You’ve never experienced a virtual conference like this one!

November 14 - November 17, 2022

2022 LERN Virtual Conference Brochure

Mark Your Calendar. Seek Budget Approval Now. Bring All Your Staff.

Monthly Updates

August 2022

You Asked For It!
You asked for more panel sessions with 3-4 of your colleagues on each panel. You got it! We have 15 panel sessions this year, more than ever, on your top issues and topics.

This Year’s SuperStar
She’s one of the best on social media in the entire field. Melissa Torres, of Laguna Beach, California, is this year’s SuperStar and will be presenting “Easy & Effective E-Marketing” and a second advanced session on “Building Your Social Media Community.”

Melissa has been doing webinars on social media for years for LERN. This spring she joined the UGotClass faculty in teaching social media to your customers.

July 2022

Exciting Pioneering Sessions
Email blasts are gone. Belinda Elaine Elliott-Bielecki of the University of New Brunswick has the most sophisticated and effective approach to generating registrations from your email list.

One of the leading practitioners of working with social media, marketing expert Melissa Torres, a recreation programmer from Orange County California, shows you the latest successful techniques for engagement and recruitment.

For the first time ever, we introduce the top 5 metrics you should measure and showcase a panel of successful practitioners discussing this emerging technique in our field.

Coming Soon!

Who Should Attend:

Administrators and staff from these and other institutions offering lifelong learning classes and programs:

-Recreation Departments
-Community Education in Public Schools
-Continuing Education in Universities
-Continuing Education in Community Colleges
-Other (Botanic gardens, museums, hospitals, libraries, and more)

Coming Soon!

Over 2,000 professionals will attend this year’s virtual conference
If you’ve never been to a LERN conference, some 43% of the attendees each year are first-timers, so welcome. You will get the ratios for success in your field, the benchmarks, the most practical, how-to information available anywhere.
If you have been before, the 2021 Virtual Conference will feature the latest, most advanced information as your program rapidly changes to serve the new generations and society of the post-pandemic 21st century.

New Session Formats

More than 30 all-new sessions. Download the full conference brochure at the top of the www.lern.org/conference web page for all 45 sessions.

Best Experts: The best experts provide fast paced hard hitting and practical best practices.
Panel Presentations: Your colleagues from top programs provide tips, techniques and strategies.
Group Discussions: Your colleagues moderate the Discussions. Share your tip, take away 19 others.


Get the most specialized Professional Development in the field with the sessions in our 8 Tracks
– New Staffing Structures
– The New Era
– Hot New Marketing
– Latest Digital Marketing
– Programming for 2022
– Contract Training
– Core Skills
– Executive Planning

New Information

Don’t let your program fall behind.

– The Best Brochure Ideas for 2022
– New Growth Markets
– The Best Promotion Ideas of the Year
– International Award Winners for 2022
– …..and much much more.


Five Star Presenters. The 5 highest rated presenters from last year’s conference do it again.
ShowStoppers. Pioneering breakthrough strategies that will change the field forever.

One fee: $1,795 for as many people from the same organization as you want

There Are Six Easy Ways To Register

Exhibitors add to your conference experience with a variety of products and services geared just for lifelong learning programs.

Want to exhibit? Email Roy at roy@lern.org