EdCast to Host the “Davos” of Learning & Knowledge Technology at Silicon Valley “Future Learning 2020 Summit”

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CLOs, CKOs of major Fortune 500 companies to discuss redefining knowledge networks for high-performance enterprises.

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"We are honored that so many of the biggest names in the industry are participating, showcasing the most important challenges in the corporate learning space,” said Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast.

EdCast, the industry award-winning, knowledge network for informal and formal learning for Fortune 500 enterprises and organizations, is proud to host the second annual Future Learning 2020 Summit on Oct 13-14, 2016. The main event on Friday, October 14 will be held at the Computer History Museum in Palo Alto, CA starting at 8am PT and concluding at 5pm PT. The official site for the event can be found at: https://www.edcast.com/corp/summit2016/

The Future Learning 2020 Summit is an invite-only event that brings together learning and development leaders from around the world to share ideas and learn from keynote learning visionaries. The popularity of this event has grown from a “standing-room only” success at the inaugural Summit at Stanford University in 2015 to being a being one of the leading summits in the learning industry. This year’s summit speakers include:

  • Dr. Brenda Sugrue, Global CLO of Ernst & Young
  • Rahul Varma, Global CLO of Accenture
  • Martha Soehren, Chief Talent Development Officer of Comcast
  • Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President of US India Business Council
  • Mike Pino, Digital Learning and Technology Leader at GE
  • Kevin Oakes, President of the Institute for Corporate Productivity
  • Alexandre Martinez, Learning Director of McKinsey & Company
  • Cathy Herbert, Dir. of Field Enablement at Dell EMC
  • Eric Bruner, CTO of GP Strategies

The summit promises to be a thought-provoking event for senior leaders interested in the changing landscape of training and knowledge sharing. The summit will explore the lifelong learning arc and the role of networks and community in that journey. The opportunity for discussion and engagement will combine keynote presentations, panel discussions, ignite talks, and an open conversations.

At the event, there will be major industry announcements concerning new technology and strategic direction that will impact the learning and development community. The full agenda and supporting details can be found at the Future Learning 2020 Summit event page.

“Our Future Learning 2020 Summit has become the iconic learning & development conferences this year,” said Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast. “We are honored that so many of the biggest names in the industry are participating, showcasing the most important challenges in the corporate learning space and how EdCast is poised to help organizations overcome them. Next year, we’ll need a bigger venue!”

EdCast is a fast growing social learning and knowledge networking platform that offers microlearning, live streaming video, curated expert content and other forms of formal and informal learning in an intuitive, private network for an organization. A key point that distinguishes EdCast as a leader in online learning is the ability to designate internal experts so valuable experiential knowledge is stored and shared within organizations.

Earlier this month, EdCast was chosen as the learning platform for the SDG Academy to educate the world on the United Nations mandated Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Other recent accolades include the 2016 Trendsetter Award winner from EdTech Digest and the 2016 “Hot Vendor in Learning” by Aragon Research.

About EdCast
EdCast turns knowledge into performance by powering informal and formal learning initiatives with industry-leading social, mobile and cloud-based technology for institutions, enterprises, governments and nonprofits of all sizes to enable millions to become lifelong learners.

EdCast establishes knowledge networks built to inspire, empower and educate individuals, teams and organizations with personalized curated content, microlearning insights (SmartBitesTM), and easy-to-use live streaming video. It provides direct access to internal and external industry-specific experts to capture experiential knowledge to benefit everyone.

The EdCast executive team has a track record of building large-scale transformational technology; all are passionate about the global impact of mobile and online knowledge-sharing. EdCast is based in Mountain View, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with offices worldwide.

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