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I4PL is excited to announce that the Call for Proposals for the I4PL 2018 Conference is now open. The conference will be held October 16-18, 2018 at The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto.
This Conference will mark the first year we are entering into a joint conference format with a Higher Education Conference, entitled ONLINE LEARNING 2018 – Global Summit & EdTech Expo in partnership with MediaEdge. In essence, we will be joining forces with other like-minded professionals to execute three truly exciting days.
I4PL is seeking relevant, topical, forward-thinking sessions to meet the needs and challenges of today's workplace learning and development professional in the age of technology.
We are looking for sessions that are unique in its delivery: hands-on and interactive. Please note, sessions are 60 minutes in length.
The tracks for I4PL 2018 are:
• Performance & Learning Asset Design, Development and Delivery
The deadline for Submissions is Friday, June 29th at 5:00pm EDT.
• Assessment and Return on Investment
• Performance & Learning Professional Development
Please submit your proposal via the following survey link.
Should you have any questions, please contact Brad Moore at email@example.com or 416-307-3070.
LearnFest 2018's exploration of the topic, "The Future of Learning" is as much about shaping the future as it is about better grasping emerging concepts that face Performance and Learning professionals. Beyond looking in a crystal ball, LearnFest 2018 is about shaping the Future of Learning, Today. Now.
• What are the change drivers influencing the ecosystem of learning?
Location: CIBC, Atrium on Bay, 595 Bay Street, 14th floor, Toronto
• How can we be ahead of the curve?
• Who is currently shaping the future of learning?
Time: Full day event, details to come
• Linda White, CFA, CTDP, Vice President, Global Learning & Development at ScotiaBank and recent Chair of the Governance Committee for The Institute for Performance and Learning on the Board of Directors
Member price: $299 +tax
• Jason Galea, Director of Learning Solutions, Human Capital at Deloitte Canada
• John Verdon, Verdon Complexity & Foresight
• Additional speakers and program to be announced shortly
Non-member price: $399 +tax
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This program has been approved by the Certification Maintenance Program and will count towards 7 CEU credits. For more details on how to maintain your CTDP or CTP designation, email email@example.com.
Welcome Mariam Bokhari, I4PL’s new Membership Coordinator! Mariam can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Webinars are always free for members and $50 +tax for non-members.
These events counts towards 1 credit hour each for certification maintenance.
Please note that there are two steps in the registration process. First, you are required to register on IMIS (The I4PL website) and then the second step is to register on the GoToWebinar platform. The second step will be sent to you 48 hours before the webinar that will then send a confirmation email with the dial-in instructions. For questions, please contact Amanda Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
| || Spotlight on Certification|
The Toronto Chapter hosts this session on how to prepare for your exam, skill demo or portfolio submission. The Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) and Certified Training Practitioner (CTP) are the only designations for workplace performance and learning professionals in Canada. Check out the most recent data about the value and impact of the CTDP/CTP Designations in Canada and Worldwide!
During this session you will learn about the process and steps to getting certified from members who have recently been certified and gone through the process; you will connect with certified members, as well as existing and potential candidates. Come prepared with your questions and to get tips and tools for success.
Where: KPMG, 333 Bay Street, 46th Floor, Toronto
When: June 21st, 2018, 6:00-8:30PM
Members: $35 +tax
Non-Members: $50 +tax
I4PL's Research Committee wants to hear from you! Please take a moment to take this short survey or visit the QR code to access the survey.
Kosha Bramesfeld, PhD
Summaries of research findings are presented daily in the news, in advertising, by politicians, and on social media. These reports sometimes misinterpret or exaggerate research findings. The following questions can be useful for assessing if a media report of research is valid.
• WHO? From whom did the researchers actually collect data? Does this sample of participants match the population for which the results are being generalized?
• WHAT? What was actually being studied? Do the variables under consideration match the conclusions that are being made?
• WHEN? When were the outcomes measured and for how long? Are the conclusions over-stating the longevity of the findings?
Quality Improvement Lead
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Training & Development Analyst
Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto, Ontario
More job postings are online on the Career Centre. Members can post jobs as well as browse opportunities for their own job search and also get help with their resume.
The 2016 and 2017 recorded conference sessions are now available! Relive your favourite sessions or catch up on ones you may have missed. Conference attendees and I4PL members receive 50% off the recorded sessions for a limited time, click here for more information and to purchase your sessions.
To view complete event descriptions, please go to the Events Page.
| || Performance and Learning in the News|
Marketers are proficient in using a content engagement cycle, a practice for deciding when to engage whom with what kind of content during the customer journey. They plan months, quarters and even years in advance to create a content strategy that aligns with business goals and engages their audience pre- and post-sale.
L&D professionals on the other hand, often think about each training session or learning program singularly instead of looking at the overall learner experience.
Corporate L&D programs are undergoing a transformation to meet a growing end-user demand for more engaging professional development experiences. Jeff Weber, SVP of People and Places at Instructure shares his insights on why the future of L&D programs will have to strike the right balance of people and technology.
Whether we realize it or not, we are wired for social learning. From babies learning how to speak by imitating others to adults discovering how to put up wallpaper on YouTube, social learning is the main way in which we acquire and pass on knowledge.
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