LT - Workplace Learning and Training
Building a Sting Future: Tackling Mindsets Mental Models & Other L&D Monsters
Today’s learning leaders have a unique opportunity to drive new levels of business value in a rapidly changing workplace. Are we ready to advantage of our opportunities to build a stronger future for our profession and our co workers? In this global conversation we bring together some great thinkers from 4 different continents to discuss: • Does mindset trump skill set in building a future ready L&D function?• Do our mental models help or hinder us?• In what ways can we think smarter to unleash our potential as workplace learning leaders? This open conversation promises to be entertaining, provocative and above all useful for anyone looking to create a step change in their learning journey.
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.
Learning Rebels, LLC, USA
As Owner of Learning Rebels, Shannon Tipton is a skilled learning strategist with over 20 years of leadership experience developing successful infrastructures for training departments across North America, Europe and China.
Shannon is excited to work with training teams and organizations to develop learning solutions to achieve applicable business results. Recognized as bringing real-world expertise into the learning field, Shannon integrates learning technologies and microlearning tools to strengthen workplace alignment, enhance collaboration and increase learning connectivity.
As author of “Disruptive Learning” Shannon frequently speaks at conferences across North America and Europe. Recently named in the top 100 elearning “Movers and Shakers” by eLearning Industry, Shannon’s blog “Learning Rebels” is in the top 100 elearning blogs and can be found at learningrebels.com.