We are pleased to welcome Donald H. Taylor as a special Keynoter at Learning 2012.  He will be focusing on the critical topic of: New Competencies for Learning Professionals.

Donald H Taylor is a 25 year veteran of the learning, skills and human capital industries, with experience at every level from design and delivery to chairman of the board. Donald, based in the U.K., will also add perspectives to the Global Learning Challenge.

A recognised commentator and organiser in the fields of workplace learning and learning technologies, Donald is passionately committed to helping develop the learning and development profession.

His background ranges from training delivery to director and vice-president positions in software companies. Donald has been a company director and owner for three companies through start up, growth and acquisition.

Elliott Masie will interview Donald on the key issue of how we evole/re-design the Competencies for Learning Professionals.  We will also have a Real-Time Content component at Learning 2012, led by Donald on the evolution of our field's competencies and skills.

He is an influential writer and speaker in the fields of the professional development of L&D and of technology-supported learning. He was the 2007 recipient of the Colin Corder award for services to training and has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference since 2000. He also chairs the Learning and Skills Group, hosting its bi-weekly webinar programme, and edits Inside Learning Technologies Magazine