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The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. The association was previously known as the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).
ATD’s Board of Directors comprises thought leaders in the field who represent diverse industries. ATD's President and CEO, Tony Bingham, works with the board, a staff of more than 100, and a global network of volunteers, all committed to helping create a world that works better. The National Advisors for Chapters (NAC) are volunteer advisors to U.S. chapter leaders and ATD’s chapter services team.
We support the talent development profession by providing trusted content in the form of research, books, webcasts, events, and education programs. We host a variety of conferences several times a year, including the premier international gathering for talent development practitioners.
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Our members and customers are professionals who help others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the workplace. They go by many titles: talent development managers, trainers, instructional designers, performance consultants, frontline managers, workplace learning professionals, and more.
ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in organizations of all sizes and in all industry sectors. Interested in learning more about membership? Visit our Member Center. You can also join a local chapter or find out about international membership.
ATD has several awards programs and recognizes organizations and individuals who are leading the talent development profession.
Looking for more information about recent ATD news, or want to register for a press pass for a conference? Visit the ATD Press Room. You can also read our annual report and learn about Employee Learning Week.
Workforce development is everyone’s business. On our public policy page you’ll find information on the skills gap, public resources for training, and information on legislation that may affect the talent development profession.
ASTD changed its name to ATD to meet the growing needs of a dynamic, global profession.
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