Cheif Learning Officer Solutions for Enterprise Productivity

CLO Symposiums

Spring 2013 CLO Symposium

Sunday, March 17, 2013 - Wednesday, March 20, 2013

7:00am - 12:00pm - Lost Pines Ballroom Foyer

7:00am - 8:00am - Lost Pines Ballroom 1-3

8:00am - 9:00am

8:00am - 9:00am - Baron's Ballroom A

Pat Martinez

As our organizations become more globalized, diversity is exponentially increased, not only of our employees but also of our customers. Increased diversity creates challenges in recognizing opportunities for leveraging the strengths of a diverse workforce, and then creating an environment of inclusivity by which organizations, employees and customers can flourish.

To drive a positive impact on organizational results, increase employee retention and develop future leaders, organizations must become truly inclusive and engaging. Diversity of thought can create innovative solutions to problems, create new products or services, and more holistically represent the diverse customer bases that you serve.

Join this interactive discussion to find out how to maximize diversity and inclusion efforts toward measurable results in your organization.

Workshop objectives include:

  • Defining diversity to become truly inclusive.
  • How to create an inclusive work environment.
  • Getting employees to opt-in and become valued contributors.
  • Success metrics – impacting organizational results.

8:00am - 9:00am - Baron's Ballroom B

Felicia Haslom

Kathie Walsh

Join this workshop and discuss the importance of how a company’s talent can grow stronger when their thoughts, opinions, ideas and creations drive innovation throughout an organization.

Discussions will include:

  • Mentoring and reverse mentoring programs.
  • Diversity networks.
  • Generations working side by side.
  • Your organization’s diversity.

8:00am - 9:00am - Baron's Ballroom C

Shruti Kala

Caroline Clavin

For many years, Medtronic has utilized Saba’s LMS for formal compliance and certification training. However, over the past year, the customer sales and support training team, within the Diabetes Division of Medtronic, has been working to break the mold on traditional “program-centric” learning and development thinking by implementing a social learning strategy for the more than 700 inside sales and customer support employees they support. Join Caroline Clavin, senior manager of training and development, as she shares how they’ve navigated the exciting, yet sometimes treacherous, waters of designing and implementing a social learning strategy.

This will include a discussion on:

  • How to incorporate social learning into your business strategy and use technology to improve access to peers, content and experts to sustain learning.
  • Building the business case, gaining executive buy-in, piloting and launching a social learning platform.
  • Measuring performance, ensuring compliance and driving engagement.

9:15am - 10:15am - Lost Pines Ballroom 4-8

Tom Clancy

Amar Dhaliwal

John Ambrose

Jim Obsitnik

The forecast for cloud technology is pretty clear. It calls for continued momentum via technology investment, M&A, new products and customer preference on the side of subscribed, hosted and software-as-a-service applications. But while the forecast is clear, the business benefits for your organization and your people are still developing. In this panel discussion, we’ve assembled a group of senior industry executives in charge of making the technology, business and product decisions shaping the future of learning in the cloud. Join them to learn how the industry is pioneering this next frontier in learning technology.

Panelists will share insights on topics such as:

  • The benefits and drawbacks of cloud technology
  • Applications and opportunities from the cloud for learning and development
  • The future of enterprise technology investment and development

10:15am - 10:45am - Lost Pines Ballroom Foyer

10:45am - 11:00am - Lost Pines Ballroom 4-8

Mike Prokopeak

11:00am - 12:00pm - Lost Pines Ballroom 4-8

Jason Jennings

Best-selling author Jason Jennings and his research teams have screened and studied more than 200,000 companies for his string of books on speed, productivity, growth and innovation. In his keynote presentation Jennings will reveal the five shared secrets of the world’s fastest, most productive, most innovative and best growth companies. Each is an actionable takeaway that listeners can begin using immediately to transform their organizations into the extraordinary. Attend Jennings’ keynote and you’ll understand why his speeches for Intel, Cisco, Microsoft and Qualcomm and hundreds of other companies received the highest evaluation scores in those companies’ histories.

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lost Pines Ballroom Foyer


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