Victoria J. Marsick is Professor of Adult Learning & Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College where she directs academic programs in Adult Learning and Leadership. She holds a Ph.D. in Adult Education from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.P.A. in International Public Administration from Syracuse University. She worked extensively in Asia and other countries with not-for-profit organizations, and directed staff development and training at UNICEF, prior to joining the Teachers College faculty. Victoria has worked with organizations to design, develop and implement informal learning and leadership interventions. Victoria’s research examines naturally occurring, informal learning at work—including informal learning in complex, nonroutine settings; team and organizational learning; action learning; and transformative learning. Her current research examines applications of informal and incidental learning in interprofessional healthcare teams in the medical clinical environment during Covid-19. She has been inducted into the Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame, and has received the 2018 HRD Scholar Hall of Fame Award from the Academy of HRD.
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Keynote title: “Rethinking learning & development: Influence of intelligent technologies and complexity on learning in the flow of work”