We are very excited to publish our full agenda of Learning 2019 Sessions!

 

 

 

 

You can download a PDF of this list here.

Learning 2019 Opens on Sunday, October 27 at 7:30pm with the Welcome General Session featuring The Second City, and ends Wednesday, October 30 at 11:45am

To see all sessions at each time slot, use your mouse to drag when you see the four direction arrow symbol... 

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07:30 PM
  1. Coronado Ballroom
    Join Second City to Kick off Learning 2019 with style and humor! Meet the 30 Under 30, and more
08:00 AM
  1. Fiesta 6
    Learning leaders are under increasing pressure to provide hard data that shows a relationship betwee ...
  2. Fiesta 5
    “Agile”: one of the biggest buzzwords of the last few years. The Agile design approach offers clear ...
  3. Yucatan
    Everything is moving into the workflow, from our social circles to learning. Workflow Learning has e ...
  4. Monterrey 1
    Are you making the most of your learning potential? We all know the challenge of making meaningful c ...
  5. Monterrey 2/3
    Stress is increasing in many organizations and there is a need for improved performance. At the same ...
  6. Durango 1
    Many of your own workforce are probably disengaged and not fully committed to your organization or i ...
  7. Durango 2
    What do great hotels and great trainers have in common? They know how to create amazing experiences, ...
  8. Cancun
    Digital disruption is transforming business and changing reality as we know it. This disruption is d ...
  9. Baja
    During this interactive session, you will learn how virtual reality (VR) has been integrated into va ...
  10. El Paso 1&2
    Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
  11. Coronado S/T
    In this ever-changing world, leadership development needs to evolve. Your current, compartmentalized ...
  12. Coronado M/N
    As advances in technology rapidly shift the work tasks performed by people vs. those performed by au ...
11:05 AM
  1. Fiesta 6
    The goal of any communication is no longer simply to inform. In today’s short attention span world, ...
  2. Fiesta 5
    Do you ever wish you could focus on your most vital priorities, inspire your team, drive impact, and ...
  3. Yucatan
    Creating a culture that values diversity needs to be reflected and cultivated at the top. In this ex ...
  4. Monterrey 1
    Burnout is a hot topic in the workplace. Factors contributing to burn-out can be compassion stress a ...
  5. Monterrey 2/3
    There’s a new wave of technology-driven learning, and it has nothing to do with courses. Using simpl ...
  6. Durango 1
    Changing organizational culture is incredibly difficult. New research from i4cp shows that only 15% ...
  7. Durango 2
    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “comics”? Most people mention their ...
  8. Baja
    Does the learning end at the end of your training classes? Have you been trying to figure out how to ...
  9. Acapulco
    Note: This session will be repeated on Tuesday at 9:15am If you’re curious about how games can be le ...
  10. Fiesta 9&10
    We live in a distracted time in the workplace with phones buzzing, emails pinging, and IMs dinging. ...
  11. El Paso 1&2
    Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
  12. Coronado S/T
    Cybersecurity is L&D's new frontier. With data breaches, Internet of Things devices and privacy conc ...
  13. Coronado E
    Deloitte has embraced digital learning and is seeing the game change for clients when it comes to th ...
  14. Coronado F
    Enamored by the promise of AI and automation, organizations are deploying chatbots across a variety ...
  15. Coronado G
    Are your L&D resources stretched thin? Does it take months to develop solutions that ultimately miss ...
  16. Coronado M/N
    More companies are supporting workers to earn college degrees, but few are considering how work-base ...
12:20 PM
  1. Fiesta 5
    Grab your lunch and head to this concise, off-the-cuff dialogue with chief learning officers and oth ...
01:50 PM
  1. Coronado Ballroom
    Storytelling is one of the most important, yet ignored, business skills. Elliott Masie, with Broadwa ...
  2. Yucatan
    As AI, VR, and Big Data transform our businesses, it’s clear the future of work isn’t a future conce ...
  • Monterrey 1
    Share in JetBlue's journey of implementing a data-driven learning strategy. Which specific requireme ...
