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Skillsoft Announces 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia
Conference Two-Day Event

NASHUA, N.H., July 13, 2012 -- SkillSoft today announced event information for its annual Skillsoft Perspectives Australia user conference. This year, Perspectives Australia will run over two days, showcasing a suite of speakers, workshops and case studies for the more than150 expected participants Skillsoft, a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation, hosts the yearly event for its customers as an interactive forum to discuss innovations in the learning industry. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses, and its annual user conference provides learning professionals a unique opportunity to share and discuss how learning delivers business value for their organizations.

The 2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia Conference will take place August 15-16 in Sydney and will give attendees the opportunity to network, interact and learn from other learning professionals and industry leaders on how to create and maintain successful learning programs.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Motivate, Innovate, Learn: Driving Value Through Learning.”

The keynote speech will be presented by Sue Langley, CEO of Emotional Intelligence Worldwide.  In her presentation, Transforming Culture by Leading with Innovation and Fostering Creativity, Langley will address emotional intelligence, positive psychology and the neuroscience of leadership. She will discuss the functions of the human brain and how emotions can lead to higher levels of creativity and help build cohesive leadership teams by understanding the motivation attached to work activities.

“Perspectives Australia will offer access to sought-after speakers, trainers and authors, giving our customers a diverse suite of helpful material and information-rich advice,” said Glenn Nott, Skillsoft Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

“It will be a great opportunity for our customers to network, interact and learn from other learning professionals and industry leaders on how to create and maintain successful learning programs. This year will be our biggest conference ever.”

Some of the learning sessions and presenters scheduled for Skillsoft Perspectives Australia include:

A special workshop on the second day of the conference will focus on talent development reporting principles and will be hosted by Kieran King, Global Director, Loyalty Strategy, Skillsoft.

2012 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia will also play host to the Skillsoft Innovation Awards. These awards honor Skillsoft customers for their significant achievements in learning, recognizing innovative ideas and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape.

To view the schedule, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com.au/index.php/Perspectives-2012-Agenda.html

To view the list of speakers and presentations, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com.au/index.php/Perspectives-2012-Speakers.html

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft’s customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft’s courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 5,000 customers and more than 13,000,000 learners around the world.  Skillsoft is on the web at www.Skillsoft.com.

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Contacts

Donna Ayer
Skillsoft
603-821-3211
Donna_Ayer@Skillsoft.com
or
Maribel Lopez
Lois Paul & Partners
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