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New Zealand Totara User Conference 2019

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Cliftons, Wellington

Cliftons, Majestic Tower

Level 28/100 Willis St

Wellington CBD, Wellington 6011

New Zealand

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Totara Learning is excited to announce a Totara User Conference in central city Wellington, New Zealand, on August 7-8 2019 at Cliftons, Majestic Tower, with panoramic views over Wellington Harbour.

The New Zealand Totara Government User group would also like to welcome anyone travelling into the conference on August 6th to take part in some optional free networking seminars. These are open to all users from all sectors.

This Totara User Conference will bring together the Totara Community from a wide variety of industry sectors to collaborate and to learn from each other's experiences. All current Totara Users and potential future Users are invited to secure their spot today.

You'll get the chance to hear directly from the Totara Team about product innovations and what's in store for the future, as well as share practical Totara product advice, how-tos and best practice tips across a multiple of industries from across Australasia.

All attendees will be awarded a Totara User Conference Open Badge. We look forward to welcoming you to Wellington!

Important information about payment methods:

When booking your online tickets you have the option of using a Credit Card or Payment by Invoice. If you select Invoice, please ignore the system generated invoice and wait for an official invoice to be sent to you from Totara Learning Solutions New Zealand.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds are available up to 30 days before the event. You may transfer your ticket to someone else - send details to


Pre-conference seminars - 6th August 2019

Hosted by the Totara Government User Group at the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment, 6th August.

Several free seminars are on offer the day before the conference for networking and learning from other Totara Users. There are 20 seats maximum for each of these sessions (30 for the lunch session). As seats are limited please book online, but do please be considerate and cancel your seat if you cannot attend as this space has been generously donated by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment for this event.

Day 1 - Totara Partner-run Workshops, 7th August 2019

Choose one of the two available workshops in each stream. Full details available when you select "Tickets" or visit our event page here.

Morning Registration opens at 8:15 am

Stream 1: 9.00 - 11.00 am

Workshop 1 - Hosted by Catalyst IT.

H5P, saying goodbye to SCORM: an introductory session for content creators to the open source plugin for Totara called H5P. This will be a practical session with an opportunity to build a course presentation, column, drag and drop question and a hotspot activity. Suitable for beginners to intermediate users looking to extend their knowledge and see some practical example of H5P being used in Totara to deliver content.

Workshop 2 - Hosted by Kineo.

People insights: using people data to drive learning impact: develop an understanding of L&D’s relationship with data and how to use it more effectively within L&D and across your organisation.

Stream 2: 11.30 - 13.30 pm

Workshop 3 - Hosted by Catalyst IT.

Find the Audience superhero in you: develop a special set of superhero skillsand useyour superpowers to plan and manage Audiences.

Workshop 4 - Hosted by Synapsys.

Out the Box; The Art of Configuration.

Stream 3: 14.30 - 16.30 pm

Workshop 5 - Hosted by LearningWorks.

Working smartly with course custom fields: how to use course custom fields with courses, programs, course catalogue and to create great reports.

Workshop 6 - Hosted by Androgogic

Experience API: A practical application solving real-world problems. The session will explore xAPI including how it merged and why and how it works. It will then explore a practical example of xAPI in action in the interoperation of learning records across institutions in various sectors, and how it can be used to support learning and teaching in the workplace.

Day 2 - User Conference, 8th August 2019

Start time: 08:30 for registration, 09:00 conference opens

Finish at 16:30 for networking drinks

Our full day agenda, packed with client case studies, opportunities to share and learn, and Totara Learning updates on products and the community is coming very soon.

08.30 - 09.00 - Registration - settle in with a tea & coffee and network with your peers

09.00 - 09.30 - Welcome address - conference kicks off

09.30 - 10.15 - Case Study & Round Table Discussion Nana Jones & Jeanette Sasse, Learning Designers, Kiwibank will be discussing Building Learning Engagement.

10.15 - 10.50 - Networking and Coffee/Tea Break

10.50 - 11.20 - Platform Strategy - What's Next? Andre Yamin, Director of Product Management, Totara Learning shares details on upcoming releases, roadmap details and more from the product and development team.

11.20 - 12.10 - Case Study & Roundtable Discussion - Josleen Itayi, Perioperative Nurse Educator & PDRP Coordinator, Braemar Hospital will share how Braemar Hospital onboard new staff with the help of the On-The-Job (OTJ) plugin ahead of a roundtable discussion on onboarding.

12.10 - 12.30- Totara Community and Academy Update

12.30 - 13.45 - Networking Lunch

13.45 - 14.30 - Shared Practice Breakout Sessions (Choose One)

Session 1 - Kelvin Hylton, VTNZ: Using audience visibility to create diverse learning experience for different learner groups.

Session 2 - Ange Robinson, Family Planning: Extending and tailoring your LMS; how family planning uses smart, low-budget customised solutions to meet learning needs.

14.30 - 15.00 - Networking tea & coffee break

15.00 - 15.45 - Case Study Break out sessions

Session 1 - Ben Shields, Department of Internal Affairs, At Long Last: DIA's Journey to Totara 12

Session 2 - Paul Trowell, Tourism New Zealand, Real world experience of using Totara for global travel agent certification

16.00 - 16.15 - Updates from the User Community in APAC Region

16.15 - close - Closing Remarks and networking drinks.

Don’t delay, you can purchase your tickets for the workshops and conference today!

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Cliftons, Wellington

Cliftons, Majestic Tower

Level 28/100 Willis St

Wellington CBD, Wellington 6011

New Zealand

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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