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E-Learning Round Table Discussion and Dinner

  • May 06, 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Bethel University, 5885 Ridgeway Center Pkwy #100, Memphis (near Poplar and I-240)
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  • Reserved for anyone registered and paid for two or three days of the Adobe Captivate Workshops being held May 4-6, 2015. If you are registered for that event, you must still register for this event to ensure a seat. Register by March 29 to guarantee a spot. On March 30, registration opens to those not attending the Captivate workshops.
  • As an added benefit to your ASTD membership, you get the lowest rate available for our professional development events. Members also get early registration for this event. MEMBER REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 30, 2015.
  • We welcome those who are interested in training and development. Feel free to register as many guests as you like. Every guest must complete the contact information form. NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 3, 2015.

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Join 3 Distinguished E-Learning Thought Leaders for Dinner.

ATD Memphis is pleased to offer you an opportunity to meet and interact with three noted e-learning thought leaders who are well-known and highly respected throughout our industry. There won't be any presentations to sit through. Instead, you will be able to interact with these key leaders in a 90-120 minute moderated panel discussion about anything related to e-learning.

You will also have time to network with other training and development professionals. Dinner is included in the registration price.

Registration opens March 30 for ATD Memphis chapter members, April 3 for non-members. Those who register and pay for the Adobe Captivate two or three day workshops will be able to register prior to March 30.

Target Audience

Anyone currently working in the e-Learning field or hoping to get started in it. This session is for you, so be sure to bring your questions!


Joe Ganci
President, eLearning Joe 

Joe Ganci is president of eLearning Joe, a custom learning company. Since 1983 he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe is considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and he consults with clients worldwide. His eLearning tool reviews appear each month in Learning Solutions Magazine, and he has been the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including being selected as an eLearning Guild Master. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work. He loves to help others achieve their goals. 

Kevin Thorn
Chief NuggetHead and Owner, NuggetHead Studioz

Kevin Thorn is an award-winning eLearning designer with over 30 years’ experience in the training industry, with the last decade in eLearning. After retiring from the Army as a trainer, Kevin earned a Technology Management degree in pursuit of an IT career. When his interest in technology mashed with his passion for training, he found a new career in eLearning. Kevin’s experience in instructional design, storyboarding, eLearning development, LMS implementation, illustration, graphic design, storytelling, cartooning, and comics provides an awareness and knowledge to successfully work any eLearning project from cradle to grave. 

Bob Taylor
Founder and CEO, OrgWide Services


Bob brings 35+ years of hands-on management, real-world leadership, and business experience to OrgWide Services. With 1,000+ relevant training and development projects to his credit, Bob brings a breadth of experience and perspective shaped by a clear understanding of what’s possible and what works.  A former Sr. Manager in FedEx's world-recognized Leadership Institute, Bob first learned the leadership trade by practicing and applying his lessons in the trenches. After an impressive career in operations, Bob was invited back to headquarters to train and develop other leaders at the Leadership Institute.  As a result of Bob's success at FedEx's Leadership Institute, and specifically his work in the area of organizational diversity and inclusion, he was asked to help found and serve as Director of Training for the Memphis Race Relations and Diversity Institute.  In 1995, after managing the Institute for several years, Bob launched RFTaylor & Company, a management and training consultancy serving such corporate clients as Emerson Electric, FedEx, Hilton Corporation, and Nike, Inc., to name a few.


Trey Martindale, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Instruction Curriculum Leadership
University of Memphis

Trey Martindale is an Associate Professor in the Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) program with the University of Memphis. He is a research scientist with the University of Memphis Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS), a collection of researchers from computer science, cognitive science, engineering, and linguistics who are creating intelligent tutoring and instructional systems of the future. Dr. Martindale’s research and expertise is in the design and analysis of online learning environments. He has contributed to the creation of three fully online masters degree programs at three universities, and a fully online doctoral program. He has developed many online courses and has pioneered the effective pedagogical use of social software tools for enabling collaborative learning environments. Dr. Martindale is a consultant to companies and organizations seeking to improve their employee training and performance. Recent clients include FedEx, Cummins Engine Inc., the Wolf River Conservancy, U.S. Learning, and the University of Mississippi. He has served on the review board for Educational Technology Research and Development, Quarterly Review of Distance Education, the Journal of Applied Instructional Design, and the British Journal of Educational Technology. He is currently serving a third elected term on the Board of Directors of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.



We would like to thank OrgWide Services and the E-Learning Guild for sponsoring this event.  


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