What We Learned from eXchanges at LT15

by | Feb 9, 2015 | Articles

The eXchanges at this year’s LT15 Conference have gone from strength to strength and were even more popular than in the previous three years.

Hold on, what are the eXchanges?

The eXchanges programme is a unique, free opportunity to get up close and personal with the speakers at Learning Technologies 2015. It is an opportunity for personal interaction with conference speakers.

The feedback that we have received each year is unanimous: ‘What a great idea!’

Like all great ideas, it’s simple and straight forward, but incredibly effective. Each eXchange session is an informal, face-to-face group conversation looking at answers to practical questions that will stimulate innovation and creativity in learning and development. Each eXchange lasts for an hour and their USP is that each one will be lead by an industry-leading expert who is speaking at the conference.
Every eXchange creates the perfect moment to air your questions, problems and even solutions to your industry peers.

Summary articles from LT/LAS eXchanges 2015

In the table below are links to summaries of the some of the discussions held during the eXchanges. We aim to provide a summary for each of the eXchanges – so please bookmark this page and visit as more links are made for each of the 12 eXchanges held over the two days of LT15. We guarantee that each article contains wisdom gleaned from the subject expert and we’ll do our best to draw out action points and tips from each session.

2015 eXchanges reportback
Kandy Woodfield
The Do’s and don’ts of facilitating vibrant communities of practice
Edward Gallier 
How to support in-company sharing of knowledge


Clive Shepherd
How to build high impact blended learning – coming soon

Martin Couzins /Sam Burroughs 
How can we use MOOCs effectively in corporate learning?
Julian Stodd
How to identify the right learning tools for the social age

Patti Shank
What are today’s essential instructional design skills?

Mark Reilly 
How to deliver business results with game based learning
Gary Hearn
How to transform learning (and bring the business with you) – coming soon

Nigel Paine
Speed, innovation, change: How to meet the learning challenge
Velda Barnes 
How can we manage stakeholders more effectively? – coming soon

Laura Overton
Delivering Value – how to build a high performing learning team – coming soon
Charles Jennings
Embedded Learning – extending learning beyond the formal
Bookings for the next eXchanges in LT16 will open in early January next year.

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