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    • March 01, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • World Wide Web / Virtual Webinar

    Join us! 

    Gamification for 

    Learning Development

    March 1, 2017

    12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Location:  World Wide Web


    Wouldn’t it be great to know how to introduce a gaming dimension into the corporate training programs you design or deliver? What would it look like to include game elements such as points, levels, challenges, rewards, and easter eggs to drive participation, engagement, retention, and to achieve a measurable ROI?

    This hands-on, LIVE webinar takes you through the 5-step process of gamifiying a training program. You’ll learn how to:

    • Define your measurable business objectives and determine how Gamification will help you to achieve your objectives
    • Weave analogies and stories to make the training stickable – so that players remember facts and transfer skills to real world scenarios
    • Create the right mix of ingredients and next steps in your learning activities to allow the participants to acquire knowledge and skill
    • Identify the game elements (points, badges, leaderboards, etc.) and game mechanics (chance, competition, collaboration, rewards, etc.) you will use
    • Construct a consistent, attractive - even charming and captivating - cohesiveness that ties the entire project together
    • Answer the question:  Is it fun?

    Gamification of real-world training and development is a powerful technique which can motivate people and help generate loyalty to your organization, its products, and its message. At its core, Gamification is about finding the fun in the things that we have to do.

    When learning is fun, people remember, apply, and return to the learning.      

    About the presenter: Jonathan Peters

    Jonathan Peters, Ph.D. is an international professional keynote speaker, trainer, author, and copywriter. He believes that change is inevitable, adaption is vital, but success is optional. He works with those who pursue the option of success.

    For instance, his book, Cavemen Can't Market, shows how some companies continue club prospects with their pitches. They fail to realize that in the current era, consumers are in charge. Consumers, sales teams, employees – anyone we're trying to reach – must now be "wooed."

    Communication has been core to Jonathan's pursuits, first as a writer and professor, and later as a marketer and professional speaker. His current pursuits center on how leaders, marketers, and salespeople can utilize persuasive elements and new technologies to not only inspire, but also to compel people to action.

    His entertaining, energetic, edgy, and enlightening style not only makes learning fun and inspiring, but also memorable and applicable.

    What’s included in my registration?

    Full access to webcast with live Q&A, opportunity to network with speakers and fellow attendees. 

    I’m registered – now what? 

    You’ll receive a confirmation email from ATDCFL with important login details and additional event information.

    I haven’t received my confirmation email. Who do I contact? 

    Please check your spam filter first. If you still haven’t received it, email us at rosa@tdcentralflorida.org for assistance.


    If you have questions about the event or registration, email professionaldev@tdcentralflorida.org for assistance. 

    • March 15, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • World Wide Web / Virtual Webinar

    Join us! 

    Free webinar! 

    Bibbity, Bobbity, BOO!  

    No More Boring Lectures for You!

    Wednesday, March 15, 1-2pm EST

    Location:  World Wide Web

    ***** FREE ***** 

    Whether online or in the classroom, you’ve felt the pain. Training is so lecture laden that you wish you had a magic wand to make it all go away!
    Well, NOW you can! We’ll show you how to use your powers for GOOD and change up how you write activities so that your learners will be engaged instead of disengaged.
    Experience five activities (alternatives to lecture) that will help you produce high engagement and retention in any learning environment! 

    In this highly interactive session, you learn how to:

    · Write directions and rules for a learning simulation

    · Prepare participants BEFOREHAND for the learning session

    · Develop information search activities with processing questions

    · Create the components of an observation activity

    ·Craft demonstrations with skill performance checklists to be used in the training environment and back on the job

    Sign up today and you, too, can magically transform your lectures into long lasting learning experiences!

    About the presenters: The Training Clinic

    Founded in 1977 in Southern California, our core business is training trainers: how to manage the learning and development function, how to design effective learning, how to facilitate training with impact...the whole train-the-trainer process. Of course, we also practice what we preach and offer a full range of professional development courses as well.

    We have trained over 170,000 people on five continents with the help of our phenomenal team of 20 Certified Master Trainers located across the US and three International Licensees.

    From our founding, we have evolved and grown to be the trusted partner of choice for learning and performance professionals worldwide.

