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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE AGENDA


Please note that all times listed are Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) - UTC/GMT + 11.

Timings and content are subject to change.

DAY 1 | TUESDAY 17 MARCH


08:50 | Welcome to AITD 2020


09:00 | Trish Uhl (Owl’s Ledge)
WHAT’S NOW, NEW, NEXT: AI AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES YOU CAN USE TO ENABLE L&D AND TRANSFORM THE WAY YOU WORK
Explore the newest L&D team members - AI and other emerging technologies - in this keynote from Trish, covering what’s happening now, how it will affect your work and what’s coming next.

09:50 | Naomi Waldron (easyA)
QUALITY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR L&D
Think systems, processes and checklists are dull? Think again! Naomi will show you why they’re so important and how to make them second nature in your team.

10:30 | Alistair Gordon (HFL Leadership)
DEVELOPING TECHNICAL SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS
Drawing on years of experience, Alistair shares his 10 golden rules for developing programs for training technical SMEs and the data he has gathered in the process.

11:10 | Peter Clowes (MAXART)
USING GAME DATA TO DESIGN BETTER TRAINING EXPERIENCES
If you’re thinking of incorporating gamification in your programs, Peter will give you the lowdown on how to get started and what to look at early on.

11:50 | Chemène Sinson (Blackwater Projects)
PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY: A KEY ADULT LEARNING PRINCIPLE
Research shows that psychological safety is a key factor for successful adult learning. Join Chemène as she provides practical guidance on how to build this into your training.

12:30 | Gina Brooks (Training x Design)
BUILDING RESILIENCE DURING TRAINING
Resilient workers are happy and productive workers. Gina will explore her strategies to help people build their resilience throughout the training experience.

13:20 | Cheryle Walker (Cheryle E Walker Pty Ltd)
HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR AUDIENCE LIKE A STAND-UP COMEDIAN
Learn how to engage with a live, online audience in an engaging way. Cheryle will show you how to behave naturally and draw others into an immersive energy exchange.

14:00 | Neil Von Heupt (Social Media College)
FRONT END LOADING
Neil will share 6 concepts you need to create outstanding learning experience design. In this energetic session you’ll create sketch notes, review your current role and get planning.

14:40 | Dr Amanda Lizier (University of Technology Sydney)
LEARNING IN THE POST-TRUTH ERA
In the post-truth era, lines are blurred between facts and ‘fake news’. Amanda explores ways to ensure your learners are seeking high-quality information and can assess it critically.

15:20 | Michelle Ockers (michelleockers.com)
BUILDING LEARNING CULTURE
A strong learning culture helps an organisation to adapt quickly to change and thrive. In this session, Michelle will give you ideas and inspiration on how you can develop this, regardless of where you are now and the challenges you face.

16:05 | Michelle Ockers (michelleockers.com)
IMPLICATONS OF COVID-19 FOR L&D PROFESSIONALS

After interviewing a number of L&D professionals about their preparations for COVID-19, Michelle will be chatting to AITD CEO, Lynette Pinder, about what she's learnt.

16:50 | Day 1 close

 

DAY 2 | WEDNESDAY 18 MARCH


08:50 | Day 2 opening


09:00 | Megan Torrance (TorranceLearning)
xAPI IS READY FOR US. AND WE’RE READY FOR IT.
It’s time for L&D professionals to take advantage of what xAPI can offer us. Megan will share what it is and how it can be leveraged to improve learning and performance.

09:50 | Connie Henson (Learning Quest)
DISRUPTION AS A CATALYST TO THRIVE
Based on recent research studies, Connie will explore the conditions necessary to thrive in the face of disruption and the how to help people develop the right mindsets.

10:30 | Captain Tony Mullan (Royal Australian Navy)
TRAINING TRANSFORMATION IN THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
Learn what sets L&D at the Royal Australian Navy apart as Capt. Mullan examines the unique challenges of delivering training which is of national importance to Australia.

11:10 | Tania Tytherleigh (Master Trainers Institute)
THE 5 THINGS DISNEY CAN TEACH YOU ABOUT BEING A BETTER TRAINER
The Disney business model is highly successful. Tania will show you how to incorporate elements of this in your training programs, bringing magic to your learners.

11:50 | Terry Reynolds (LeaderSHAPE Consulting)
MAXIMISING RESULTS THROUGH LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK
Focusing on Lencioni’s ‘5 Dysfunctions of a Team’ model, Terry will present real world examples and tools to promote healthy teamwork and maximise results.

12:30 | Tony Sloman (Passion and Purpose)
OWN YOUR SPACE
Being able to confidently express your message is key for any trainer. Tony will show you how to conquer your nerves and bring your authentic self to any public forum.

13:20 | Kestrel Stone (Elemental Projects)
ENABLING AGILE LEADERSHIP USING TWO LARGE-SCALE GAMIFIED SIMULATIONS
Sydney Water successfully improved leadership capability through award-winning gamified simulations. Kestrel will present a case study of the innovative approaches used to achieve this.

14:00 | Steve Kimmens (My Career Habit)
CAREER WELLBEING: THE ROLE OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Training plays a crucial role in supporting the career wellbeing of the workforce. Steve will highlight best practice to help build the wellbeing of your organisation.

14:40 | Peter Hawkins (Global Vision Media)
xAPI - WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT WILL CHANGE YOUR (TRAINING) LIFE

Following Megan Torrance's opening keynote, Peter will look at xAPI basics and how you can get involved, with or without an LMS - or even a budget!

15:20 | Ger Driesen (aNewSpring)
START WITH WHO - THE GOLDEN CIRCLE OF LEARNING DESIGN
Many L&D professionals are inspired by Simon Sinek's 'Start with Why' but another approach may be more effective when it comes to learning design - Ger will show us why we should start with 'who'.

16:10 | Andrew Horabin (Bullshift)
BULLSHIFT: GETTING MORE OPENNESS, HONESTY AND STRAIGHT TALK IN L&D
In this entertaining closing session, Andrew will explore how we’d all benefit from greater openness, honesty and straight talk.

16:45 | AITD 2020 close



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PAST SPEAKERS

Arun Pradhan

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Shannon Tipton

Connie Malamed

JD Dillon

Julie Dirksen

Charles Jennings

Nigel Paine

Sir Ken Robinson

VENUE

Venue

Luna Park Sydney
1 Olympic Drive
Milsons Point
New South Wales Australia 2061


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