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While learning trends the past few years have focused on meeting the moment, trends moving forward are based upon what we’ve learned while operating during disruption so we can continue to meet the most pressing needs. In this session we’ll discuss the top five trends impacting education program development in the coming year, the whys behind them, and the massive shift across sectors to focusing on DEI in learning design.
Learning Objectives: As a result of this session, learners will
- Discuss the top five learning trends and how they impact our learning portfolio
- Explore the shift from format to learner in the trend landscape
- Examine how DEI learning design trends inform how we create safe learning spaces and extend the conversation to neurodivergence and trauma-informed design.
Tracy King, MA, CAE
Chief Learning Strategist & Founder, InspirEd
As Chief Learning Strategist & Founder of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development, consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design. Tracy is the author of Competitive Advantage, advising on how to grow reliably profitable and sustainable continuing education programs that transform learners. Tracy is a thought leader, invited speaker, master learning designer and DELP Scholar. Her work has been featured on NBC, ABC, FOX, USA Today, Forbes and hundreds of nationally syndicated television, newspaper, and magazine outlets. She’s featured as a chapter author in the award-winning Routledge text, Microlearning in the Digital Age: The Design and Delivery of Learning in Snippets.
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Data is king when it comes to event strategy. But what data can bring the best results? Join us as we chat with Bear Analytics about what event data points you should be monitoring to benchmark your progress, track real-time spending, and how to hone campaigns that drive your target audience to register for events.
Data is king when it comes to event strategy. But what data can bring the best results?
Join us as we chat with Bear Analytics about what event data points you should be monitoring to benchmark your progress, track real-time spending, and how to hone campaigns that drive your target audience to register for events.
You don’t have to spend more to gain more. We’ll show you how to test your strategy, examine results, and shift your investments accordingly.
- Discuss how to get from strategy to wrap-up for one event and scale for all levels of investment in virtual and in-person events.
- Learn about various attribution models to help you meet your predetermined pacing goals.
- Figure out how users engage with your organization and event across the board.
Director of Marketing
Marketing executive with over 15 years of experience developing and leading teams to define and deliver differentiated brand experiences that grow market share and build customer loyalty. Jessie has spent the last 8 years in the event marketing and continuing education sector. Jessie currently serves as a SaaS-oriented Marketing Director for Cadmium. Cadmium is an all-in-one event and learning platform. Cadmium simplifies the production of live, hybrid, and virtual events and maximizes the value of online learning with a single, flexible platform designed to capture the chemistry of people, ideas, and knowledge.
Jessie holds an MBA from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in business with a concentration in marketing from the University of Massachusetts.
Co-Founder & CEO
Joe is the Co-Founder and CEO of Bear Analytics – a technology company that powers event success. Obsessed by the fundamental belief that data-driven insights make for better event outcomes and experiences, Joe and the team at Bear Analytics created Bear IQ. Bear IQ is the industry-leading event analytics platform that powers the measurement, design, and growth of the world’s best experiences – all possible via the data you’re already collecting.
Formerly the principal strategist behind the strategic development of BIO’s One-on-One Partnering System, a web-based, SaaS platform, focused on providing biotech and pharma companies an efficient system for engaging in face-to-face interactions at an international portfolio of events
Understanding Presentation and Speaker Management: Exploring the Benefits of This Solution, Including the Best Uses of Your Internet and Network
In the ever-changing world of events, the need to streamline the presentation and speaker process are greater than ever. Imagine having one source to manage every aspect of your presentation and speaker needs. What exactly does that look like and how does it work? We’ll demystify the system and discuss opportunities that working with one person and utilizing powerful Cadmium tools provide, as well as breaking down additional benefits and practical insights on how best to use your internet and network.
Prerequisite Participant Knowledge and Skills
It would be helpful if a participant understands the Education Harvester and how this solution can be an added benefit to utilizing existing data.
Learning Objectives - Application on the Job
- After participating in this session, participants will be able to understand how the use of presentation management can have a positive impact on their event.
- After participating in this session, participants will be able to understand how the creation of an internal data network can assist in all aspects of their event.
- After participating in this session, participants will be able to understand how the use digital signage can improve the attendee experience at a live/hybrid event.
