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Past ISPI of Massachusetts meetings
Here is a list of programs and presenters since February, 2004. The most recent programs are listed first.





2017
November:
Systemic Project Leadership
Dr. Carol Sharicz, professor at UMass Boston Instructional Design program, and Joe Turner, Principal of Turner Consulting

October:
Capture What You Know Using KCS for Mobile Centric Users
Joan Comeau, Salem State University, Chapter Communication Director


September:
Rethinking Training and Career Development in the New Economy
Margaret Driscoll, Ed.D., MBA, M.Ed., MA, PMP® IBM Talent & Engagement


June:
Visual Literacy and Information Design: The Eye, The Mind, The Image
Domenic Screnci, Ed.D; Digital Learning and Innovation, Boston University

May:
What does an innovative mindset mean to you? And how is it developed?
Dr. Carol Ann Sharicz, UMass, Boston

April:
Applying Human Performance Improvement in Today’s World
Bob Winter of Enterprise Agility

March:
Stop the Jump-To-Solution Approach
Dana Robinson, Founder Partners in Change, Inc




2016

November:
Successfully Dealing With 'Difficult, Doubting' Managers to Support Performance Improvement
Chris DeVany, Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide

October:
Putting the Learner First: Learner-Centric Design in a Tools-Centric World, Webinar
Mark Grover, CPT and Mike Sienkiewicz, CA Technologies

September:
How to Demonstrate Your Value, Webinar
Judy Hale, Ph.D., CPT

June:
Executing and Managing Effectively: Self Improvement Helps Everyone and the Bottom Line
Chris DeVany, President, Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide

April:
Connect – Innovate – Integrate: What great ideas from the ISPI Annual Conference!
Co-Presenters: Jane Buckley, Mass ISPI Finance Dr.
Amanda Corbett, Enterprise Agility

March:
Creating the Growth Mindset in the Organization, Webinar
Marian Willeke, PhD

February:
The Ubiquitous Nature of Online Learning, Webinar
Jean Marrapodi, PhD, Applestar Productions

January:
Using Intrinsic Motivators to Drive Stealth Performance : Outstanding Achievers Webinar Series
Brian Remer, The Firefly Group




2015

November: Learning-Research Quiz Show: Are You Up-to-Date with Learning and Brain Science?
Will Thalheimer, PhD, Work-Learning Research, Inc.

October: What ISPI People Can Learn from Agile Development Practices
Bob Winter, CA Technologies

September: The Reality of Mobile Learning for Training Professionals: Let’s Talk about the Learning
Margaret Driscoll, Ed.D., IBM Global Process Services

June: Managing Your Professional Image Online
Anne Collins, Salem State University

May: Learning to Live With and Love Social Media
Jacqueline Clermont

March: Stealth Engagement: The Hidden Motivators that Drive Performance
Brian Remer, The Firefly Group

February: Performance Improvement and Physician Leadership in Healthcare and Life Sciences
Rob Greenly, Corporate Physician Leadership Center

January: Outstanding Achievers Series: Visual Style Inspiration: Creative Ideas for Slides and E-Learning
Connie Malamed, The eLearning Coach




2014

November: Systems Thinking 101
Carol Sharicz, UMass Boston

October: Cognitive Bias
Scott Loring, Cooperative Coaching and Mediation

September: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same...Or NOT!
David Kelly, Program Director, eLearning Guild
Presentation and Follow Up Resources

May: Copyright and Fair Use for the Professional Trainer
Skott Klebe, Product Evangelist, Copyright Clearance Center

April: Designing and Supporting eLearning Ecosystems
Domenic Screnci, Ed.D, Executive Director for Ed Tech, Training, & Outreach, Boston University
Slides

March: Certified Performance Technologist Series: Defining the Cause & Identifying the Roots
Lucy McKain & Joyce Goldstein, Co-Presidents, MASS-ISPI, and Jean Marrapodi, Program Director, MASS-ISPI

February: Project Management - A New CPT Competency
Jay Spitulnik, CPT
Slides
Webex Recording
Detailed Notes (Courtesy of Vanessa Aller)

Outstanding Achievers Series
January: Talk to the Elephant: Design for Behavior Change
Julie Dirksen: UsableLearning.com
Slides
Webex Recording


2013

November: Encouraging People to Speak the Truth: Overcoming the Corporate Nod
Ken Kerber, PhD, Ken Kerber & Associates

October: Wild and Wondrous (and Sometimes Research-Based) Ideas for Improving Learning Measurement
Dr. Will Thalheimer, PhD, Work-Learning Research
Slides

September: Performance IMPOSSIBLE: How to use Performance Technology to stimulate change and execute your projects.
Darius Peyton, MBA, PMP, DP Leadership Services

