ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition 2017

August 12 - 15 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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August 12-15, 2017

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Metro Toronto
Convention Centre

Learning Formats

ASAE recognizes that people learn differently. As a result, we’ve developed a variety of session types puts you in control of your own learning experience with options for inspiration, peer learning, in-depth exploration, and hands-on training across a wide-range of subjects.

The list of learning formats below were developed for the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting and will give you an idea of the kinds of offerings we provide to help ensure you’ll keep your skill set competitive and fresh. The specific formats may change from year to year to give you the most relevant learning experience, butwhat won’t change is that our sessions–regardless of format–are always taught by some of the most innovative, inspiring, and creative leaders in the industry.


world-class experts inspire by sharing unique experiences, knowledge, and ideas.

Express Learning:

talks that explore a single idea and illustrate practical tips through story telling in just 20 min.

Learning Labs:

a blend of lecture based instruction, case studies, peer learning and interaction.

Game Changers:

thought leaders from diverse perspectives share revolutionary ideas and actions.

Deep Dives:

in-depth development of skills and abilities featuring high levels of interactivity.

Panel Discussions:

diverse conversation around a broad topic with facilitated audience Q&A.


creative and experiential formats like Ignite, StorySlam, or Improv that inspire and refresh.

Certificate Programs:

intensive hands-on training to develop abilities in a defined subject area.


in-depth practical instruction to enhance capabilities and critical skills.