3 days / engaging talks
great speakers / training workshops

May 16-18, 2017 | New Orleans, USA


Pre-Conference Training Workshops

May 16

Pre-Conference Training Workshops

9:00am – 4:00pm
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Lagniappe Foyer

Welcome Reception & Expo Opening

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Day 1

May 17

General Sessions

Registration, Networking Breakfast & Partner Expo

8:00am – 9:00am
Jonathan Satchell, Chief Executive, LTG and Peter Gordon, Managing Director, NetDimensions

Welcome to NextSteps

9:00am – 9:45am
David Wentworth, Principal Analyst, Learning & Development, Brandon Hall Group

Opening Keynote: Making the Business Case for Learning & Talent Management Investment

9:45am – 10:45am

Refreshment Break & Partner Expo

10:45am – 11:15am
Adrian Weaver, Head of Product Management, NetDimensions

NetDimensions Technology Roadmap

11:15am – 11:45am
Albany Cromer, Manager of Learning Technologies, MUSC

Promoting User Experience Increases Quest for Learning

11:45am – 12:30pm

Lunch & Partner Expo

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Breakout Sessions

1:30pm – 2:15pm
Scott C. Tompkins, Mobile Development Manager, NetDimensions

Mobile Innovations

Breakout Room 1
Ali Zaheer and Garfield Bolt, Solutions Consultants, NetDimensions

Managing Multi-language Appraisals in a global organization with NetDimensions Performance

Breakout Room 2

Breakout Sessions

2:15pm – 3:00pm
Adrian Weaver, Head of Product Management, NetDimensions

Assigning Relevant Training: Using Multiple Assignments

Breakout Room 1
Jason Bennett, Learning System Analyst, The University of Kansas Health System

Assigning Relevant Training: a Multi-Assignment Case Study

Breakout Room 1
Ali Zaheer and Garfield Bolt, Solutions Consultants, NetDimensions

Elevate Your Brand with HTML Homepage Widgets & Skins

Breakout Room 2

Refreshment Break & Partner Expo

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Breakout Sessions

3:30pm – 4:00pm
Tony Lam and Wendy Evans, Learning Technologies Analysts, PeaceHealth

Strategy and Lessons Learned: The Evolution of PeaceHealth’s Use of NTS Enrollments

Breakout Room 1
Rose Benedicks, Program Director, LEO

Going Beyond Content Categorization

Breakout Room 2

Breakout Sessions

4:00pm – 4:30pm
Mike Rustici, CEO, Watershed

Analytics in Action

Breakout Room 1
Thom Tate, Business Development Manager, gomo learning

NetDimensions Talent Slate and gomo authoring, the perfect mobile creation and delivery solution

Breakout Room 2

Evening Reception
Cruise about the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Day 2

May 18

General Sessions

Networking Breakfast & Partner Expo

8:00am – 9:00am
Tina Stiles, Director of Global Quality Systems, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Going Global: Expansion & Consolidation of Learning Technologies

9:00am – 9:40am
Louise Quinn, Global Head of Professional Services, NetDimensions

Maximize Your Potential with the Latest Version of NTS

9:40am – 10:15am

Refreshment Break & Partner Expo

10:15am – 10:30am

Client Excellence Awards

10:30am – 11:00am
Piers Lea, Chief Strategy Officer, LEO

Measuring the business impact of learning

11:00am – 11:30am
Jonathan Satchell, CEO, LTG and Peter Gordon, Managing Director, NetDimensions

Closing Remarks

11:30am – 12:00pm

Content for everyone

The 2017 conference agenda will include break-out sessions to give value for everyone. You will be able to attend the sessions, which are the most relevant for your job role and/or industry.


We’ll have forums for business leaders to explore trends in L&D and network with other executives at client organisations in different industries.


Hear how other leaders are using NetDimensions solutions to reach their business goals. You’ll learn best practices from other NetDimensions clients.

L&D professionals

During break out sessions we’ll deep dive on different modules and features of the NetDimensions Talent Suite. Join our pre-conference training to get practical knowledge and hands-on experience with our solutions.