2016 Online Learning Conference

Where Training Meets Technology! Join Training magazine at the 2016 Online Learning Conference in Chicago September 20 - 22. Register today and save $250!* Kickoff the event with a 2-Day Certificate Program or The Allen Experience.
Dates 20 Sep 2016 4:00 pm (UTC -5) 22 Sep 2016 4:30 pm (UTC -5)
Place (View On Map) McCormick Place West

Get Mobile. Use Games. Be Social. Drive Engagement.

Training magazine's Online Learning Conference is designed for learning and training and development  professionals who want to leverage the latest in eLearning tools, virtual classrooms, serious games, simulations, mobile, social media, and other emerging technologies to improve workplace performance.

What's Included In Your Conference Registration:

  • Solutions for Success:  Hear from 4 Keynotes
  • 48 Breakout Sessions & 8 Sponsored Sessions
  • 2 Sets of Hands-on Clinics
  • Tuesday Night Kickoff Reception
  • The Alternate Expo:  Learning Design Challenge & Technology Test Kitchen
  • Chicago Night Out at Buddy Guy's Legends Club with Blues, BBQ and the 3rd Annual Top Training Videos (Ttvs)

Optional Events for Attendees:

  • Monday's Chicago Eats. Join fellow attendees for a fun evening of networking at a well-known Chicago landmark: Original Gino's East, Greektown or Billy Goat Tavern.
  • Tuesday's Chicago Immersions.  Connect with new people at these Chicago Outings: Cubs Game at Wrigley Rooftops, The Second City, or The Nature of Wine:  A Pop-Up Dinner.
  • Thursday's Chicago xLabs.   Not all learning happens in the classroom.  Choose from five offsite xLabs including:  Art Institute of Chicago, Frank Lloyd Wright Trust, a Chicago microbrewery, The Second City, or the University of Chicago Design Lab.

Who Should Attend?

  • CLOs, L&D VPs, Directors, Managers and Practitioners
  • eLearning Managers and Analysts
  • Instructional Designers and Developers
  • College Instructors and Educators
  • Talent Development Managers
  • Curriculum Managers, Training Specialists and Coordinators
  • Corporate University Managers
  • Project Managers and Performance Consultants

Online Learning Conference attendees are learning professionals from corporations, universities, government, military and non-profit organizations.


  • Save $250 on the Conference with Discount Code:  TELW.
  • Higher discounts are available for teams of 3 or more; academic institutions; government/military; and charitable non-profits.  Learn more, click here.

Attend a Pre-Conference Event!

2-Day Certificate Programs

The pre-conference 2-Day Certificate Programs give you the essential knowledge, practiced techniques, and sound theories you need to become (and remain!) a top performer in your field. You'll not only walk away with a certificate (and eBadge), you'll also jumpstart your career and enhance your professional know-how.  The Certificates are held September 19 - 20 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm each day). Choose from:

  • eLearning Bootcamp: Getting Up and Running...Fast!
  • Creating the Best Interactive eLearning with Adobe Captivate.
  • eLearning Instructional Design Fundamentals
  • Designing for Engagement Using Social Learning and Gamification
  • Storyboarding to Storyline

The Allen Experience

The Allen Experience is the premier training event designed by Allen Interactions to help you become and outstanding learning professional.  Through energizing active learning events, all attendees will experience four tracks:  Design, Process, Collaboration, and Tools & Trends.  This is held Tuesday, September 20th (8:30 am - 3:30 pm).

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