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ATD 2015 Atlanta Conference and Expo (ACE)

  • 06 Aug 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Marriott Atlanta NW, 200 Interstate North Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339
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  • Chapter Members only. Must be logged-in. Late Conference Registration ENDS Aug 5.
  • Conference registration is budget-friendly for full-time university/college students! Register online or at the registration desk on Aug 6. Please note: a valid student ID from an accredited school of secondary education must be provided at registration desk to be eligible for this rate.
  • This is for exhibitor staff who are above the allotted two per exhibitor allowed.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If your registration is not paid in full within 3 days of its submission, it will be cancelled. If your registration is cancelled, you will have to re-register at potentially higher rates or face a sold-out situation. If your registration must be paid by corporate check, please send an email to finance@atdatlanta.org immediately following your registration to prevent its cancellation.
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Atlanta Conference & Exposition
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Conference Theme:  
Developing Talent For Change

Keynote Speakers


Julie Dirksen                             Jason Freeman
(click Keynote Speaker Name for info and bio)

Access the ACE App: http://bycell.co/bhje  

Click links in Agenda for information on Concurrent Sessions and other events!

Conference Agenda

8.00–8.45 Registration 
Continental Breakfast
9.00–10.00 Conference Welcome
Opening Keynote Address:  Julie Dirksen 

Talk to the Elephant:  Design for Behavior

10.0010.30 Expo
10.4011.40                Concurrent Sessions
  • Change Management: The Secret Ingredient for Successful Training Programs
  • Build a Performance Support Video Solution with PB&J
  • The Five Fundamental Levers of Influence
  • Thinking and Learning Agility: Developing the Critical Skills for the Future of Work
Lunch and Expo
Lunch Keynote Address: Jason Freeman

Creativity, Collaboration, Music, and Computing in Online Learning at Scale

Concurrent Sessions

  • Erase the Lines - Improve Your Training Design and Delivery
  • Now Put Your Data to Work and Use it to Make a Difference
  • Snag 'em, Bag 'em, Tag 'em: SMEs as Trainers
  • Using Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ to Accelerate Change
  • Leveraging Technology to Electrify Learning Transfer and Simplify Manager Coaching

2.10-2.30 Sponsor Expo and Afternoon Break

Concurrent Sessions

  • The Brain on Change: 5 Must-Haves to Thrive Through Change
  • Driving Succession Plans to Action
  • How to Incorporate Experiential Techniques into Your Development Activities
  • Mastering Multimedia
  • Acting Up!  Live Performance Coaching Tools and Tips to Improve Your Presentations and Interviews (...without all the Drama)!
3.50-4.30 Closing Comments & Silent Auction

Friday, August 7, 2015

Post-Conference Workshops have been announced!  Click here to learn more and register!

With special thanks to our...

Premier Sponsors


and our Expo Exhibitors





Membership Extension Raffle rules:  

All registrations (including Early Bird) completed and paid prior to July 1, 2015 are eligible.  Two winners will be drawn at random from all eligible registrations and the winners will be announced via chapter newsletter and the winners will be notified by email.  Current members of the Chapter’s Board of Directors and Executive Board are ineligible for participation in the raffle.  If your registration is drawn and you are not a current member of the Chapter, you will be enrolled as a member of the chapter.  

Conference Cancellation Policy
If cancellation should become necessary, you are eligible for a full refund provided ATD Atlanta receives your written or email notice no later than 5pm EDT on July 26, 2015.  Notification must be sent to info@atdatlanta.org. 

Should you cancel after this date and time, you may notify us at the above address with the name of a replacement for your registration.  If you are unable to send a replacement, you will forfeit your registration fee.