NetDimensions' Global User Conference
May 10, 2018 | Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego Bayfront, US


NextSteps 2018: Conference
Thursday, May 10, 2018 (Morning)

8:00 AM Registration Opens
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM LTG Marketplace Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome to NextSteps 2018 & Company Update
Dale Solomon, Managing Director, NetDimensions / Bill Mastin, SVP Global Sales, NetDimensions / Sacha van Tienhoven, Director of Technology, NetDimensions
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote Session: Augmented Reality (AR) is Coming to Your Enterprise. Are You Ready?
Amar Dhaliwal, SVP Marketing and Sales, Atheer
IDC predicts that Augmented Reality (AR) will fundamentally transform industrial jobs in the next 5 years. What does a talent and learning management practitioner need to know to get ready for this change?
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Keynote Session: Varieties of Ways that AI Impacts Learning
Pete Mastin, Strategy and Business Development, IBM
We will discuss how online training can leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to improve content creation, production and delivery.
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM LTG Marketplace Expo / AM Break
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Technology Roadmap
Dale Solomon, Managing Director, NetDimensions
Ensure that you are taking advantage of the key capabilities that we have added to our solutions in the last 12 months. Attendees will get a preview of the exciting new features planned for our products in the next year to help you derive greater value from your investment in NetDimensions.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Client Success Story: Humentum
Chris Proulx, Global Director, Learning and Product Development, Humentum and Ross Coxon, Director of Learning Collaborative, Humentum
Learn how NetDimensions is driving performance improvement for over 30,000 learners who are serving some of the world's poorest people. By partnering with Humentum, a global nonprofit that brings learning to staff at international development and relief organizations, NetDimensions' platform is being used in some of the world's toughest locations.
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Panel Discussion: Measurement of Learning
Al Cornish, Chief Learning Officer, Norton Healthcare / Anne Ward, Curriculum Development Manager, Hyster-Yale Group / Shawn Fitzpatrick, LMS Systems Administrator, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch


NextSteps 2018: Afternoon Workshops*
Thursday, May 10, 2018

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM Breakout Room 1:
Reinforcing Learning (Assessment Workflow, Survey, Evaluations, Quick Polls)
Breakout Room 2:
The 12 Cool Features & New Dashboards
2:20 PM – 3:00 PM Breakout Room 1:
Reporting (Report Wizard, Compliance Analysis)
Breakout Room 2:
Maximizing Classroom Resources (Class Resource Planner and Resource Standard Reports)
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Breakout Room 1:
Mobile Microlearning with gomo & NetDimensions
Breakout Room 2:
Healthcare Users Group
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Room 1:
The Power of xAPI and a Learning Record Store (LRS)
Breakout Room 2:
Healthcare Users Group
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Evening Conference Reception

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*Provisional agenda: times and topics are subject to change.

Keynote Speakers

Amar Dhaliwal

Amar Dhaliwal
SVP Marketing and Sales at Atheer

Amar is Senior Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Atheer, a leading provider of Augmented Reality solutions for enterprises.

Amar has more than 20 years of enterprise software experience, delivering solutions to some of the world's most trusted and respected global companies. His experience encompasses product development, customer success, professional services, operations, strategy, sales and marketing. He was a co-founder of learning management pioneer THINQ, which was acquired by Saba in 2005. Amar also acts as an advisor and mentor to a number of start-ups and early stage companies.

Pete Mastin

Pete Mastin
Strategy and Business Development at IBM

Pete is a seasoned executive with experience in business and product strategy. An excellent writer, speaker and motivator, he has vast experience in various uses of Artificial Intelligence, Content Delivery Networks, IP services and Cloud technologies.

Pete's technical background, and profound understanding of the marketplace and business drivers, has seen him design and execute several go-to-market strategies. He has also overseen the implementation of highly scalable, multi-homed, global SaaS systems.

Afternoon Workshops

NextSteps' afternoon workshops keep you up to date on the latest LMS techniques, innovations and upgrades. Our goal is to provide engaging, hands-on training that equips you to maximize the benefits of using NetDimensions Talent Suite.

Welcome Reception

Don't miss our Welcome Reception and LTG Marketplace Opening. This is your chance to meet our partners, key executives and staff, and network with your peers.

LTG Marketplace

The LTG Marketplace presents NetDimensions clients with the opportunity to experience first-hand the innovative solutions offered by our strategic partners.

Keynote / General Sessions

These sessions will provide company insights, product details, industry standards and best practices from analysts, thought leaders and key executives.

Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions will offer a variety of information regarding NetDimensions products, services, content capabilities and hot topics. You’ll also hear the latest best practices from your peers.

Get Inspired

NextSteps is the year’s most important opportunity for our clients and partners to gain a new perspective on ways to meet their talent management challenges and have a positive impact on business results.

Attendees will be able to connect with peers to discover best practices, hear from industry thought leaders and gain up-to-date insights on new trends. They will also expand their knowledge in technical and industry focused sessions as well as hands-on training.

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