LearnGeek is coming to YOU this fall!

In Conferences by JD Dillon

It’s gearing up to be a busy fall/winter for the LearnGeek Team! From conferences and webinars to articles and podcasts, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to engage with LearnGeek over the next few months.


The month kicks off with an appearance on episode 34 of the Learning Uncut Podcast. I had an awesome chance to share my ideas for getting the most out of a professional conference with hosts Karen Moloney and Michelle Ockers and fellow guest Emma Weber.

TechLearn 2019 hits the Big Easy from September 17 – 19. I will be sharing proven practices for personalized and adaptive learning on Thursday, September 19 at 815am CST. If you’ll be in New Orleans, I’d also love to catch up and learn more about your work.

JD’s September column in Learning Solutions Magazine publishes on Tuesday, September 17. This edition of In Real Life will address the L&D data problem and introduce a few practical steps any L&D pro can take to improve their analytics practices NOW.

We’re heading back down under for the Learning While Working Virtual Conference on Tuesday, September 24. I’ll be sharing my views on “modern learning” during my 5pm EST session.

Microlearning: Short and Sweet by Karl Kapp and Robyn Defelice publishes on Tuesday, September 24. This book from ATD is the first real field guide on the topic of microlearning and includes a selection of insights from LearnGeek and Axonify.

We’re working on a partner webinar with Axonify and Retail Dive for Thursday, September 26.

A busy month wraps up in Toronto with the annual Axonify Community Conference, September 29 – October 1. I’ll be emceeing the event and hosting multiple discussions on evolving the workplace learning ecosystem.


Be on the lookout for the October edition of In Real Life in Learning Solutions Magazine on Tuesday, October 15. Topic = what conferences have meant to me over the years.

LearnGeek is headed back to Las Vegas for DevLearn – October 23 – 25. I’ll be participating in the AI + Learning Summit on Tuesday. Then, I will lead an open discussion on the real potential for AI in L&D on Thursday morning. I will then deliver a session on personalized and adaptive learning on Friday.


I’ll be taking a 3.5 hour drive south to Miami for one of my favorite events of the year, ATD Core 4. On November 5 and 6, I’ll be delivering sessions on building smarter learning ecosystems and fostering the habit of everyday learning.

I continue to host a bi-weekly online tour of the Axonify Learning Platform. Get all of your Axonify questions answered during the live demonstrations on Tuesday, November 5 and 19, both at 11am EST.

November 19 brings the next edition of In Real Life in Learning Solutions Magazine. This month, I’ll be exploring the practical side of skill development in today’s workplace.


RedThread and Axonify are teaming up again for a webinar focused on the modern learning technology ecosystem on Wednesday, December 4. Dani Johnson and I will explore principles you can apply to improve how you leverage technology to enable your frontline employees.

LearnGeek is headed to San Diego December 9 – 11 for the CLO Exchange. I’ll be sharing ideas on how L&D can leverage data + AI to solve its measurement problems.

I’ll be hosting the final two Axonify Learning Platform live tours for the year on Tuesday, December 3 and 17, both at 11am EST.

The final 2019 edition of In Real Life will publish in Learning Solutions Magazine on Tuesday, December 17.

Otherwise, I’ll be using some time away from the office to get ready for a busy slate of 2020 activities, including ATD TechKnowledge, Training Conference, Learning Solutions, ATD International Conference & Expo and NZATD.

We’re always updating our event calendar with new activities, so be sure to check back. Plus, you can keep up with the latest from LearnGeek via our mobile app.

We’ll see you soon!