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May 2024

 

  • Hosting Your Next Successful Brainstorm

    • Miro

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
    • Time: 11:00am CDT
    • Key topics:
      • Leveraging best practices for effective brainstorming sessions.
      • Empowering teams with Miro tools to generate and organize ideas.
      • Using templates to enhance brainstorming productivity.

 

  • L&D Backstage: Beyond tool onboarding – a catalyst for organizational change

    • L&D Shakers Events

    • Modality: Virtual event
    • When: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
    • Time: 3:30am – 4:15am GMT+12
    • Key topics:
      • Customizing the learning experience for effective onboarding.
      • Engaging employees from the outset to foster ownership and collaboration.
      • Creating impactful learning experiences on a budget.

 

  • iSpring Days 2024: Human-Centric Futures in eLearning

    • iSpring

    • Modality: Free Online Conference
    • When: May 2nd – 3rd, 2024
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring human-centered approaches to eLearning.
      • Interactive lectures, workshops, discussions, and case studies.
      • Featuring industry experts in eLearning, L&D, HR, and education.

 

  • Adobe Learning World 2024: Future-Proof Your Career and Organization

    • Adobe

    • Modality: Free Online Conference
    • When: May 7-8, 2024
    • Time: From 7:00 PM to  11:15 PM EDT
    • Key Topics:
      • Blending AI with traditional learning for transformative education
      • Strategic leadership in HR and learning technologies
      • Empathy and communication in modern leadership
      • Role of learning in enterprise growth and innovation
      • Enhancing eLearning with interactive design and multimedia
      • User-centered design and integration of UX in learning
      • Practical steps for developing skill-based learning experiences
      • Techniques for engaging and retaining talent through effective learning strategies
      • Designing accessible and inclusive learning environments
      • Empowering learning with Adobe’s cutting-edge tools and platforms
      • Using gamification to enhance learner engagement and outcomes
      • Building internal academies to support continuous employee development
      • Partnering with stakeholders to align learning with business goals
      • Emerging trends in virtual and blended learning
      • Developing learning content that bridges skill gaps and meets diverse needs

 

  • Top 5 Most In-Demand Skills to Future-Proof Your Career and Organization

    • Association for Talent Development (ATD)

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, May 7, 2024
    • Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT
    • Presenter: Paul Eschen, Chief Marketing Officer, Bizlibrary
    • Key topics:
      • Talent vs. Technology: Navigating Conflicting Priorities.
      • Creating vs. Order Taking: Embrace Strategic HR Leadership.
      • Leadership 2.0—What the Leaders of 2030 Will Look Like: The Evolving Importance of Empathy and Communication.

 

  • How to Use a Coaching Framework for Training Reinforcement

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Key topics:
      • Integrating leadership coaching with training for effective reinforcement.
      • Methods to enhance the value and delivery of training.

 

  • How Google Tailors Training for Enhanced Engagement and Retention

    • Training Industry

    • Modality: Free Online Session
    • When: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
    • Time: 12:00pm – 12:45pm ET
    • Presenter: Nikki Le, Head of Impact Evaluation, Assessment and Research at Google
    • Key topics:
      • Identifying learner needs and preferences.
      • Creating adaptive training tailored to learner needs.
      • Utilizing emerging technologies to optimize the training design process.

 

  • ATD Research: Localization of E-Learning

    • Association for Talent Development (ATD)

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Thursday, May 9, 2024
    • Time: 6:00am – 7:00am NZST
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring the importance of localizing e-learning content.
      • Adapting courses for different regions, countries, and cultures.
      • Impact of localization on training accessibility and effectiveness.

 

  • Unmasking Truths: Demystifying Training Evaluation with the Kirkpatrick Model

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Thursday, May 9, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Cost: Free
    • Key topics:
      • Debunking common myths about the Kirkpatrick Model.
      • Understanding how to apply the model for effective training evaluation.

 

  • Visual Design for Learning Conference 2024

    • The Training, Learning, and Development Community

    • Modality: Free Virtual event
    • When: Thursday, May 10, 2024 – Friday, May 11, 2024
    • Time: From 9:00 AM PT
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring the transformative power of visual design in educational environments.
      • Enhancing learning experiences through innovative visual strategies.
      • Revitalizing instructional design practices with visual elements.
      • Improving engagement, understanding, and retention through visual design.
      • Leveraging visuals to create more effective e-learning content.
      • Practical tips and tools for integrating visuals into educational materials.

 

  • Level Up: Harnessing the Power of Gamification for Safety Training

    • ELB Learning

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, May 14, 2024
    • Time: 11:00 am ET
    • Host: Jay Stephens, President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Damage Prevention Academy
    • Key topics:
      • The Science Behind Gamification: Cognitive processes that enhance learning through gaming.
      • Case Studies in Success: Examples of gamification improving safety outcomes.
      • Designing the Game of Safety: Integrating game elements like badges, leaderboards, and challenges into training.
      • Maximizing Engagement: Techniques to make training engaging across demographics.

