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Skillsoft Announces 2013 Skillsoft Australia & New Zealand Two-Day Conference

30 July 2013

Skillsoft, an innovative pioneer in the field of learning who provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, has launched details for its annual Perspectives Australia & New Zealand conference. The two-day conference will showcase a complement of speakers, workshops and case studies that encompass elearning to an audience of about 150 delegates.

The 2013 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia & New Zealand conference will be held in Sydney from 21st to 22nd August and will cover a suite of elearning topics and strategies from various industry sectors in Australia and New Zealand. Aligning closely with the theme ‘Learning Transformed', delegates will learn how to link learning to business values, maximise dollars dedicated to learning, and hear about innovative trends and Skillsoft's solutions strategy.

The keynote speech will be presented by Dr Ian Metcalfe, Director and Principal Consultant, Adaptive Learning, whose consultancy is committed to improving the job satisfaction, personal well-being, leadership capacity and the maturity and performance of employees and organizations.

Dr Metcalfe will explore 21st century leadership qualities including why being a manager doesn't automatically make you a leader, discovering the adaptive leader's role in the learning and development of others, and why organisational learning is a necessity for survival in the 21st century.

Conference delegates will experience:

According to Glenn Nott, Skillsoft Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, the two-day conference is the flagship event on the Skillsoft regional calendar and provides access to premium speakers and thought leaders that bring value and actionable insights for its participants.

"The world of learning is constantly evolving as new technologies are introduced and adopted to meet the challenges organizations face today. At Skillsoft, we always strive to provide the most relevant content in a variety of flexible delivery formats so organizations can optimize their learning programs. In the same vein, our Perspectives event encourages the sharing of ideas and best practices among peers, providing tangible value to our customers." he said.

Some of the learning sessions and organizations presenting at Skillsoft Perspectives Australia & New Zealand include:

2013 Skillsoft Perspectives Australia & New Zealand will also play host to the Skillsoft Innovation Awards. The five awards will honour Skillsoft customers for their elearning growth and achievements, acknowledging their innovative ideas and inspiring business leaders who are true champions of elearning.

To find out more about the conference, view the agenda and award categories, please visit: