Post show iLearn 2006
Post Show Press Release – Paris iLearn Forum 2006 iLearning
iLearning Forum Paris took place on 24th and 25th January 2006 at the Palais des Congrès de Paris – as successor to eLearnExpo Paris, and as such is now the only international exhibition and conference for eLearning in France. The show was attended mostly by HR and T&D professionals, mainly from companies in France over 500 employees. Initial registration data shows about 1500 visitors, 120 conference delegates, 135 exhibitors, 56 speakers and 9 press in attendance over the two days. While the numbers remain stable as compared to 2005, the calibre of participants was excellent and reflected the renewed interest in eLearning in French enterprise, especially in the automobile sector, telecoms, transport and consumer retail.
Private enterprise expenditure in France on Training is estimated at 3.6billion Euros in 2004 (4.7b USD) of which eLearning market is estimated at 900 million to 1billion USD in 2005 and is growing at about 15% CAGR. Recent study (2005) by French chamber of commerce/Le Préau shows that on average French companies planned to spend 40% of training budget on technology-based training and development in 2005.
This year the focus for the conference was on the integration of learning into the value adding process of the enterprise, and the alignment of learning and performance. This is seen as key for the survival of human resources as a strategic function.
The conference featured several new case studies and research reports including:
- Latest eLearning deployment case studies from: La Poste, Renault, DELL, Carrefour, Auchan, DCN (Shipbuilding) FIEV, Orange France, BNP Paribas, Université de Nancy, Ecole des Mines, Region Rhone-Alps, Les Echos, Aventis (Pharma) The British Military Police and Telefonica of Spain.
- Reports on cost of eLearning in France (Algora 2005 study); Auralog study of level of English as business language in European companies and report on the legal aspects of eLearning and training in France with update on new laws passed in 2005 that affect the individual right to training (DIF)
- Expert keynotes on Aligning the training investment, measuring the impact of training, Human Capital management, using simulation and interaction in eLearning design, industrialisation of content creation, 21st century learners and the new pedagogy.
The 2007 edition will be held on 30th and 31st January 2007 at the Palais des Congrès. For more details about this press release please contact the event director, Sally Ann Moore, Tel: +33 450773188, email; email@example.com