Chief Information Officer
Cogent Global Solutions
Having served as a Senior IT Event Manager, an IT Project Manager, a Consultant, and an IT Director, James knows IT and how it impacts the customer experience. With a strong track record as an IT Project Manager in the entertainment industry, James also has experience working with cyber security, nonprofits, streaming media, video, audio engineering, and production management. James excels at developing, planning, and implementing information technology strategies that meet our client's business needs deliver optimal return on investment, and maintain utmost security while ensuring that the event network infrastructure adequately supports all computing and communication needs. In addition to extensive IT and project management expertise, James has a degree in Networking and Systems Administration Technology. Although he enjoys nerding out on IT, James is incredibly communicative, personable, and approachable. When he's not planning or strategizing premium events, he likes to fish and relax in his native Texas.
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In-person events are back! So what’s to become of our virtual audience? Is live streaming or recording your event still worth it? Join us as we dive into the trends of live streaming and recording events today, how and where to start if you’re on a budget, and how to make the most of your recorded content.
In-person events are back! So what’s to become of our virtual audience? Is live streaming or recording your event still worth it?
Join us as we dive into the trends of live streaming and recording events today, how and where to start if you’re on a budget, and how to make the most of your recorded content. Also, attendees will learn about Warpwire, Cadmium’s secure streaming platform, and how clients currently use it and other Cadmium services for events and enduring education in a live panel.
- Understand the current status of live streaming events today and where live streaming is heading.
- Determine if live-streaming or pre-recording your event content is right for you.
- Learn how to get started when choosing a platform and what to look out for when selecting an A/V company.
- See examples of how Cadmium clients have utilized Warpwire, Cadmium’s streaming platform, and other services in a live panel.
Project Manager, Live Stream / Audio Team
I started my professional career as a Network Engineer and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. Being an Entrepreneur, I went to work for myself doing large Network installations. In between projects I would work for AVMG as a Speaker Ready Technician in the early 2000's. I learned Audio Visual equipment and advanced in all areas of Live Events. Speaker Ready, Graphics Operator, Audio, and Projection skills have led me to leadership opportunities. After 20 years of experience of managing and leading many of the largest events, Covid put an end to a successful business. Cadmium provided a new home and place to utilize the skills I have obtained. I thrive in Customer Service and going above and beyond to deliver a superior product.
Director, Continuing Education
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Samantha earned her undergrad at Northwestern University with a focus on communications. She has been with the American Association of Oral of Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) for nearly 14 years— recently moved into her new role as the Continuing Education Director. She has several years (pre-pandemic) experience with hybrid events, but it wasn't until 2020 that, like many others, AAOMS had to go fully virtual for their Annual Meeting.
Digital Events Manager
Medical Practice Management Association
Christy Summers, is the Digital Events Manager and process guru with Medical Practice Management Association. She brings a blend of subject matter expertise in medical practice management, project management, and logistical expertise to deliver highly rated digital conferences and online education for the MGMA audience. She excels at diagnosing issues in current processes and implementing solutions to streamline them. Christy's rich and diverse experience as a medical practice manager for over a decade with the Military and private practices allows her to see projects logistically from inception to execution, while always prioritizing the end users' experience.
Jennifer M. Varhalla
Manager - Professional Development
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology
Ms. Jennifer (Jen) Varhalla has a Bachelor in English from Loyola University Chicago and a Master’s in Business Administration from Concordia University Chicago. Jen is the Manager of Professional Development for the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA). She has been with the AANA for fourteen years, come this October. Within the fourteen years, she worked in numerous roles related to accreditation of nurse anesthesia programs, continuing education/professional development for members and students, and a lead role in the initiation, creation and implementation of AANA’s first ever hybrid Mid-Year Assembly and hybrid Annual Congress events.
Along with adapting the AANA’s largest live in-person meetings into hybrid events, she works closely with the AANA’s Professional Development Committee, to generate new evidence-based content for members. She also helps to maintain the AANA’s, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accreditation, as a provider of nursing continuing professional development credits.
