Panel Presentation LTG131
Going Digital: A Practical Roadmap to Digital Transformation
Date Thursday, Nov 28 Time – Room Glienicke
Digital transformation is not some distant nirvana. It's a process, and it's a process that different organisations undertake at different speeds, with different challenges. Join our discussion as we share the triumphs and issues of moving learning and training from a face-to-face to a blended or even mixed reality experience. How can we start well and plan successfully for the future?
Author, Facilitator and founder of Towards Maturity, UK
Laura Overton is an experienced international speaker, author and facilitator with a passion for exploring, challenging and sharing.
Founder of Towards Maturity- the expert learning analysts, Laura's focus has always been on bringing a community together to investigate how learning innovation builds business impact, communicating the findings and facilitating change in the industry.
Tracking the L&D learning innovation journey since 2004, she has authored/ co-authored of over 40 major research reports and, as a regular contributor to industry publications she has written over 300 articles.
As an industry change maker, Laura regularly share good practice findings as a keynote presenter at conferences around the globe and through masterclasses, webinars and seminars. She serves on several advisory boards including the CIPD Professional Map and Learning boards and the OEB Global Council.
Laura was the first female recipient of the Learning and Performance Institute’s Colin Corder Award for outstanding achievement and was also the first recipient of the Learning Technology award for outstanding achievement. In 2018, she was voted the Number 1 mover and shaker in the global e-learning listing and in the top 10 EdTech UK influencers.
CEPOL (The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training), Hungary
CEPOL’s Innovative and Engaging Learning Services
Barbara Kovacs is a learning professional with 18 years of experience in the adult learning space.
She fulfilled varios L&D roles at a multinational energy company from a field trainer through local trainig manager till global learning advisor positions and was responsible for the content development of offline, online and blended learning solutions used in various businesses of the company. She was covering regional and trully global portfolios and worked with various groups of internal stakeholders from all levels of the organisation from management to end users, LMS administrators and subject matter experts but also with external teams of professional instructional designers.
Her gained experience is utilised in CEPOL now, the EU agency for Law Enfrocement training where the team is much smaller and she is much more actively involved into the creation of the desired learning products. This also means deeper involvement into the preparation of the strategic proposals for the decision of the management of the agency and opportunity to cooperate with fellow EU institutions. The agency has come to a milestone where a digitalisation strategy has to be introduced. This also gives opportunity for a re-shaped e-Learning strategy that can move to agency to the next level.
She is passionate about people development and likes to use creative techniques and efficient but entertainig learning solutions. With the contribution of Barbara several learning products were awarded by Brandon Hall award gold and silver medal and she also won internal Executive Vice President award for her work.