EMEA Perspectives 2017

Skillsoft and SumTotal EMEA Perspectives 2017

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | etc.venues St Paul's, London

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Step into the Future of Learning and Talent

Our theme this year explores the changes in approach to learning and talent that our customers and partners are making in order to engage with these very modern learners. From creating consumer-led content and technology experiences, to gamification, virtual reality and how to give feedback to Gen Z, Perspectives has it all.

What to expect at Perspectives:

  • Keynotes – From the Skillsoft and SumTotal Exec team, industry leading CLOs and prominent thought leaders.
  • Customer insights – Real world stories of how our customers and partners are creating a new engagement strategy for all generations.
  • eLearning 3.0 – Find out from the experts what the future of eLearning looks like.
  • Strategy update - Updates on our beautiful technology and engaging content strategy.
  • What's new and next – What is coming from Skillsoft and SumTotal in 2017 - find out here first.
  • Peer networking – Extensive opportunities for peer networking, knowledge sharing and benchmarking.


Tuesday - 16th May, 2017


9:00am - 9:30amRegistration and breakfast
9:30am – 10:15amWelcome
Bill Donoghue, Executive Chairman, Skillsoft
10:15am – 11:15am Technology Showcase
Apratim Purakayastha (AP), Chief Technology Officer, Skillsoft
Percipio Unveiling
Potoula Chresomales, SVP Product, Skillsoft
SumTotal - The Future Roadmap
Bill Docherty, SVP Product, SumTotal
11:15am – 11:45amBreak
11:50am – 12:20pmLearning in the Digital Age - A New Paradigm
Sarah Otley, VP - Professional Excellence Approach Lead & Digital Age Learning Lab Director, Capgemini University
12:20pm – 12:40pmContent Innovation
Tara O'Sullivan, CCO, Skillsoft
12:40pm – 1:00pmBusiness Skills & Leadership
Heide Abelli, VP Business Skills and Leadership, Skillsoft
1:00pm – 2:30pmNetworking lunch
2:30pm – 3:00pmThe Future of Work and Learning
Tara O'Sullivan, CCO, Skillsoft
Felix Mitchell, Co-Founder & Director, Instant Impact
James Hayward, Learning Technology Manager, Experian
Elaine Vaile, Group Head, Leadership Strategy and Capability at Royal Bank of Scotland
3:00pm – 3:30pmBuilding Competency Based Global Learning Centres and Communities of Practice for CGI
Helen Sussex, Director, Global Learning Design and Creation, CGI
3:30pm – 3:50pmThe Future of IT Training
Kyle Gingrich, VP IT Skills, Skillsoft
3:50pm – 4:10pmBreak
4:10pm – 4:30pmThe Missing Voice on The Talent Agenda: How high Performing Learning Organisations are Tuning into The Voice of Their Staff
Laura Overton, CEO and Founder, Towards Maturity
4:30pm – 4:50pmTransforming Talent in the Modern Workforce
David Wilson, CEO, Fosway Group
4:50pm – 5:00pmWrap Up
Chad Gaydos, CRO, Skillsoft
5:00pm – 7:00pm Drink Reception

*This agenda is subject to change

If you have any questions, please email emeaperspectives@skillsoft.com

Join us for EMEA Perspectives 2017!

Step into the Future of Learning and Talent