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Building the Future Learning Ecosystem

R&D for Distributed Learning Modernization - informs - Distributed Learning Policy and Technical Guidelines - guides - Implementation Support and Cross-Coordination

Announcements

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iFEST 2021

iFEST 2021 focused on the growing imperative for education and training innovation. Check out the recap article and video to see what over 525 participants learned from the virtual discussion.

The DADLAC 2020 Annual Report is now available

DADLAC Annual Report

The Defense ADL Advisory Committee (DADLAC) 2020 Annual Report showcases the efforts of the DoD distributed learning community to innovate and modernize education and training, as well as highlights policy and steps taken by the community in response to COVID-19. Check out the publication now.

Total Learning Architecture “How-To” Guide

Ready for an interoperable data architecture for your e-learning systems? This guide shows how to connect learning technologies to the TLA Reference Implementation, or establish your own sandbox to integrate and test against TLA data interoperability standards.

ADL Global Partnership Network Meeting

Global Partnership in 2021

The ADL Global Partnership Network continued to foster international relationships and facilitate ongoing collaboration in the virtual world in 2021 by hosting its Interim Directors’ Meeting on 15 June 2021. Learn more about the ADL Global Network.

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative is a government program reporting to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. This video provides a brief overview of the purpose, reach, and effect of the ADL Initiative on the DoD community and beyond.

Overview Video

The ADL Initiative is a government program reporting to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. This video provides a brief overview of the purpose, reach, and effect of the ADL Initiative on the DoD community and beyond.

DevSecOps and LTW Webinar

Curious about the intersection of DevSecOps and the Learning Technology Warehouse? Sign up for November’s webinar featuring Quantum Improvements Consulting and ADL Initiative team members.

I/ITSEC 2021 - Innovation and Accelerating Training: Adapting to an Unexpected Future!

Join ADL Initiative at I/ITSEC 2021 in Orlando, Florida, 29 Nov–3 Dec, for paper and tutorial presentations, special events, and to visit our exhibit booth #3154.

Check Out Technical Resources

The ADL Initiative produces research-based reports, technical specifications, how-to guides, software prototypes, and policy guidance.

Latest News

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iFEST 2021 Wrap-Up: Pandemic Lessons-Learned for DoD Education and Training

iFEST 2021 focused on the growing imperative for education and training innovation, including data-centric reforms needed to create a DoD-wide...

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iFEST Special Event Promises an Engaging Discussion on the Future of Military Learning

iFEST 2021, the premier annual event for showcasing the latest distributed learning science and technology, will be held 31 August...

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A New Data Standard for Enterprise Learner Records

The ADL Initiative is chairing the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) study group...

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cmi5 Specification Matures to Support Online Learning Beyond SCORM®

The ADL Initiative, working with stakeholders from government, industry, and academia, has established a set of baseline requirements that will...

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Upcoming Events

Oct
19

Florida Simulation Summit
In-person & virtual

Oct
20-22

DevLearn Conference & Expo
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Oct
25-29

Oct
26-29

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA & Virtual

Oct
26

NS2 NOW
Virtual

Nov
7-10

Learning 2021
Orlando, Florida, USA

Nov
28

Nov 29-
Dec 3

I/ITSEC 2021
Orlando, Florida, USA
2022

Feb
9-11

ATD TechKnowledge
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, and Virtual

Feb 28-
Mar 2

2022 Digital Credentials Summit
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Feb 28-
Mar 2

Training 2022 Conference & Expo
Orlando, Florida, USA

Mar
19-23

May
9-11

MODSIM World
Norfolk, Virginia, USA