Opening Keynote

Marc Niemes

Title: Controlled Kaos, or Kaos in Control: Language Learning in a digital age.

What is really going on in learners heads?
Content or Context
Engagement or Enragement
Free vs Premium
Formal vs Informal
Digital vs Analog

In this live session Marc will showcase how other teaching industries have adapted to this new paradigm. He will share some data gathered pre-event through personal interviews.

At the event the audience will "live curate" content to support rapid knowledge transfer with their own devices (no apps or downloads needed).


Marc Niemes has been involved with a myriad of organizations in the internet space over the last 15 years. Marc Niemes is Director of Market Development for Pulse Learning Australasia along with founding president of eLearning Industry Association and global eLearning research organization There are three passions that drive him; People, Learning, and Technology. Marc is widely regarded in the learning and technology industry having been published in Cebit, BRW, Fin Review, The Australian and dozens of industry mags. He has hosted and prompted debates most recently at events such as Shanghai World Expo, Online Educa Berlin, Broadband Summit, Korean elearning Industry Association, Networld+Interop, LearnX, HR Summits, AHRI and Blended Learning Conferences. Marc has lived and worked in the US, Europe, Taiwan and Australia, and currently resides with his wife and three children in Melbourne Australia