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Overview of ATD Austin Programs

Communities of Practice

Collaborative virtual discussion groups to advance specific skills in the field of Talent Development. These 60-minute sessions are managed by the Communities of Practice Directors, hosted by leaders with demonstrated expertise in their respective areas. A new topic is featured (or expanded upon) each session. Sessions are designed to build engagement and community.  

Networking Socials

One hour every month let loose and virtually connect with your Austin ATD community! Come join these informal networking events to connect and engage with fellow Talent Development professionals.

Chapter Meetings

Our quarterly, in-person chapter meetings allow members to network, interact with expert panels, catch up on talent development trends, and be in the know about what’s coming up for ATD Austin.  

New Member Orientation

During onboarding, you will network with other members, learn about our chapter, and discover ways to get the most out of your membership.

Specifically, we will address

  • Who ATD Austin is
  • What we have to offer you
  • How we operate as a Chapter - with over 200 members
  • Ways YOU benefit - opportunities to leverage your membership to support your professional goals

APTD | CPTD Recertification

Every three years, Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) and Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) credential holders must earn recertification points demonstrating their continued growth in the field.  ATD Austin is a pre-approved provider for eligibility and recertification points with the ATD Certification Institute.

  • Approval and credits are awarded based on the educational time spent on talent development-related topics at the rate of one point per contact hour.
  • Attendees of ATD Austin's professional development programs are responsible for obtaining proof of attendance and reporting the number of hours earned.

CHIP Code: CH7059 | Use for every purchase at the ATD Store

PO Box 13324
Austin, TX 78711

Media Policy: By attending events, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded. Your entry constitutes your consent to such photography, filming and/or recording and to any use, in any and all media throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever in connection with the event. You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent given by you by attending events.

Event Registration and Cancellation Policy: ATD Austin has implemented Event Registration and Cancellation Policy for its paid events. Event registration fees should be paid online by credit/debit card at the time of registration. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact All cancellations are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee. No refund will be given for cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the event. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact ATD Austin.

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