LinkedIn, Coca-Cola and Capital One to attend World of Learning 2015

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Written by Jack Davies on 10 June 2015 in Press Zone
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L&D experts from LinkedIn, Coca-Cola and Capital One International are set to share their expertise at the renowned World of Learning Conference.

Celebrating its 23rd year, the World of Learning Conference & Exhibition takes place on 29th and 30th September at Birmingham’s NEC. The annual conference combines extensive research with input from key industry figures to provide an insight into the major trends affecting the L&D professional.

HR director at Capital One International, Karen Bowes, will deliver the opening address, exploring a key theme of the conference – ‘Creating a learning culture that drives business growth’. Sarah Teagle, business partner at AstraZeneca, will also tap into this theme in ‘L&D as a true business partner addressing real business needs.’

Head of training, development and leadership at NHS Property Services, Hesketh Emden, will share advice on ‘developing an effective learning strategy with a limited budget and limited resources.’ Hesketh will partner with Robin Hoyle, trainer, learning designer and consultant who is also chairing the World of Learning Conference.

Head of Learning Technologies at LinkedIn, Robert Todd, is set to share the ‘latest developments in learning technologies’ in his keynote, while international speaker Nigel Paine will look to the future in ‘the top ten challenges the learning professional will face in the next ten years’ in the final keynote.

Coca-Cola’s European senior L&D manager Cathy Hoy will use her session to explore a current hot topic - how to develop an ‘agile business’, considering the evolving role of L&D teams. Her insightful talk forms part of a series of exclusive sessions for Platinum delegates which also includes sessions on leadership and the future of blended learning.

The highly respected conference sits alongside an exhibition which includes a range of interactive areas where visitors can receive hands-on, practical advice. These include the Technology Test Drive area, enabling visitors to test the latest innovations. The Mindfulness Zone provides strategy on increasing employee productivity and engagement, while the Experiential Learning Zone delivers a series of interactive bite-sized skill sessions on key areas including emotional intelligence.

For more details and to book the World of Learning Conference 2015 visit or call 020 8394 5171. Conference delegates are encouraged to book early to take advantage of up to 40% off before 26th June.

The World of Learning 2015 is held in association with the British Institute for Learning & Development and supported by Totara LMS. The conference media supporter is Training Journal.

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