June: From Conflict to Cooperation: Advanced Communication for Trainers and Consultants
Scott Loring, Cooperative Coaching and Mediation

May: MOOCs and OERs: WIFFM? WIFFT?
Drs. Carla Patalano and Jean Marrapodi, New England College of Business
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April: Influencing Your Audience: Crafting Messages that Motivate
Ken O'Quinn, Writing with Clarity

March: Applying Instructional Design When Transfer of Learning Matters
Margaret Driscoll, IBM
Slides

Outstanding Achievers Webinar Series
January: First Principles of Instruction
David Merrill, Professor Emeritus, Utah State University


2012

November: Lean Six Sigma and HPT
Jay Spitulnik, CPT
Slides

October: The Bottom Line on ROI: How to Measure ROI in Learning & Development, Performance Improvement &HR
Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

September: Deeper ID: Designing for How People Learn
Clark Quinn, Quinnovations

May: Coaching and Consistently Unlocking Breakthrough Performance
Adam Kornfeld, InsideOut Coaching

April: Mastering the Challenge of Organizational Change
Dr. Ken Kerber, Kerber & Associates

March: Leadership and Learning 2012: What's New About Change Leadership?
Dr. Douglas Reeves, The Leadership and Learning Center

Feb: The Multi-Generational Workforce: Strategies for Success
Dr. Carla Patalano, New England College of Business

Outstanding Achievers Webinar Series
Jan: Webinar 101 - Effective Delivery and Production
Karen Hyder, Kaleidoscope Training and Consulting


2011

Nov: Free the Corporate Rebels, find a Better Future
Lois Kelly, Foghound

Oct: Transfer of Training: Building Strategies for Sustained Learning
Wendi Braun, CPLP, Past President, MASS-ISPI

Sept: Death by Project: The 7 deadly sins that will kill your project, you and your organization
Joe Turner, PMP

July: WORKSHOP: Introduction to Performance Thinking: A Fast On-Ramp to Performance Improvement
Carl Binder, CPT

May: Making an Impact on Performance: Creating Performance-Based E-Learning
Diane Wells, Valentino Uriegas, Susan Fisher

April: What is Cloud Computing and Why Trainers Should Care
Eric Bloom, Manager Mechanics

Mar: Systemic Project Leadership
Carol Sharicz and Joe Turner

Outstanding Achievers Webinar Series
Jan: Social Media for Trainers
Jane Bozarth, Bozarthzone


2010

Nov: Performance Architecture: Art or Science?
Carol Haig, Carol Haig and Associates

Oct: 10 Steps to a High Performance Team
Chris DeVany, Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide

Sept: Lessons for Leadership in 99 Words or Less
Brian Remer, The Firefly Group

June: Using Cross-Functional Language to Move Execs: Deconstructing a Real Presentation that Built an Understanding of Social Media from Two Different World Views
Gina Minks, Senior Program Manager for Social Media at EMC

May: HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud
Dave Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com

April: Strategic Speed
Simon Fowler, Forum

March: Learning Measurement: Overcoming Myths, Research Wisdom, and Full-Source Evaluation
Will Thalheimer, PhD
Slides

February: Understanding by Design
Dr. Michael Marrapodi, Ass't Professor, Argosy University

Outstanding Achievers Webinar Series
January: Let's Blow Up The Training Department! (Webinar)
Clark Quinn, Quinnovation


2009

November: e-Learning Tools Crash Course: Deciding What Authoring Tools to Use and When
Cammy Bean, VP of Learning, Kineo

October: Conquering Information Overload: How NOT to Be Pushed By Paper and Email
Abby Marks Beale, Founder & CEO, The Corporate Educator

September: Hands on With Social Media
Jean Marrapodi, PhD, CPLP, Applestar Productions

June: Performance Influencing Model: Application of the Model
Tina Teodorescu, CPT, President, Competence Systems

May: Joint workshop with Greater Boston ASTD
Social Media: Best Practices in Training
Bill Cava, CTO eKtron / Dave Wilkins, Sr. Director of Product Strategy, mZinga / Mark Bucceri, Principal Education Specialist, Saba
Bill's Slides & Additional Slides & Resource Links

April: Member Show and Share

March: Performance Influencing Model: A Systematic Model
Tina Teodorescu, CPT, President, Competence Systems

February: Making the Case for High-Performance Documentation
Deborah Kenny, Vice President, Learning Solutions Information Mapping, Inc

Outstanding Achievers Webinar Series
January: 5 Tips for an Effective Elevator Speech about What You Do
Dr. Judy Hale, CPT, Past-President ISPI
Virtual Meeting


2008

November: Fix My Employee, Please!
Kathy Haley, Framework Performance Consulting

October: Blended Learning Opportunities- Half Day Workshop
Allison Rossett, San Diego State University

