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BLP's 2nd Annual eXLearn Conference

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 3:30 PM


eXLearn 2019 Conference Join us in Indianapolis for eXLearn 2019! The main conference will take place on Thursday, September 5th, with the pre-conference workshop held on September 4th.  BLP clients and employees at our client organizations may purchase single and group tickets for 18-22% off our regular prices. Use this form to request a promo code!  Pre-Conference Workshop on Design Thinking This year, we are also hosting a pre-conference workshop on design thinking that will be Wednesday, September 4th. The workshop will be facilitated by BLP President, Sharon Boller, and BLP's Manager of Instructional Design, Laura Fletcher. When you register, you have the option to register for just the conference, just the pre-conference workshop, or both!   Excellence starts with the learner experience. BLP’s second annual eXLearn conference will help you pursue excellence in workplace learning. In one action-packed day, you will hear from industry thought leaders, practice designing better learning experiences, benchmark your training programs against your peers, and see what’s possible with the latest learning technologies. Keynote Speakers: Dr. Karl Kapp & Melissa Daimler Dr. Karl Kapp Karl M. Kapp, Ed.D., is a scholar, writer, and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business with a focus on game-thinking, games and gamification for learning. Karl is an award-winning professor and author or co-author of eight books including “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction” and “Play to Learn” which he co-authored with Sharon Boller. Melissa Daimler Melissa Daimler has been an executive at high-growth companies for over twenty years. She created and built Learning & Organizational Development functions for Adobe, Twitter and WeWork. Now, she works as an executive coach, advisor, and facilitator. She is also a speaker, panelist, and contributor to broad industry publishers including Harvard Business Review (HBR), Huffington Post, Chief Learning Officer, and Chief Talent Development Officer magazines. Hosted at the Montage in Indianapolis, Indiana Both the conference and the pre-conference workshop will take place at The Montage. The Montage is a premier event location on the north side of Indianapolis. Conveniently located off 465, you’ll find plentiful free parking and access to plenty of dining and lodging options. Pre-Conference Workshop Overview From UX to LX: Use Design Thinking to Create Learning Solutions that Work 9:00am-4:00pm  We live in a high-tech world where the user experience dictates choices in everything we do: what we buy, read, watch, and attend to. If we like the "user journey" we're on, we stay on it. If we don't, we opt out. Learning is no different. It's an experience, whether we plan it that way or not. This workshop offers a hands-on experience in using design thinking philosophy and tools to create intentional learning experiences that get bottom-line results. It helps those responsible for designing experiences to design ones that lead to operational results. It helps executive leaders understand the key characteristics of a learning design process and outputs that deliver measurable results versus ones that do not. You'll walk away with an ability to: Explain what "design thinking" is and how it can help you design and implement more effective learning solutions. Use a variety of design thinking processes and tools to help find the sweet spot between human needs, business viability, and technical feasibility. Plan out a learning journey that considers the six steps required to take any learner from noticing a need to learn to consistent performance of skills or application of knowledge to their jobs. Consider implementation strategies that ensure uptake and lead to operational results.   Conference Agenda Overview 7:45am-8:30am - Registration Open; Breakfast/Networking/Demo Stations Open8:30am-8:45am - Welcome Remarks8:45am-9:45am - Keynote Address Featuring Dr. Karl Kapp9:45am-10:00am -

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