Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative Logo

The Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative

image of the ifest 2019 banner

iFEST 2019


8/26/2019 - 8/28/2019


Alexandria Hilton Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22311
Tel: 703-845-1010


The National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), in collaboration with the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, is excited to announce iFEST 2019 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center (Alexandria, Virginia, USA) 26-28 August 2019.

iFEST provides unique opportunities for military, government, industry, and academic professionals to share the latest challenges and innovations in distributed learning.

We are looking for Presentations and Posters sharing insight on transformational Innovation, Instruction or Implementation in our priority themes for 2019:

  • Learning Science for the Future
  • Specifications and Standards: Development, Gaps, and Governance
  • Learner Profiles in Practice
  • Innovations in Course Catalogs and Activity Registries
  • xAPI Profiles for DoD
  • Competency and Credentialing Management
  • Cyber Security and PII

Key Dates

1 MAR - Abstract Submittal Opens
17 MAY - Abstract Submittal Closes
31 MAY - Authors Notified
26-28 AUG - iFEST 2019

Point of Contact

iFEST 2019 Program Chair
Aaron Presnall
Jefferson Institute