First Time ATD Attendee

First Time ATD Attendee

If you’ve never been to an ATD event in the past, or you want to see some of the biggest names in the industry, these are the can’t-miss sessions. Look for this icon when finding sessions in this path.

Sunday, May 15

8:30–9:30 a.m.

Fad Detective, Jonathan Halls, Jonathan Halls LLC; Future Readiness, Future Skills   

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Reducing Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process, Tyrone Holmes, T.A.H. Performance Consultants, LLC; Talent Strategy & Management, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)          

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Making ROI Work, Patti Phillips, ROI Institute, Inc.; Evaluating Impact, ROI    

Why Most E-Learning Fails and How to Fix It, Tim Slade, The eLearning Designer's Academy; Learning Technologies, E-Learning and Digital Design   

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Creating an Agile Organization Using ATD’s TD Framework and Capability Model, William Rothwell, Rothwell & Associates; Aileen Zaballero, Rothwell & Associates; Angela Stopper, UC Berkeley; Jennifer Homer, ATD; Future Readiness, Reskilling and Upskilling    

Putting the Behaviors of Learning Leadership Into Practice, David Kelly, The Learning Guild; Leadership Development, Building Personal Leadership Capabilities   

Monday, May 16

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Building an Internal Talent Mobility Mindset: A Blueprint for Action, Beverly Kaye, Beverly Kaye & Co.; Talent Strategy & Management, Employee Engagement   

Data Centered Coaching: Improving Consistency and Effectiveness!, Jack Zenger, Zenger Folkman; Leadership Development, Executive Development and Coaching   

Designing the Learner’s Journey: Building Intrigue, Confidence, and Joy, Michael Allen and Christopher Allen, Allen Interactions; Training Delivery & Facilitation, Learner Engagement    

The Neuroscience of Purpose: Wired to Become 2.0, 7th Mind, Inc.; Learning Sciences, Engagement and Motivation 

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Take Your Career Off Pause: 59 Minutes to Your Future, Elaine Biech, ebb associates inc; Career Development, Job Search and Career Transition 

The Habits of High-Performing Leaders, Charles Duhigg and Emily Gregory, Crucial Learning; Leadership Development, Building Personal Leadership Capabilities 

4:30–5:30 p.m.

A Guide for Employee Gamified Learning, Karl Kapp, Bloomsburg University; Learning Technologies, Games and Simulations    

Crucial Conversations: An Evolution of Skills for Today's Communication Challenges, Joseph Grenny, Crucial Learning; Leadership Development, Building Personal Leadership Capabilities 

Facilitating Hybrid Classes: 5 Practical Tips for Success, Cindy Huggett, Cindy Huggett Consulting LLC; Training Delivery & Facilitation, Hybrid Facilitation   

Tuesday, May 17

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Advancing Your Virtual Classroom Facilitation Skills, Kassy LaBorie, Kassy LaBorie Consulting, LLC; Training Delivery & Facilitation, Virtual Classroom   

Developing Soft Skills in the Flow of Work, Bob Mosher and Conrad Gottfredson, APPLY Synergies, a 5 Moments of Need Company; Instructional Design, Design Thinking    

Results-Based Creative Learning Strategies, Bob Pike, CTT Press; Training Delivery & Facilitation, Train-the-Trainer    

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Build a Voice-Assisted Learning Experience, Almira Roldan, AWS; Learning Technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning   

Value Guaranteed! Successfully Evaluating Soft Skills (or Any) Training, Wendy Kirkpatrick, Kirkpatrick Partners; Evaluating Impact, Evaluation Metrics – What to Measure          

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Facilitating With Impact! 3.0, Sardek Love, Sardek Love International; Training Delivery & Facilitation, Facilitation    

Strategic Thinking: Learn the Essential Skill for Every Leader, Joe Folkman, Zenger Folkman; Leadership Development, Building Personal Leadership Capabilities   

Wednesday, May 18

8:00–9:00 a.m.

Awesome PowerPoint Tricks for Effective Presentations, Richard Goring, BrightCarbon; Learning Technologies, Authoring Tools          

10:30–11:30 a.m.

How Leaders Can Use Personal Branding to Engage Their Teams, William Arruda, CareerBlast.TV; Leadership Development, Building Personal Leadership Capabilities         

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Real World Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Workplace, Devin Hughes, Devin C. Hughes Inc. ; Talent Strategy & Management, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)   

Virtual/ On-Demand

Putting the Simple Truths of Servant Leadership Into Practice, Kenneth Blanchard and Randy Conley, The Ken Blanchard Companies; Leadership Development, Building Personal Leadership Capabilities   

When Shock of the New Becomes Shock of the Now, Chad Udell Float, LLC / SparkLearn, Future Readiness, Supporting Innovation and Creativity   

Decoding Work: The Unpredictable Path to Workplace Joy, Dan Pontefract, Dan Pontefract Leadership Development