I found this in the Thiagi newsletter - which I read because it gives me many unusual and different ideas to use with students re learning (this month's topic is on happiness). I thought this conference sounded gr8 - and it's in Houston. Here's the link to the newletter.http://thiagi.com/pfp/IE4H/september2008.html
IAL 2009 Conference: Liftoff for Learning
What if you:
-had the tools to help each learner not only master the required tests and succeed within the system, but to become a proficient and engaged learner for life?
-were able to facilitate the kind of training that gets results back at work and fosters a culture of creativity and innovation within the organization?
-could create an oasis of learning where each student thrives?
-had four days so rich in learning that you could become more and more the teacher you are capable of becoming — someone who changes the world one student at a time?
Join us in Houston (January 15-18) at the Liftoff for Learning conference. Thiagi (and Tracy) are scheduled to do a preconference workshop on Jolts. Thiagi will also conduct a session on accelerating the training design process.
For more information about the conference (and about accelerated learning), please visit the IAL website: http://www.ialearn.org/index.php