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Marcus Buckingham to Discuss New Strengths Research at ASTD 2011


Thu May 19 2011


New York Times best-selling author and employee engagement expert Marcus Buckingham will discuss new research behind his forthcoming book and strengths assessment, Stand Out, at ASTD's International Conference & Exposition being held May 22-25 in Orlando, Florida.

Buckingham, who will deliver the conference's opening keynote address on May 23, will give conference attendees an exclusive look at the groundbreaking research that helps people identify their competitive edge and provides practical tips on how to become more powerful contributors, managers, and leaders.


ASTD is partnering with The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC) to provide workplace learning and development professionals attending the international conference exclusive access to this new research and content. In addition to Buckingham's keynote speech, advance copies of Stand Out: Find your edge, win at work, will be available at the ASTD 2011 bookstore, months before it is available to the general public. TMBC will also exhibit in the EXPO, giving conference attendees additional opportunities to learn more about the new research behind Stand Out.

The ASTD International Conference & Exposition is the premier event for workplace learning and development professionals. Attendees have access to more than 270 educational and networking sessions and a world-class EXPO filled with cutting edge products and services.

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