Thursday, March 22, 2018 – Evening Networking Event

 5:00 – 6:00


6:00 – 9:00

     Networking with ATD Colleagues – Drinks & Appetizers


     Brief Remarks from Conference Chairs: Katie Vaillancourt and David Hofstetter

    Friday, March 23, 2018 – Conference & Expo

7:00 – 8:00

     Registration / Networking Breakfast

8:00 – 8:20

     Welcome: Conference Chairs: Katie Vaillancourt and David Hofstetter

8:20 – 9:20

     Keynote:  Brandon Carson

9:20 – 9:40

     Networking Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall & Sponsor Hall


Developing Talent

Wellesley - 1st Floor


Suffolk - 2nd Floor

Building Trainer Competence

Norfolk - 2nd Floor

Instructional Design

Dover - 1st Floor

Developing Talent and More

Soleil - 1st Floor


9:40 – 10:40

Karen Whelan-Berry &

Megan McDonough
Unleashing Engagement & Productivity: VIA Strengths

Wholebeing Institute

Karen Drummey &

Malcolm Johnstone

Ready, Set, Like!

Using Social Media Practices in Classroom Settings

Tufts Health Plan

Steve Gardiner

One Leader at a Time:

OJT in 2018

Gardiner Associates

Lou Russell

Transitioning to Agile:

How L&D Can Save the Day

Russell Martin & Associates

Dave Moss

An Outward Mindset:

Enabling Breakthrough Organizational Performance

The Arbinger Institute


Networking Coffee Break 

- Exhibit Hall & Sponsor Hall - Sponsored by Lumina Learning


Casey Collins

Focusing on the Why: 

Evolving to a Learner-Centric Experience at Dunkin’ Brands

Dunkin’ Brands

Michael Leckie

Three Truths of a Digital Mind: 
Unfixing Your Mindset


Rob Salafia
Leading from your Best Self:

Develop Your Executive Poise & Presence to Maximize
Your Potential

Protagonist Consulting Group

Nicole Baker Rosa

Unleashing “Your Future”
for the 21st Century


Julie Young

Building the Performance Habit: Discover and Patch
the Hidden Leak in Your Day

In-Sight Leadership Solutions

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch Break

- Exhibit Hall & Sponsor Hall

1:15 – 2:15

John Weidner &
Ross Tartell

Succession Planning Principles: Making  Employee Development Personal

Cornell Global &
Organization Performance Group

Ed Flahive

Enhancing Your Learning Strategy through Video


Mark Snow

Assessments A-Z:

Tools & Tips for the Entire Employee Life Cycle

Assessments 24x7

Owen Ferguson

Perception vs Reality:

How People Learn
at Work


Karin Whitley

Discover the Holistic Approach to
Organizational Development

Mountainside Treatment Center

2:15 – 2:35

Networking Coffee Break

- Exhibit Hall & Sponsor Hall

- Sponsored by Amador Bilingual Voice Overs

2:35 – 3:35

Brent Robertson &
Anna Samorukova

Creating Conditions that Invite Growth that Matters to the Learner and the Organization

Fathom, Edelweiss Group

Richard Montanaro, PhD
Humans & Data & Analytics:

Why Data Matters to Unleash Your Organization’s Performance

Career Discoverys

Janet Edmunson

Shining a Light on Unconscious Bias: The Trainer’s Perspective

JME Insights

Edward Beale & William Parry

PDQ Warrior: Learning Lessons from a Maori Canoe

Boston Scientific

Jamie Millard & Gus Murby

Helping Managers Become Workforce Development Partners

Lexington Leadership

3:35 – 4:00

Networking Snack Break

- Exhibit Hall & Sponsor Hall

- Sponsored by Videonitch 

4:00 – 4:45

     Closing Keynote: Carl Binder

4:45 – 5:00

     Wrap-up / Raffle: Conference Chairs: Katie Vaillancourt and David Hofstetter

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