Non-Tamperable Databases

Blockchain Strengthens Confidence in Certifications

St. Augustin (GER), December 2018 - Blockchain is considered the technology of the future when it comes to data transparency and security. One year after the original hype, however, there are still only a few use cases in Germany. Blockchain is the technology that makes, e.g., Bitcoin possible. The cryptocurrency made headlines in 2018 with its rapid development as a digital currency.

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Workshop

A First Assessment of the EU GDPR’s Effects in the Learning Field

Thomas TrierStuttgart (GER), December 2018 - What changes has the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation brought about for networked learning, and what effects does it, in conjunction with the ePrivacy Regulation, have on the design of learning media? Thomas Trier's workshop (in German) in Conference Room 1 on 29 January 2019 at 11:30 will examine these questions. Thomas Trier studied economics and has been a certified data protection specialist since 2013. Today he is a senior consultant and data protection officer at vitero GmbH.

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Charity Learning Consortium

Announcing the Stars of Charity Learning 2018

Stars of Charity Learning 2018London (UK), November 2018 - The Charity Learning Consortium has announced the winners of the annual Charity Learning Awards, revealing stories of amazing dedication, innovation, and collaboration on the road to eLearning success. The following awards were presented to them at the annual Charity Learning conference in London.

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EISTA 2019

Seventeenth International Conference on Education

Winter Garden, FL (USA), November 2018 - The Organizing Committee of the seventeenth International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications wishes to inform potential contributors that the submission deadline has been extended to 12 December 2018. EISTA 2019 will be held in Orlando, Florida, USA, 6-9 July 2019.

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Call for Papers

Fifth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

ValenciaValencia (E), November 2018 - After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from more than fifty countries, the organizers are pleased to announce the Fifth International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'19), in Valencia, Spain, 26-28 June 2019.

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Learning Changes

Elliott Masie is to host free pre-conference session

Berlin (GER), November 2018 - Elliott Masie, Editor of Learning Trends, Author and Head of the Masie Center, is to host a free-to-attend session on the pre-conference day, 5 December, at this year’s OEB Global in Berlin. In this very first open-to-all Spotlight Stage session, Learning Changes!, Elliott Masie will provide an edgy, humorous and global challenge to learning and development colleagues. Learners, content formats, learning technologies, business expectations and more are changing. From leveraging a learning blockchain to the end of memorisation - we have challenges and opportunities.

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70:20:10

Fuse Universal to Host Networking Soirée

Charles JenningsLondon (UK), November 2018 - Next-generation learning pioneer Fuse Universal (Fuse) have invited Charles Jennings and Hilti to present how business performance is the new 70:20:10 at the upcoming Networking Soirée, 15 November. 

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Expert Panel at OEB

Learning and Training with Bots

Berlin (GER), November 2018 - Bots are ready to take off in learning, yet this new way of communicating with learners provides challenges for education and learning technology professionals. At OEB 2018, a panel of edtech experts will present everything we need to know.

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Award Recipients

2018 International eLearning Awards - Academic Division

Kos (GR), October 2018 - iELA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 International eLearning Awards, Academic Division. Winners were announced in Kos, Greece at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL). The winners are listed below. Awards committee chair Dr. David Guralnick stated, "I was impressed with the high quality and variety of this year's submissions.  We're seeing continued innovation in the uses of technology to improve online and mobile education."

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eLearning Africa

Education, Training and Africa's Growing Confidence

Berlin (GER), October 2018 - International experts at this year's eLearning Africa conference, which recently took place in Kigali, Rwanda, were upbeat about the long-term prospects for African economies. The reason, they say, is that there is a new mood of "confidence" and a growing understanding among African political leaders and employers of the vital importance of investment in education and training.

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Going Global 2019

Tertiary Education in the "Post-Truth" Era

Berlin
(c) CHECK.point eLearning

London (UK) / Berlin (GER), October 2018 - This year, Going Global is investigating how the development of new digital technologies positively or negatively impacts knowledge production within tertiary education. The rise of new digital platforms brings a new way of sharing knowledge. Technology companies that are transmitting and controlling the world's information now have a greater say over how "facts" are consumed.

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Webinar

The Key to Engaging Content Marketing

Bath (UK), October 2018 - A panel of L&D managers is to share current challenges and discuss how vendors can create marketing content that is useful and engaging. The webinar will take place 30 October at 12 noon (GMT).

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