|
|11:55 am – 12:55 pm||Lunch, Networking, & Exhibits|
|12:55 – 2:10 pm||Learning Hubs: How to Choose the Right Blended Learning/Modality Framework to Deliver Formalized Learning Opportunities and Support Personal Learning Paths
Presented by: Dan Kurber, Duluth Trading Company and Coaching Sherpa
|2:10 – 2:35 pm||Refreshments, Networking & Exhibits Break|
|(Exhibits Close at 2:35 p.m.)
|2:35 – 3:50 pm||The Neuroscience of Engagement: The Latest Science-Backed Strategies for Optimizing Your Training for Adult Learners
Presented by: Edward Hubbard, Ph.D. and Myra Hubbard, Ph.D., Hubbard & Hubbard, Inc. and Donna Volpitta, Ed.D., Center for Resilient Leadership
|3:50 pm||Wrap-Up Announcements|
Venue and Accommodations
Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
3655 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Recertification Credit Information
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCIs criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
BLR is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® pre-approved this program for 11.5 HR (General) credit towards aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification, including 4.0 HRCI business credit hours (and up to 18.0 credit hours if you attend the pre-conference workshop). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
Business & Legal Resources (BLR) is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 11.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the SHRM Certification website at www.shrm.org/certification.
CPLP® Recertification Program
CPLPs can earn recertification credits by participating in continuing education activities that meet ATD CI Recertification Guidelines. Please review the CPLP Recertification Guidelines posted at www.td.org/Certification/For-CPLPs/Recertification for more information.