The Informatology Peer awards and Conference

by | Mar 30, 2011 | Articles

At Towards Maturity we are very committed to celebrating excellence and the informal benchmarking that comes from the awards process.

We support a wide range of awards including the e-learning age awards, the Training Journal awards and the Institute of IT Training’s awards and always look forward to sharing best practice that comes from the winners.

With this in mind we wanted to let you know about a new award programme and conference from Informatology  where you get to be the judges! (deadline for registering interest in the award programme is 15th April).

It’s not often that you would see Miles Templeton , Director General of the IOD, Ruby Wax and our very own Nick Shackleton Jones and Clive Shepherd and perhaps YOU on the same conference agenda.

Do take a look and get involved!

Are you involved in a project or initiative that could interest others in HR and in L&D?

If so, Informatology invite you to enter for the 2011 Peer Award for Excellence. As a finalist, you would be invited to speak at the Peer Conference on 21, 22 or 23 June in London.

What’s special is that it is a “Peer” Award, because conference attendees listen to your ideas and then determine the winner.

The Peer Conference is not like other conferences
It is about having real conversations with the speakers and fellow participants. It is not about sitting through a day packed with talks.

The Peer Award is not like other awards
It is about expressing your ideas, and gaining the recognition of conference participants that hear you speak. It is also about possibly winning a prestigious national business award.

Some key facts…

Categories
You enter for one of these six award categories, each of which is also the theme of a Peer Conference stream…
* Coaching
* Leadership
* Talent
* Technology for Learning.
* Learning & Development
* Corporate Responsibility
Please pass this invitation to your colleagues in these areas.
See http://www.informatology.com/peerawards/category/

Deadlines
All categories are open for registration by 15 April, with your 500-word write-up due by 22 April.
Some categories may remain open for later entry, until 1 June.
See http://www.informatology.com/peerawards/enter/

Candidates Package
Registration gives you three whole-day conference places for the seminar of your talk for the price of one, plus entry to the award.
See http://www.informatology.com/peerawards/fees/

Attending Only
Not ready to submit an entry but keen to participate? Book seminar places now, before the initial conference programme is published on 1 May, and you get £100 off each day-place.
See http://www.informatology.com/conference/the-fees/

Speakers
Miles Templeman, Director General at The Institute of Directors; Carol Wilson, Managing Director at Performance Coach Training,  Nick Shackleton-Jones, Group Head of e-Learning at BP (and previously at the BBC) and our own Laura Overton, Managing Director at Towards Maturity, are already confirmed as conference co-chairs.
See http://www.informatology.com/conference/seminar/

Find out more
Everything is explained at the website, and you can join one of our conference call chats where all your questions are answered.
See http://www.informatology.com/peerawards/intro/

The Masterclasses
An exciting Masterclass series  also takes place at the same Conference including Ruby Wax’s Less stress leadership class, Julie Starr’s Coaching Masterclass  and a Social Media Masterclass with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Clive Shepherd!
See http://www.informatology.com/conference/masterclass/

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