United States Distance Learning Association 2017 National Conference

Edu Alliance will be participating as a Bronze Sponsor in the 2017 United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) National Conference being held in Indianapolis Indiana  April 30 through May 3rd. The conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry and promises to deliver an action-packed agenda that will bring together distance learning practitioners from across the country.

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Elliot Masie 

The opening Keynote Speaker will be Elliott Masie, Chair, The Learning Consortium and will be speaking on the Many “E’s” of e Learning. Masie  is a provocative, engaging and entertaining futurist, analyst and speaker – focused on the changing world of the workplace, learning and technology. He heads The MASIE Center, a Saratoga Springs, NY think tank focused on how organizations can support learning and knowledge within the workforce. He leads the Learning CONSORTIUM, a coalition of 200 global organizations cooperating on the evolution of learning strategies, including CNN, Walmart, American Express, Walmart, Emirates Airline, Starbucks, General Electric and Fidelity Investments.

On May 2nd Edu Alliance Co-Founder Dean Hoke will be on the Keynote Luncheon panel discussing the topic:  Generation 30: Pioneers and Trailblazers.  “From pioneers who have been driving excellence and setting the course of distance learning over the last 30 years to the millennial who is trailblazing new routes, this is a unique keynote luncheon will take us on a journey of the past, present and into the future as our panelists celebrate USDLA’s 30-year history and share personal experiences in the field of distance learning.”

Screen Shot 2017-04-06 at 3.44.32 PMThe Closing Keynote address, Racing to Virtual Success will be given by Dr. Susan Aldridge Senior VP for Online Learning and President of Drexel University Online and Edu Alliance Advisory Council Member Marci Powell, CEO/President of Marci Powell and Associates.

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If you are a member of the e Learning community I would encourage you to join us in Indianapolis.