More Sessions Announced for Government Learning Technology Symposium--Sessions Cover Cognitive Science, 508 Compliance, Distance Learning Primer

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Government Learning Technology Symposium Announces Additional Sessions on Cognitive Science, 508 Compliance and Distance Learning Design Primer

“FGDLA is honored to host the GLTS as a free conference program for government personnel engaged in distance learning,” reports Jolly Holden, Executive Director, FGDLA

The Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FDGLA) announced today additional sessions for the Government Learning Technology Symposium. Session address a diverse cross-section of disciplines from strategy, instructional design to brain science. GLTS is slated for December 7-8th at the Washington Convention Center, co-located with Government Video Expo.

“FGDLA is honored to host the GLTS as a free conference program for government personnel engaged in distance learning, e-learning, and any technology enabled learning initiative. We believe these sessions fill an important need for learning professionals,” reports Jolly Holden, Executive Director, FGDLA.

GLTS will hold several sessions focused on effective use of technologies for distance learning at the two-day Government Learning Technology Symposium (GLTS). FGDLA is proud to present this additional line up of noteworthy speakers and presentations to aid you in your work. Some highlights of the program include:

  •     The Cognitive Science of Learning

Dr. Jolly Holden, Associate Professor, School of Education, American InterContinental University; Executive Director, FGDLA Board of Directors

  •     Making Video Easily Accessible at the Time of Need by

Randy Palubiak, President, Enliten Management Group; Treasurer, FGDLA Board of Directors

  •     The Future Learning Ecosystem by

Dr. Sae Schatz, Director, Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative

  • Collaborative Communications Training Applications at a Glance by

Russ Colbert, Director, Global Government Solutions and Market Development, Public Sector, Polycom, Inc.; Vice President, Corporate Sector, FGDLA Board of Directors

  •     Developing an Instructional Design Process PANEL by

Timothy J. Carrier, Dr. Angela Dooley, Adrianne Green, Tara M. Lyons

*Five Signs the Future of Government Learning Has Arrived by
Andres Krzmarzick, Vice President of Learning and Development, GovLoop

  •     Connecting the World to Stem Concepts Through NASA Learning Network by

Dr. Caryn Long, DLN Lead Education Specialist/Paragon TEC - NASA Langley Research Center

View and download the full program at: OR, directly download the PDF from

Who Should Attend
GLTS is a free two-day conference for government personnel. Uniquely focused on the needs of Federal Government distance learning professionals, GLTS provides a venue for professionals to make connections, discuss the latest developments, and identify new regulations and trends that affect our industry. If you are involved in learning, talent development, mission execution, HR services, project management, team training and leadership, you should attend GLTS.

This symposium is geared toward all Government and Military professionals involved in distance learning, such as:

  • education and training facilitators
  • instructional design and systems professionals
  • training systems designers and developers
  • job performance support professionals
  • multimedia developers
  • course-ware developers
  • directors and managers

The FGDLA is also hosting its annual awards, recognizing Federal Government agencies and organizations for their excellence in distance learning. For a full list of events during the symposium, visit

How to Register:
Registration is open now. Reserve your free GLTS session pass at the Government Video website and select GLTS event at:

To secure the proper pass, please note:

  • Review your options - choose "I am registering for Free National Drone Show/GVExpo Exhibit Hall Pass" to attend for free
  • On the second page of the registration form, when asked, "What is your primary reason for attending Government Video Expo?", choose "FGDLA/GLTS Only or Both FDGLA/GLTS and Exhibit Hall"

About the Event
The GLTS is co-located with Government Video Expo (GV Expo), held at the Washington D.C. Convention Center, Dec. 7-8, 2016. The GV EXPO is the East Coast’s largest technology event designed for video, broadcast, and AV professionals. The GLTS is produced by the FGDLA and includes two days of consecutive sessions featuring presentations on instructional design, video and animation design for distance learning, LMS integration, 508 Accessibility Compliance, Learning Record Stores, and much more. Access the full event program at:


About Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA)
The Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) is a nonprofit, professional association formed to promote the development and application of distance learning in the Federal Government, in accordance with Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code for Business Leagues and charted by the State of Ohio. Additionally, the Association actively fosters collaboration and understanding among those involved in leveraging technology and instructional media in support of the education and training needs of the Federal Government.

Focused on supporting Federal Government agencies involved in distance learning, the FGDLA encourages the application of all forms of distance learning media, as well as embracing innovative methods in integrating instructional technologies to meet the training and education needs of the Federal Government. Our membership is derived primarily from individuals from individuals employed by the various agencies within the Federal Government. The FGDLA is a chapter of the United States Distance Learning Association. employed by the various agencies within the Federal Government. The FGDLA is a chapter of the United States Distance Learning Association. Learn more at:

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