|9am||TALK||NEUROSCIENCE & ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE
Amy passionately delivers the message that you and your organisation have a huge amount of potential that can be better accessed if you understand how to work with your brain optimally. Amy will explore how we create and how we measure high performance. She will share a beautifully simple model that gets results and show us how to embed a learning culture.
|Amy Brann, Synaptic Potential|
|9.40am||PANEL||ENHANCING ORGANISATIONS, OLD AND NEW?||
Amy Brann, Synaptic Potential
Celine Mullins, Adaptas
Rosarii Mannion, HSE
Chair: Aidan McCullen, The Innovation Show, RTÉ
|10.20am||TALK||KEEPING THE C-SUITE SWEET!
IITD members voted their biggest challenge as ‘how can L&D show the “business” value of their efforts.’ We share our research into what good can look like, a prototype model for L&D, and our plans to develop the model in the coming year.
|Peter Gillis, Learnovate|
|10.20am||TALK||THE PERSONALISED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: DISCOVER AND DEVELOP YOUR POTENTIAL.
It is obvious that the nature of work is transforming. We all know that the traditional job has changed from a ‘fixed-format’ to an agile job role. The adaptable and versatile worker is the new standard, as are competencies which can be transferred from one job role to another. Additionally, our working lives are also being prolonged. Life-long learning is a prerequisite. But how can we discover and effectively develop our potential? With an EU-funded international consortium we set off to just do that: high-tech potential assessment resulting in tailored learning interventions, making learning fun and effective.
|Alec Serlie, Erasmus University Rotterdam|
|10.20am||TALK||AUGMENTED REALITY LEARNING
In this session, Paul will speak about the use of augmented reality (AR) to enable learning in new ways, especially learning by doing and learning through guided experience. He will share some case studies of leading companies who are using AR to innovate the workforce skills development with wearables designed for the workplace, and will share insights into best practice for AR in learning, given the current state-of-the-art in AR.
|Paul Sweeney, DAQRI|
|11.15am||TALK||HUMAN VALUE IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Can technology provide everything that humans can, too? We believe that only people can fully fulfil the need for human interaction and give sense and meaning to technology. How can we as learning professionals prepare our workforce for the digital opportunities and challenges of the future? In this talk, PwC Consulting leader Wendy van Tol will provide you with tools and concrete examples on how to empower your people to be at the helm of the digital future.
|Wendy van Tol, PwC Netherlands|
|11.55am||PANEL||FUTURE-READY SKILLS||Wendy van Tol, PwC Netherlands
Alec Serlie, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Jonathan Logue, LinkedIn
Chair: Sinead Heneghan, IITD
|12.35pm||TALK||MAXIMISING BRAIN POTENTIAL FOR LEARNING AND CHANGE
Celine will speak about how our brain potential can be maximised for habit change, learning, productivity and health and how you can use your brain more effectively when learning new skills by implementing simple and practical tips that help you break old habits and create new ones.
|Celine Mullins, Adaptas|
|12.35pm||TALK||PLAYFUL LEARNING: INNOVATING BEYOND THE TECHNOLOGY
Approaches such as serious games and gamification for learning are now well established in education and business. In this talk, Nicola will consider the benefits and limitations of these methods, and discuss the concept of playful learning as both series of tools, techniques, and tactics, and as a philosophy of learning to support innovation.
|Nicola Whitton, Durham University|
|12.35pm||PANEL||FUNDING R&D FOR IMPACT||Breda O’Toole, IDA Ireland
John Whelan, Trinity Research & Innovation
Declan Black, Enterprise Ireland
Chair: Alison Crawford, Atlantic Bridge
|2pm||TALK||COMMUNICATE TO CONNECT
No matter what the size, structure or industry of your organisation is, communication is the common factor that can make or break your success. Whether you want to implement a new idea, sell a concept to stakeholders, embed a cultural shift or expand your influence, clear, confident and concise communication is a critical skill that has the power to transform any business scenario. In this interactive session, Master Level Coach Bill Hoogterp will share the essential communication skills that can help you make your message memorable, lead more confidently and deliver tangible improvements in how you engage your listeners.
|Bill Hoogterp, Own The Room|
|2pm||LIGHTNING TALK||TRAINING THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL OF THE FUTURE: THE PEPRECO PROJECT
Genetic profiling has been identified as a major growth area in healthcare. PEPRECO will develop training for a new kind of professional, called a Personalised Prevention Counsellor, a health coach who can help clients with decisions involved in commercial preventive genetic testing.
