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Excitement Continues to Build for Military E-learning & Smart Devices 2014 With the Announcement of New Speakers

LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

With representation from the US, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, the UK and more, this first of its kind event, Military E-Learning & Smart Devices 2014 is taking place  21st-23rd October in London, UK.

With the aim to support you - the pioneers using e-learning, simulation techniques & smart devices, for the training of military personnel, the event will address the question; can the Military utilise smart devices for education and training purposes?

The agenda has recently been updated and is available by visiting the official website or via email request.

Some session highlights include:

  • 'Overcoming institutional obstacles to introduce mobile learning to the US Army'
    Mike McCarthy, Director of Operations/ Program Manager, Army Brigade Modernization Command, US Army
  • 'Using serious games as a vehicle for learning in the training of Danish Air Force Officers' Michael Frost, Specialist consultant - ICT, Games and Learning, Royal Danish Air Force Academy
  • 'How ADL is transforming education throughout the Norwegian Armed Forces'
    Commander Geir Isaksen, Staff Officer ADL, Norwegian Defence, University College/ADL Office

I'd also like to bring your attention to our newly confirmed speakers. Joining our international speaker line-up:

  • Commander Jörg Heilmann, Assistant Section Chief, Section for Technology Based Training, German Navy Headquarters
  • Jim Potts, Technology Enhanced Learning Assistant Head, UK Defence Academy
  • LtCol Maple, Technology Training Section, Royal Artillery, British Army

View the full speaker line up here - http://www.militarysmartdevices.com/news

Following the two day Conference, Wayne Phillips, an Independent BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Consultant with a background in the National Security market, will be leading a workshop on October 23rd to examine how the military can take advantage of technological and societal trends, with a particular focus on Training and Learning systems. The workshop will have input from leading practitioners on the topic who will share their own perspectives, lessons learnt and discuss best practice. Learn more here.

"Through discussion, debate, case studies and lessons learnt, the innovators at National

Defence Universities and military learning practitioners will benefit from a clear understanding of the best path to balancing capability and affordability in choosing a platform or a piece of technology that delivers optimal training effectiveness tailored to their own unique needs."- Will James, Event Director
Military E-Learning and Smart Devices will take place on 21-23rd October 2014 in London, UK. Find the full programme, speaker list and registration form at http://www.militarysmartdevices.com/news, call +44(0)20-7368-9737 or email [email protected].

Media contact: Kerry Lenihan, +44(0)20-7368-9592, [email protected] or visit http://www.militarysmartdevices.com/news.

Press are invited to attend this first of its kind conference. If you would like a complimentary press pass please email Kerry Lenihan at [email protected]

SOURCE Military E-Learning & Smart Devices 2014

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