JULY 15, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET

Good things come in small packages. As learning leaders prepare for the return to work in a new world of learning and training, microlearning and nanolearning are taking center stage. Micro 2021 is our first-ever annual conference focused on the bite-sized future of learning. Join us for a free action-packed virtual experience featuring noted speakers, cutting-edge research, live workshops, unique panels, strategic discussions, and more. Some insights we’ll be sharing include:

  • How to build and communicate a strong back-to-work culture.
  • Why microlearning is vital to your learning strategy in the year ahead.
  • How top companies are utilizing microlearning and nanolearning to create transformational outcomes.
  • How to make learning in the flow of work (and life) a reality.
  • What learning will look like in the next decade.
  • And more!



11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
The Learning Modalities of the Future

In this keynote, Michael Ioffe, the CEO of Arist and a Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient, will walk through the transformative ways that existing communications technologies, AI and hybrid work are intersecting to create the learning and training experience of the future. Drawing on research, real-life experience and client stories, Michael will kick off our exploration of the new world of microlearning, which is shaping up more bite-sized and personal than ever before. Michael will wrap up his keynote with the global debut of the brand-new Arist platform.

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET
Microlearning and Return-to-Work: Strategies, Best Practices and More

In this panel, learning leaders from a diverse array of companies will share how they are approaching the complexities and opportunities that return-to-work brings, especially in the context of shifting employee needs and the broader movement toward microlearning. Panelists will be diving deep into how they are shaping their learning strategies for years to come, all with the goal of tackling the challenges of tomorrow.

12:45 – 1:15 p.m. ET
Microlearning in Action: Best Practices for Designing Incredible Microlearning Experiences

In this live workshop, learning designers from some of the world’s leading companies will be sharing their best practices for designing and launching microlearning experiences. We’ll be diving into the nitty-gritty, with insights that you can immediately apply to your own learning and training work.

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Stepping out of the Office: Microlearning and Impact in the Year Ahead

In this panel moderated by Arist president and BostInno 25 Under 25 Ryan Laverty, learning leaders will dive into how they use microlearning to create transformative impact — one bite-sized learning module at a time. From Sudan to the Central Valley, this panel will showcase how microlearning makes an impact, even outside of the office.

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. ET
Case Study: Transforming DEI Training, One Microlearning at a Time

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET
The Past, Present and Future of Microlearning

In this panel, an all-star group of learning leaders will explore the past, present and future of microlearning. Learn what’s worked and not worked in the past, what’s on the horizon, and what trailblazing leaders are excited about implementing, experimenting with, and more.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET
Happy Hour

Go back in time and network with us on Gather, a platform that emulates video games of the ‘80s and ‘90s for a unique online gathering experience.

Can’t attend the live event? Register anyway to receive the session recordings.

This conference is proudly sponsored by: