I can see for miles and miles and miles

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“I can see for miles and miles and miles.” – The Who

We’re all impatient and getting more impatient all the time. We’re all looking for time well spent. But, we also want to be prepared for the future. How do you achieve both?

I love the work of the IMS Global Learning Consortium because our members are on exactly that quest—saving time and money now while laying the foundation for the future. If that is what you are looking to do as an institutional leader or as a product leader, you will not be disappointed in the upcoming Learning Impact Leadership Institute (#LILI17).

Every year several executive level or aspiring executive level leaders tell us that the Learning Impact Leadership Institute is the best event they’ve attended, which is a strong statement because there are a lot of great events in the educational technology space.

What’s different about the Learning Impact Leadership Institute is that at the heart is the IMS collaboration, a set of education industry leaders that are inspired and motivated to move the industry forward in a set of very important core areas: digital content, learning apps/tools, e-assessment, student data, academic data, digital micro-credentials, competency-based education, educational badges, learning analytics and digital accessibility. 

By far the best thing about IMS is the leadership community that gathers around and collaborates on the major barriers to implementing these key technologies at scale. At IMS we recognized early on that the “standards” needed to remove the barriers cannot be addressed independently from being a catalyst for innovation. We needed to do both and are doing both. Every day.

You are really missing out on something special if you don’t attend #LILI17. IMS holds quite a few meetings around the world and presents at nearly 60 conferences each year but LILI is the only time and place where you can within a pretty short timeframe—a few days—see for miles and miles and miles ahead—all while you are most likely walking away with something that will save you time and money in the near-term, too.

To see what happens at the Learning Impact Leadership Institute watch this 3-minute video of the 2016 NGDLE plenary talks.