2008 eLearning Symposium Brings Proven eLearning Strategies to the Forefront

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eLearning has re-emerged as a solution for delivering significant value to corporations, educational institutions and governments. Attendees of the conference will learn how to capitalize on existing and future courseware and how to monetize knowledge investments to reach larger audiences. The conference will also provide techniques to take advantage of distance learning through online and mobile platforms.

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We anticipate participation from some of Texas' well-known and most innovative education, human resources or distance learning professionals

Chief learning officers, senior directors, directors of human resources (HR), and directors of training from across Texas will meet once again in Austin for the annual eLearning Symposium, presented jointly by MicroAssist and Sparksight. The conference, to be held April 23, 2008 at the Doubletree Hotel in Austin, will seek to create a link between professionals in the fields of education, technology and communication and help organizations leverage the efficiencies and the boundless reach of the Internet in order to deliver education.

"We anticipate participation from some of Texas' well-known and most innovative education, human resources or distance learning professionals," says Sanjay Nasta, CEO of MicroAssist. "The success of 2008 eLearning Symposium is its ability to bring together the most promising companies and technologies in the region. Not only will attendees have the opportunity to network with key experts in the design, budgeting, technology selection and course development fields, but will leave with proven and successful implementation formulas for eLearning."

"There are millions of hours of knowledge that lie unused within state, local and educational institutions," says Christopher Justice, CEO of Sparksight. "The 2008 eLearning Symposium will bring a collaborative environment where educators, trainers and businesses can develop strategies to harness the value and opportunities of eLearning."

Justice suggests that eLearning hasn't fully matured until now. He continued, "Today eLearning software can be acquired at no cost. Moodle, a free, open source course management system for online learning, is a well-established example. The challenge is assembling the curriculums in the correct manner to serve the needs of a distributed audience. The eLearning Symposium will give attendees the knowledge to be more successful."

Visit eLearning Symposium for additional information and to register. Individuals with state and local government agencies may contact the event organizers for reduced registration fees.

About eLearning Symposium 2008
The Texas 2008 eLearning Symposium is designed to help professionals and key decision makers execute eLearning programs within their own organizations. The conference is essential for professionals who create web-based education programs in healthcare, government, higher education and corporate settings.

The conference is open to anyone and will be of specific benefit to Chief Learning Officers, Senior Directors, Directors of Human Resources (HR), or Directors of Training. Agenda topics cover an end-to-end spectrum of technology and processes as they are being applied to eLearning and distance learning projects. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with key influencers and implementation specialists from successful eLearning projects throughout the State of Texas and beyond.

About MicroAssist
MicroAssist is one of the countries most experienced training centers. Since 1988, they have been providing real-world, real-workplace instructor led training to public and private clients in Texas. MicroAssist has trained over 70,000 students for 140 different corporate and government agencies, commissions and bureaus, as well as a wide variety of corporate clients. MicroAssist offers 200 standard training classes and frequently offers custom-designed curricula for their clients. For additional information, visit MicroAssist.

About Sparksight, Inc.
Sparksight offers interactive marketing and event management services that help organizations deliver compelling experiences online and in-person. Sparksight employs the most talented and inventive graphic designers, videographers, web programmers and writers in the industry. For additional information, visit Sparksight.

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