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Kwik and Papagiannis to Keynote ATD’s 2023 Techknowledge Conference


ATD’s technology conference will help talent development professionals navigate this new world of work.

(Alexandria, Virginia), November 1, 2022— Jim Kwik, founder of Kwik Learning, will headline Techknowledge 2023—the Association for Talent Development’s three-day, immersive experience for TD professionals who utilize and embrace learning technologies. Helen Papagiannis, PhD, will be the day 3 keynote. The conference will be held February 7-9, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Kwik is a widely recognized world expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. His mission: No brain left behind. His online courses are used by students in more than 195 countries, and his online content has reached more than 350 million views. He is the host and creator of “Kwik Brain” with Jim Kwik, a global top 50 podcast which is consistently one of the top educational training shows on iTunes with tens of millions of downloads. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller: Limitless - Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, Unlock Your Exceptional Life.

Papagiannis is a world-renowned expert in the field of augmented reality (AR) and is the author of Augmented Human: How Technology Is Shaping the New Reality. She has been working with AR for more than a decade as a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist with a focus on storytelling and creating compelling experiences. She was named among the NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the Digital Media Industry (#16) in 2013 and was featured as an innovator in the book, Augmented Reality: An Emerging Technologies Guide to AR. Her work and research in the field includes her past roles as chief innovation officer (CIO) at Infinity Augmented Reality and senior research associate at York University’s Augmented Reality Lab in the department of film, faculty of fine art. Her 2011 TEDx talk was featured among the top 10 talks on AR and gamified life.

ATD TK 2023 showcases the latest industry technology trends and newest innovations disrupting the workplace learning landscape. This three-day, one-of-a-kind experience includes lecture-type sessions, interactive workshops, hands-on learning labs, and casual networking.


TK 2023 will take place in person and virtually. The early bird registration ends November 18. For more information, visit Follow the conference action on Twitter at #ATDTK.

About ATD


The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is the world’s largest professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees, improve performance, and help to achieve results for the organizations they serve. Established in 1943, the association was previously known as the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).

ATD’s members come from more than 100 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led US chapters and international member networks and with international strategic partners.

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