CONFERENCE AGENDA

Wednesday, May 9

Introduction
7:45 - 8:15 Continental Breakfast/Coffee
8:15 - 8:30 Introductions and Opening Remarks
8:30 - 9:30 Keynote: Getting More Done with Less: The Human Element Jim Cathcart Cathcart Institute, Inc.
9:30 - 10:00 Putting the Conference into Perspective Gary Sprague FOCUS
10:00 – 10:15 Quick Break
Technology Ideas
10:15 – 11:00 Micro Learning Objects April Patterson Bruce Power
11:00 - 12:00 Be the Amazon of Training: Storing and Delivering Multimedia Learning Content Jose Luis Delgado
Mike Cadden
Tecnatom (Spain)
Accelerant Solutions
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Break
Moving to Content as Learning Objects in Vision
1:30 – 2:15 The Journey to Content Development in VISION David Huff Exelon
2:15 – 3:00 Creating an Architecture for Developing Content in VISION as Reusable Learning Objects Robert Thompson MFP Creative
3:00 - 3:15 Goodie Break
3:15 - 4 :00 Why and How we Broke our Content Down to Individual Learning Objects David Jesse American Transmission Company (ATC)



Thursday, May 10



7:30 - 8:00 Continental Breakfast/Coffee
Future Opportunities to Innovate the Way Training Gets Done
8:00 – 8:45 Moving from Objectives, to Learning Objects, to On-demand Performance Support Paul Lorenz FOCUS
8:45 – 9:30 Training the Next Generation Paul Lorenz
Clayton Crabtree
FOCUS
9:30 – 10:15 The Standardized Task Evaluation (STE) program: a Way to Trim Cost Chuck Lease EPRI
10:15 - 11:00 Quick Break
Back to Now…
11:00 – 11:45 Using VISION with the new DIF process and the power of the Program Hierarchy Pam Scarber
Wayne Holze
Entergy
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 – 1:45 Putting the “System” into the Systematic Approach to Training Gary Sprague FOCUS
1:45 - 2:30 Panel Discussion: Implementing SAT/VISION across a Fleet; Lessons Learned, Challenges and Opportunities Panel Discussion
2:30 – 2:45 Goodie Break
… and then (VISION latest and future)
2:45 – 4:00 VISION Developer, Version 9 Key Changes FOCUS
VISION Learning Station/Connect, Version 6 Key Changes
VISION Web Module Next Ideas
4:00 – 4:30 An Update on our Maturing Customer-centric Support and Product Development Process FOCUS
John Martin
John Pietsch



Friday, May 11

Final list of topics will be assigned to rooms during the conference
Room/Time 8:30 - 10:00 10:00 - 11:30
A VISION Developer version 9 and LS/Connect version 6: Questions and Answers
B Tecnatom Media Tool Demonstrations
C Standardizing the SAT Process (A-D-D) proportions, timeframes and cost
D Tips n’ Tricks by Joe 15 min
break
Tips n’ Tricks by Joe (cont)

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