SOURCE: Elearning! Magazine

April 15, 2015 11:30 ET

The Enterprise Learning! Conference Dedicates Conference Track to the Learning Environments for the Next Generation

CORONA, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2015) - The Enterprise Learning! Conference 2015 (ELC15) has unveiled the conference line-up for the June 8-10, 2015 event in Manassas, VA. The ELC will feature four distinct conference tracks for beginners to experts that support the theme of 'Building Smarter Organizations.' They are: Learning Environments for the Next Generation; Smart Connected Things in Learning; Learning Analytics & Performance in the Big Data Age and The Learning! 100 Best Practices.

Learning and the ecosystems that drive it are experiencing a massive transformation. Learning Environments for the Next Generation track is all about Building the Smart Environment. Advances in technology are enabling different and interesting ways of experiencing learning outside the traditional classroom. Presenters focus on increasing understanding of how future learners will use technologies to meet the life-long learning challenges of the 21st century; And, focus on how emerging technologies, culture, and socio-technical systems will influence the way we can and will learn throughout the learning cycle: during personal learning, collaboration among peers, informal learning, when we are at work, play, and in a community.

The industry's top learning leaders has designed sessions to help executives design learning for the now and the next generation of learners. The following sessions will be offered in the Learning Environments for the Next Generation track:

  • Keynote: Transformation of Learning & Ecosystems
  • Keynote: Next Generation Learning Environments & Cybersecurity
  • Building the High Performance Organization
  • Learning in the Cloud: Preparing for Learning in the New World
  • Creating Engaging Virtual Learning Experiences
  • Video Learning Revolution
  • Short & Social: Transforming Training for the Next Generations of Learners
  • Secrets of the 21stCentury Learners Brain: 4 Keys to Maximizing Learning Outcomes
  • Leveraging Crowdsourcing Strategies in Game Development
  • Education 2030
  • The Role of Learning Theories in MOOC Research & Design
  • Development of Taxonomies of Learning Environments
  • How to Use Knowledge Management to Build a Smarter Organization
  • Involution: How Today's Leaders are Changing Organizational DNA
  • Next Generation Learning: Applied by the Learning! 100
  • The Tech Select Decision Aide

"We will see more new technology introduced in the next 5 years than most people have seen in their lifetime. The sessions offered at the Enterprise Learning! Conference will help you evolve your learning experiences to be personalized, predictive and connected with the goal of driving engagement and performance," said Catherine Upton, ELC15 conference chair. "Multi-generational learners will experience learning differently. Systems will be push to the talent before they even know they need it anywhere at anytime. It is an exciting time to be in learning and workplace technology. ELC attendees will see these processes at work in public and private sector environments."

All sessions will take place June 8-10, 2015 at the Hylton Center in Manassas, VA. For more information visit

About Enterprise Learning! Conference
Enterprise Learning! Conference 2015 (ELC15) hosts the exclusive Learning & Workplace Technology Conference for corporate, government and higher education executives June 8-10, 2015. ELC15 also hosts the Innovations in E-learning Symposium, in partnership with the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and George Mason University (GMU). At ELC15, attendees can learn from learning technology academia, share best practices from the top corporate university -- Defense Acquisition University -- and network with the top global learning organizations, the 2015 Learning! 100. Altogether, ELC15 provides executives a collegial environment to network, share and learn from leaders across government, education and corporate enterprise.

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About Defense Acquisition University
Defense Acquisition University is an award winning corporate university for the 150,000 members of the Defense Acquisition Workforce. DAU uses classroom and Web-based training and certification programs to keep all acquisition workforce members abreast with the latest trends, developments, resources, and information available for the acquisition community. While DAU faculty use a variety of proven teaching techniques to impart information to students, including both lecture and case-based curriculum, they are also on the forefront of innovative teaching techniques such as flipped classroom and distance-learning via Telepresence suites to reach remotely located workforce members while maintaining a low per-student cost. DAU faculty not only provide the certification training that qualified acquisition professionals need now, but continuously develop the body of acquisition knowledge to meet future learning requirements. Learn more at:

About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 33,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity, and commitment to accessibility. Mason is setting the gold standard for the modern, public university. Its dynamic culture and innovative academic programs prepare Mason's hard-working students for 21st century careers. Its commitment to teaching excellence combines with cutting-edge research that enriches the academic experience and is literally changing the world. Mason is also one of the best values in higher education, producing graduates who lead all Virginia schools with the highest annual salaries. Learn more at:

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