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Chapter Meeting - The Future of Learning is Informal

  • 19 Jul 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Nashville Technology Council, 500 Interstate Blvd. S, Suite 200 Nashville, TN 37210

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Featured Speaker: 

John Mattox, Managing Consultant, Metrics That Matter, Gartner

Digital natives are now digital learners. They are among us and in fact you may be one. They are empowered to meet their own learning needs, impatient to learn quickly and networked to find resources. Their drive to learn in the work flow is a consequence of the many technologies that make networks possible and information so readily available. They are learning on the cutting edge and they are helping drive the learning industry into new territory.

During this event, we will cover three topics through guided discussion.

  • What does corporate learning look like now with digital learners and new technologies? What will it be in 3-5 years?
  • How can you manage informal learning within your organization?
  • How can you demonstrate the value of informal learning to the business?

Join your colleagues for live music, a catered dinner, and an engaging topic.

Student Members: $10
Members: $20
Non-Members: $35

5:00 - 6:00 - live music, welcome, networking
5:45 - 6:30 - catered dinner
6:30 - 7:45 - facilitated program
7:45 - 8:00 - closing, networking

Parking: There is ample free parking.

Location is near I-440 and Nolensville Pike.


About John:

John is a Managing Consultant with the Metrics That Matter team at Gartner and serves clients by helping them develop measurement strategies and determine the impact of training programs. In February 2014, CEB purchased KnowledgeAdvisors where John was the Director of Research. In 2017 Gartner purchased CEB. Prior to joining KnowledgeAdvisors in March 2010, John led training evaluation teams at KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen for 12 years. Recently, he co-authored a book with his colleagues titled, Learning Analytics: Measurement Innovations to Improve Employee Development. In 2014 he co-authored a book with Jac Fitz-enz entitled Predictive Analytics for Human Resources. He lives in Franklin, TN with his wife and three children.


Live Music Provided by Josh Womack

Native Nashvillian song-writer & guitarist Josh Womack has been writing and performing since the mid-1990’s. After a hiatus in the aughts to pursue other professional pursuits, Josh returned to performing in 2012 and in 2014 co-founded the Psychedelic Americana Funk band Natchez Tracers.

Womack’s writing draws equally from Muscle Shoals, New Orleans, World Music and Southern Rock lineage. While the Natchez Tracers are a more dance-oriented romp experience, Josh’s solo music is more from the singer-songwriter vein with tinges of similarity to writers such as Darrell Scott, Paul Simon and Jason Isbell. When the Natchez Tracers aren’t working, Womack occasionally performs solo or with a cast of revolving support. Be on the look-out later this year for a new record from Natchez Tracers and in 2019 for a solo Josh Womack album of introspective song treatments and character explorations.


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