Learnovation 2021 – Global Learning Tech Summit
Join us to delve into the latest in learning technology innovation at the virtual 2021 Learnovation Summit on 12 – 13 October. Our leading global annual event, Learnovation, gives employees, students and customers the opportunity to find out how to transform learning experiences in a rapidly changing environment.
International experts will explore this year’s theme: The Future of Work and Learning. Empower your organisation with the latest learning technology strategies, tools and solutions. Register today.
2021 Event Format
Our 2021 virtual summit will run over two days from 1:30 to 5:30 GMT each day with international keynotes, expert panels, Q&A sessions, interactive chat, real-time polling and one on one networking with other attendees from all over the world.
Powered by The Learnovate Centre, Trinity College Dublin
The Learnovation Summit is organised by the Learnovate Centre, a leading learning technology research centre in Trinity College Dublin and a technology centre funded by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland to support organisations developing solutions for our society’s current and future learning challenges.
Pam is a learning expert and MD of Paraffin, an award-winning capabilities agency who supercharge people and their capabilities to work together for positive change. She is the author of Supercharged Teams and The Workshop Book, and her mission is to change the way the world works together, for the better, one team at a time.
With over 25 years of experience in corporate learning, Nigel is a regular speaker, writer and broadcaster on the topics of development, technology and leadership. Between 2002 and 2006 he headed up the BBC’s Learning and Development operation.
Michelle is a former international athlete and has over 15 years’ experience leading top-tier organisations from a human capital perspective, including supporting a number of high-profile start-ups such as Twitter, Blizzard Entertainment, B&Q (Kingfisher Group) & Tyco/Johnson Controls.
Kathryn worked in Financial Services sector for over 18 years. Since transitioning to Technology Ireland DIGITAL Skillnet Kathryn has developed and managed a number of strategic digital and diversity programmes including Women ReBOOT, TechLEARN and Transform – DIGITAL Transformation and Innovation.
Peter is an experienced team lead, skilled in the practices of: innovation (JTBD, Lean Startup, Design Thinking), digital strategy, and strategy and corporate company management.
Ilse is a Corporate Learning Researcher with Learnovate since February 2021. Prior to Learnovate she spent 15 years working on the People Development team in Google where she gained extensive experience in learning design, learning strategy & program management
Bob Mosher is a senior partner, and the Chief Learning Evangelist, at The 5 Moments of Need™, an organization that specializes in helping learning professionals design, develop, and measure effective learning and performance support through the 5 Moments design methodology.
Janet holds a MSc. in Digital Education from the University of Edinburgh and undergraduate qualifications in Science from UCD (BSc.) and IT Sligo. Janet focused on game-based learning in the workplace as part of her MSc. Dissertation.
David is an author and speaker, specialising in the impacts of new technologies on society. He has written 6 books and lectures regularly at Stanford Continuing Studies, The Irish Management Institute and Technological University of Dublin on topics including Artificial Intelligence, Innovation and Cognitive Psychology.
Sarah Gretczko, is a self-proclaimed future of work enthusiast and behavioral insights junkie with experience bringing innovative people strategies and solutions to some of the world’s most iconic companies.
Sharon Claffey Kaliouby was most recently a learning fellow and adviser for Elliott Masie Productions and previously was head of global learning and development for State Street Global Advisors in Boston.
Dr Na Fu is a leading international scholar in the HRM field and has been highly influential in the areas of strategic HRM and professional service firms where she champions improved management practice and workplace wellbeing for employees.
Dr Patricia McCarthy graduated with a PhD from Trinity College Dublin in 2014. A key component of her research to date focuses on UD(L), inclusion and participation of marginalised groups; Patricia’s ontological position as a disabled researcher has been instrumental in the development of her research and recent publications.
Darren leads a team responsible for the Poly-Zoom relationship across EMEA. A veteran of the ICT industry, he has previously held strategic sales leadership positions at HP, IBM, BT and Lucent Technologies in EMEA.
From meetings, chat, phone, and webinars to conference room systems and online events, Jane has always had a passion for technology having worked in technology since 1992. However, as an engineer by trade she has the unique ability to take complex subjects and make it accessible to everyone.
Linda brings over 20 years’ experience in sales strategy, business development and strategic partnerships to her role as Senior Business, Sales Development Manager, having worked in senior roles with AIB, KONE & Office Depot. She is responsible for contributing to the Centre’s growth strategy, overseeing business partnerships and custom research projects.
Dave oversees Learnovate’s membership model and ensures successful industry engagement with research. He has over 25 years’ experience in the ed and learning tech industry having worked in various roles with Vivendi Universal, Riverdeep/HMH and Folens.
Learnovation attendees will join learning and development managers, educators, learning providers, entrepreneurs, innovators, trainers, startup founders, learning designers, policymakers, researchers, and people who are passionate about the design and delivery of learning now, and into the future.
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