Embracing Technologies for Training & Development Produced by The eLearning Guild Co-located with Adobe Learning Summit

Start Your Day with Morning Buzz

Kick-start your day with Morning Buzz, the ever-popular “Early Bird” discussions. This is your chance to grab a cup of coffee and meet other conference attendees in a relaxed, casual environment, so you can share your best practices, insights, and tips while learning from one another’s experiences.

Morning Buzz will take place each morning from 7:15am – 8:15am. Each morning the focus of the Morning Buzz discussion will be different.


Morning Buzz Schedule of Speakers and Topics


Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | 7:15a – 8:15a

MA1 – Joe Ganci – Captivate or Storyline?
MA2 – Clark Quinn – Content Strategy
MA3 – Robert Gadd – Game-enabled Learning vs. Gamification
MA4 – Ty Marbut – Successfully (and Unsuccessfully) Using Forums in eLearning
MA5 – Rebecca Goldberg – Twitter & Hashtags—Ways to Use Twitter
MA6 – Mark Locke – Video for eLearning
MA7 – Art Kohn – Ways to Reinforce Learning to Ensure that Employees Retain Information
MA8 – Steve Haskin – What Makes Training Memorable
MA9 – Nick Floro, Judy Brown – What Mobile Learning Means to Me and My Organization
MA10 – Bill Brandon – How to Become a Writer for Learning Solutions Magazine
MA11 – Allan Harris – Project Management for Instructional Design
MA12 – Ben Betts – Informal Learning and Social Media

Thursday, November 1, 2012 | 7:15a – 8:15a

MA13 – Joe Ganci – Cloud-based Authoring Tools
MA14 – Nick Floro – Developing HTML5 Web App vs. Native App
MA15 – Tracy Parish, Stevie Rocco – Free eLearning Tools
MA16 – Lars Sudmann – How to Inspire and Engage Remotely
MA17 – Patti Shank – How to Become a Writer for Guild Research Reports
MA18 – Allan Harris – Managing Stakeholder Expectations
MA19 – Robert Gadd – Mobile Security
MA20 – Clark Quinn – Serious Games
MA21 – Brian Dusablon, Julie Dirksen – Usability, Accessibility, and User Testing
MA22 – Kevin Thorn – Visual Alphabet
MA23 – Koreen Olbrish – Trends in Emerging Technologies
MA24 – Neil Lasher – Compliancy, How Can We Do this to Our Advantage?

Friday, November 2, 2012 | 7:15a – 8:15a

MA25 – Michelle Lentz – Social Media and Social Learning Policy for the Enterprise
MA26 – Mike Hruska, Mike Rustici – Experience API (Tin Can)-driven Applications
MA27 – Sharon Boller – Getting Started in Learning Game Design
MA28 – Tracy Bissette – Instructional Design for HTML-based Solutions
MA29 – Lisa Goldstein – One-person eLearning Departments
MA30 – Kevin Thorn – Visual Design principles: Composition, Repetition, Alignment, and Proximity
MA31 – Nick Floro – What I Learned at DevLearn: Share, Discuss, and Connect
MA32 – Joe Ganci – Which One? Adobe Presenter, Articulate Presenter, iSpring Pro, Snap! by Lectora, or Zenler Studio?
MA33 – Chris Benz – How to Become a Presenter for a Guild Online Forum or Webinar
MA34 – Allan Harris – ADDIE + PMBOK for Successful Projects
MA35 – Jeff Tillett – How Does Instructional Design Differ for Technology-based Learning?