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[PVS] Conference Brochure Available
Conference Brochure Available
A Conference Brochure for the Interactive Learning Technologies 2008
conference is now available on our web site in PDF format. Go to:
And click on Program Brochure at the left.
The conference will be held on August 20-22 at the Sheraton Crystal City
Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
The Interactive Technologies conference continues SALT's practice of
bringing together senior professionals from government, industry, academia
and the military to present the latest developments in the field of learning
and training technologies. Over the course of 2½ days, attendees will have
access to 89 speaker presentations. Case studies will be provided as well as
the results of recent research on the effectiveness and utilization of the
latest learning and training technology applications.
This year's conference features the following conference tracks:
Gaming and Simulation
Presentations in this conference track will provide examples of how gaming
and simulation are racing to catch up with the widening generational
learning gap and how advances in software have made the development of these
applications more affordable. Others will explore the use of simulation to
provide leadership training and improve individual and organizational
effectiveness. This track will also address simulation-based training and
its efficacy in training as well as its cost advantages over its physical
As M-Learning enters the mainstream, find out what tools and technologies
are available to create, distribute, and track mobile learning projects.
This track will review how leading companies, government agencies, and
universities are using handheld wireless devices for performance support and
training delivery. You will also hear from a panel of professionals in the
industry who will discuss the future of mobile learning.
Knowledge Management Systems
Presentations in this track include best practices for successfully
implementing learning management systems (LMS) as well as selecting the
right technology for your organization (LMS vs LCMS). Learn how federal
agencies are deploying LMS systems for workforce training and development,
and how as a dynamic tool tied to organization needs, it can increase
training effectiveness and improve dissemination of relevant information.
How are these technologies being applied to training needs and what are
their effects? Presentations in this track will include a review of the
appropriate performance metrics to measure training technology effectiveness
as well as case studies.
Instructional design is always an integral part of any program no matter the
technology. Presentations in this track will address management strategies
which need to be implemented to deliver the promises of a particular
instructional design, applying effective ISD and media solutions to design
and develop modules for mobile devices, and redesigning instruction for the
Issues related to content development for e-Learning, how podcasting and
wikis can reduce barriers to e-Learning, and how organizations are
evaluating their e-Learning programs' performance are among the topics to be
addressed in this track of the program. Also, understand how to maximize the
impact of your e-Learning program.
Pre-Conference Tutorials - August 19th
Maximize your time at the Conference by attending one or more of these
optional ½ day workshops. Limited enrollment ensures that participants can
have greater access to the tutorial leader.
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