An Engaging Day of Learning and Development at DevLearn 2023

Lindsey Seril
By Lindsey Seril on October 09, 2023

From October 25 - 27, 2023, DevLearn will be shaping the future of learning and development in Las Vegas. DevLearn is North America’s largest learning technology event for over 15 years.

Whether you are an instructional designer or a CLO, DevLearn is for those passionate about learning and development. The conference highlights emerging tools and technologies, hands-on experiences, and insights from industry leaders.

Our team at Engageli will be there to join the conversation on innovative corporate learning solutions.

Top Reasons to Attend DevLearn 2023

Still on the fence about attending? Here are some of the benefits of joining the L&D community at DevLearn: 

Countless Learning Opportunities: First and foremost, DevLearn 2023 offers unparalleled learning opportunities for all attendees. It’s an event where you can learn about the latest trends and gain actionable insights that you can apply to your work right away. With a variety of sessions ranging from hands-on workshops to insightful seminars and inspiring keynotes, there’s something for every learning professional at DevLearn.

Helpful Workshops, Seminars, and Keynotes: The workshops, seminars, and keynotes at DevLearn are carefully planned and conducted by industry leaders and experts. These sessions cover a wide range of topics, from the latest technologies to emerging trends in the learning and development space.

Networking Opportunities: Networking is a cornerstone of DevLearn. Attendees get many opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals, share ideas, and meet industry leaders. So, bring your business cards and get ready to make meaningful connections!

Innovative Learning Solutions: The Expo Hall will be filled with innovative solutions designed to enhance the learning experience. Talk to the exhibitors to explore what tools can address your L&D pain points. Don’t forget to stop by Engageli at Booth 1212 to experience our virtual collaboration platform!

An Engaging First Day at DevLearn 2023

The many opportunities and events at DevLearn can be overwhelming, so let’s break down what an ideal first day might look like to help you get the most out of this conference. Feel free to download this itinerary as a printable guide to bring with you to the conference!

A guide to the perfect first day at DevLearn 2023Morning: Off to an Energizing Start

Join the Morning Buzz Discussions

7:30 - 8:15 am

Grab a coffee and make your way over to Morning Buzz to begin your day. Hop between casual conversations on topics from creating connection in remote work to the uses of AI in L&D.

Attend the Opening Keynote

8:30 - 10:00 am

Kickstart your day with an engaging keynote by Phil Rosenthal on Learning Through Travel, Curiosity, and Food. Join Phil for stories about his travels around the world to explore new dishes and learn more about the cultures, traditions, and communities behind the dishes. Plus, learn how to embrace curiosity and new ideas in your work.

Explore the Booths to Discover Innovative Tools

10:00 - 10:45 am

Following the keynote, the Expo Hall opens! This is your chance to meet with 150+ leading suppliers of learning tools and technologies. Make sure to stop by booth 1212 to try out Engageli, a collaborative learning platform purpose-built to deliver results in online learning.

Get a Deeper Understanding of Learning Science and Retention

10:45 - 11:45 pm

Join Clark Quinn, Chief Learning Strategist, for a deep dive into learning science, retention, and impact in Generating Retention and Transfer: Deeper Learning Science. Discover what learning actually involves, and leave with the understanding of how to support instructional designs that stick.

Midday: Relax and Connect

Take a Relaxing Lunch and Dessert Break

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

After a busy morning of learning and exploring the Expo Hall, take the time to recharge during DevLearn’s lunch and dessert break

Explore AI-Powered Content Creation

1:15 - 2:15 pm

Learn how to save time when generating training content with Christina Nilsen in BYOD: Automating Content Development with OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Discover how to effectively use ChatGPT to create learning objectives, course outlines, assessments, and more, while also keeping in mind the limitations of large language models.

Network at the Ice Cream Social

2:15 - 3:00 pm

Following your lunch session, head over to the ice cream social for a sweet treat and the opportunity to chat with fellow learning professionals. 

Afternoon: Learning and Networking

Learn about Engaging Asynchronous Training

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Join an active learning session with Engageli’s Academic Engagement Specialist, Nisha Abraham, as she discusses the impact of collaborative asynchronous learning in Move Over Netflix: Create Engaging Asynchronous Training with Watch Parties. Discover how collaboration improves user experiences and learning outcomes, plus pick up actionable tips on how to build interactive, asynchronous learning parties.

Attend the Evening Keynote

4:15 - 5:15 pm

Join Jeff Henderson, award winning chef and New York Times bestselling author, for an interactive general keynote on Unlocking Your Potential. Chef Jeff will share his inspirational life story during a speed-cooking demonstration, while also providing valuable insights into how to break free from limiting mental barriers. 

Connect at the Expo Reception

5:15 - 6:30 pm

Wrap up your first day at DevLearn at the Expo Reception. Join other L&D professionals over appetizers and wine for an evening networking opportunity. Don’t forget to check out the surprises and prizes!

How to Engage with Us

As you navigate DevLearn 2023, we at Engageli want to join the conversation around shaping the future of learning and development. Here's how you can connect with us during the event.

What is Engageli?

Engageli is a virtual collaboration platform purpose-built to deliver optimized work and learning experiences for everyone. An alternative to traditional video conferencing tools, Engageli enables you to facilitate live and asynchronous training sessions that help you achieve your business goals. With Engageli, you can measure the impact of your training with real-time data that provides insights into employee engagement and outcomes.

Where to Find Engageli at DevLearn 2023

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We invite you to experience our virtual collaboration platform first-hand! Visit us at Booth 1212, where our team will walk you through the platform, answer questions, and discuss how Engageli can meet your specific L&D needs.

Find us on Social Media:
Stay updated and join the conversation with us online. Follow us on:

LinkedIn: Engageli

Twitter: @Engageli

Use the hashtags: #ZoomOutEngageIn #DevLearn

Armed with this guide, you're set to extract maximum value from your first day at DevLearn 2023. And remember, amidst the hustle and bustle, the Engageli team is eager to connect with you. Whether it's a quick chat at our booth or a deeper discussion following our speaking event, we can't wait to share our passion for learning with you!

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Published by
Lindsey Seril
Lindsey Seril
October 9, 2023