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Tuesday at a Glance

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Beer Break
That’s right—take a break from learning to sample craft beers from local Orlando breweries. Stop by the EXPO floor in West Hall B.

Chill at the Quad
Take a break and relax or start up a friendly competition of cornhole or Jenga with others at the Quad in West Hall B. This is a space to decompress and connect with others.

Join Other Attendees for Lunch
Join exhibitors and attendees for a complimentary lunch 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. Stop by today between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Note: You may use your badge only once per day and must use it at the same stand for all three items.

TD for Good: Children’s Home Society of Florida
Today’s TD for Good community service opportunity is all about helping young children and their parents and supporting The Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Healthy Families Program. Visit the TD for Good station in West Hall B to create wooden puzzles that Healthy Families Home Visitors will use as teaching and bonding tools for parents to engage with their children while learning about such elements as age-appropriate activities and developmental milestones.

Bookstore Happenings
The ATD Store (West B Lobby) is open today between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Stop by after the keynote (from 10–10:30 a.m.) and Jay Shetty will sign copies of his book. Note: Space is limited, so arrive early. And come back between 4–5 p.m. for the ATD’s Handbook for Training and Talent Development, 3rd edition, book launch party. Have your book signed by Elaine Biech, the editor, while enjoying coffee and dessert. In addition, here’s a list of the authors who will be at the store from 12:30–1 p.m. for meet and greets:

  • Janet Ahn, Mary Slaughter, and Jon C. Thompson
  • Raafi-Karim Alidina
  • Michael Allen
  • Britt Andreatta
  • Dre Baldwin
  • Anne M. Beninghof
  • Jacqueline Burandt and Greg Rider
  • Holly Burkett
  • Kevin Eikenberry
  • Diane Elkins
  • Conrad Gottfredson
  • Cindy Huggett
  • Beverly Kaye
  • Kassy LaBorie and Tom Stone
  • Janice Litvin
  • Debbie Richards
  • Chad Udell
  • Alexia Vernon
  • Travis Waugh
  • Wayne Turmel

Unleash the Fun at Networking Night
Join fellow attendees at ATD22 Networking Night at Universal’s Islands of Adventure from 7:30–10:30 p.m. Tickets are still available; stop by Registration to purchase tickets. Shuttle service is provided between all official conference hotels and Islands of Adventure.

Career Center Special Sessions
The ATD Career Center (W202) will feature three special sessions today: “A Portfolio Is Your New Resume” with Tim Slade from noon–1 p.m.; “Languages of Career Development” with Julie Winkle Giulioni, from 2–3 p.m.; and “Are You Ready to Own Your Career in L&D?” with Andy Storch from 4–5 p.m.

Author Chat
I’m Quitting and Here’s Why: Creating a Meaningful L&D Experience for the New Generation of Employee
2:15–3 p.m.
Speaker: Aaron Dorondo
Sponsored by: Kaltura
As millennials and Gen Z are rapidly becoming the majority in the workforce, companies are investing in creating an environment that will hone their skills, support their ambitions, and aid in their retention. Let’s discuss how to create a meaningful employee experience and leverage L&D to engage and retain the younger generation of employees.

Check Your Bags
Heading home later today and need to store your bag for the day? Stop by the Luggage and Coat Check area in West A Lobby. The fee is $4 per bag; laptops and laptop bags are not accepted. The Luggage and Coat Check will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For those traveling tomorrow, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, you can remote airline check your bags and obtain your boarding pass for free. You must check in three hours prior to your departure time and show your government ID. This service is only available for domestic flights via American Airlines, Alaska Air, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and United. Airline baggage fees still apply.

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