Conference Agenda

Day 1
20 Feb 2018
Day 2
21 Feb 2018
Day 3
22 Feb 2018

Evening Reception

Join colleagues to relax and connect after a day of travel. Following the reception you may visit one of the restaurants inGrapevine for dinner or grab a bite in the...
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Welcome

Join Dave as he welcomes conference participants and reviews the agenda. He will introduce the Center for Talent Reporting Board of Directors and the Advisory Council members, all of whom...
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Dave Vance
David Vance

Opening Remarks: The Future of Measurement, Reporting and Management

Learning is rapidly evolving. Digital learning is here with ubiquitous content offered outside the traditional learning management systems. Employees value learning and development more than ever, including robust offerings, engaging...
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Dave Vance
David Vance

Keynote: Earning Your Seat at the Table

Learning and Talent Development professionals have often complained that they don’t have a “seat at the table”—that they are not included in critical decision-making and strategy-setting discussions. In many companies,...
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Roy Pollock
Roy V.H. Pollock, DVM, PhD
9:15 am - 9:30 am

Travel To Building E

Introduction to TDRp

Our profession lacks standard terminology and processes, especially for the measurement, reporting and management of human capital. Moreover, we don’t speak the language of business or communicate effectively with senior...
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Peggy Parskey
Peggy Parskey

Boost Training Transfer Using Predictive Learning Analytics

What is arguably the number one issue facing L&D professionals today? The answer: “Scrap Learning.” Scrap learning is a term that describes the gap between training that is delivered and...
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Ken Phililps
Ken Phillips

Making the Business Case for a Learning Program

Many practitioners do not know how to make a convincing business case presentation to senior leaders like the CFO and CEO. Some mistakenly assume that what is important to learning...
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Jeff Higgins
Jeff Higgins
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Networking Break

The Greatest Opportunities for Us Now

“Talent. It’s the top priority for many organizations around the world today. Analysts agree: in order to gain competitive advantage L&D professionals must unlock the full potential of talent to...
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Joshua Craver
Joshua Craver
Kimo Kippen
Kimo Kippen
Peggy Parskey
Peggy Parskey
Adri Morales
Adrienna Maisonet Morales, MSOP, PMP

Words of Wisdom: Lessons Learned on the Journey

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Adri Morales
Adrienna Maisonet Morales, MSOP, PMP
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Lunch

How the Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning Turned Our CFO Into a Learning Champion

It is a rare occasion when the Chief Financial Officer of a large multinational company becomes the key advocate for investment in Leadership Development.  This session will outline what Emerson...
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Terrence Donahue
Terrence Donahue

How Much Should You Invest in Learning?

In 2005, Jack Phillips authored a book entitled, “Investing in Your Company’s Human Capital, Strategies to Avoid Spending Too Little or Too Much.” In the book, Philips described a framework...
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Peggy Parskey
Peggy Parskey

Informal Learning: How to Measure a Moving Target

The learning landscape continues to evolve. In the 1990s, computer-based training changed the traditional delivery model. Ever since then, technology has pushed L&D groups to develop and deliver materials in...
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John Mattox
John R. Mattox, II, PhD
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Networking Break

Measuring the ROI of Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is becoming increasingly important to organizations for attraction and retention of the best employees. Consequently, more is being invested in learning to improve employee engagement, and for some...
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Patti Phillips
Patti Phillips, PhD

Driving Results Through Upfront Goal Setting and Outcome Measurement

A hallmark of a successful learning organization is its ability to tie key training results to organizational goals. To be a true, strategic business partner, L&D must first align discretionary...
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Dave Vance
David Vance

An Introduction to xAPI and Learning Analytics

The state of learning data architecture has shifted dramatically during the past three years. Learning happens everywhere, and collecting more experiences that matter to your learners vastly expands the ability...
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Tim Dickinson
Tim Dickinson
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Travel Time To Auditorium

A New Maturity Model for L&D

Human capital is a significant driver of value in most organizations. US organizations spent more than $165 billion on learning and development in 2015, more than 1,200/employee/year. This is a...
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Cushing Anderson
Cushing Anderson
Peggy Parskey
Peggy Parskey

CTR Awards

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Patti Phillips
Patti Phillips, PhD
Cushing Anderson
Cushing Anderson
Dave Vance
David Vance
Peggy Parskey
Peggy Parskey

Discussion with Speakers and Sponsors

Join conference speakers and sponsors in the café after the Awards. This is an opportunity for you to follow up with speakers from Day 1 to get answers to your...
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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Evening Reception

Key HR Measures for Public Disclosure

HR and learning professionals have long discussed the need and potential benefit of generally accepted standards for the disclosure of key HR measures. SHRM worked on this task for two...
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Marianne Parry
Marianne Parry

Creating a Measurement Strategy

Have you’ve been tasked with pulling together a measurement strategy for your department or asked to present a fresh take on your existing strategy? Do you know where to start?...
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Dave Vance
David Vance

How to Measure the Isolated Impact of Training

The issue of isolation is the single greatest obstacle to calculating the impact (level 4) and return on investment (ROI, level 5) for most training programs. Because there are usually...
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Paul Leone
Paul Leone, PhD

Large Company Practitioner Sharing: Siemens, Western Union

Join this session to hear how Siemens and Western Union have implemented TDRp. Siemens began their TDRp journey in late 2016 and Western Union in 2014. Amy and Josh will...
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Amy Graft
Amy Graft, PhD, PMP
Joshua Craver
Joshua Craver
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Networking Break

Capture Elusive Level 3 Data: The Secrets of Survey Design

To establish real credibility and prove value, L&D professionals need to measure whether or not participants actually applied what they learned in a training program back on the job (Level...
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Ken Phililps
Ken Phillips

Are Corporate Universities About to Become Extinct?

“We no longer create or own content and we don’t manage learning.” An increasing number of conference speakers and magazine article authors are making this statement. They go on to...
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Dave Vance
David Vance

Easier Said Than Done: Aligning Learning and Business

Do your efforts make a difference? Are your business partners listening? With the best intentions we create training, yet does the learning solution stick? As learning and performance professionals, our...
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Patti Coan
Patti Coan

The Future of Measurement: What is Next?

Our concluding panel will explore what is next for the future of measurement with a focus on measurement for learning. Is it data analytics, more advanced and automated statistical routines,...
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Lorrie Lykins
Lorrie Lykins
Patti Phillips
Patti Phillips, PhD
John Mattox
John R. Mattox, II, PhD

Wrap Up and Drawing for iPad

Dave Vance will wrap up the conference and highlight the major themes as well as provide suggestions for implementing your measurement, reporting and management strategies. He will also share where...
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Dave Vance
David Vance