Thank you for your interest in speaking or presenting a concurrent breakout session at ATD-Austin Leader in Learning 2020 conference! We are excited to have a variety of leaders in learning share their knowledge with our ATD community and members on November 13 and 14, 2020. 

Click here to access and complete the speaker request form.

Proposal/Session Requirements: 

This year, ATD Austin is focusing on the new Talent Development Capability Model and are looking to build awesome breakout sessions at this year’s conference around the Personal, Professional, and Organizational Capabilities. 

Breakout sessions are 50 minutes. Please make sure your session is timed appropriately.

NEW!  This conference is a virtual live-online event. 

Your session proposal should align with one or more of the Talent Development Capability Model.





Learning Sciences

Business Insight

Emotional Intelligence &
Decision Making


Consulting & Business

Collaboration & Leadership

Training Delivery & Facilitation

Organization Development
& Culture

Cultural Awareness &

Technology Application

Talent Strategy &

Project Management 

Knowledge Management

Performance Improvement      

Compliance & Ethical Behavior    

Career & Leadership Development     

Change Management

Lifelong Learning


Data Analytics

Evaluating Impact

Future Readiness

Speaker Requirements:   
  • Deadline for submissions - NEW Deadline! August 31st
  • Committee will contact concurrent session speakers no later than - Sept 14th.  
  • Selected speakers will submit a short bio/description of session/headshot - September 21st. 
  • Final presentation materials – October 30th
  • How to submit your speaker proposal? 

    Thank you again for helping us build a fantastic conference this year!

    If you have any questions please contact: Shannon Sherwood, Director of Conferences at

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