Monthly Learning Events

Join us for these networking and learning events open to non-members.

  • Pre-event social time and introductions.
  • Professional speakers on trending topics.
  • Structured networking activities to discover new connections.  
  • Dinner, drinks, and dessert!

    • 08/26/2020
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar Link Provided upon Registration
    • 39
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    As a learning professional, what are your predictions for learning in the future or how learning professionals should be designing learning?

    Learning is no longer an activity or luxury that only occurs at specific stages in your life or career. With the digital revolution, learning has become immediate, real-time, and relevant. As a learning and development professional, you’ve likely confronted the digital learning revolution, but you are armed with instructional design models from the pre-digital world. Now, today’s digital universe has a learning design model to integrate both new technologies and tried-and-true learning methods into the learning experience design: learning cluster design.

    This model empowers the revolution of the training industry for our Digital Age by showing L&D how to design a set of multiple learning assets, available across the flow of work, to deliver a performance goal on the job.

    Our profession is faced with an exciting challenge to embrace and navigate a new landscape. Join us as we talk with the incredible authors and TD professionals, Crystal Kadakia and Lisa M.D. Owens. They wrote "Designing for Modern Learning (Beyond ADDIE and SAM)", a groundbreaking new book published by ATD Press on June 30th.

    Win A Copy of Designing for Modern Learning!

    Each registration comes with one raffle entry for a copy of the book: Designing for Modern Learning.

    About the Presenters

    Crystal Kadakia and Lisa M. D. Owens are the authors of Designing for Modern Learning: Beyond ADDIE and SAM.  

    Crystal is a two-time TEDx speaker, organizational consultant, and best selling author, known for transforming the toughest workplace changes into exciting possibilities for our digital world. As a consultant, she brings organizations into the digital age, reimagining people strategies with clients in areas such as career development, learning culture, inclusion, leadership development, and employee engagement. Past clients include General Mills, Southern Company, Monster.com, Sierra Club, and other organizations.

    Lisa M.D. Owens is a learning expert who applies learning sciences to create training programs that move businesses forward. She designs training for the in-person and virtual classrooms and the web. Lisa founded Training Design Strategies LLC in 2012 to help companies achieve their goals through the power of training. Beyond her current client work, she is an instructor for Ohio University’s instructional design graduate program and on GC-ASTD’s Executive Advisory Board. 


    Schedule

    11:45 AM  Sign on, Introductions and Networking

    12:05 PM  Main Program

    12:55 PM  Drawing for complimentary copy of "Designing for Modern Learning"

    1:00 PM  Adjourn

    Developing Professional Capability: Learning Sciences

    Each ATD-OC Learning Event will be aligned to one Talent Development  Capability, as identified by ATD National.

    Talent development professionals applying best practice will understand and apply foundational learning theories, principles of adult learning theory, and cognitive science to design, develop, and deliver solutions that maximize outcomes.

    To find out more about the ATD Capability Model for the Training and Development Profession, visit http://tdcapability.org.


    About Registration:

    For evening meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day of the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    For breakfast & lunch meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day before the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    Cancellation/refund deadline is noon on the Monday before the meeting. No shows will be charged in full.

    PHOTOGRAPHY RELEASE

    As part of your registration, you will be required to indicate your acceptance or rejection of the statement below:

    I hereby give the Association for Talent Development, Orange County Chapter, its clients, agents, and assigns, full permission to use, publish and copyright photographic images, film images, video images, sound recordings, and any reproductions from these materials of me and/or my property or any part thereof, either in conjunction with or without using my name, and make changes or alterations therein and/or alterations thereto Worldwide in perpetuity. Some places these images and recordings may be used and posted include, but are not limited to, the Internet, emails, social media, etc.

    If I do not provide permission, I understand I will be seated outside of the field of video.

    • 09/23/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar Link Provided upon Registration
    • 41
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    From Change Management to Virtual Training Techniques,
    our Talent Development Leaders share their passion with you!

    Join us for this Micro-Conference experience for quick and timely topics that increase your knowledge and enhance your network connections through these specialized groups.  The following case studies and panel discussion will be sure to get your mind reaching out for more!

    Micro-session topics:

    • STAR Change Methodology - A Case Study in Change Leadership

      How will you help your organization build a new normal? How can you align organization design with business strategy?  Let's work through one perspective, the STAR Model

    • Lessons Learned in Virtual Training

      ATD-Orange County dove into virtual training along with the rest of the world this year, and challenged the medium with innovative approaches to remotely facilitate engaging instructor-led content.  What lessons did we learn?  What best practices might we share?  A quick panel discussion with some of our virtual event facilitators.

    • Critical Skills Discussion

      Presenting a micro case study for breakout room discussion. Join in with other learning professionals discovering a critical skill for talent development specialists.


    About our Facilitators

    Special Interest Groups (SIGs) complement our general chapter learning events by offering  meetings where people with a specific area of expertise or interest can get together and be more laser-focused in their learning and networking.

    Schedule

    6:00 PM  Registration, Networking

    6:30 PM  Welcome

    6:45 PM  Main Program

    8:00 PM  Event Close/Raffle

    8:30 PM  Adjourn

    Developing Professional Capability: Industry Knowledge

    Each ATD-OC Learning Event will be aligned to one Talent Development  Capability, as identified by ATD National.

    We seek to update our member's knowledge of relevant industries and industry segments.

    To find out more about the ATD Capability Model for the Training and Development Profession, visit http://tdcapability.org.


    About Registration:

    For evening meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day of the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    For breakfast & lunch meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day before the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    Cancellation/refund deadline is noon on the Monday before the meeting. No shows will be charged in full.

    PHOTOGRAPHY RELEASE

    As part of your registration, you will be required to indicate your acceptance or rejection of the statement below:

    I hereby give the Association for Talent Development, Orange County Chapter, its clients, agents, and assigns, full permission to use, publish and copyright photographic images, film images, video images, sound recordings, and any reproductions from these materials of me and/or my property or any part thereof, either in conjunction with or without using my name, and make changes or alterations therein and/or alterations thereto Worldwide in perpetuity. Some places these images and recordings may be used and posted include, but are not limited to, the Internet, emails, social media, etc.

    If I do not provide permission, I understand I will be seated outside of the field of video.

    • 10/21/2020
    • 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual Event
    • 32
    Register


     ATD San Diego  ATD Orange County  ATD Los Angeles

    Join the members of ATD San Diego, ATD Orange County, and ATD Los Angeles for a joint chapter event!   

    We’ll start big, and zoom small, moving into two intimate breakout sessions where you can connect with fellow learning, training and development professionals across the region.

    Bring your own beverage of choice, flip on that video camera, and mingle!

    This event is restricted to 25 attendees per chapter!

    Register early to ensure your seat!





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