Raleigh, NC (USA), November 2022 - Open LMS, a leading provider of open source learning management systems (LMS), has announced internationally recognized thought leader, Britt Andreatta, PhD, as the opening keynote speaker for Open LMS's conference, Connected 2023. The inaugural conference will bring together hundreds of professionals who are passionate about delivering the highest-quality educational experiences in Phoenix, Arizona, 28 February-02 March.
"Dr. Andreatta has extensive experience working with corporations, nonprofits, and educational institutions, so she understands the unique way that learning connects the wide array of our clients," said Phill Miller, managing director of Open LMS. "Her international renown for science-based learning solutions precedes her, and we are honored to have her speak to our community."
Dr. Andreatta is CEO of Brain Aware Training, where she draws on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning to unlock the best in people and organizations. A small selection of recent industry accolades include being named one of the "Top 20 L&D Influencers" and a "Top 100 HR Influencer in 2021", as well as being featured as an "outstanding thought leader and pioneer" by Talent Development magazine. Dr. Andreatta previously served as Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning), where her courses have received over ten million views worldwide.
Dr. Andreatta has done significant work with major educational institutions and nonprofit organizations, including the University of California, Santa Barbara; Dartmouth University; and the University of New Mexico, as well as the YMCA and Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program. She has served as professor and dean at the University of California, Antioch University and several graduate schools.
"I am looking forward to joining the educators and learning development professionals in Phoenix. I love connecting with practitioners who are truly driven to learn, understand, and implement new techniques into their work," said Dr. Andreatta. "It will be an engaging session on the science of learning and learning strategy.
In addition to Dr. Andreatta's keynote, Open LMS Connected 2023 attendees will have the opportunity to join more than thirty sessions, workshops, and forums presented by a hand-picked lineup of speakers known for their depth of experience and ability to innovate.
Participants will be able to gain insights from a unique blend of sessions focused on higher education, vocational education, and corporate learning during a time when overcoming significant online and remote work challenges have never been greater.
Early bird tickets for Open LMS Connected 2023 are available for purchase now through 30 November.