The EMEA Totara User Conference will take place in London on 15 & 16 May 2019 at Glaziers Hall.
The event will bring together the Totara Community from a wide variety of organisations and sectors to collaborate and learn from each other's experiences. All learning professionals with an interest in Totara are invited to secure their spot today.
You'll learn from other organisations that are using Totara open technology products in fresh and engaging ways, sharing practice advice you can take home and action. It's also a chance to hear from the Totara Team about product innovations, and ways to make the most of your Totara Community membership. There will also be plenty of time for networking so you can get to know other learning professionals with a shared interests.
We look forward to seeing you in London!
"The content presented at the User Conference certainly helped to reinforce that our organisation is heading in the right direction in our use of Totara."
The EMEA Totara User Conference already has some great user-speakers lined up to showcase the best-in-class Totara Learn implementations and best practice tips.
Day 1: User conference
Registration, tea & coffee
Keynote: speaker Lori Niles-Hofmann
The Learner Social Contract – The pressure on employees to learn, unlearn, and be agile in today's market is immense. Knowledge and skills are no longer just the tools of business outcomes and profitability. They can be the difference between employability or redundancy. As learning practitioners, we have a moral responsibility to contingent workers so they can stay relevant. This means examining the ways we impact our audiences and building new frameworks for content development and strategy. This session will address the top ten key barriers to workplace learners and provide practical guidance on the actions you can take to harness and adapt the tools, people and processes around you.
Hear from our Product team. They'll be sharing product roadmaps, some best practice tips, showcasing some cool features and more.
Networking tea & coffee break
Customer keynote: Mitchells & Butlers
Getting social with Mable – The story of how Mitchells and Butlers used a personal trainer to build a social learning community.
Totara Community: your opportunity to learn and share
Learn how you can make the most of your Totara Community membership including access to a wealth of learning resources in the Totara Academy.
Learn more about our new performance management product.
Your opportunity to question our panel of experts and explore the future direction of learning technology.
Networking tea & coffee break
Breakout sessions: customer success stories
We have great stories to share with you from our users, including Thermo Fisher Scientific, UNICEF, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, EULAR, Deutsche Bahn and AG Barr.
Join us in recognising some of the outstanding Totara solutions of the year in use across key industry sectors.
Network with your peers and a chance for us to say thank you for being a valued member of our growing Totara Community.
"The format of one day of conferencing and the second day of workshops are a great way to keep people engaged."
Get your tickets to the EMEA User Conference
Early bird tickets are now available for the Totara User Conference - get yours before time runs out!
Day 2: Partner-run sessions
We've selected highly relevant, interactive sessions for our Totara users, hosted by our expert Totara Partners. Split into two streams, attendees can pick and mix from the concurrent sessions available throughout the day.
"The workshop was a great opportunity to work in a small group and learn more about Totara. They are extremely beneficial."
Session 1 - Totara Content Marketplace: Connecting your Totara Learn users with the world’s best content (run by GO1)
Hosted by our content partner, GO1, this is a hands-on session for Totara customers interested in enriching their Totara Learn instances with an extensive library of 180,000+ e-learning courses-created by the world’s best content providers.
Session 2 - Social Learning for Serious Results: Power to the Learner? (run by Kineo)
We all know how critical it is to be able to show the value of our investment in learning. But is it always possible to measure, and would we even want to? When it comes to social learning – and the idea that we learn best collaboratively and by sharing – there are so many ways that organisations and individuals can benefit. In this session, Kineo explore the impact that social tools have on learning, how we can give control of learning back to employees, and whether the key to understanding its value lies in design.
Networking tea & coffee break
Session 3 - Getting the most for your Totara Learn LMS (run by Learning Pool)
Hear from Learning Technologies Company of the Year and Totara Platinum Partner Learning Pool about their award winning LMS enhancements. At this session we'll take you through how to setup a beautiful yet effective end-to-end user experience for both learner and manager using our new easy-to-use tabs, hotspot and KPI blocks. We’ll show you how to surface key information such as learner and team compliance in a simple yet visually attractive dashboard. Finally we’ll demonstrate how to deliver and track a simple learning campaign to push users to your platform and keep them engaged!
Session 4 - Totara Learn: the best-fit Learning Management System for compliance and engagement in the UK Health and Care Sectors (run by Think Learning)
In this interactive presentation, we’ll showcase Totara Learn as the best-fit Learning Management System for the Health & Care sector, demonstrating why the 2017 Totara award for ‘Best Use of Totara to Ensure Compliance’ was won with a healthcare-based case study. Totara Learn is gaining significant traction in the Health and Care sector because of its flexibility in areas including personalisation, integration (e-commerce, external content platforms, and HR/Payroll solutions), compliance targeting and reporting, blended learning delivery, and light-touch technical requirements. Building on our compliance credentials, Think Learning (co-presenting with customers) will also showcase innovative engagement and re-engagement techniques and approaches in Totara Learn, including a mix of core features and Think Learning customisations and enhancements. Compliance is at the heart of what we do, but we see learner re-engagement as a key ingredient in supporting organisations to maximise their LMS return-on-investment.
Session 5 - Analysing Totara Data with Zoola Analytics (run by Lambda Solutions)
Zoola Analytics is an award-winning, cloud-based reporting and analytics solution for Totara Learn that allows you to prove the impact of your Learning. Zoola gives complete and secure access to your data, stunning reports and dashboards, embedded reports, and automated delivery. During this session, we will give an overview of Zoola Analytics that shows you how create and embed your own interactive and insightful reports and dashboards. We will show how to use progress reports to make sure your Learners are completing Programs and Courses on-time. We will show you how to use Zoola to measure course engagement with Feedback, Log, and Time Spent data. We will show you how analysing Quiz and Quiz Questions data can improve course effectiveness. This engaging and interactive session will turn your dream of data-driven learning strategy into a reality.
Session 6 - Best practice for the implementation of Totara Learn in healthcare (run by Chambury Learning Solutions)
A session on best practice implementation of Totara Learn in the NHS to support transparent compliancy monitoring to meet CQC audit standards, appraisal completions, staff development and full end user engagement (over 96%). Hear from healthcare learning professionals from York and Hull NHS trusts showcasing a real life 5-year scenario from initial deployment to established site with an engaged learner audience.
Networking tea & coffee break
Session 7 - Complete automation of your training programmes with Totara Learn (run by Engage in Learning)
Whether it be compliance training, onboarding or management development, Engage in Learning will talk you through how to use core functionality of Totara Learn to achieve hands free automation of enrolling the right learners on the right courses at the right time.
Session 8 - Evolving Totara towards a Learning Experience Platform (LXP): Showcase Cyber Security Apprenticeship Programme (run by Raytheon Professional Services)
Totara is known as a solid and fully featured Learning Management System, but is it ready to accommodate a fully learner centred system architecture? We have the answer for you! In the presentation, we will showcase how we have build our FlexLS around the Totara core for the use in our Cyber Apprenticeship Programmes. The modular and highly scalable approach allows for a seamless user experience, extending the individual learning modalities and fostering social learning, performance support rounding it up with detailed xAPI based learner and business analytics.
Early bird tickets are now available
Get yours before time runs out!
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