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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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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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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Exhibition

World of Learning Opens Next Week

Birmingham (UK), October 2018 - Two days of inspiration and exclusive offers await visitors to the World of Learning Conference and Exhibition taking place at Birmingham's NEC, 16-17 October.

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eLearning Network

Learning Technologies Awards 2018 Shortlist Announced

Learning Technologies Awards
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London (UK), September 2018 - The Learning Technologies Awards 2018 shortlist has been announced. The best projects and products from around the globe will now proceed through the judging process ahead of the spectacular Gala Evening at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, 21 November, where the winners will be revealed. Tables and seats are now open for booking.

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Call for Papers

International Conference on eLearning in the Workplace

New York, NY (USA), September 2018 - ICELW 2019, the twelfth annual international conference on eLearning in the workplace, will be held at Columbia University in New York, 12-14 June 2019. The ICELW 2019 Call for Proposals is now open, and the deadline is 16 December 2018. » MORE

Current Trends

21st-Century Education Forum @ Harvard

Boston, MA (USA), September 2018 - The 21ST-CENTURY EDUCATION FORUM @ HARVARD is an opportunity to connect with like-minded people to learn about current trends and to grow as a member of a global community of people committed to preparing citizens for the demands of the 21st-century workplace. 21CEF@HARVARD is being held at the Martin Center at Harvard Medical School, 15-16 November 2018. » MORE