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Microlearning is a powerful component of your LMS toolkit. Join as we explore adult learning and microlearning techniques that can drive retention in your LMS, such as infographics, gamification, spaced repetition, and more. Following a brief presentation, we'll break out into a workshop and apply what we've learned to a brief course in EthosCE.
- Understand how to apply microlearning concepts to EthosCE-based CME activities to boost retention.
- Utilize backwards planning to create a tailored course outline using microlearning techniques.
Aubrey Shoe, MA, CHCP
Associate Director, Programs
CME InstituteAubrey Shoe, MA, CHCP (Denver, CO) is the Associate Director of Programs for the CME Institute. Aubrey has served on the board of CACME (the Colorado Alliance for Continuing Medical Education) for 4 years and is the organization’s representative on the Alliance CEhp Partners’ Council. She is also a member of the DIA (Diversity, Inclusion and Access) committee for the Alliance For Continuing Education in the Health Professions and is committed to creating innovative and inclusive educational initiatives.
Director of Product & Engineering, LMS
I joined the Cadmium team as Technical Product Manager of the EthosCE LMS in 2019 with 10+ years of technical leadership experience. Starting out as a web developer, I learned the ins and outs of the web application market working in sectors including higher education, tourism, fitness, and fintech. I recently transitioned to a new role at Cadmium, Director of Product & Engineering, Learning Management Systems.
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The possibilities are endless on your event website. Join us as we dive into some outstanding eventScribe use cases that will drive revenue for exhibitors, sponsors, and your own organization. From evergreen sponsorship opportunities and resource centers, to making the most of HTML, we're covering everything you need to know to take your event website to the next level.
- Learn how to customize a Virtual Resource Center in place of or in tandem with an exhibit hall
- See how HTML can create additional sponsored content and opportunities on your event website
- Understand how to use static pages to deliver customized sponsor content
Technology Platform Manager
SB Expos & EventsLacey is the Technology Platform Manager at SB Expos & Events for a wide variety of clients and has been in the Events Industry for 9 years. She specializes in the Cadmium platform on the Expo, Education, Website, and App modules for in-person, virtual, and hybrid meetings. In her spare time, she volunteers planning Japanese Anime and Culture Conventions on the east coast. Lacey is the proud recipient of an IAEE Award in 2019 – Top 20 under 30.
Katie Owings, DES, CEM
Director of Operations
SB Expos & EventsKatie has been working at SB Expos & Events for over 6 years now and oversees our operations department to uphold industry best practices. Her teamwork persona is perfectly suited for the events industry. She is the proud recipient of an IAEE Award in 2018 – Top 20 under 30 and is Certified in Exhibition Management.
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Video is an integral part of any learning management business. From the quality of the content to the level of interactivity, videos can make or break how engaged learners are with your course. The problem with putting your video content online is that you may unintentionally leave yourself vulnerable to unapproved content sharing or even video piracy. Most learning management systems (LMS), including Cadmium's Elevate and EthosCE, support embedding or uploading videos, but a unique offering of both Elevate and EthosCE is the ability to integrate directly with Warpwire, Cadmium's secure video management platform, allowing for additional security with your learning content. This session will take a look at best practices with ensuring the video content on your LMS and tools built-in to Warpwire to ensure your content is secure.
- Attendees will learn best practices with securing their video content
- Attendees will learn about key security features available within Warpwire
Warpwire Product Owner
CadmiumMisia joined Cadmium in March 2022 as the Warpwire Product Owner. She oversees the Video on Demand (VOD) and Live streaming products. Prior to working with Cadmium, Misia was a Product Owner for an online education company working with their LMS and the public website. Misia currently resides in Forest Hill, MD.
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Leveraging event analytics is critical in making decisions about what technology to use, how to use it, and ultimately how to execute an event that attendees are sure to talk about for months to come. One of the benefits of leveraging technology within an event is that you are privy to lots of data and information that you wouldn't otherwise have access to. So, what data and analytics are available across Cadmium's EventTech product line? And perhaps more importantly, what are some of the most beneficial pieces of data that you can take a look at to ensure you're accomplishing the goals of your events? In this session we'll explore key aspects of event data available within the EventTech product line that you should leverage as you plan your events.
