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ATD Houston 2020 Virtual Talent Development Conference

  • October 27, 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • October 28, 2020
  • 4:30 PM
  • Virtual


  • Registration available through Oct 1, 2020

Exciting news for our conference attendees! We have a ATD certificate program registration (up to $1600 value) to raffle off. See certificate program details here:  https://www.td.org/education-courses/certificate-programs

How to win: Be the most active in the Whova app during the conference, and you will be entered into a drawing to win the conference grand prize!  Attendees with the top activity on the following will be entered into the drawing: Whova app leader board, completed session evaluations, exhibitor passport stamps and of course photo contests!!

The winner will be announced during the conference closing session. Good Luck and Happy learning, sharing and networking! 

Join us in getting back to basics with skill building based on the ATD  Competency Model™ and helping understand future trends in our profession. Gain insights from leading experts, such as the keynote from internationally renowned Brandon Carson, into the latest trends, best practices, and new solutions. Come away with the practical knowledge, strategies, and tools to create the future for yourself and your organizations.


  • View the schedule for the conference: Schedule
  • View Speaker information and bios: Speakers
  • View Conference Sponsor information: Sponsors

Your registration includes:

  • Access to the conference mobile application where you can chat with other conference attendees & speakers. Check out pre-conference activities.
  • Links to all recorded sessions after the conference along with session materials.
  • Opportunities to enter sponsor raffles and contests

Impact! Creating a New Playbook for L&D In The Digital Age

The digital age has created a massive increase in the speed and complexity of business, fundamentally changing the workplace and altering how we get work done. As new technology is integrated, workers at all levels are needing to reskill much faster and navigate more complex systems and processes. The corporate learning function is in a unique position to lead the transformation required in workplace learning, but first it must transform how it operates. The key driver behind the need for this transformation can be seen in how quickly the world of work is changing. It's beyond time for the corporate learning organization to reorient itself for the digital age and take a more proactive role in enabling business transformation. We are at an inflection point requiring a wholesale reevaluation of our structure, our tools, our capabilities, and the learning business model. It’s now time to radically reimagine corporate learning for our changing world of work. Join us for a refreshing new look at how L&D is well positioned to provide significant impact on business and the workforce during this massive job transformation.

Key Takeaways:

-- Learn about the 3 Forces of Change driving the digital age

-- Learn about L&D's 5 imperatives for the digital age

-- Learn how recalibrating L&D's impact areas will help transform the workplace

Keynote Speaker: Brandon Carson

Brandon Carson is an innovative learning strategist with extensive experience leading corporate global learning programs and teams in environments as varied as startups, tech companies, retail, and transportation. He is the author of "Learning in the Age of Immediacy: 5 Factors for How We Connect, Communicate and Get Work Done" published by ATD Press. He is a popular speaker, delivering a wide variety of engaging presentations and workshops at industry events. Brandon has been honored with several industry awards, including the ATD BEST Award, the Learning Guild People's Choice Award, and three Brandon Hall Awards for Best Custom Learning Design. He has also served on the board of the North American Simulation and Gaming Association and ATD Conference Committees. Brandon invites you to chat with him on Twitter (@brandonwcarson) and on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/brandoncarson), where he engages in frank, interactive discussions about learning and business transformation.

APTD/CPLP Certification

This program is eligible for 5 APTD and CPLP recertification points from the ATD Certification Institute. The amount indicated is the maximum number of recertification points a participant can receive for this program. 

Visit https://www.td.org/ci-recertification for more details about the APTD and CPLP recertification policies


ATD Houston is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.


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