Philadelphia, PA (Dec. 19, 2012) — CorpU, the leading talent development insight and education provider, and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE), an innovator in 21st Century Learning, will host the 14th Annual two-day Global Leadership Congress at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia on April 22 and 23, 2013.
Chief Learning Officers and Talent Development executives will come together to share best practices and discuss complex leadership development challenges facing organizations.
Focused on collaborative social learning, the event will bring together academic experts, best-selling authors, and award-winning practitioners. In-depth analysis and real-world solution options will be provided on topics including MOOCs [Massive Open Online Courses] for business, nurturing a talent ecosystem, driving innovation, and building a deep leadership pipeline with social collaborative learning.
“The Congress is about bringing together leading-edge academics with award-winning CLOs to inspire new thinking and drive innovation through talent development practices. The event is intellectually exciting and features the best in their respective fields. It’s a unique opportunity to meet and interact with CLOs, business leaders, and world-renowned faculty to adopt new ideas that can be quickly put into practice,” said Alan Todd, CEO of CorpU.
Early featured speakers include: Carsten Sudhoff, Chief Human Resources Officer, World Economic Forum; George Siemens, Creator of MOOC concept and expert in collaborative learning; and Reda Sadki, Senior Officer, International Federation of Red Cross.
The 14th Annual Learning Excellence Innovation Awards Program Gala Celebration will also be held during the Congress at the historically significant Penn Museum of Archaeology Anthropology on Monday, April 22, 2013, where award winners are recognized for their outstanding work in corporate learning and talent development. The program is independently judged by industry leaders and experts and is the longest-running, most prestigious awards program in the corporate learning arena.
A full agenda and speaker list for the Global Leadership Congress will be available early in 2013.
For more information about CorpU or the Congress, please contact Judy C. Arnold, VP Chief Marketing Officer, CorpU, at 212.213.2828 x7004 or by email at [email protected]. www.gse.upenn.edu.