Co-Located Events

The Table Is Set in the Training Test Kitchen:
Drinks, Design, and Tech on the Menu

Tuesday, September 20 | 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Thursday, September 22 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Grab a drink and snacks, put on your apron, and get hands-on with multiple demos at the conference opening and closing sessions. Check out the latest elearning technologies and design techniques, and create recipes for success with elearning experts. You’ll rotate tables every 10 minutes for a new demo, capturing tips and techniques as you go.

Your Executive Chefs

Phylise Banner and Hector VallePhylise Banner and Hector Valle regularly embrace opportunities to experiment with emerging technologies in order to best serve adult learners, and to create vibrant learning communities. They will guide your Training Test Kitchen experiences!


Recipe Contest: Compete for Prizes!

Using the techniques you’ve gathered in your demos, you’ll create and submit an original elearning recipe for success. The top two winners will be announced at Thursday’s closing Training Test Kitchen and will receive a registration to TechLearn 2023 in New Orleans! Win or lose, you’ll walk away with valuable tips, techniques,
and tools to improve your learning design.

Get Tips and Techniques in these Design and Tech Demos

  • Table 1 Using Microsoft Tools to Virtually Onboard New Employees Erin Pritchard, Senior Trainer & Instructional Designer, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Table 2 Gamified Learning to Improve Customer Service, Sales and Satisfaction: Lessons from Drive-Thru Restaurant Training Vikas Joshi, CEO, Harbinger Group
  • CANCELED - Table 3 Not Just for Dancing: How to Use TikTok for Learning Vanessa Alzate, Founder/CEO, Anchored Training
  • Table 4 Using Graphic Novels and AR in Onboarding: The Visa Voyagers Fantastic Journey! Sheri Winter, Senior Director, GP Strategies; Bee Ng, VP, Visa University
  • Table 5 Turn Your Training into Adventures Bernardo Letayf, E.M.B.O, BLUErabbit (Tuesday only)
  • Table 6 Simplifying DEI with Mobile Learning, Tameran Davenport, President Positive Outlook Trainings
  • Table 7 Automating Performance-Based Coaching and Learning: Let’s Practice Together! Dan McCann, CEO, SymTrain (Tuesday only)
  • CANCELED - Table 8 How to Measure Behavioral Change in Leadership Development Sal Silvester, CEO/Founder, Coachmetrix
  • Table 9 Gamified 3D Simulation for Fire Investigators in Training Junsong Zhang, Program Manager Simulations, Justice Institute of British Columbia
  • Table 11 Deliver Interpersonal Skills Coaching at Scale with Interactive AI John Hack, Chief Product Officer, Interflexion
  • CANCELED - Table 12 Solve Complex Training Logistics and Planning with a Smart Scheduler Nick Olivo, Solutions Engineer, Administrate
  • Table 13 An Instant Pot-like Tool to Quickly Cook Up Instructor led Training Tim Waxenfelter, Co-founder, Endurance Learning
  • Table 14 Maximize Your Training Impact by Adapting Open Educational Tools and Remixing Open Educational Resources Helen Lee, Instructional Designer; Naz Maghsoudi, Student & Faculty Development Coordinator, Centre for Teaching, Learning & InnovationJustice Institute of British Columbia
  • Table 15 A Better Way to Build VILT/ILT Pat Michaels, Chief Learning Mechanic, Great Circle Learning
  • Table 16 A Chatbot Conversation Simulator that Facilitates Situational Awareness Practice Vincent Han, CEO, Mobile Coach
  • Table 17 ACTION! Training Video Tips and Tricks for the Accidental Videographer Thomas Hartmann, Creative Content Producer, Reflection Software (Tuesday only)
  • Table 18 Building Trust in Virtual Reality Betty Dannewitz, Immersive Experience Designer, ifyouaskbetty:
  • Table 19 Safety Training in Virtual Reality: Anytime/Anywhere Hands-On Learning for Your Team Destery Hildenbrand, Sr. Learning Experience Producer,
  • Table 20 Commanding a Zoom: Developing Communication Skills for Virtual Leadership Constance Staley, Dean of the Graduate School, University of Colorado
  • Table 21 Creating Better Estimates for Elearning Danielle Watkins, Instructional Designer, Zenith Performance Solutions
  • Table 22 Escape Games for Virtual Training Kassy LaBorie, Author, Producing Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars; Rachel Arpin, Learning and Development Consultant, LED Learning (Tuesday only)
  • Table 23 Getting Started with Prototyping: Transforming Ideas into Reality Nick Floro, Learning Architect & CEO, Sealworks Interactive Studios (Tuesday only)
  • CANCELED - Table 24 How to Create Better Screencasts: Step-by-Step Mark Lassoff, President, Framework Television
  • CANCELED - Table 25 Situation Expert: How to Learn While Fixing, Solving, and Improving Work Ray Jimenez, Author, Scenario-Based Learning: Using Stories To Engage e-Learners
  • Table 26 Step Inside the Learning Metaverse: Live VR Demos Anders Gronstedt, President, Gronstedt Group (Tuesday only)
  • Table 27 10 Amazing Photoshop Tricks in Less Than 10 Minutes Phil Cowcill, Senior Elearning Specialist, PJ Rules
  • Table 28 3 Ways to Increase Comprehension Judy Hale, CEO, Hale Associates Center
  • Table 29 Edit Video Like Text with Audiate and Camtasia to Save Time and Effort Matt Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador, TechSmith
  • Table 30 10 Mind-Blowing PowerPoint Techniques in 10 Minutes Richard Goring, Director, BrightCarbon (Tuesday only)
  • Table 31 How KPMG is Turning Enthusiasm About a Better Planet into Tangible Action Christian Gossan, Global Lead for Digital Experience & Data, KPMG IMPACT
  • CANCELED - Table 32 Creating the Need to Know: Motivating Learners to Take Responsibility for Learning Jason Bickle, Manager, Instructional Design & Development, Experlogix
  • Table 33 Experience the Employee Training Metaverse on Strivr’s Immersive Platform John Merrifield, Director of Product Marketing, Strivr (Tuesday only)
  • Table 34 5 Tips for Virtual Training Impact Cynthia Clay, CEO, NetSpeed Learning Solutions
  • Table 35 Build a Project Charter in 45 Minutes or Less Lou Russell, Learning Leader, Russell Martin & Associates
  • Table 36 Using Virtual Backgrounds to Engage Learners Cindy Huggett, Author, Virtual Training Tools and Templates: An Action Guide to Live Online Learning
  • Table 37 Using First Person-View Video in Virtual Reality for Peer-to-Peer Skills Sharing Maxime Ros, CEO, Revinax
  • CANCELED - Table 38 Innovative Use of Adobe Character Animator Laddie Odom, Multimedia Producer, UMGC
  • Table 39 Liven Up Your Live Virtual Presentations with Streamer and Gamer Hacks! Andrea Elliott, Founder, The Virtual Superhero
  • Table 40 Much Wow: What Are Memes and Why They Matter for Training Rachel Eichen, Senior Education Consultant,  Armanino

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