Featured Sessions

Our featured sessions highlight leading voices in the learning and development community, sharing stories, strategies, and technologies that will propel your work forward with inspiration and purpose.

Week 1

Monday, October 19

Emerging Learning Technologies: A Guild Master Panel

Nick Floro, Megan Torrance, Chad Udell & David Kelly

Melissa Chambers

A Crash Course on Designing for Any Virtual Classroom

Melissa Chambers,
MSC Consulting

Tuesday, October 20
Melissa Chambers

L&D Lessons from Behavioural Economics: The Art of Nudging

Arun Pradhan, 

Melissa Chambers

Incorporating Storytelling into Your eLearning

Hadiya Nuriddin,
Duets Learning

Thursday, October 22
Melissa Chambers

Practical UX & UI Principles to Level Up Your Designs

Tracy Parish,
Southlake Regional Health Centre


Learning Games: From Simple to Complex

Karl Kapp,
Bloomsburg University

Friday, October 23
Melissa Chambers

Applied Design Thinking

Myra Roldan,
Amazon Web Services

Melissa Chambers

The Cognitive Science of Video

Josh Cavalier,
American Tire Distributors



Monday, October 26

The Expanding Learning Platform Landscape: A Panel Discussion

Steve Foreman, Adam Weisblatt & Becky Willis

Melissa Chambers

Motivation and Learning

Julie Dirksen, Usable Learning

Tuesday, October 27

The Business of Learning: A Guild Master Panel

Mark Lassoff & Frank Nguyen


Visual Styles that Inspire

Connie Malamed, Connie Malamed Consulting

Thursday, October 29
Melissa Chambers

Tips and Tricks to Create Standout Microlearning Videos

LaTarshia Wooten & Julia Shawver,
GAAP Dynamics

Melissa Chambers

Planning Your Learning Data Strategy

Steve Foreman,
InfoMedia Designs

Friday, October 30
Melissa Chambers

Agile Methods for Instructional Design Projects

Megan Torrance,


The Next Decade of Instructional Design: A Guild Master Panel

Karen Hyder, Karl Kapp & Connie Malamed