Totara Learning is excited to announce a Totara User Conference in central city Wellington, New Zealand on 7-8 August 2019 at Cliftons, Majestic Tower, with panoramic views over Wellington Harbour.
The New Zealand Totara Government User Group would also like to welcome anyone travelling into the Conference on 6th August to take part in some optional networking seminars. These are open to all users from all sectors.
This Totara User Conference will bring together the Totara Community from a wide variety of industry sectors to collaborate and to learn from each other's experiences. All current Totara users and potential future users are invited to secure their spot today.
You'll get the chance to hear directly from the Totara Team about product innovations and what's in store for the future, as well as share practical Totara product advice, how-tos and best practice tips across multiple industries from across Australasia.
All attendees will be awarded a Totara User Conference Open Badge.
We look forward to welcoming you to Wellington!
Pre-Conference Seminars - 6th August
If you're arriving into Wellington early, you may be interested in attending the pre-conference seminars, hosted by the Totara Government User Group at the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment.
Starting at approximately 11 am, several free seminars will be available across the day, giving you even more opportunities to network and learn from other Totara Users.
Further details are available on the booking page. Please select the seminars you would like to attend, as seats are limited.
NZ Totara User Conference Day 1 - 7th August
Morning registration for Day 1 of the Conference opens at 8.15am, with the day itself a series of Totara Partner-run workshops covering a range of hot topics.
Choose one of the two available workshops in each stream - full details available when you select "Tickets" from the booking page.
Workshop 1 - Hosted by Catalyst IT H5P, saying goodbye to SCORM: an introductory session for content creators to the open source plugin for Totara called H5P.
Workshop 2 - Hosted by Kineo People insights: using people data to drive learning impact: develop an understanding of L&D’s relationship with data and how to use it more effectively within L&D and across your organisation.
Workshop 3 - Hosted by Catalyst IT
Find the Audience superhero in you: develop a special set of superhero skills and use your superpowers to plan and manage Audiences.
Workshop 4 - Hosted by Synapsys Out the Box; The Art of Configuration. Further details coming soon.
Workshop 5 - Hosted by LearningWorks
Working smartly with course custom fields: how to use course custom fields with courses, programs, course catalogue and to create great reports.
Workshop 6 - Hosted by Androgogic
Experience API: A practical application solving real-world problems.
NZ Totara User Conference Day 2 - 8th August
Registration, Tea & Coffee
Sign-in and get settled with a drink
Opening presentation by Rob Howarth from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Client Case Studies & Roundtable Discussion
Building Learner Engagement - Nana Jones & Jeanette Sasse, Learning Designers, Kiwibank
How can we start to embed a Growth Mindset in our organisation? How can we create a visual path to mastery to support our employees learning? In this session, Jeanette and Nana will explore why the Course Activity Display Plugin was developed for Kiwibank and how it has been implemented to create learning pathways which encourage employees to own their learning and development.
Networking Tea & Coffee break
Totara Product Platform Strategy - What's Next?
Find out what the Totara development team are currently working on and what you can expect from our upcoming release, along with all the latest details on our new product ecosystem.
Client Case Study & Roundtable Discussion
Josie Itayi shares the story of how Braemar Hospital onboard new staff with the help of the On-The-Job training plugin ahead of a roundtable discussion on the topic of onboarding.
Totara Community & Academy Update
Hear from our Team about the latest updates and courses available to members of the Totara Community.
Time to tuck into some lunch, network with attendees and the Totara Team, and visit content partner GO1's Expo from 13:10 (optional)
Shared Practice Breakout Sessions
Session 1 - Kelvin Hylton, VTNZ
Using Audience Visibility to create diverse learning experiences for different learner groups
Session 2 - Ange Robinson, Family Planning
Extending and tailoring your LMS; how Family Planning uses smart low-budget customised solutions to meet our needs.
Networking tea & coffee break
Case Study Breakout Sessions
Session 1 - Tina Griffin, Ministry for Primary IndustriesSession 2 - Paul Trowell, Tourism New Zealand
Our journey to a new theme
Real world experience of using Totara for global travel agent certification.
Updates from the User Community in the APAC region
Closing Remarks and Networking Drinks
As we appreciate that many attendees may not be local to the area, here are some handy links to help you prepare and organise your trip that you may find useful:
- Getting to and from Wellington Airport
- Getting around Wellington - multi-lingual maps and guides
- Accommodation - stay in Central Wellington for easy walking access to the conference venue.
If you have any further queries, get in touch with the team at [email protected] And don't forget to use #TotaraUserConf to share your thoughts and let your network know you're attending on social media.
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