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SkillSoft Perspectives 2011 User Conference to Explore the Future of e-Learning

Annual Event Brings Together e-Learning Industry Leaders to Discuss "What Works Now? What Comes Next?"

ORLANDO, FL. and NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, kicked off its annual user conference, Perspectives 2011, today in Orlando, Florida. The event brings together industry experts who will discuss the theme of "What Works Now? What Comes Next?", focusing on the future of e-learning, including best practices and future challenges for learning professionals.

The annual user conference, now in its 11th year, brings together hundreds of SkillSoft customers across business, government and education, to network and discuss how to link learning solutions with business objectives. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with key learning leaders and participate in a variety of workshops and informative presentations, including sessions on blended and social learning. The opening keynote, part of the Leadership Development Channel’s Series of Live Events, will feature New York Times bestselling author and former Yahoo! executive Tim Sanders. Jeanne Meister, co-founder of Future Workplace and co-author of "The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today," will also deliver a keynote address.

"e-Learning is constantly evolving and SkillSoft is always striving to provide the best and most advanced technology solutions in the industry," said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, SkillSoft. "Perspectives provides us with a unique opportunity to gauge our customers’ current e-learning programs, and to plan for future developments in the e-learning industry."

During Perspectives, the 2011 Innovations in Learning Awards winners will be announced. The awards are judged by a panel of industry experts and honor SkillSoft customers for their significant achievements in e-learning, recognizing innovative ideas and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape.

For live updates from Perspectives 2011, follow SkillSoft on Twitter using #SkillSoftP11 and visit to get full event details.

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SkillSoft is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e- learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services. SkillSoft is on the web at

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