Biography:Nige Howarth has over 35 years experience in Information Technology and the application of technology to Learning & Development. In January 2003, he created InspiredAge, an independent consultancy, which helps individuals to enrich their lives through learning, and organisations to stay ahead through the application of advanced technology in learning. Nige is Head of Community Development for Towards Maturity CIC, with a specific remit to help establish, develop and manage the 'Community of Excellence' comprising employers, providers, consultancies, associations and Government bodies. He has undertaken projects on Market analysis and research, Sales and Marketing strategies, global e-learning strategies and cultural change programmes. His pioneering work in e-learning included 23 years with NETg, responsible for all marketing strategies, plans and programmes, strategic development, business planning, product build plan and localisation strategy. He has conducted many in-depth audits of learning and development programmes, and undertaken consulting assignments on effective learning and the impact of technology-based training on organisations and individuals. Nige is a Fellow of the Institute of IT Training, a Fellow of The British Institute for Learning & Development and a member of the Chartered Institute of Management.