All Upcoming U.S. Events
LearnNow: Game Design
September 22-23, 2016 | Atlanta, GA
December 8-9, 2016 | San Francisco
Learning games are a hot, hot trend, but why? What makes them work and how in the world do you go about designing one? In this workshop, we will explore a variety of different game types and identify what makes them playable. Then, using a step-by-step approach, you will design your own learning game and actually build a prototype of your game and play it. You will learn how to play test and how to iterate to improve the game’s playability and efficacy as a learning tool. Learn more.
Core 4 Conference
September 29-30, 2016 | New Orleans, LA
This two-day event features sessions from our best and most popular speakers on the most essential topics for all learning and development professionals: Instructional Design, Training Delivery, Measurement & Evaluation, and Learning Technologies. Learn More.
Learn From the BEST
October 5, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
Learn from the BEST is a unique conference where practitioners are the presenters. BEST award winners share their leading strategies and best practices with attendees, demonstrating how to transform the learning function into a key driver of performance, productivity, and profitability. Learn more.
LearnNow: Design for Behavior Change
October 13-14, 2016 | Atlanta, GA
In this workshop, you will explore the research and science behind real behavior change, including using techniques from the fields of neuroscience, behavioral economics, behavioral psychology, persuasive technology, habit formation, and even game design. You will look at what learning designers can learn from each of these disciplines and how you can use technology as an effective behavior change tool. Learn more.
ATD & Chapter Regional Conferences
Southeast: October 23-24, 2016 | Charlotte, NC
Midwest: November 13-14, 2016 | Chicago, IL
Mark your calendars for these two upcoming regional events! ATD along with the Midwest and Southeast chapters are collaborating to hold two regional conferences this Fall. Local industry professionals, chapter members, and chapter leaders are invited to join us for a one-day learning and networking event with a reception the evening before. Learn more.
Telling Ain't Training
November 3-4, 2016 | Chicago, IL
Based on the award-winning book of the same name, ATD’s Telling Ain’t Training event offers an exceptional approach to transforming ineffective “telling” into training that results in long-term retention and improved performance on the job. This event delivers interactive, practical strategies that can be implemented immediately to improve your training programs. You’ll come away with principles and tools that are backed by research and real-world experience. Learn more.
Healthcare Executive Summit 2016
November 13-15, 2016 | San Antonio, TX
The ATD Healthcare Executive Summit will arm you with successful solutions and invaluable connections to navigate the new healthcare talent development landscape. Learn from experts on the patient experience, transformational management, and leadership. Join your fellow healthcare executives from around the globe at this unique event aimed at solving the healthcare industry’s most important issues. Learn more.
LearnNow: The Modern Learner
December 1-2, 2016 | Tempe, AZ
Many organizations struggle with outdated training methods that are no longer effective across multiple generations of learners. At the ATD LearnNow: The Modern Learner two-day workshop instructional designers will learn how to turn an existing training program into a modern learning program that will keep their companies relevant in today’s talent marketplace. Learn more.
Leaving ADDIE for SAM
December 6-7, 2016 | Tampa, FL
In this MegaWorkshop, you'll practice the techniques necessary to produce the meaningful, memorable, and motivational scenario-based learning experiences your organization needs. You'll have the unique opportunity to participate in an industry-leading strategy specifically created to facilitate brainstorming and design prototyping. Learn more.
LearnNow: Change Management
December 8-9, 2016 | Austin, TX
Many companies fail because they ineffectively implement and manage change. As a key driver of successful change, you need the knowledge, tools, and confidence to be successful. The ATD LearnNow: Change Management workshop will turn you into a master of change. After attending, you’ll have the confidence to navigate all change, mobilize any team to embrace change, and improve productivity among all team members. Learn more.
ATD TechKnowledge 2017
January 11-13, 2017 | Las Vegas, NV
As a talent development professional in today’s tech-forward work environment, you are faced with a need to digitize your learning programs or enhance your existing designs. ATD’s TechKnowledge Conference will show you the latest innovations and industry trends to help you transform your programs into technology-enabled talent development instruments that will propel your company into the future. Learn more.
ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition
May 21-24, 2017 | Atlanta, GA
ATD 2017 brings the talent development industry to life by gathering together the game changers, the individuals who are shaping the industry; the legends, those who defined best practices; and the practitioners, you—the lifeblood of this profession! Learn and grow with us, because when you reach your fullest potential, you can effectively develop the talent around you, giving your organization the ultimate competitive advantage. Learn more.