SoCal Chapters
2017 Regional Conference

Calling all Talent Development Professionals
Request for Proposals (RFP) Now Open!

November 12-13, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

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The proposal submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. ET, August 3.  

Mark your calendars for this upcoming regional event! ATD is collaborating with the Southern California chapters to hold a regional conference this fall in Los Angeles. Industry professionals, chapter members, and chapter leaders in the region are invited to join us for a one-day learning and networking event, with a reception the evening before.

Summer Social Media Series

5-Week Social Media Series
Wednesdays: July 19 thru August 16

ATD-OC is pleased to announce the return of its Summer Social Series, a collection of five webinars exploring the social media universe. We’ll discuss why a presence in the major social media platforms is neither a gateway to success nor a waste of time, and how we can maximize our presence in those platforms. (No worries if you missed the first classes. Details to view replays will be in your registration confirmation.)

Attendance is an exclusive benefit for ATD-Orange County Chapter Members.
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Find out more and view the Better Branding Through ADDIE slideshow!

Chapter meetings are dark in July and August for the Summer.
Please sign up now for our our upcoming September Meeting!

September Chapter Meeting:
How Formal Mentoring Programs Can Help Recruit, Retain and Fill Leadership Pipelines

Wednesday, September 27 ~ 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Join us as we discover why top performers and high-potential employees disengage from their company because of leadership development issues and how formal mentoring programs can alleviate this problem and increase the leadership pipeline in your company.

Dee Elliott, successful business owner will share her 17 years of experience developing meaningful Mentoring programs with tried and true technology to match participants and guidelines to create successful pairs. Come discover how you can use these Mentoring principles to help retain, recruit and advance potential leadership and diversity candidates.

Listen to what Daniel Lobb will be sharing with us on November 15 and 16 (new dates) ...

Chapter Learning Event: Inspiring Greatness by Leading Differently


Special Interest Groups

  BizSIG ~ TBD

Info Coming Soon
  Change Leadership ~ Tuesday, August 8

Transforming Management Culture using The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Join us as Brenda Post, a local organization development & HR transformation leader, tells us how she shifted an organization’s leadership team to a culture of accountability.
  Training & Technology ~ Thursday, August 17

Storyboard Review

The goal is to create a module that knocks the socks off our client. After this meeting, we’ll have until the end of the month to submit our final storyboards to the client for their approval.

Training Management Meet Up (TMMU) ~ Wed., August 2

Improving Learning Transfer

We’ll review tips from The 6D’s Company’s unique perspective on how to transfer training to the job and discuss best practices to ensure that learning from formal learning initiatives gets applied on the job.

Trainers' SIG ~ Friday, September 15

Info Coming Soon

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Nominations now being accepted for the
2018 Board of Directors!

Have you thought that it's time to get more involved? Do you want experience serving on a non-profit board? Do you want to give something back to your profession? Do you want more say as to what happens in our chapter?

Click here to find out how you can become part of the leadership team to guide your OC Chapter in 2018.

Deadline to nominate is Friday, August 11.

Skills Development Academy (SDA) is now accepting Applications!

Is there a skill you’re working on, to land that next job or contract? What if you could develop that skill through a real-world project – one that gives you a resume-enhancing experience, a sample for your portfolio, an update to your LinkedIn profile, and a story for your resume?

In the SDA, you will be given an opportunity to build and demonstrate a specific skill by means of a real L&D project for a “Client Organization.”

Click here to learn More... about the Developer, Advisor and Organizational roles.

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