November 1  |  Commons Conference Center
@ J.J. Pickle Research Center

 

Join us for the Austin ATD

2019 Leader in Learning Conference


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Summer's officially over and we are excited about two things: cool(er) temps and the annual Austin ATD Leader in Learning Conference!

You do not want to miss this once-a-year opportunity to hear from our amazing lineup of speakers and panelists, meet other local professionals who share your passion for talent development, and be inspired by innovative projects up for this year's Leader in Learning awards

Your registration includes: 

  • Attendance for all sessions
  • Breakfast, lunch and beverages
  • Swag bag (+ door prizes for the lucky!)
  • On-site happy hour after the conference (more networking, fun and food!)

Click here to register NOW -- Early Bird Discount ends on October 12th!

SCHEDULE

 8:00 am  Registration / Breakfast
 9:00  Welcome: Scot Vessell, ATD Austin Board President
 9:15 Keynote address: David Wright, Dale Carnegie
 10:00 Breakout sessions
 11:00 Leader in Learning presentations
 12:00 pm Lunch / Networking / Expo
 1:15 Executive Forum: panel discussion
 2:30 Breakout sessions
 3:30 Fireside Chat: Sara Canaday, author and consultant
 4:30 Door prizes / Networking social

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

 KEYNOTE    FIRESIDE CHAT  


David Wright

Dale Carnegie Training
of Austin/Houston

CEO

LinkedIn



Dave is an inspiring speaker who has conducted over 5,000 speaking sessions all over North America, and who has been a featured speaker at the Dale Carnegie® International Convention five times. He has received ongoing international recognition as a premier trainer, including the prestigious “Global Trainer of the Year” award (out of 3500 Dale Carnegie trainers worldwide). 

Dave’s clients include a variety of industries and organizations, with programs delivered to both the employees and management of numerous companies, including Dell, Texas A&M, National Instruments, CITGO, Huntsman, & Electronic Arts (EA).  


Sara Canaday

Leadership Expert, Author
and Consultant

LinkedIn


As Sara ascended through the ranks to an executive position in operations with a major company, she realized that helping others to maximize their career potential was truly her life’s work. And doing so meant expanding her reach through her first book You. According to Them

Since then, Sara has become a sought-after leadership speaker and educator. She has been on the front lines and seen firsthand how the world of work and leadership has changed; and once again she wrote about it, in her second book, Leadership Unchained: Defy Conventional Wisdom for Breakthrough Performance.

 EXECUTIVE FORUM PANEL      PANEL MODERATOR


Dr. Ramona Arora

Dell Technologies

VP, HR Learning & Development

LinkedIn



Dr. Matthew Cohen

Charter Communications

VP, Customer Service

LinkedIn


Steve Donnelly

Cision

Head of Talent and Transformation

LinkedIn



Megan Fanale

Abilitie

VP Operations
LinkedIn

 BREAKOUT SESSIONS      


Jeff Johannigman

Innovative Trainer, Career Consultant, and Faculty Development Coordinator (ACC)

LinkedIn



Christiane Michaelis

Team-building Facilitator, Expert on Creativity & Innovation, TEDx + Public Speaker, Founder (The Dirty Easel)

LinkedIn

Dr. Latrice Rideout on LinkedIn

Dr. Latrice Rideout

Dale Carnegie

Training Consultant

LinkedIn


Karl Scheibel

Market Sense, Inc.
President and Owner

LinkedIn

SPONSORS

                        

   

VENUE

The Commons Conference Center is located on the J.J. Pickle Research Complex in northwest Austin, across from the Domain and adjacent to Mopac and 183. Directions and parking information are available here


And if you haven't heard about center's chef, you are in for a treat! Using herbs from an onsite garden and meat and vegetables from local farmers markets, he has created delicious menus and a local reputation for excellence. Breakfast, lunch and the post-conference Happy Hour are included with your registration. 


      

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