We cannot wait to welcome you to our first annual conference, eXL 2021 Conference: Experiential Learning for All! Our team has been working hard to make this a conference full of events that everyone will enjoy.

Until then, here is a peek at the following event details to take full advantage of the eXL 2021 Conference.

Event Details

    • Date: Tuesday July 27, 2021
    • Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams Live
    • Registration is Free!


Our speakers come from technology companies, professional IT training organizations, and academic institutes across five continents. Check out full speaker Bios!

Catherine Curtis
Director, Microsoft WWL

Ahmar Abbas
CEO, XtremeLabs

Karl Childs
Senior Manager, VMware

Tiago Costa
Cloud Architect & Advisor, Microsoft Azure

Martin Dey
Lab Learning Expert, XtremeLabs

Siddick Elaheebocus

Alma Gonzalez
Instructor, STRATHA Learning Corporation

Khalaf Haddad
CEO, New Horizons Toronto

Javier Lozano Moreno
CEO, Nanfor Iberica

Brian McCarthy
President & Founder, 327 Solutions

Dr. Rory E. McCorkle
Senior Vice President, PSI Services LLC

Robert McMillen
MCT, Tech Publishing

Sushila Nair
VP Security Services & Chief Digital Officer, NTT DATA, Inc

James Robinson
Sr. Staff Exam Development Manager, VMware

Megan Smith Branch
Chief Operating and Product Officer, CertNexus

Conference Schedule:

10:00 am to 10:30 am

Keynote Address: Enterprise Tech Training

Catherine Curtis, Director of Training Program Management at Microsoft

10:30 am to 11:00 am

Presentation: Online Methodology and Learning Offering

Javier Lozano, CEO at Nanfor Iberica

11:00 am to 11:30 am

Presentation: How to Be Better than a Robot: Enhancing Uniquely Human Skills for the Future of Learning and Work

Alma Gonzalez, Instructor at STRATHA Learning Corporation

11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Presentation: Performance Based Testing

Martin Dey, Lab Learning Expert at XtremeLabs LLC

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Break
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Presentation: Maximizing Value in Training

Khalaf Haddad, CEO at New Horizons Computer Learning Centre of Toronto

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Presentation: Picking the Right High-Tech Training for Employees

Robert McMillen, Microsoft Certified Trainer at Tech Publishing

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Presentation: Experiential Learning and Testing for VMware Certifications

Karl Childs, Senior Manager at VMware

James Robinson, Sr. Staff Exam Development Manager at VMware

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Presentation: Best practices in Experiential Learning

Siddick Elaheebocus, Founding CEO of INNOVISION

3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Presentation: Navigating the Future of Work

Megan Smith Branch, Chief Operating and Product Officer at Certnexus

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Presentation: Experiential Learning and Assessment for All

Dr. Rory E. McCorkle, Senior Vice President at PSI Services LLC

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Presentation: “I find your lack of training disturbing!”

Tiago Costa, Cloud Architect & Advisor

4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Presentation: Creating Persistent Training Environments and Cultures

Brian McCarthy, President & Founder at 327 Solutions, Inc

5:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Presentation: Security in the 2020s; how to train the next generation of cyber experts

Sushila Nair, VP Security Services & Chief Digital Officer at NTT DATA, Inc

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Presentation: Innovation in Experiential Learning

Ahmar Abbas, CEO at XtremeLabs LLC

If you still have any questions, please reach out to our Events Team. Looking forward to seeing you on July 27th!