This year’s Georgia LEARNS Technology Summit was one of the most refreshing professional events I’ve attended all year. The three day experience, conceptualized and launched by Paul Terlemezianof iFive Alliances, brought together leaders, practitioners, and service providers in learning and human performance for what I can only describe as a provocative collision of ideas.
The intimate event attended by about 50 professionals from across the nation, included four elements: three minute product/service pitches, project experience panels, breakouts, and focus groups. These four elements created an almost speed dating experience for collaborating, sharing (problems, challenges, and successes) and contemplating solutions.
There were no long lines to have that uncomfortable groupie like exchange with a panelist, nor any of that dry chit chat where finding something to talk about is like tweezing a splinter out a small child’s finger. Instead, each element of the summit lent itself to open, honest conversations and collaboration.
The five focus areas of this year’s summit were
The discussions around these topics ran the gamut and forced many of us to examine the assumptions, perceptions, practices, and possibilities of the role and function of learning in business. I left the conference with my mind swirling.
Fresh from the summit, here are few of the questions and ideas that will be keeping me up at night…
Got answers??? Please share.
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