One of the best things about the e-learning industry is the community and the shared learning from it. This article focuses on a list of the top eLearning conferences in 2020. E-learning conferences are highly popular because the professionals in the education industry are drawn towards educating themselves, and industry events are a great way to make that happen. For entrepreneurs, e-learning conferences present them with a chance to meet the suppliers of industry technology, and network with peers.
Feb 12-13, 2020 – Learning Technologies 2020, London
Running on February 10th and 11th, Learning Technologies is Europe’s leading conference dedicated to organizational learning and the technology that supports it. With over 30 conference sessions and more than 70 selected speakers and facilitators, Learning Technologies aims to provide inspiration, information, and provocation. The aim is that after the conference, you’ll be ready to tackle some of the key L&D issues you’re currently facing, fuelled by what you’ve learned, and supported by a new network of colleagues. Expect the spotlight to fall on the most exciting tools and technologies transforming learning today, including AI, predictive analytics and virtual reality. The conference will also look more broadly at learning design, the role of L&D and functional areas such as onboarding and compliance. Join the conference to be inspired, network and return to work a better-informed Learning and Development professional.
Feb 24–26, 2020 – Training 2020 Conference & Expo, Florida
Produced by Training magazine, Training 2020 provides the very best in skill-building content, covering train-the-trainer essentials (design, development, delivery, management, evaluation, and measurement), behavioral analytics, serious games for learning, leadership development, digital learning, emerging technologies, and more. Also included pre-conference are Certificate Programs and the Learning Leaders Summit; and the post-conference Innovations in Training field trip event. This event is one of the biggest of the year for professionals in the training industry.
March 31 – April 2 – Learning Solutions 2020 Conference & Expo, Orlando, FL
Learning Solutions 2020 is the learning and development event that takes ideas beyond theory and into practice. Venture beyond the regularity of your daily work and discover proven practices from learning professionals from around the world. With over 120 sessions, the Learning Solutions program is designed to help you make strides in learning and development. The conference focuses on Instructional Design, Games & Gamification, Data and Measurement, Emerging Tech, Learning Platforms, Management & Strategy, Performance Support, Tools, Video & Media, and Virtual Classroom.
March 31 – April 3 – OLC Innovate, Chicago
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is hosting its annual conference in Chicago this year. Learn how the online education industry is transforming learning—and being transformed by emerging technologies. Join a series of engaging hands-on sessions aimed at fostering organic interactions and collaborative cross-disciplinary problem-solving. And because innovation scales best when ideas are shared, our work sessions will explore digital technologies and adapted teaching behaviors aimed at informing policy, inspiring leadership, and evolving practice at all levels impacting institutions, universities, and colleges.
April 28-29, 2020 – Learning Futures, Madrid
A group of 40 Chief Learning Officers with pre-selected innovators, thought-leaders, learning design specialists and app developers brought together to crunch through a variety of topics in parallel and create solutions, real-life usable solutions, to better the profession. Chief Learning Officers (VP/Directors) join us for free. The following companies have already confirmed their attendance for this event: Santander, IBM, Phillip Morris International, Coloplast, Microsoft, Siemens Gamesa, CEPSA, EY, Amadeus IT Group, Iberostar Group, Skanska, General Electrics, Mapfre, Jerónimo Martins, Repsol, Orange Business Services, Lidl, OMV, Enel, Sacyr, and NH Hotel Group.
April 28-29, 2020 – Learning Futures, London
A group of 40 Chief Learning Officers with pre-selected innovators, thought-leaders, learning design specialists and app developers brought together to crunch through a variety of topics in parallel and create solutions, real-life usable solutions, to better the profession. Chief Learning Officers (VP/Directors) join us for free. The following companies have already confirmed their attendance for this event: AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola Hellenic, Cofra Holding, Royal Philips, Swiss Re, Alix Partners, HSBC, MetLife, ING Group, TUI, Saint-Gobain, Compass Group, Visa, TechnipFMC, Garrett Motion, Shell, BT Group, Sanofi, SAGE, NHS Leadership Academy, Quadient, 70:20:10 Institute, HDFC Sales, BAE Sytems, Grant Thornton, Signify, and GSK.
May 17-20, 2020 – ADT 2020, Denver
ADT 2020 is designed to empower you to drive performance, innovation, and opportunity within your organization through your role as a talent development professional. The keynote speakers are some of the most successful business people in the world. The 400 session speakers are world-renowned. The 400 vendors will showcase innovative learning technology and solutions. They all come together in one place to give you the knowledge that will get you, your learners, and your organization ready for the future.
May 18-19, 2020 – Innovation, Research and Higher Education System Conference, Sydney
The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers. International Conference on Innovation, Research and Higher Education System aim to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Innovation, Research and Higher Education System. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, as well as practical challenges, encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Innovation, Research and Higher Education System.
May 17-20, 2020 – ATD 2020, Denver
ATD 2020 is the largest talent development conference in the world and is designed to empower you to drive performance, innovation, and opportunity within your organization through your role as a talent development professional. The keynote speakers are some of the most successful business people in the world. The 400 session speakers are world-renowned. The 400 vendors will showcase innovative learning technology and solutions. They all come together in one place to give you the knowledge that will get you, your learners, and your organization ready for the future.
