Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

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

Some of our SIGs develop projects in specific areas related to Talent Development. 

  • FREE for members
  • $15 for non-members 
Click on the logos or SIG names to learn more about each SIG

Upcoming SIG Events

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The BizSIG  serves the needs of internal talent development specialists and managers, and independent consultants and talent development specialists – otherwise known as external talent development specialists.

Schedule of Topics for 2021 (Subject to change):

The Change Leadership SIG explores change leadership models through case studies. 

The The Trainers' SIG aims to build your presentation and delivery skills. This group focuses on topics important to those of us who deliver training and webinars.

The The Training & Technology SIG is devoted to eLearning and mLearning solutions that utilize technology that impacts the the talent development industry.

Training Management MeetUps (TMMU) bring together those responsible for managing the employee training function to share experiences, tools, resources, and best practices.

The Southern California Young Professionals SIG  is a collaborative community of young professionals from ATD Los Angeles, ATD Orange County, and ATD San Diego Chapter. Our network offers resources geared towards young professionals that help them advance their careers. From content and tools to activities and projects, we are here to engage with you to tackle today's toughest industry challenges and to grow as L&D professionals.

Schedule of Topics for 2021 (Subject to Change)

  • August 26, 2021: Discover Your Strengths | Speaker: Gelli Ann Dayrit, Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
  • Winter 2021: End of the Year Celebration

Schedule for 2022 (Subject to Change) 

  • March 10, 2022 
  • June 9, 2022 
  • Summer Mixer (TBD)
  • September 8, 2022 
  • December End-of-year Celebration (TBD) 

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