Sponsored by: CARA
An annual tradition to celebrate our chapter’s accomplishments. Plus, a toast to our generous volunteers and sponsors that contribute to the year’s successes!
The evening begins with
an hour of vibrant conversation, welcoming newcomers and seeing long-time colleagues. We’ll then sit down to a delectable plated 3-course dinner, continue exchanging thoughts and socializing in a more intimate gathering. At lastly, over our coffee and dessert, we will collectively applaud those who advance our great chapter year after year.
Be there to experience the excitement of two honorable awards presentations: ATDChi's Volunteer of the Year and The Dr. Deborah Colky Workplace Learning & Performance Student Award winners.
Come join the festivities as we honor our profession and the ATD Chicagoland!
Laura Wall Klieves
The daughter of a retired elementary school teacher, Laura’s unrequited love is teaching. And with three decades of experience as a marketing executive for big and small advertising agencies and clients, Laura brings a vast knowledge of visual story to Duarte.
Today, Laura serves as Duarte’s VP of Marketing and Academy – a dual role that keeps her busy. In the latter role, Laura oversees the workshop content and design as well as the facilitation and sales teams. She joined Duarte in 2010, just months after the very first Slide:ology workshop was created, and has been instrumental in expanding Nancy Duarte’s award-winning books into three additional instructor-led workshops, and an award-winning eCourse.
Laura is an accomplished speaker, delivering presentations focused on visual storytelling and best practices at conferences including Training Magazine, Association of Training and Development, the eLearning Guild, and to global brands including Hilton, Kantar, SAP and McAfee. …. When Laura has the opportunity to facilitate a workshop, she brings a wealth of experience in great visual design and storytelling from the trenches and weaves these stories into the learning throughout the workshop. Her energetic and easy-going style creates a great learning environment.
Laura is a third-generation native San Franciscan, whose maternal grandmother survived the 1906 Earthquake. She’s a second-generation graduate from San Francisco State University, with a BS in Business Administration, focused on Marketing and Advertising. And when she’s not working, Laura is a proud Girl Scout AND Boy Scout leader, for her daughter and son.
What Learners Need to Succeed: ATDChi 2016 Launch Event
Sponsored by: Caveo
Our first Networking Dinner of 2016 features a panel discussion on the learning process and new developments in research and methods that support successful learning.
Pamela Meyer, Ph. D., author of the new book, The Agility Shift, and Catherine Marienau, Ph.D., co-author of forthcoming book, Facilitating Learning with the Adult Brain in Mind, both of DePaul's School for New Learning & Center to Advance Education for Adults, already scheduled to appear.
The 21st Century Toolbox: Restock It With Social Learning
Do you find that building a learning strategy that incorporates the mindset of your distracted learners is a challenge? Are you still using methods from the 20th century as you create training? If so, it’s time to restock your toolbox!
The key to today’s learning is to build learner connectivity into your overall strategy. This is not just simply coming prepared with games and activities but to adjust to our overall toolbox to today’s connected society. Your learning toolbox likely needs to change, expand and adapt to your users and then you need to further adjust your toolbox to consider the needs of the business and of the moment.
In this session we will be taking your toolbox to the next level, incorporating different collaborative elements and learning new and richer ways to connect and engage your audience. Note: To be fully immersed in the experience, please bring your laptop or mobile device.
At the end of this session, you will be able to:
Shannon Tipton, Owner Learning Rebels Performance Consultancy
As Chief Learning Rebel, Shannon Tipton is a skilled learning strategist and facilitator with 20 years of experience developing successful learning strategies and infrastructures for L&D departments within organizations in North America, Europe and Korea.
Shannon works with people and organizations to lift learning innovation, knowing that today, social learning, content curation, and team collaboration are the keys to organizational success. She is recognized as bringing real-world expertise into the learning field by using cutting edge technologies and social learning tools to strengthen workplace alignment, enhance collaboration and increase learning connectivity.
As author of “Disruptive Learning” Shannon spreads the “Learning Rebel” message by frequently speaking at conferences across North America. Shannon is also an ATD certified facilitator for “Designing Learning”, “Blended Learning Design” and “Social Media Tools for Learning”. Ranking as one of the top 100 L&D influencers on Twitter (@stipton) her blog “Learning Rebels” is in the top 100 elearning blogs and can be found at learningrebels.com.
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2015 Annual Sponsors