Produced by The eLearning Guild Co-located with Adobe Learning Summit Also featuring eLearning DevCon

Adobe Learning Summit

The Adobe Learning Summit 2013 provides a unique opportunity to expand your eLearning knowledge with Adobe experts, industry luminaries, and customers. Get a hands-on experience of the latest technology, and become an active participant in the community that is at the forefront of eLearning authoring.

Select sessions based on your skill level and interests. Learn from leading eLearning designers, developers, trainers, industry experts, and Adobe product teams. Exchange information and collaborate with colleagues.

The Adobe Learning Summit is co-located with DevLearn|13 and requires a separate registration fee.

Save $100 on your ALS 2013 registration if you are registered for DevLearn.

The Details

What: Sixth Annual Adobe Learning Summit
When: October 21, 2013 – 8:30a to 6:30p
Where: Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV
Who: Trainers, educators, eLearning directors, managers, developers, and
   subject matter experts

Five Tracks

Learn to create engaging eLearning content without programming. Pick up useful skills from experts when you create your first interactive eLearning course or video tutorial.


Take your eLearning creation skills to new levels. Learn how to make the most out of the best eLearning tools under the guidance of some of the best industry experts.


Make learning interactive by transforming your existing teaching content into engaging online courses. Learn how to enable flipped classrooms and identify students who need course correction using Learner Intervention. Learn the tricks of student evaluation and deliver better courses.


Create courses that democratize learning and can be accessed by learners at their own pace, and their own place. Take advantage of HTML5 publishing options, and create seamless learning experiences that are device independent.


Easily track the effectiveness of your eLearning and mLearning courses. Leverage these insights to create better courses and deliver more effective content to your learners.

Opening Keynote

Josh Klein

Passion and Learning: The Hacker’s Way

Speaker: Josh Klein
Author and Consultant

Josh Klein is a passionate hacker of all things. He examines systems, takes them apart, and puts different pieces together to produce something new and more effective. He hacks. Everything. His list includes social systems, computer networks, institutions, consumer hardware, animal behavior, and many more.

In his popular TED Talk, he shared his fascination with crows and how they learn. In this engaging opening keynote presentation, Josh talks about how the hacker’s perspective on lifelong learning and the pursuit of passionate interest creates the best innovations—and the most fun.

Adobe Learning Summit Program

7:00a – 8:30a | Morning Break
8:30a – 9:45a | OPENING GENERAL SESSION: Passion and Learning: The Hacker’s Way with Josh Klein
9:45a – 10:00a | Break
Times Getting Started eLearning Pros eLearning & Education eLearning & Mobile eLearning & Analytics

101: Create Your First Application Training with Adobe Captivate 7 with Anita Horsley 102: Advanced and Shared Actions—Basics and Beyond with Lieve Weymeis and Joe Ganci 103: To Flip or Not to Flip with Kari Arfstrom 104: mLearning—Unraveled for You with Chad Udell 105: Extending Virtual Classroom Analytics with Peter Ryce
11:00a – 11:15a | Break

201: Adobe Captivate: Create Your First Soft-skills Training with Kevin Siegel 202: Power of Drag-and-drop in Adobe Captivate 7 with Pooja Jaisingh 203: A Practical Examination of Learner Intervention & Collaboration in Primary/Secondary Education with Allen Partridge and Renaldo Lawrence
204: The Future of eLearning with Alistair Lee 205: Deliver, Track, and Manage Your eLearning the Moodle Way with Dan Marsden
12:15p – 1:30p | Lunch

301: Moving Development Conferences Online with Dean Pianta and Patrick Smith
302: Adobe Captivate 7 and Creative Cloud with Kirsten Rourke 303: Adobe Captivate 7 and the Magic of Homeschooling with Tammy Moore 304: Adobe Captivate 7 and All Things Mobile Learning with Josh Cavalier 305: Understanding Learner Intervention & Collaboration in Post-secondary Education with Jon Dorbolo and Brian Friedlander
2:30p – 2:45p | Break

401: Create Your First Video Tutorial with Allen Partridge 402: Gamification: What, Why, and How with Dustin Tauer 403: How 2U Is Building the World’s Premier Online Learning Programs with James Kenigsberg
404: Mobile Learning—In Use and Successful! A Case Study with Sarah Gilbert 405: The Power of Early Intervention—A Case Study on Mobile Healthcare Workers with Nancy Reyes and Pooja Jaisingh
3:45p – 4:00p | Break
4:00p – 5:00p | CLOSING GENERAL SESSION: Ask the Adobe Experts

Panelists: Tridib Roy Chowdhury, Shameer Ayyappan, Dr. Allen Partridge, Akshay Bharadwaj, Rocky Mitarai, Alistair Lee, Peter Ryce

During this moderated panel discussion, participants will have an opportunity to pose their questions to the Adobe experts. This is an opportunity to get a sneak peek into what is forthcoming and get a better understanding of innovation in eLearning content creation, enrichment, collaboration, and delivery.

5:00p – 6:30p | COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Sessions subject to change.

Save $100 on your ALS 2013 registration if you are registered for DevLearn.