September: Uniting a Global Workforce: Textron's Six Sigma
Jennifer Blose & Raymond Beland

June: Chatterboxes and Cave Dwellers: Extraverts and Introverts at Work
Naomi Karten, Karten Associates

May: Learning in the Virtual World
Amy Finn Ph.D. Amy Finn Learning Services

April: Story Collage™: New Tool for Collecting & Analyzing People’s Experiences
Terrance Gargiulo, President, MakingStories.net

March: Embracing your Inner Coach: How to Encourage Excellence in Ourselves and Others
Rob Kanzer, MCDR, President, The Cambridge and Portsmouth Coaching Collaborative

February: Just for FUN: Designing Humor into E-Learning
Mark Bucceri, Saba Education and Training


2007

November: Performance Improvement Panel Discussion: Stories from the Field
Dr. Jean Marrapodi and Michael Glass

October: Is Your Networking Working: Spinning Your Web of Influence Across the ‘Inner-net’™
Scott Schultz, Partner, Seventh Wave Solutions

September: e-Learning Sampler
Dr. Margaret Driscoll, Consultant, IBM Global Services

May: Engaging Learners Intellectually and Emotionally
Mark Bucceri, Principal Education Specialist, Saba/Centra Education and Training team

March: Building Busines Acumen for Trainers
Terrence Gargiulo, Making Stories.net

February: Increase your Emotional Intelligence: the Practice of Compassionate Conflict Resolution
by Rob Kanzer, President of the Cambridge and Porstmouth Coaching Collaboratives


2006

November: Modular Writing and Reusability
by Deborah Kenny, VP & General Manager, Information Mapping, Inc.

October: Supercharging Project Management with HR/OD Support
by Joseph Turner, PMP, Principal, Turner Consulting

September: Creating an Outstanding Blend: Designing and Building Cost Effective Blended Learning
Stephen Laster, Director of Curriculum Innovation and Technology Group, Babson College

June: Performance Excellence: What Are the Right Questions
Jacqueline Collins, President, Partnering for Performance

May: CPT Certification: Why You Should Care
Dr. Judy Hale, CPT, Past-President ISPI

April: A Playful Approach to Performance Technology
Dr. Sivasailam “Thiagi” Thiagarajan, CPT, President ISPI

March: Coaching Yourself to Leadership: Five Key Strategies for Becoming An Integrated Leader
Ginny O’Brien, President, The Columbia Consultancy

February: Connecting Training to the Goals and Metrics of the Business
Tina Teodorescu, CPT, President, Competence Systems


2005

November: What Blogs & Wikis Bring to Business
William Ives, Independent Consultant
Joint meeting with Central Mass. chapter of American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)

October: RSS Networks for Learning and Innovation
Kathleen Gilroy, The Otter Group

September: E-Learning Strategies for Today (What Sets Training and Development Professionals Apart from Subject Matter Experts)
Margaret Driscoll, IBM

June: When Process Improvement Fails
James Armitage, 7th Wave Solutions

May: Systemic Leadership: Practical Tools of Systems Thinking
Carol Ann Zulauf, Suffolk University

April: What’s Happening Out There? A Panel on Employment for Learning and Performance Professionals

March: Almost Everything You Know about Learning Objectives is Wrong: What the Research Says
Will Thalheimer, Work-Learning Research

February: Confessions of a Rookie Leader in the Virtual Live Classroom (or How I Survived My First Online Gig, and How You Can, Too)
Don Michaels and Kerry Degnan, Centra Software


2004

November: Tools That Change the Way We Work (panel)
Joint meeting with Society for Technical Communication (STC)

October: Developing Leaders in Healthcare Organizations: Research and Implications
Vincent Pelote, President, Leadership Development & Research

September: Seven Secrets of Rapid Instructional Design
Dr. Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan, The Thiagi Group

September workshop: Improving Performance Through Interactive Strategies
Dr. Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan, The Thiagi Group

June: From Training to Performance: Making the Change in Massachusetts
Panel with Helen Chen, CollabNet, and Cheryle West, Hewlett Packard

May: How to Engage Line Managers in Performance Improvement
Judith Hale, Hale Associates

May workshop: Take the Mystery Out of Evaluation: A Sensible Approach
Judith Hale, Hale Associates

April: Graphics for Learning: Proven Guidelines for Instructional Professionals
Chopeta Lyons (www.chopeta.com)

March: Enter the Content Zone: Training based on Content Types
Terence Traut, President and CEO, Entelechy Inc.

February: Guidelines and Standards for Online Content and Documentation
J.P. Brown, Ph.D., and Carolyn Shaw, Ph.D, Performance Technology Associates, Inc.