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This year, we are striving to bring greater value to members. The Conference will be held October 16-18, 2018 at The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. The theme of this year's Conference is: Performance & Learning in the Digital Age.
This year, we are returning to a three-day format, and the cost to attend is no higher than $845+ tax for members. The Early Bird rate is $695+ tax and ends September 1st!
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
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.
The tracks for I4PL 2018 are:
• Performance & Learning Asset Design, Development and Delivery
• Assessment and Return on Investment
• Performance & Learning Professional Development
The Deadline for Submissions is Friday, June 29th at 5:00pm EDT.
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.
• Linda White, CFA, CTDP, Vice President, Global Learning & Development at ScotiaBank and recent Chair of the Governance Committee for I4PL on the Board of Directors
• Brian Atkinson, MBA, CTDP, Senior Director, Learning Solutions Retail & Business Banking at CIBC, Chair of the Board of Directors at I4PL
• Kirk Fox, Senior Leadership Facilitator & Coach D’VelUp, Director at Large at I4PL
• Jason Galea, Director of Learning Solutions, Human Capital at Deloitte Canada
• John Verdon, Verdon Complexity & Foresight Consultant
• Dr. Robert Luke, Vice-President, Research and Innovation at OCAD University
• Krista Jones, Managing Director, Work & Learning at MaRS
8:30am - 9:00am Coffee & Networking
9:00am - 9:20am Welcome & Introductory Remarks: The Nexus of the Future of Learning and I4PL (Brian Atkinson)
9:20am – 10:45am What are the change drivers influencing the ecosystem of learning? (John Verdon and Jason Galea; Speaker Panel, Q&A and facilitated table discussion)
10:45am – 11:00am Networking break with light refreshments
11:00am – 12:30pm How can we stay ahead of the curve? (Dr. Robert Luke and Linda White. Speakers followed by Q&A with panel & facilitated table discussion)
12:30pm – 1:30pm Networking Lunch
1:30pm – 2:45pm Building from the experience and knowledge in the room (interactive session)
2:45pm – 3:00pm Networking break with light refreshments
3:00pm – 3:45pm What is currently shaping the future of Learning? (Krista Jones)
3:45pm – 4:00pm Closing Remarks
Location: CIBC, Atrium on Bay, 595 Bay Street, 14th floor, Toronto
Date: June 13, 2018
Member price: $299 +tax
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.
*Program subject to change
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Huge congratulations to our members who became certified and achieved the CTDP Designation in May 2018
• Tahir Joseph, Vancouver & BC Mainland Chapter
• Corey Olson, Vancouver & BC Mainland Chapter
• Amy Genova, Toronto Chapter
• Jackie McFarlane, Toronto Chapter
• Ketki Arun Yennemadi, Toronto Chapter
• Gillian Thomas-Martin, Vancouver & BC Mainland Chapter
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
Feel free to send Sarah Cooper pictures from Chapter Events or your great moments in learning to share on this popular social media platform. Our handle is @Institute4PL, don’t forget to tag us in relevant posts! Some popular hashtags to use are #I4PL #I4PLselfie #LD #performance #training #certification #ctp and #ctdp.
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 ZOOM 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|
Chief Learning Officer
With a $5 million investment to be divided between three target projects, Google and Walmart have put their heft behind an initiative to advance the workforce. This is the first time these two industry leaders have collaborated. One of the projects, Opportunity@Work, hopes to expand its current system and serve the underserved with a hiring channel focused on skills. The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy is putting its grant money toward expanding the Inclusive Innovation Challenge to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship globally. And the Drucker Institute is working with the city of South Bend, Indiana, to design a system dedicated to continuous learning for every citizen.
Training Industry Magazine
On average, you have seven seconds to grab your audience's attention with online content that screams that it is absolutely for them. If it's a piece of online learning, you then have to help and encourage that person to do something better or different as a result, because that's the whole point, right? That's quite a tall order when you think about it, but it's what's required if you want to make e-learning that works.
As the skills gap continues to pressure businesses, the need to retrain and upskill employees may continue to grow. In a recent study, 67 per cent of employees said they needed more training to keep current with market needs, yet only 40 per cent said their employers provided the opportunity to do so.
The usage of videos for learning is an established practice. It is seeing an acceleration in adoption on account of the wider usage of mobile learning and microlearning. In this article are eight examples on how you can use video based learning.
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