Check out some of the events and activities taking place today.
The EXPO Is Open
Starting today at 9 a.m., stop by and meet with the numerous EXPO suppliers in West Hall B. Learn about the solutions and products they offer that can help you overcome talent development challenges. You’ll find a variety of advanced tools and techniques that complement the new information you’ll learn in sessions during ATD22. The EXPO is open today until 3 p.m.
Career Coaching at the ATD Career Center
Stop by the ATD Career Center in W202 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and sign up for in-person coaching sessions with International Coaching Federation–credentialed coaches. Spaces are limited, so sign up early. Today the Career Center will also be offering two special sessions— “Using Coaching Skills to Grow and Perform in the Workplace” with Giuseppe Totino from 10–11 a.m. and “Digital YOU: Real Personal Branding in the Virtual Age” with William Arruda from noon–1 p.m.—and a resume roundtable from 4–5 p.m. Add these to your schedule in the Conferences mobile app.
Author Meet and Greets
Stop by the ATD Store (West B Lobby) today between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. today to pick up one of ATD’s latest books, research reports, TD at Work guides, and ATD merchandise. Or stop by to meet one of your favorite authors. Here’s a list of the authors scheduled for the store today:
- Nanci Appleman-Vassil
- Britney Cole
- Randy Conley
- Stacey Gordon
- Diana L. Howles
- Bridgett McGowen
- Margie Meacham
- Jack J. Phillips and Patti P. Phillips
- Becky Pike Pluth
- Kim Seeling Smith
- Paul Smith
- Wendy Terwelp
- Melissa Daimler
- David Dye and Karin Hurt
- Jay Erikson
- Suzanne Frawley
- Julie Winkle Giulioni
- MJ Hall
- Esther Jackson
- Jerry Kaminski
- Karl Kapp
- James Kirkpatrick and Wendy Kirkpatrick
- Antonie Knoppers
- G. Riley Mills
- Laleh Patel
- Marie Wehrung
TD for Good: A Gift for Teaching
Today’s TD for Good community service opportunity is assembling school essentials kits for teachers. Each kit contains pencils, paper, coloring supplies, and more. The goal is to create 1,000 kits today. Visit the TD for Good station in West Hall B to participate.
New this year, in West Hall B, scan your badge at one of the concession stands at the back of the EXPO and select your choice of entree, side, and drink. Then join exhibitors and other attendees for your meal. Stop by today and tomorrow between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and on Wednesday between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Note: You may use your badge only once per day and must use it at the same stand for all three items.
Win a Prize
Throughout ATD22, there are a variety of ways to win a prize. Stop by the Information Desk in ATD Central to pick up a Get Spotted ribbon. Wear that during the conference and if a Secret Spotter (ATD staff member) sees your ribbon, you could win a prize, such as free conference or workshop registration or an ATD publication.
ATD22 wouldn’t be complete without the treasure hunt. The contest begins today at 9 a.m. Pick up your treasure hunt card at the EXPO entrance; then visit each prize partner for a chance to win. The prize drawings will take place Wednesday afternoon on the EXPO floor; you must be present to win.
Many exhibitors are also offering show specials and giveaways at their booths. See the ATD22 Program Guide for a full listing, and visit the exhibitors to learn more.
The Global Village is available for participants from outside the US and is open to everyone interested in global exchange. Meet with fellow professionals from other countries and with ATD Global staff members. The Global Village is open today from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. as well as on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders
Speakers: Rob Shallenberger and Steve Shallenberger
Sponsored by: Becoming Your Best
This session reveals the lessons, skills, and tools you need to increase productivity, improve performance, and reach your highest potential. You will learn what decades of research have identified as the 12 things great leaders and top performers do to accomplish extraordinary results.
Emotional Connection and Leadership
Speakers: Lola Gershfeld and Ramin Sedehi
Sponsored by: EmC Leaders
Emotions drive our interactions and are the strongest basis for connection with others. When we’re emotionally connected, we can resolve conflicts, gain knowledge, and deliver results. In short, we’re unstoppable. Join this session to learn how emotional connection can make you a great leader, an engaging partner, and a better human.
Elevating Women and Diverse Talent Now
Speaker: LeeAnn Mallorie
Sponsored by: Guts & Grace Leadership
With one in four women leaving the workforce, recent women’s advancement gains in corporate leadership roles may be erased. Learn a new women’s leadership development strategy that holistically addresses the intersection of leadership, trauma, and resilience to update your training mindset and approach.