Our talk will cover the scope of the project and the innovation methodologies we used to ensure the needs of our learners are being addressed through the PEPRECO course.
|Janet Benson, Learnovate
Kelly Stewart, University of Maastricht
|LIGHTNING TALK||MOTOR-SENSE: MOTION DETECTION GAMES TO SUPPORT EARLY FUNCTIONAL SCREENING OF GROSS-MOTOR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN
Motor development is the process by which children acquire movement patterns. Our research aims to develop a series of games that can screen children’s motions while playing, and monitor whether they complete the tasks within their developmental stage parameters. MotorSense will support parents, carers and health professionals in monitoring gross-motor development and aid in the early detection of potential issues.
|Benoît Bossavit, Trinity College Dublin|
DRIVERS FOR CHANGE IN A DIGITAL AGE IN SCHOOLS AND HIGHER EDUCATION ACROSS EUROPE
In 2018 and 2019 EdTech Ventures published two papers sponsored by HP examining the landscape of technology in schools and higher education across Europe. Case studies validated and supported the findings which were based on the authors’ own experience and noteworthy research. The pitfalls, as well as successes were reviewed, and recommendations were made to support those looking to revise their education technology strategies.
|Michelle Selinger, EdTech Ventures|
|2.40pm||TALK||FUTURE DIRECTION OF HUMAN PERFORMANCE IN THE WORKPLACE
The world of work is transforming, demanding a more people-centric approach and leading to an exploration of how to truly unlock the potential of every employee. In this presentation James will examine the forces driving this change, the innovative technology companies are leveraging to truly engage with their people and the future direction for human performance in the workplace
|James Brogan, PepTalk|
|2.40pm||LIGHTNING TALK||DIGITAL DISRUPTION: EXPLORING NEW TALENT CHALLENGES
Driven by global advances in technology, new talent models, and shifting demographics, the workplace and workforce of tomorrow are changing. Enabling business to embrace these advances and developing the future workforce skills for an agile career is a critical challenge, one which calls for collaboration and innovation
|Tracey Donnery, Skillnet|
|LIGHTNING TALK||BUSINESS SKILLS FOR TALENT & GROWTH
The Dublin Regional Skills Forum (DRSF) is part of a national network supported by the Department of Education and Skills (DES). We focus on fostering stronger links between enterprise and education/training providers in addressing skill needs for business growth within the Dublin region.
|Natasha Kinsella, Dublin Regional Skills|
|2.40pm||TALK||WE NEED TO TALK: THE FUTURE OF VOICE INTERFACE
Martyn will speak about the monumental adoption of voice interfaces, the vast datasets generated by speech technologies and the power of AI applied to voice data. What will the future look like for learners interacting with devices through voice interfaces?
|Martyn Farrows, SoapBox Labs|
|3.20pm||PANEL||EMERGING TRENDS IN LEARNING INNOVATION||A panel of experts discuss emerging trends in learning innovation
Peter Hamilton, Learnovate
Martyn Farrows, Soapbox Labs
Paul Sweeney, DAQRI
Mark Melia, Enovation
Chair: Miriam O’Keeffe, American Chamber of Commerce Ireland
|3.20pm||LIGHTNING TALK||KEEPING LEARNERS ONSIDE
Learn how a mobile-first approach and interactive video boosted learner engagement to deliver a truly immersive learning experience for a diverse audience.
|Majella Munro and Gavin Woods, Aurion Learning|
|LIGHTNING TALK||WEB ACCESSIBILITY – WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO APPROACH WITH THE EU DIRECTIVE
In December 2016, the new Directive on the accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies was published and it requires their websites and mobile applications to achieve specific accessibility standards by certain dates.This presentation will look at the directive, the accessibility requirements and at some analysis carried out on online courses to identify common issues.
|Gavin Henrick, Learning Technology Services|
|3.20pm||TALK||MASTER THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET
The Entrepreneurial Sales Institute has spent the last two years building an online education and assessment programme that focuses on developing the skills, competencies and mindset required to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. Belinda and Jonny will share the lessons they have learned on this journey and discuss topics such as mobile and social learning, work-based education and new methods of assessment and accreditation.
|Belinda Brummer, Versari
Jonny Parkes, Versari