 

  • Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance in Adobe Captivate

    • Adobe

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, May 14, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Cost: Free
    • Key topics:
      • Understanding accessibility standards and Section 508 compliance requirements.
      • Exploring Adobe Captivate’s features that support accessibility.
      • Creating accessible slides, interactions, and multimedia elements in Adobe Captivate.
      • Testing and validating accessibility in Captivate projects.

 

  • Rowing in the Same Direction Toward Organizational Alignment — Product Tour Tuesdays

    • Novoed

    • Modality: Free Online Product Tour
    • When: Tuesday, May 14, 2024
    • Time: 1:00pm – 1:30pm Eastern
    • Presenter: Becky Dozier, Senior Solutions Consultant
    • Key topics:
      • Enhancing company-wide alignment and vision across teams and divisions.
      • Utilizing L&D to foster a collaborative, social, and engaging environment at scale.
      • Demonstration of NovoEd’s cohort-based platform and its impact on organizational connectivity and continuous learning.

 

  • How an L&D Executive at Google Measures Learning Impact

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Cost: Free
    • Key topics:
      • Developing an end-to-end evaluation strategy using tools, processes, and templates similar to those used at Google.
      • Mapping skills to behavior demonstrations and creating comprehensive evaluation strategies.
      • Instrumentation strategies for measuring and capturing indicators linked to business outcomes.

 

  • Drawing Remote Interest: How to Master Online Whiteboard Sketching for Meetings that Engage, Surprise and Stick

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
    • Time: 12:00 pm Pacific / 3:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Key topics:
      • Utilizing simple live drawings to enhance engagement in virtual meetings.
      • Implementing tech solutions for effective online whiteboarding.
      • Learning to incorporate sketches to improve understanding and retention in trainings.

 

  • Effective OKR Planning in Miro

    • Miro

    • Modality: Free Online Product Training
    • When: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
    • Time: 11:00am CDT
    • Key topics:
      • Running OKR planning sessions across organizational levels.
      • Using Miro as a comprehensive tool for OKR planning workflows.
      • Staying aligned and tracking OKRs, including effective retrospective sessions.

 

  • Microlearning CONF – Microlearning Secrets from World Class Experts

    • 7Taps

    • Modality: Free Online Confirence
    • When: Tuesday, May 15, 2024
    • Time: 4:00 pm CET
    • Key topics:
      • Designing effective microlearning aligned with the science of learning.
      • Boosting attendance of learning events with microlearning.
      • Benefits of microlearning for organizations.

 

  • The #1 Way to Motivate Adult Learners

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Thursday, May 16, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring effective motivational strategies for adult learners.
      • Understanding the impact of rewards, recognition, and approval on intrinsic motivation.
      • Discussing the adaptation of training methods to meet diverse learner needs.

 

  • Best Practices in XR Learning: Lessons From the Frontlines

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Demo
    • When: Tuesday, May 28, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Key topics:
      • Demo-packed insights into how virtual reality (VR) and extended reality (XR) are being used to train and develop skills in various industries.
      • Case studies from leading companies and organizations utilizing VR to enhance workforce training and development.
      • Exploration of immersive and collaborative learning environments that bridge the gap between physical and digital experiences.

 

  • Putting the SPARK into Your Virtual Training Sessions

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, May 28, 2024
    • Time: 12:00 pm Pacific / 3:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Key topics:
      • Implementing storytelling techniques to enhance memorability of training points.
      • Creating actionable and purposeful learning experiences.
      • Building relationships to boost engagement and participation in virtual sessions.
      • Developing a positive learning environment to motivate application of learned skills.

 

  • ATD Research: Bridging the Skills Gap

    • Association for Talent Development (ATD)

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, May 28, 2024
    • Time: 6:00am – 7:00am NZST
    • Key topics:
      • Updating research on the skills gap and its impact on organizations.
      • Exploring the role of talent development in filling skills gaps.
      • Highlighting the importance of durable (soft) skills.

 

  • Beyond Content: The Rise of AI in Transforming Learning Modalities

    • Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Online Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern
    • Duration: 1 Hour
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring the impact of AI on training and development, moving beyond content creation to enhance learning delivery and experiences.
      • Discussing the role of AI-driven personal tutors, performance support systems, and sophisticated simulations in learning.
      • Highlighting real-world examples and the latest advancements in AI that support diverse learning modalities.

 

  • Demo: Enterprise Learning Management in Regulated Industries: A PeopleFluent Learning Demo

    • Association for Talent Development (ATD)

    • Modality: Free Online Demo
    • When: Friday, May 31, 2024
    • Time: 6:00am – 6:30am NZST
    • Presenter: Lori Smith, VP of Revenue, PeopleFluent
    • Key topics:
      • Staying up to date in a regulated industry with built-in exam engines and certifications.
      • Adhering to regulatory requirements including 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.
      • Preparing for the future with innovative training strategies and long-term skill development.
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