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LTEN Learning Executive Series


Introducing the new LTEN Learning Executive Series, a yearlong program hosted by the LTEN Board of Directors to unite life sciences learning and development execs.

Are you a learning executive or department head, responsible for helping your team succeed, thrive and grow in their roles? If so, we invite you to join us for a yearlong professional networking and development experience.

In addition to dedicated resources – articles, white papers and webinars – grow and deepen your network of L&D executives through quarterly virtual and in-person gatherings. Together, this leadership cohort will develop skills to strengthen the link between training and business impact, examine the latest in leadership thinking and provide a forum to discuss topics imperative to a comprehensive learning strategy.

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The Forum is developed specifically for current senior-level L&D executives ONLY (directors and above for a pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device or diagnostics organization). Those wishing to attend this event must request an invitation. ALL registrations are subject to approval.

THE 2023 Learning Executive Cohort is by Invitation-Only

Explore the 2023 Learning Executives Development Roadmap

The roundtables and Forum are by invitation only. The LTEN Learning Executive Series is developed for senior-level L&D executives, currently employed by a pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, or diagnostics organization. ALL registrations are subject to approval.

Virtual Roundtables

Join us for dynamic discussions, insights, and innovative solutions, empowering you to shape the future of workplace learning.

Guest speakers and roundtable discussions tackle L&D leadership’s pressing challenges and questions.

Exclusive Content

Discover a world of cutting-edge insights tailored exclusively for life sciences learning executives. Our articles delve into the latest industry trends and strategic innovations, equipping you to lead confidently in the dynamic landscape of life sciences.

Annual Conference

The LTEN Annual Conference is where learning leaders converge to drive innovation and excellence in training and development. Unite with like-minded professionals, forging invaluable connections and collaborations.

Annual Forum

Connect with industry peers at this exclusive, invite-only event and gain
invaluable insights directly from colleagues and business luminaries. Unite with like-minded professionals, forging invaluable connections and collaborations.

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, we can offer this year of programming to learning leaders.

An exclusive event for life sciences learning EXECUTIVES and LEADERS

We invite you to join us at the LTEN Learning Executive Series – Annual Forum, an exclusive gathering of learning executives and heads of training.

This year’s agenda is being carefully curated by the LTEN Leadership Committee, a group of learning executives who are members of the LTEN Board of Directors.

This year’s agenda will feature:

  • Keynote
  • Facilitated Interactive Discussions
  • Networking Reception, Breakfast and Lunch
  • Industry Partner Table Tops
  • Access to 20-Minute Virtual Learning Labs from Forum Premier Sponsors
Learn More & Request an Invitation
The Forum is developed specifically for current senior-level L&D executives ONLY (directors and above for a pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device or diagnostics organization). Those wishing to attend this event must request an invitation. ALL registrations are subject to approval.

LTEN Annual Conference

The World's Largest Gathering of Life Sciences Training & Development Professionals

  • Learning sessions for every experience level – new trainers, field training to seasoned trainers and leaders
  • Personalize your learning journey with more than 100 sessions across 12 learning tracks
  • Daily inspirational keynotes
  • Learning Village Exhibit Hall with 60+ leading training partners showcasing a wide variety of products, services and new learning technology
  • Networking receptions and speed coaching
  • Full event passes include breakfast, lunch and networking breaks
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Virtual Roundtables

Tackling Your Biggest Challenges & Exploring Opportunities

At this past LTEN Learning Executive Forum, senior and executive training leaders came together to discuss their biggest challenges and how they can build strong learning cultures within their teams and organizations.

In the coming months, we are hosting a series of events for learning executives focused on the challenges we addressed and to continue the work we started this spring.

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Resources for Learning Leaders

On-Demand Expert Advice on Leadership, Talent Development, Coaching and More

Resources for Learning Leaders

[On-Demand Recording] May 12 Learning Exec Forum Breakfast Meetup

[Zoom Meeting] Learning Executive Forum Meetup
Virtual Networking and Roundtable Discussions
60 minutes | 9 AM ET / 6 AM PT

Watch the Recording

Recording Passcode: hzSWM28!

This past March, senior learning executives gathered at the LTEN Learning Executive Forum. During our time together, we shared the challenges we are seeing across our organizations — talent acquisition and retention, upskilling, and how we, as learning leaders can develop deep learning cultures needed to win the day.

Join us for a follow-up discussion and learn what your peers have in the works and share your progress and projects.

[On-Demand Webinar] How to Lead Effectively in a Post-COVID World

The last two years of COVID challenges have a created a new paradigm for leading effectively.  During this time of the Great Resignation, leaders are challenged with establishing a positive culture where employee feel engaged, empowered and committed to following their lead.

Join us for this LTEN webinar, as we show you how leaders who recognize and address this new paradigm will be in the best position to attract and retain great talent. Patrick Veroneau, speaker, author and CEO of Emery Leadership Group, will show you:

  • How to leverage the Great Resignation as a leader.
  • What followers want.
  • Ways to identify the behaviors essential for today’s leaders.
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[On-Demand Webinar] Leadership for a Hybrid World

Join us for this 30-minute LTEN webinar to get a preview of Bayer’s one-of-a-kind experience built from the ground up to upskill for the hybrid world its 4,000 U.S. leaders.  See how we leveraged custom videos that teach through storytelling, Spotify playlists, weekly dares, digital learning assets, real-life testimonials and many other things to close the gap and energize leaders.

In this session, you will learn:

    • To create a fresh learning experience that leaders have never before seen.
    • To think differently about the way you design leadership programs.
    • How Bayer’s team leveraged metrics to enhance the experience on-the-fly.
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Learning Culture Resources from Kelly Palmer

Learning Culture Handout
Kelly Palmer Keynote Slides
Upskilling Guide


About Kelly Palmer

Kelly Palmer, an esteemed thought leader on learning, business and career development, challenges leaders to let go of outdated models for upskilling and re-skilling the workforce. By developing strategies that address the reality of automation, digitization and acceleration in this new world of work, Kelly helps organizations tap into the expertise of their current workforce and make learning a true competitive advantage.

She was the Chief Learning Officer at Linkedln, vice president of learning at Yahoo! and held executive positions in learning, M&A, and product development at Sun Microsystems. She speaks regularly at companies and business conferences around the world, and has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, Fast Company, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Chief Learning Officer (CLO), and on Bloomberg radio.