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REN studietur til Boston, 17.-20. oktober 2004

Årets studietur gikk til Boston på USAs østkyst.  Nedenfor finner dere programmet med foredragene og bios på foredragsholderne.

Monday, October 18 

08:00 am – 08:45 am Registration and continental breakfast
08:45 am – 09:30 am Welcome and presentation of the participants
Veslemøy Barnes, Manager, Network Development and Projects, Innovation Norway
09:30 am – 09:45 am Break
09:45 am – 10:45 am The Extraordinary Future of Online Learning
Jonathon Levy, Senior Learning Strategist, The Monitor Group, http://www.monitor.com/
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 11:45 am
Learning Solutions for Maximum Impact and Employee Productivity
Henrik Sandell, COO and Bartholomew Jae, VP Products, Acadient, Inc., www.acadient.com
11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:45 am – 1:30 pm
How to make Learning Fun (Part 1)
How to make Learning Fun (Part 2)
Lisa Neal, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine, http://www.elearnmag.org/


1:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Break
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm What is the next in Organizational Learning
Dr. Barry Sugarman, Research Coordinator, Society of Organizational Learning - http://www.solonline.org
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Xhlp – Experiences from a Norwegian elearning company in Boston
Steve Walsh, General Manager, Xhlp USA
http://www.xhlp.com
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Break
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Games and Simulation in e-learning
Dr. Clark Quinn, Ottersurf Laboratories http://www.ottersurf.com/
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Wrap up, day one and preparations for day two



Tuesday, October 19

07:30 am
Bus departure from the hotel
08:00 am – 12:00 pm
Harvard University, http://www.harvard.edu/
08:00 am – 10:00 am Harvard Business School Publishing, http://www.hbsp.harvard.edu/

The HBSP eLearning Experience
Germaine Choe presentation
Sara Devitt presentation

Germaine Choe, Dirstribution Development Manager
Perry Bedinger, Director, International Distribution
Sara Devitt, Implementation Services Manager


10:30 am – 12:00 am
Tour of Harvard Medical School Educational Technologies Facilities
Richard A. Gillis, Director of Educational Resources, Harvard Medical School
Interactive web-based learning in the Harvard Medical School
Dr. Michael Parker, Harvard Medical School
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch and Transportation to Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://www.mit.edu
Presentation on the i-Lab Project
Professor Steve Lerman

Presentation of MIT Open Course Ware
Jon Potts, Communications Manager - OpenCourse Ware
Sloan School of Management Executive Education Programs using technology
Toby Woll,Director, Learning Technology Initiatives - Sloan School of Management
Sloan Space as a learning platform
Julie Bergfeld, Associate Director of Web Development – Sloan School of Management
5:00 pm
Bus transportation back to the hotel
7:00 pm Dinner for the REN participants and the speakers




Wednesday, October 20 

8:30 am
Bus departure from the hotel
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IBM
The Future of e-learning – IBM’s Vision
James Sharpe, Director e-learning technology, IBM Learning Solutions

The Workplace, with focus on Colloborative Learning
Mitch Grossberg, Offering Manager, IBM Lotus Learning Software

Learning Technology Preview from IBM's Lab
James Sharpe and Jenny Chow, Managing Architect, IBM Learning Solutions

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Transportation and Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Presentation by Umass Online
Leslie Granese, Director of Marketing, www.umassonline.net
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Presentation by Skillsoft
www.skillsoft.com
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Wrap up