Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Join together with more than 9,000 international educators from 100-plus countries to discover the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices. Establish institutional partnerships. Attend sessions led by international education leaders and changemakers. Connect with fellow attendees and build a network essential to your professional success.

IACET, the world’s largest accreditor of international continuing education and training, invites you to its Annual Conference and Awards and Recognition ceremony. The event will serve as IACET’s inaugural virtual conference, and will feature keynote speakers and breakout sessions on various industry topics designed to engage and inform Accredited Providers, CE/T professionals, and other valuable stakeholders. We will also honor IACET Accredited Providers who have exceptional and innovative training programs.

Program

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Start Time Eastern Time (UTC-5) Event
10:30 a.m. Virtual Exhibit Hall Opens
11:30 a.m. Welcome Message
Andrew Kauser, IACET Board Chair
Casandra Blassingame, IACET CEO
12:00 p.m. Key Note Address
Market of Learning Management Systems and the Diversity of Products Available
John Leh, CEO/Lead Analyst at Talented Learning
1:30 p.m. Engagement and Networking Activity: Trivia Room
2:30 p.m. Engagement and Networking Activity: Zumba Room
3:00 p.m. Engagement and Networking Activity: Discussion Room 1 - Topic: Millennials in the Workplace
3:00 p.m. Engagement and Networking Activity: Discussion Room 2 - Topic: Share your Travel Experiences and Advice
3:00 p.m. Engagement and Networking Activity: Discussion Room 3 - Topic: Seasoned Accredited Providers share advice and lessons learned with New Accredited Providers
3:00 p.m. Engagement and Networking Activity: Room 4 - Topic: Trivia 2.0
4:00 p.m. Engagement and Networking Activity: It's 5 o'clock Somewhere

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Start Time Eastern Time (UTC-5) Event
7:30 a.m. Virtual Exhibit Hall Opens
8:00 a.m. State of IACET
Casandra Blassingame, CEO, IACET
9:00 a.m. Session 1: All about Learning Outcomes
Dr. Sandra Williams and Dr. Aileen Zaballero
Rothwell and Associates
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Session 2: Effective Tools for Handling Stressful Conversations
Dr. Lola Gershfeld
EmC Leaders
11:30 a.m. Key Note Address
Importance of Stakeholder Engagement
Dr. Steve Perry, Renowned Speaker and Author
12:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. Session 3: Minimum Program Viability and Rapid Course Development  
Sherard Jones
President, Strategic Futurist Consulting
2:15 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Session 4: Learning Needs of the Virtual Worker
Dr. William Rothwell and Dr. Sandra Williams
Rothwell and Associates
4:00 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony and Closing
Andrew Kauser
IACET Board Chair

Friday, September 25, 2020

Start Time Eastern Time (UTC-5) Event
9:00 a.m. Commissioner Meeting (Invitation Only)
9:00 a.m. Council Meeting (Invitation Only)
10:00 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting (Invitation Only)

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