  • Monterrey 2/3
    The art of hacking is all about using creative approaches to tackle tough problems, generally throug ...
  • Durango 1
    Developing learning in any media can be difficult when SMEs aren't engaged (e.g. they send you Power ...
  • Durango 2
    “The right amount of support at the point of need.” Sounds great doesn't it? A combination of Augmen ...
  • Cancun
    The terms “orientation” or “onboarding” are often used interchangeably. Most organizations have one ...
  • Baja
    Today’s organizations are rapidly transforming to meet customer and consumer needs. The Agile method ...
  • Fiesta 9&10
    Experience what mindfulness feels like and how to bring mindfulness into your learning programs. Peo ...
  • El Paso 1&2
    Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
  • Coronado S/T
    Within enterprise L&D, the concept of applying VR to soft skills training at scale remains largely u ...
  • Coronado E
    Making onboarding videos can be time-consuming and a drain on resources. It is even harded to make v ...
  • Coronado F
    This year we undertook a large primary research study into Learning Experience Platforms, Learning R ...
  • Coronado G
    Successful L&D professionals are always seeking ways to engage their workforce through learning and ...
  • Coronado M/N
    Three years ago, we developed and offered our first session on gratitude at one of our employee lear ...
  • 03:05 PM
    1. Fiesta 6
      Microlearning is hot in L&D circles but what exactly is microlearning? Is it smaller than a breadbox ...
    2. Fiesta 5
      Human-centered design (HCD) is a powerful method for architecting learner-focused, holistic developm ...
    3. Yucatan
      There are multiple benefits that come from investing in your employees’ education, including increas ...
    4. Monterrey 1
      Distributed workforces and customers, and differences in language and culture require a broader pers ...
  • Monterrey 2/3
    Do you want to deliver higher quality learning to your business partners in less time? Agile enables ...
  • Durango 1
    In business and specifically in the field of learning, how are women building their careers with int ...
  • Durango 2
    Being a great trainer takes far more than a good grasp of content. In fact, presentation and trainin ...
  • Cancun
    Have you heard? Workplace learning is changing. Our roles are evolving. Pressure to deliver value is ...
  • Acapulco
    What’s the best way to learn about podcasting? Watch a podcast about podcasting – LIVE IN PERSON! “T ...
  • Fiesta 9&10
    Experience up to 60 minutes of guided mindfulness. This room will be a sacred space for meditative a ...
  • El Paso 1&2
    Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
  • Coronado S/T
    Agencies that provide behavioral healthcare are under high demands to provide effective treatment. S ...
  • Coronado E
    How are companies are using data to make better business decisions? Join this interactive workshop t ...
  • Coronado F
    Looking to attract more engaged learners? Skill Pill Founder, Gerry Griffin, gives an insight into h ...
  • Coronado G
    We know your little secret. In this age of shiny new digital learning solutions, you’re still using ...
  • Coronado M/N
    There is a vast amount of knowledge trapped in silos within our workforces. We all want to unlock th ...
  • 08:00 AM
    1. Fiesta 6
      (Note: This program is for senior and executive learning leaders.) It is too easy to just talk about ...
    2. Fiesta 5
      Looking at learning opportunities through the lens of the user experience (UX) is one of the most im ...
    3. Yucatan
      Meeting the needs of our learners is becoming increasingly complex in a world where knowledge and re ...
    4. Monterrey 1
      The work of the future will be performed by an “augmented workforce”: people working with and enable ...
    5. Monterrey 2/3
      The digital transformation and analytics are changing all businesses. The winners win big while many ...
    6. Durango 1
      Technology is evolving. Baby boomers are retiring. Retention and attrition are two words HR wants to ...
    7. Durango 2
      Experience, play, and dissect two learning games. For game number one, learn how to turn an audience ...
    8. Cancun
      When it comes to connecting the world, 5G will soon change everything. This technology will reshape ...
    9. Baja
      "Annual Mandatory Safety Education" - just the words leave us cringing. Staff complete this requirem ...
