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March 2014 Chapter Meeting - Learning in the Cloud, What do learning platforms look like in the future?

  • March 18, 2014
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Yesler Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122
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  • Special pre-registration rate for members.
    Walk in rate will be $20.
  • Special pre-registration rate for non-members.
    Walk in rate will be $30.

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 ASTDps: March 2014 Chapter Meeting


Yesler Community Center
917 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122




Learning in the Cloud, What do learning platforms look like in the future?


What does the future look like in learning platforms? How will social media and informal learning shape the way we train in the future? We will explore how to use systems you already have to provide on the job support for learning. We will look at how learning platforms can be cloud based and integrate with other systems. We will look at the future of learning and how technology will play a pivotal role in how we learn.

Through lecture, discussion and idea-sharing, learners will be able to:

- explain the difference between cloud based platforms and traditional internally hosted,
- define how and when to us social and informal learning tools to assist in learning and knowledge transfer,
- and explain future trends in learning styles and technologies.

About the Speaker
Darren Nerland, past president of ASTDps,  is an eLearning and performance support expert. He has overseen a broad array of initiatives in work place learning and performance, including the rollout and sustainment of learning, eLearning and performance support for employees at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, he worked as a learning consultant consulting to companies such as Russell Financial, City of Seattle, Adobe, HP, and Cingular. He has also served as the learning program manager at Fortune 500 Company - FedEx Office / Kinko’s, where he was responsible for overseeing technology learning projects and vendor training, developing and implementing learning plan strategies and trainer certifications.

7:30 – Doors open, networking
8:00 – Presentation begins
9:00 – Raffle drawing and additional networking
9:30 - End

- Member $15.00
(walk in rate Members $20)
Pre-Registration - Non-Member $20.00
(walk-in rate $30)

Online registration closes on the Sunday prior to the chapter meeting. At that time we are no longer able to accept pre-registrations.

Please note that once the online registration is closed, we encourage and welcome you to attend and pay at the door.






ATD Puget Sound Chapter
P.O. Box 46368
Seattle, WA 98146


Email:  contact.us@atdpugetsound.org

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