May 29-31, 2020 – Education Conference 2020: 2nd World Conference on Future of Education, Belgium
The carefully designed agenda under the guidance of committee members and advisers will feature presentations on the most relevant topics in the field, from adult education to psychology, to educational foundations, and many more. The international panel of speakers will facilitate engaging discussions and learning opportunities, while a free tour of the city will elevate your event experience to the next level. This is a unique opportunity to meet and learn from fellow researchers, academics, and scholars from all around the world. Make your contribution to the field by joining discussions, sharing your research, and brainstorming solutions to common problems.
June 2-5, 2020 – Learning DevCamp 2020, Utah
Learning DevCamp 2020 is a learning event dedicated to collaborating with both corporate and higher-education learning designers and developers with creating online learning programs and content. Over 50 practical Breakfast BIZ, Standard, “You Build It” and Collaboration Sessions. What you can expect – Practical Field Knowledge and Skills for eLearning, mLearning, and Online Instruction, New and Proven Development Tools and Processes, Hands-On “You Build It” Classes – Recommended Personal PC/Mac Laptop, Experienced Instructors in eLearning, mLearning, and Instructional Design.
June 9-10, 2020 – Learning Futures, Chicago
A group of 40 Chief Learning Officers with pre-selected innovators, thought-leaders, learning design specialists and app developers brought together to crunch through a variety of topics in parallel and create solutions, real-life usable solutions, to better the profession. Chief Learning Officers (VP/Directors) join us for free. The following companies have already confirmed their attendance for this event: BCD Travel, General Electrics, Mondelez International, Mars, Froedtert Health, PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz, Kellog’s, Cushman & Wakefield, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Publicis Groupe, Phillip Morris International, Allstate Insurance Company, and NBC International.
June 10-11, 2020 – CIPD Festival of Work, London
More than a conference and exhibition, the CIPD Festival of Work is a chance to immerse yourself in a world of inspiration and discovery – developing you, your people and your business. Over the two days, you can consider new viewpoints and fresh ideas, while exploring how learning, technology, and innovation can come together, to shape remarkable workplaces that put people first. Mix with speakers, product and service providers, and 7000+ fellow attendees to share ideas and create new connections. The latest innovations, case studies, research, and tech-based solutions will be brought to life by 130+ top-flight speakers.
June 16-18, 2020 – Training Industry Conference & Expo 2020, Raleigh, NC
The Training Industry Conference & Expo (TICE) is a learning event that is unmatched in the corporate learning world. TICE is a highly interactive experience, helping you meet new people while developing ideas and discovering solutions to address your challenges as an L&D leader. When you attend TICE, you will meet professionals who are dedicated to developing learning programs that make a difference. Over the course of three days, you will gather with your peers to discuss how you can create strategic alignment and overcome organizational obstacles. 450 Learning Professionals, 3 Inspiring Keynotes, 50+ Workshop Sessions.
July 15-17, 2020 – WPCampus 2020, New Orleans, LA
WPCampus 2020 is a three-day conference event filled with sessions, networking, and social events. It will cover a variety of topics, all focused on the growth of Higher Education, Accessibility, WordPress, and its people. The entire program is focused on Higher Education and Accessibility, which allows for a richer and more fine-tuned experience for our attendees. Members of the Higher Education, Accessibility, and WordPress communities from all over the United States, Canada, Europe, and other countries will attend WPCampus 2020.
October 13–15, 2020 – TechLearn Conference, Austin, TX
The Conference page isn’t up yet. Training magazine’s TechLearn 2020 Conference is designed for learning and development professionals who want to leverage the latest in learning research and training technologies to improve workplace performance. Topics and content include Design, Implementation, Evaluation, Assessment and Testing, eLearning, Adaptive Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Games & Simulations, Social Learning, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and more. Click here for a Conference Overview of the 2019 event.
October 21-23, 2020 – DevLearn 2020, Las Vegas
The Conference page isn’t up yet. This conference is a must-attend event if you’re a developer. DevLearn is where the industry gathers to look at what’s now, what’s new, and what’s next in learning and development. It’s the experience that allows us to advance the work we’re doing—together. The pioneering keynote speakers will share gripping stories on innovation, technology, and the future of learning that will propel your work forward with inspiration and purpose.
October 27–29, 2020 – WordCamp US 2020, St. Louis, MO
A must-attend event for a WordPress developer. WordCamp offers the opportunity to network with other professionals, learn how to build websites and leverage content more effectively, and meet with plugin developers and other talented members of the community. WordCamp US 2020 is in the early planning stages.
November 11–13, 2020 – Slate Conference, Naperville, IL
The Slate Conference is one of the premier educational technology conferences in the Midwest, known for offering a wide variety of topics ranging from best practices and pedagogy to innovative teaching resources and cutting edge technologies. It is a nation-wide conference for education professionals, developers, librarians, and instructional designers interested in applying new technologies to aid online learning. This conference invites all faculty, system administrators, Web developers, instructional designers, librarians, students, and user support staff from institutions that are deploying and/or currently using any Web-based tools, applications, or programs, in their teaching and learning.
November 17–20, 2020 – OLC Accelerate, Lake Buena Vista, FL
The 2020 OLC Accelerate conference is the ultimate event to network with—and learn from—thousands of your eLearning peers. OLC Accelerate emphasizes research and networking and provides a comprehensive list of sessions and activities to appeal to your particular area of interest. It is devoted to driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation in learning for academic leaders, educators, administrators, digital learning professionals and organizations around the world. As always, this international conference promises outstanding keynote speakers, expanded programs, and engaging workshops.
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