If you are a member of your local chapter, you know how important face-to-face connections are to sharing best practices and growing your network. At ATD 2019, connect with world-renowned thought leaders and industry luminaries to expand your network!

Not a chapter member yet? Locate the chapter nearest you.

ATD chapters provide local networking and professional development opportunities for talent development professionals across the United States. The leadership structure of these chapters varies widely and allows for numerous involvement options.


Sunday, May 19
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Washington, Capitol/Congress Room

Chapter leaders are invited to this unique opportunity to learn from, share with, and meet fellow chapter leaders, your chapter relations manager (CRM), and the National Advisors for Chapters (NAC). Plan to arrive in Washington, DC by Saturday night so you don’t miss this exclusive event!


  • Chapter Leader Breakfast 8-8:30 a.m.
  • Chapter Leader Day Program 8:30 a.m-12 p.m.
  • Chapter Leader Lunch 12-1 p.m. (Chapter leaders are welcome to stay for lunch and continue the networking. There will be a break between conference sessions from 12-1:30 p.m. Please note, lunch will only be provided to registered attendees.) Register today!


Tuesday, May 21
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Convention Center, West Overlook


Current chapter leaders are encouraged to use the Chapter Leader Lounge (Convention Center, West Overlook) as their home base throughout the conference.

Lounge Hours
Sunday: 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

  • Network with other chapter leaders and gather ideas for growing and sustaining your chapter.
  • Recharge your batteries.
  • Enjoy morning coffee Monday through Wednesday from 9:30-11.
  • Drop in during “Power Hour” on Monday and Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. to enjoy refreshments and open-forum discussions.
  • Meet your CRM and the NAC.

Questions? Contact your CRM.