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in E-Learning" is Focus of ASTD
TechKnowledge(R) Conference and
event for E-learning to Take Place in Las Vegas, February 4 - 7
VA) November 16, 2001 - The American Society for Training and
(ASTD) announces ASTD
2002 Conference and Exposition, which will be held in Las
NV, February 4-7 at the Las Vegas Hilton. At this conference,
by The Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT),
will have the opportunity to discover the truth about how
really works in organizations and what the future holds for this
revolution. Real-world examples will provide insights into what's
and where caution is recommended.
workshops are February 4, the EXPO takes place February 5-6,
the conference sessions are February 5-7. The conference sessions are
into six tracks, geared for different levels from those who are
to explore e-learning to those that have had a successful track
with e-learning and want to learn more.
from American Airlines, British Broadcasting Corporation
Burger King, Cisco, Digital Think, Harvard Business Online, IRS,
University of Phoenix Online, and others, will present either 60 or
minute sessions, sharing their experiences with e-learning and how it has
their organizations. In total, more than 90 sessions will be
futurist and author, Michael Dolence, will focus on the evolution
future of training and perpetual learning in an "e" world during his
keynote session on Tuesday, February 5. "Learning from the Games
will be the topic of the February 7 closing keynote session by
Prensky, known for his expertise in game-based learning.
EXPO will showcase the latest e-learning technologies and services from
host of training suppliers. Attendees are also encouraged to experience
Creation Stations where they can learn how to create unique PowerPoint
use GIFs, JPEGs, streaming video, and more.
ASTD TechKnowledge community will reconvene during the 2002 conference
continue its interactive learning experience to share opinions and
about the conference, topics, and industry issues. Attendees of the
TechKnowledge 2001 Conference and EXPO provided feedback about their
topics and speakers and based on their input, ASTD created sessions
experiences for ASTD TechKnowledge 2002 that are targeted to attendees'
In addition, live Web chats with ASTD TechKnowledge presenters are
place from November 2001 through January 2002. Check the ASTD
Website for more details.
additional information about ASTD TechKnowledge 2002, visit
or call the ASTD Customer Care Center at