- Attendees will learn what data is available to them in Cadmium's EventTech product line
- Attendees will learn key piece of data that should be taken into consideration in making event decisions
- Attendees will learn how data and analytics can be leveraged to accomplish event goals
Vice President, Event Tech Sales
Traci King started her career in the events industry 10 years ago where she served as a Meeting Content Manager for an Association Management Company. There she worked to develop programs for medical and scientific conferences ranging from 500 to 5,000 attendees. Using event technology software, Traci became aware of Cadmium (formerly CadmiumCD) and the abundant platform that they offered. Traci joined the team in 2013 as an Abstract Scorecard Project Manager. She helped clients implement their submission and reviews processes surrounding multiple applications, taking care to pay attention to client’s budget and project timelines. In 2016, Traci began working on the sales team, working with prospects and clients to create solutions to save their team’s time, produce better events and maximize revenue. Now, Traci operates as Cadmium’s Vice President of Event Tech Sales and looks to create change within the event and learning management environments by creating awareness of the benefits of a single platform solution that is Cadmium.
Traci earned her Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Public Policy from Vanderbilt University She enjoys exploring small and large cities, listening to podcasts, cooking and eating, and being around the people she loves.
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Event planners spend months and sometimes years planning conferences for attendees. However the question often arises as to what to do with all of that great content once the event has past. Your library of past conference content can be a goldmine of untapped potential. With a little creativity, your content offers a great opportunity to explore different mediums and formats to repurpose the content, keeping your members engaged for months to come, all the while creating new monetization opportunities. This session will explore the key benefits to repurposing your conference content, as well as creative solutions of what to do with that content to extend its lifecycle.
- Attendees will learn benefits to repurposing conference content
- Attendees will learn methods of repurposing conference content
- Attendees will learn monetization tactics with repurposed conference content
CadmiumSarah Sheinhorn is a Sales Engineer for Elevate LMS, with a passion for helping associations meet their technology needs. With 14 years in the association industry, she helps organizations strategize ways to utilize Elevate to grow value with their constituents and increase non-dues revenue for their association with online learning. Sarah lives in Columbia, MD with her husband and two children. She graduated from Towson University with a Mass-Communications degree and enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching sports in her free time.
Amanda is a Maryland native and graduate of Stevenson University with a degree in Business Administration. Her past experience in customer service and account management has provided her with the skills to deliver exceptional service and organization in all of my interactions. Amanda is an avid equestrian with a passion for being outdoors and loves to work with horses, but other interests include hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, baking, and gardening.
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Learning is critical to member engagement. Whether it's through event sessions, courses, or online content, providing your members with unique opportunities to learn is a key to boosting retention and building member loyalty. Your LMS is no longer just transactions and transcripts - it's packed full of valuable data trends, topics, affinity, sentiment, and more -- that you can leverage to improve performance across the association. During this session, you'll learn how to analyze your learning content, combined with member profile and activity data, to make key decisions that can improve learning programs, but also build engagement and enhance member experience.
- Learn how to analyze your learning data alongside other member engagement activities.
- Determine which courses and content are most relevant and valuable to your members.
- Determine which programs it's time to sunset so you can focus on what members want most.
Bill Conforti, PMP
SVP, Strategy & Solutions
Association AnalyticsBill Conforti is the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Solutions at Association Analytics. He is a hands-on executive working across departments to support sales, development, continuous improvement, and delivery of our products and services to provide the best value and customer experience. Bill has more than 20 years in software products and services with experience ranging from strategy, operations, consulting, business development, human resources, and program management. Bill is an association industry thought leader and content contributor who speaks frequently at industry events and conferences, as well as hosting regular webinars and educational sessions related to data analytics, customer engagement, data strategy and governance, digital marketing and more. Prior to joining Association Analytics, Bill was Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, a software development and services company, where he responsible for product and service strategy, delivery, proposals, business development, and staffing. During his time there, he helped drive growth from an 8-person startup to more than 100 staff with several successful products launched over more than 10 years. Bill is a DC area native, living in Northern VA with his wife and three children. When not working, he enjoys travel, DC sports, casino gambling, and an occasional round of golf.