Learning & Development Professional Development Opportunities: Virtual & Central Ohio

This week is STACKED for professional development opportunities in Central Ohio and virtually. Here is my shortlist for the week:

Tuesday, August 13:

DISRUPT HR! IT’S TIME TO DISRUPT HR AND APPROACH IT IN A WHOLE NEW WAY

This event is held by the Human Resource Association of Central Ohio.  Jennifer McClure is a frequent guest on Catalyst Sale podcast hosted by my friend Mike Simmons. She has some exciting news to share about an event coming to Columbus and I’m sad I’ll be missing this event at the Boathouse. The event starts at 11:15AM ET and Jenn is hosting a personal brand workshop afterwards.

Building Knowledge Management-7 Tangible Steps to Creating a Culture of Peer to Peer Connection and Mentorship

This event is a Central Ohio ATD event and is our monthly program. Daniel James from Instructure is our presenter. I’ll be the webinar host and you should tune in because I have some super exciting announcements about future programming. This webinar starts at noon ET.

Wednesday, August 14:

TLDCast, the EMU Experience

Wednesday’s TLDCast is hosted by my friend Toddi Norum. I’m really interested in knowing what EMU means. Maybe I need to host a show called the CAMEL experience 🙂 This webinar starts at 11:00AM ET.

Personalization: Branding Your Learning Program(s)

This TrainingMagNetwork webinar features Allen Partridge. I really like this topic and I’m looking forward to hearing what he has to say about how to brand learning programs. This webinar starts at noon ET.

Future of Work Networking Event, Sponsored by Desire2Learn

I’m super excited the kind folks at D2L reached out to Central Ohio ATD to host this event. All are welcome by kindly RSVP. Food and beverage are provided. This event starts at 6:00PM.

Thursday, August 15:

HOW HR AND L&D CAN BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE

If you have an Association for Talent Development membership, this webinar looks like a good use of your time on Thursday. I enjoy hearing how others approach performance gaps.

Friday, August 16:

Learning and Development Mystery Series: The Case of the Disengaged Learner

I’m excited about giving this presentation for HRACO. This is version 3.0 of my presentation based on a literature review about learner engagement. This version will be tweaked one more time based on feedback to create my final Devlearn version. To see version 2.0 of this presentation, check out the TLDC conference archive.

Other Learning Opportunities:

Here are some of the things I’m listening to (when it’s not task playlists and The Jonas Brothers)

Make It Stick The Science of Successful Learning

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism


https://www.theloungepodcast.com/
Hosted by my dear friend Jac Hutchinson

Kickstart for next week

Join me with the amazing Mike “The Toolman” Taylor on my monthly Learning Technologies show on TLDCast.

So what about you? What are you looking forward to this week? How are you going to continue to grow in your own learning? Sound off in the comments!

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