Learning Unlocked Spark

A one-day catalyst for the future of Learning & Development.

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m ET / 7 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

This one-day user and insider conference is free. Q&A time after each speaker for our interactive audience.

Convene with great minds on the future of elearning.

Leverage insight from global Learning and Development experts to optimize elearning for your workforce.

  • TED and Harvard ManageMentor experts discuss the state of talent shortage, resignations, “upskilling” and reskilling, and the new shape of talent paths. 
  • Get practical tips and best practices to increase learner engagement and utilization.
  • LIVE Q&A: All your L&D questions answered by subject matter experts.
  • Preview the most in-demand publisher content exclusives.

AGENDA

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m ET / 7 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

This one-day OpenSesame user and insider conference is free. 

Q&A time after each speaker for our interactive audience. 

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Keynote

Session info

Kevin Carroll will speak about his mission to empower greatness in individuals and organizations through the power of positivity, creativity, and play.

Kevin Carroll

Founder of Kevin Carroll Katalyst, Former Nike employee, Author of Rules of the Red Rubber Ball

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

OpenSesame – Product Update

Session info

Melanie Goldstein and Spencer Thornton will look at “The Road Ahead” for OpenSesame.

Melanie Goldstein

Vice President, Product, OpenSesame

Spencer Thornton

Senior Vice President, Curation, OpenSesame

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

STRETCH BREAK

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

TED@Work – The best career path isn’t always a straight line

Session info

Kayla Nalvin and Sara Venjohn will screen the brief and impactful TED Talk: “The best career path isn’t always a straight line.” They’ll also lead a conversation about how the “Squiggly Career” idea can be applied to your work.

Kayla Nalvin

Kayla Nalvin

Director, Content Experience, Ted@Work

Sara Venjohn

Sara Venjohn

Manager, Customer Success, Ted@Work

12:30 AM – 1:15 PM

OpenSesame – The Road Ahead, Exclusive Content Highlights, & Curation Update

Session info

We will take a look forward at what’s coming over the next several months to the OpenSesame product, both in terms of functionality and additions to the catalog. You will learn about Marketplace Updates, Platform Updates, Integration Strategy, and new exclusive OpenSesame content!

Spencer Thornton

Senior Vice President, Curation, OpenSesame

Melanie Goldstein

Vice President, Product, OpenSesame

Paige Kracke

Senior Manager of Curation, OpenSesame

Katie Copeland

Business Development Specialist, OpenSesame

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM

BREAK

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Harvard + OpenSesame

Session info

Rich Gravelin will discuss “upskilling and reskilling” with the state of talent shortage and Big Resignation. Harvard ManageMentor offers courses and tools to bridge those skill gaps and to help retain employees during this critical time.

Rich Gravelin

Director of Strategic Alliances,
Harvard Business Publishing

Maureen Martin

Strategic Relationship Manager,
Harvard Business Publishing

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Top Tips to Increase Learner Engagement and eLearning Utilization

Session info

You have the industry’s best content to your learning management system — now, how do you go about driving learner engagement? Paula will share practical tips to build engagement and increase utilization.

Paula Chenea

Enterprise Customer Success Manager,
OpenSesame

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Session info

Stuart will wrap up the day with closing remarks and information on follow-up materials including on-demand recordings and other post-event resources available.

Stuart Finn

Stuart Finn

Senior Vice President, Sales and Customer Success,
OpenSesame

POWERED BY

Our mission at OpenSesame is to develop the world’s most productive and admired workforces. We do this through our 25,000+ course offerings and partnerships with course publishers like TED and Harvard around the world’s most in-demand topics. We also live our mission through webinars and one-day events like Learning Unlocked – Spark. 

Register now for full access to the event plus comprehensive supporting resources.