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!

    • 09/23/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (PDT)
    • Webinar Link Provided upon Registration
    • 5
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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.  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

    • Jazz Up Your Online Meetings

      Innovation is often a result of challenges. When we are faced with obstacles, necessity drives new ways of doing things. Training Management Meet-Up is a forum for training managers and leaders to share ideas. In this session we will share a simple innovation that can jazz up your online meetings and reduce time spent in classroom collaboration. 

    • 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 Group (SIGs) leaders focus their talent development passions to complement our general chapter learning events.  They offer small group 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

    5:50 PM  Registration, Networking

    6:00 PM  Main Program

    7:30 PM  Event Close


    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
    • 17
    Register


    As we continue to utilize virtual environments to re-imagine our personal and professional connections, we find ourselves reaching beyond the physical boundaries that previously have limited our networks.

    Join the members of ATD San Diego, ATD Orange County, and ATD Los Angeles for our second joint networking event!

    Everyone had such a great time in June, they wanted to do it again! Come meet the neighbors, make new friends, build your network and have some fun! 

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

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

    This event is restricted to 30 attendees per chapter!

    Register early to ensure your seat!

    • 11/18/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PST)
    • Webinar Link Provided upon Registration
    • 42
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    In the current environment, we’re facing multiple crises at once… The COVID-19 pandemic. Social injustice and prolonged protests against these injustices. Natural disasters. Financial stress causing furloughs, layoffs and budget cuts. And, the next crisis is just around the corner.

    It’s been months of dealing with the change and the uncertainty of the "new normal." You’re feeling the effects… Stress that makes it difficult to shift psychologically, emotionally, and productively.

    With all hands are on deck to address the most pressing issues, you feel like there’s hardly any time to think about or work on your career. And, with so much out of your control, you’re concerned about your organization and even your job. Talent development professionals can feel especially vulnerable working in what some may consider non-essential positions.

    What steps should you be taking to build your career resilience?

    Based on her upcoming book, Resilience Ready: The Leader’s Guide to Thriving Through Unrelenting Crises, join Vivian Blade for this hands-on, skill-building program, where she will unpack: 

    - 3 ways the recent crises are changing careers and career management

    - 3 fears about your career and how to put them in perspective 

    - 5 Resilience Ready Principles and strategies to strengthen your Career Resilience

    About your Facilitator

     

    Vivian Hairston Blade, MBA, MBB, PMP

    President & CEO

    Experts in Growth Leadership Consulting, LLC

    Vivian Blade, MBA, MBB, PMP is a recognized leadership expert and thought leader. She works with the world’s top brands, equipping leaders with the resilience that inspires teams to recover quickly in the face of ongoing disruption and thrive in spite of insurmountable odds. Her impact is felt as a frequent speaker for association conferences, and in delivering transformative leadership development programs, executive coaching and consulting for corporations.

    In her work with the world's top companies, Vivian applies her extensive business, finance and leadership experience from a 20-year corporate career with Humana and GE, to coach and develop aspiring and established leaders in building high-performance, high-quality and high-service level organizations. Her corporate experience as a leader and individual contributor spans product management, marketing, ecommerce, Lean Six Sigma and customer experience. She also works in academia as a Part-time Professor of Project Management for the University of Louisville College of Business.

    Vivian is a prolific writer whose articles, featured in a number of professional, industry, and business publications, and published books have helped thousands of professionals succeed. She is the author of the book, "FuelForward: Discover Proven Practices to Fuel Your Career Forward", which reveals the inside secrets of career success. She has two upcoming books, Resilience Ready: The Leader’s Guide to Thriving Through Unrelenting Crises, and a book on the essential skill of Influence. She also is a contributor to two additional books published by the Association for Talent Development "Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love", and “Work the Problem: How Experts Tackle Workplace Challenges”.

    Vivian fulfills her passion for growing the next generation of confident and competent leaders by volunteering her time on the boards of various organizations, including Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana and The Lincoln Foundation.

    You may contact Vivian at vivian@vivianblade.com / vivianblade.com.


    Schedule

    11:50 AM  Registration, Networking

    12:00 PM  Main Program

    1:00 PM  Event Close


    Developing Professional Capability: Future Readiness

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

    We seek to inspire intellectual curiosity and constant scanning of the environment to stay abreast of forces shaping the business world, employees and their expectations, and the talent development profession.

    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 not activate my web camera during the session.





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