If you’re an academic (faculty or student of a training and development-related degree program), I invite you to join me for lunch at ASTD’s International Conference in Dallas!

Michael AllenOn Monday, May 20, author Dr. Michael Allen will join faculty and higher education leaders for lunch and candid conversation around content in his latest book Leaving ADDIE for SAM: An Agile Model for Developing the Best Learning Experiences. Leaving ADDIE for SAM introduces two new concepts—SAM, the Successive Approximation Model, and the Savvy Start. Together, they incorporate contemporary design and development processes that simplify instructional design and development, yielding more energetic and effective learning experiences. Seating is limited and preregistration is encouraged. Register online at highered2013.eventbrite.com to reserve your seat.

Dan-SchawbelOn Tuesday, May 21, I am hosting lunch for student attendees. If you are a PhD, master’s, or bachelor’s student, please join me as Dan Schawbel, author of Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success, shares his insights and expertise on personal branding. Dan is the managing partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm, and was named to the Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30 List in 2012.” Seating is limited and preregistration is encouraged. Reserve your seat online at studentday2013.eventbrite.com.

Learn more with our featured lunch speakers by attending their education sessions at the ASTD International Conference & EXPO.