GeoLearning Contributes to Education Program at ASTD TechKnowledge 2005

January 18, 2005

GeoLearning, Inc., the leading provider of managed learning services and hosted learning technologies, will be participating at the American Society of Training & Development’s TechKnowledge 2005 Conference & Exposition at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV February 2-4, 2005. Subtitled eTensify: Take E-Learning to the Next Level, ASTD’s premier learning technology event features several contributions from GeoLearning as part of the conference’s education program designed for e-learning decision makers, managers and developers.

GeoLearning’s vice president of client development, John Shrader, will lead a workshop called Working with LMS & LCMS Vendors: Getting What You Want on Thursday, February 3 at 10:30am in Demo Area #2 (next to the Cyber Center on the expo hall floor). Using the LMS and LCMS Requirements Checklists provided in this session, attendees will learn how to define business requirements, work effectively with potential vendors, and conduct an objective platform evaluation.

GeoLearning’s vice president of marketing, Will Hipwell, will participate on a panel discussion moderated by e-learning analyst Josh Bersin. What Works in LMSs? A Discussion with Buyers & Vendors is on Thursday, February 3 at 2:30pm in Capri Room 112/113. Panelists will review best practices in the implementation and ongoing use of LMSs. The panel will include leading vendors and training professionals whose organizations have implemented and actively use LMSs.

Conference attendees can request GeoLearning’s E-Learning Strategy Blueprint at the GeoLearning booth, or request it online at The free templates, tools and methodologies provided in the E-Learning Strategy Blueprint are designed to guide e-learning professionals through the essential steps of launching an e-learning initiative successfully…from identifying business requirements to building a plan, evaluating alternatives, and avoiding common pitfalls.

GeoLearning will be also showcasing its ASP-hosted GeoMaestroâ„¢ learning management system and e-learning delivery platform in Booth #202 in the Exhibit Hall.

GeoMaestro is an Internet-hosted human capital management and development platform that enables organizations to capture, create, manage and share knowledge to improve workforce productivity, accelerate critical business processes, and drive organizational performance. The system centralizes and automates the entire learning management process, making the administration of enterprise learning and development both effective and efficient. The system allows organizations to launch more than 25,000 off-the-shelf AICC and SCORM-compliant courseware titles, develop custom online content, deliver synchronous events, manage blended learning environments, track learner progress and measure learning results.

About GeoLearning, Inc.
GeoLearning is the leading provider of managed learning services and hosted learning platforms, having been chosen by more than 350 organizations around the world to manage learning and development. Named to the 2004 Inc. 500, GeoLearning is one of the fastest growing private companies in America. The company’s GeoMaestro™ and GeoExpress™ learning management platforms offer robust registration, tracking and reporting functionality crucial for managing enterprise-wide learning, development and knowledge acquisition. With no hardware or software to install, GeoLearning’s ASP-hosted platforms can be deployed quickly, allowing clients to efficiently manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes, and drive organizational performance. Additional information is available at