    10. Acapulco
      Join Keynote Speaker, Michelle Weise, Chief Innovation Officer for The Strada Institute on the Futur ...
    11. El Paso 1&2
      Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
    12. Coronado D
      Three years ago and with no prior training experience, Tracy McFadden Wright was asked to implement ...
    13. Coronado E
      Today’s L&D professionals, faced with challenges of ever-increasing compliance regulations, unpredic ...
    14. Coronado F
      It’s been said that “Once Upon a Time” are four of the most powerful words in the human language. Ye ...
    15. Coronado G
      ADDIE, a classic, tried-and-true methodology for instructional design, has come under question in an ...
    16. Coronado M/N
      New and emerging technologies are revolutionizing the way end-users interact with their environment, ...
    17. Coronado P/Q
      We’ve been chasing effective measurement for as long as we’ve had classrooms with blackboards. With ...
    09:15 AM
    1. Fiesta 6
      Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, automation, facial recognition, and other “smart tec ...
    2. Fiesta 5
      Explore the fundamental components of a learning organization and culture, and your own readiness. T ...
    3. Yucatan
      Are you ready for reporting that goes beyond operational metrics but you don’t know where to begin? ...
    4. Monterrey 1
      Learning organizations are increasingly called upon to demonstrate their value to their stakeholders ...
    5. Monterrey 2/3
      Employee expectations are changing and influencing distributed workplace strategies. For example, th ...
    6. Durango 1
      KLM has renewed the World Business Class concept. However, a new service meant a different way of wo ...
    7. Durango 2
      Learning organizations have gone through a profound transformation. They’ve harnessed new technology ...
    8. Cancun
      Sleep has critically important effects on how we function in the workplace. Sleep deprivation and di ...
    9. Baja
      Blending cultures during a joint venture is a daunting task. The Change Healthcare L&D team was task ...
    10. Acapulco
      Note: Session is a repeat from Monday 11:05am If you’re curious about how games can be leveraged for ...
    11. El Paso 1&2
      Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
    12. Coronado S/T
      Organizations face many threats that can compromise data, cripple technological systems, and prevent ...
    13. Coronado D
      Only 10% of what we learn comes from formal learning. Learners are overloaded with an endless supply ...
    14. Coronado E
      Attracting and retaining talent is the #1 CEO concern in what Josh Bersin calls the “New World of Wo ...
    15. Coronado F
      Companies who prepare for tomorrow’s workforce will win the competition for skilled workers! This me ...
    16. Coronado G
      How would a Learning Experience Platform (LXP) stack up against a Learning Management System (LMS)? ...
    17. Coronado M/N
      There's an explosion of Virtual, Augmented & Mixed Reality (VR/AR/MR) training programs, many of whi ...
    18. Coronado P/Q
      When it comes to teaching or disseminating information to large groups of distributed employees, web ...
    01:45 PM
    1. Fiesta 6
      Millennials and Generation Z bring energy, valuable skills, insights, and ambition to the workplace. ...
    2. Fiesta 5
      As workplace learning becomes more important, and the role of Learning and Development (L&D) widens, ...
    3. Yucatan
      As an instructor, do you know how to behave in the classroom in order to maximize employees’ ability ...
    4. Monterrey 1
      The first 90 days of a new sales professional’s career are critical. Quickly acquiring the right ski ...
    5. Monterrey 2/3
      Situation: Hundreds of new hires a year from 5 different time zones. Limited funding and technology. ...
    6. Durango 1
      Most employers and employees alike are well aware of the toll that long hours and job-related stress ...
    7. Durango 2
      The 30 under 30 program is celebrating 10 years of developing, supporting, and highlighting future l ...
  • Cancun
    Practice has always been a key element of performance, but how do you build practice into remote tra ...
  • Baja
    The lights go dark, the first chord of music strikes, and you feel the energy pulse through your vei ...
  • Acapulco
