E-Learning Day: Quality Learning Solutions, Bottom Line Results

When:  Jul 23, 2010 from 08:30 to 15:30 (CT)

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E-Learning Day: Quality Learning Solutions, Bottom Line Results
Friday, July 23, 2010
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Conference Center, 10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606

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Re-scheduled from Thursday, May 6. 2010

Who: Association executives and professionals who are responsible for e-learning ROI, technology selection, course development and marketing. This may include association CEOs, COOs, education managers, IT managers, marketing professionals and membership managers. This session also is ideal for supplier partners who provide services to associations and want to better understand the scope of e-learning in associations.

Fee (special pricing): $119 (member); $219 (non-member). Discounts do not apply to programs with special pricing.

CAE Domain: 8 - Programs, Products and Services

CAE Credit Hours: 6

Other: Continental breakfast and boxed lunches will be provided.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 21, 2010, by 10 a.m.

We will accommodate onsite registrations but cannot guarantee a boxed lunch if you register after the deadline.

If you have implemented an E-Learning program and would like to share your experience at e-Learning Day, please e-mail education@associationforum.org.


During this daylong event, you’ll have access to a special e-learning technology demo room where you can see side-by-side comparisons of e-learning platforms, meet e-learning vendors, see real-life examples of courses that associations offer and talk to the people who manage them.

Participants will:

  • Learn what other organizations are doing with their e-learning programs
  • Network with professionals who currently offer e-learning or are thinking about offering it
  • Discover from e-learning experts what it takes to start and grow an e-learning program
  • Compare a wide variety of e-learning technologies and courses 

Schedule of the day:

8:30 - 9:00 -- Continental breakfast

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. -- Ask the Experts Panel discussion

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. -- Boxed lunches and tabletop technology demonstrations, including learning technology platforms, and association eLearning programs

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. -- Structured networking. Association execs will meet each other and the Experts 9Jennifer De Vries and Jeff Cobb) to discuss their own situations, questions and decision-points with regard to their association's eLearning program.

About the Moderator:

Ross Moreno is an eLearning specialist in Education and Certification services at SmithBucklin, the world’s largest association management company. As more and more associations look to eLearning as an alternative to live events, Ross has been on the front lines working with association executives to develop and implement eLearning strategy initiatives. Ross’ role at SmithBucklin includes working with Subject Matter Experts to develop content, working with a variety of courseware tools to develop eLearning, and working with Association teams to determine the best methods for online delivery.

About the Panelists:

Jennifer De Vries, CPT, is president and chief solutions architect at BlueStreak Learning. She has more than 20 years of experience in managing e-learning programs for companies such as IBM, Motorola, Joint Commission Resources and Thomson/NETg. She frequently writes on the topic of e-learning for industry journals and is best known for her groundbreaking report, Rapid E-Learning, published by Bersin & Associates. Her company, BlueStreak Learning (www.bluestreaklearning.com), helps organizations successfully start and grow high-quality, customer-focused e-learning programs.

Jeff Cobb is Managing Director of Tagoras, where he helps organizations develop strategies for blending education, technology, and marketing to increase revenue and build member engagement. He is co-author of two major association e-learning reports Association E-learning: State of the Sector and Association Learning Management Systems and also wrote the popular eBook Learning 2.0 for Associations. Jeff speaks frequently on social media, marketing, and educational strategy

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