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Black_Friday_Calendar-512 16 - 17 June 2020



The Customer Education Management Association (CEdMA) in EMEA invites all education, enablement and training teams of IT companies to CEdMA´s first virtual conference, which will take place on Tue 16 Jun and Wed 17 Jun from 9:30am-5pm GMT each day.

The conference theme is “Skills Assessment and how it relates to the current environment” and will cover sessions around assessment, online, performance based and practical testing, and remote learning, but also the status of the education market and pricing strategies.

If you are interested to register or need further information, please contact Mike Dowsey as conference organizer.


  • Moving to high-impact remote learning  
    Jay Erikson, Hitachi Vantara, and Joe Barrow Senior Vice President, Business Development at Area9 Lyceum

Tuesday 16th June 2020 | 02:45-03:45pm

Seven years ago, Hitachi Vantara (then Hitachi Data Systems), a global solution provider for the internet of things (IoT), cloud infrastructures and applications, big data and analytics, became one of the first major corporations to adopt personalized adaptive learning to deliver high performance, high-reliability remote learning to its internal and external users.
Hear from Jay Erikson, Director of Global Learning at Hitachi Vantara and Joe Barrow, Senior Vice President, Business Development at Area9 Lyceum, about their journey.


Do you have any questions? Let's connect!




Senior Vice President,
Business Development 

Area9 Lyceum

Joe is a strategic leader across both academia and the professional marketplace. Over the past 20 years, Joe has focused on the impact of learning technologies, both on the organization and the individual learner.
Joe has a keen sense of extracting the greatest value from a technology in the most, clear and succinct manner. This becomes important when the impact of technology must be a contribution to the process and not a limiter.
Improving the learning process and linking retained skills to company objectives is Joe’s key area of focus at Area9.


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Hitachi Vantara Academy

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