    Maintaining ISO 9001 certification in a manufacturing environment requires a strong and efficient le ...
  • Fiesta 9&10
    Experience up to 60 minutes of guided mindfulness. This room will be a sacred space for meditative a ...
  • El Paso 1&2
    Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
  • Coronado S/T
    Implementing a Learning Experience Platform (LXP) and rolling it out to a large enterprise company i ...
  • Coronado E
    How do you know if your programs are effective? Explorance has created a practical, theory-driven, i ...
  • Coronado F
    Adaptive learning is here! It’s time to ditch PowerPoint and regular authoring tools and create meas ...
  • Coronado G
    Connected learning is a game-changer. It is about taking a holistic, joined-up approach which is mor ...
  • Coronado M/N
    When we set out to redesign our new hire orientation, we were determined to make it an engaging expe ...
  • Coronado P/Q
    Compliance is the greatest force and disrupter in corporate workplace learning. In some industries, ...
  • 03:00 PM
    1. Fiesta 6
      “Gamification” is problematic. We know because we’ve tried it! But we’ve also tried using actual gam ...
    2. Fiesta 5
      Two years ago, Verizon rocked the digital media world by acquiring Yahoo and AOL. Verizon's intentio ...
    3. Yucatan
      It’s been said that “diversity is getting invited to the dance, inclusion is being asked to dance, a ...
    4. Monterrey 1
      Findings from learning science research point to the need for L&D programs designed to utilize activ ...
    5. Monterrey 2/3
      Modern learners are empowered consumers who vote with their feet on whether our learning systems, co ...
    6. Durango 1
      “Growth mindset” is a popular development topic for many leaders, but a browser search on related le ...
    7. Durango 2
      The success of any organization that trains and deploys a global workforce depends heavily on its em ...
    8. Cancun
      Can Mixed Reality (VR, AR, and Immersive Visualization) help change YOUR reality when it comes to ho ...
    9. Baja
      Learn how MassMutual is using millennials to drive a different focus as we reimagine our 150-year-ol ...
    10. Acapulco
      While the idea of using a focus group when developing new products is nothing new, it is exceptional ...
    11. Fiesta 9&10
      Experience up to 60 minutes of guided mindfulness. This room will be a sacred space for meditative a ...
    12. El Paso 1&2
      Increasingly complex products and services require progressively complex human and technology intera ...
    13. Coronado S/T
      Ten thousand "baby boomers" retire daily in North America, taking their knowledge and experience wit ...
    14. Coronado E
      Digital transformation (DT) is the #1 concern of senior executives, but 70% of all digital transform ...
    15. Coronado F
      In corporate learning and development, we often talk about a learner's growth mindset or creating le ...
    16. Coronado G
      Live training works best when it transforms attendees from content recipients to active participants ...
    17. Coronado M/N
      We helped our communications team shift to a “performance support first” learning model and created ...
    09:00 AM
    1. Fiesta 6
      When your current role, job, or career in learning comes to a close, either by retirement or organiz ...
    2. Fiesta 5
      There is certainly more in our “toolbox” these days that whiteboards and PowerPoints! Join our panel ...
  • Yucatan
    This session will explain the concept of mindfulness and living in the moment in simple practical te ...
  • Monterrey 1
    The human brain is hardwired to remember stories. In this playful, experiential session participants ...
  • Monterrey 2/3
    Heighten audience engagement, maximize retention, and drive your point home faster with greater clar ...
  • Durango 1
    Digital success is a direct result of an organization’s leadership and workforce. Learn how Dell lea ...
  • Durango 2
    Sometimes, we need to learn and be mentored by people who are at the other end of their careers, lik ...
  • Cancun
    We discovered a problem….a good problem! We were growing faster than ever and were concerned that an ...
  • Baja
    When offering online courses, how do you know that the people taking them are who they say they are? ...
  • Coronado G
    We know your little secret. In this age of shiny new digital learning solutions, you’re still using ...