Learning Technologies 2014: Backchannel details

Ahead of this week’s Learning Technologies event, I wanted to supply some more details on how to make the most of the backchannel from near or far. Based on feedback from last year, I have set up the backchannel to run along the same lines in an effort to make it as easy as possible to tune into the sessions or speakers you want.

Hashtags

Gerd Leonhard at Learning Technologies 2013Each conference session has an individual hashtag that will be used in addition to the main #LT14UK hashtag. So if you’re following using TweetChat or a similar application, you can search on the specific sessions to keep your focus on a particular topic. Below is a list of these hashtags and which of our tweeters is covering those sessions. Hopefully you can start following them in advance and really hone in on any areas of interest during the event. Note, the keynotes and opening and closing addresses won’t have individual hashtags. For the full conference programme, click here.

Day one: Keynote: What’s the future (WTF)? The effect of emerging technologies on business and cultureBrian Solis

Day one: 11.30 – 12.30

Day one: 14.00 – 15.00

Day one: 15.30 – 16.30

Day two: Keynote: A beautiful mind – deepening our understanding of perception, creativity and how the brain learnsBeau Lotto

Day two: 11.30 – 12.30

Day two: 14.00 – 15.00

Day two: 15.30 – 16.30

For all the Twitter handles of the team covering the sessions, see my earlier blog.

Official app

The official conference app is now ready to download on iOS, Android and ‘all other internet-enabled mobile phones’. You can download it now to get the latest information on all these sessions, the exhibitors, speakers and more: http://showcase.genie-connect.com/learningtechnologies/?f=1

The good folk at Towards Maturity have also devised a useful guide to making the most of the Learning Technologies exhibition which you can find here: http://www.towardsmaturity.org/article/2014/01/13/towards-maturity-definitive-guide-making-most-lear/

I hope you’ll join in this week, whether it’s just reading the Twitter stream or joining in with the tweets or adding further thoughts and reflection through your own blog posts, I’m looking forward to a week of sharing and connecting. Tweet me @kategraham23 or feel free to drop me a comment below if you have any suggestions for how we can make this the best Learning Technologies yet.

Kate

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About kategraham23

Start-up founder, writer, connector, librarian's daughter. Interested in learning, HR, technology, online, media, marketing, fashion and cricket. Not always in that order. The views expressed here are solely my own and do not reflect the thoughts and opinions of the company I work for currently, or those I've worked for in the past.
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