    We accomplish this through a well- focused mission:

    • To model state-of-the art design, facilitation, and management of learning through workshops, certificate programs, on-line training and webinars, performance consulting, coaching, publications, training products and job aids.
    • To provide practical and useful tools to make the job of the learning professional easier and more beneficial to the organization.
    • To share our expertise and passion for adult learning, inspiring others to do the same.

    The best thing about The Training Clinic is our unique culture. We created these core values to more clearly define what exactly The Training Clinic culture is. They are reflected in everything we do and every interaction we have. Our core values are always the framework from which we make all of our decisions.

    What’s included in my registration?

    Full access to webcast with live Q&A. 

    I’m registered – now what? 

    You’ll receive a confirmation email with important login details and additional event information.

    I haven’t received my confirmation email. Who do I contact? 

    Please check your spam filter first. If you still haven’t received it, email us at professionaldev@tdcentralflorida.org for assistance.


    This is a FREE webinar.

    • March 22, 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • March 24, 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

    Join us at the 

    2017 Learning Solutions Expo! 

    Networking Event

    March 22-24, 2017! 

    9 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Location:  Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

    Network with your fellow ATD Central Florida chapter members!

    Networking Meet Up: Learning Solutions 2017

    This event is for collecting email addresses of people interested in meeting up and networking at the Learning Solutions Conference and Expo March 22-24, 2017 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. 

    If you are interested in learning more about the conference go to  https://www.elearningguild.com/LSCon 

    This is not the formal registration for the FREE or PAID conference. We are using this strictly to know who will attend this FREE networking event. You must still register for either the FREE or Paid conference on their site.  

    The purpose of this meetup is to get to know other chapter members as we soak in all the wonderful happenings going on at the EXPO. 

    If you need further information, please contact the Professional Development team via email at professionaldevelopment@tdcentralflorida.org.  

    For more information about the conference visit:   


    • March 25, 2017
    • March 28, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Stetson University, Celebration Campus, 800 Celebration Ave., Celebration, FL 34747

    Join us! 

    Level 1 & Level 2 Gamification Certification  

    Learn from the #1 rated Gamification Guru Monica Cornetti and become a better, higher-rated, and considerably more effective trainer, teacher, instructional designer, or human resource professional!

    These hands-on workshops take you through the trademarked and proven process of gamifiying your organizational quest.  

    Level 1 Gamification Apprentice Agenda (3/25):

    In this 6-hour certification program you will use L&D case studies as you overlay the 5-step Game the System™ model for gamification learning design, gather data, and participate in problem-solving and assessment exercises.

    Module 1:  Define Learning Objectives... The Fundamentals of Fun!

    Module 2: It's Story Time - Create an Epic Adventure

    Module 3: Design Variety into Your Activities

    Module 4: Add the Game Design and Mechanics

    Module 5: Tally up the Aesthetics So They Wanna Play!

      Module 6: Gamification Audit of Organization Quest 

      Upon completion of the Level 1 Certification the Gamification Apprentice you will demonstrate an introductory understanding of all components used to apply the Game the System™  gamification design overlay to an L&D program.

      Click here for detailed Level 1 description

      The Level 2 Certification – Gamification Journeyman program qualifies for 12 Recertification Credits with HRCI, SHRM, and ATD.

      This hands-on and self-directed class takes you through the 7-stage Sententia Gamification Design Framework. You will explore AND apply game mechanics (such as points, levels, challenges, rewards, chance, collaboration) linked to core human desires such as power, status, relationships, autonomy, progress, mastery, and purpose.

      Level 2 Gamification Journeyman Agenda (3/27 & 3/28):

      Module 1: Onboarding – Identify the course objectives and outcomes!

      Module 2: Identify Your Why – Examine business objectives, identify why we are playing, investigate game design theory.

      Module 3: Prototype Your Players – Profile your players who are involved in the quest.

      Module 4: Determine Desired Behaviors – Define the tangible behaviors that are required to meet your business objectives.

      Module 5: Engage with Game Mechanics Dynamics – Research and engage with the definitions and psychology of fun.

      Module 6: Map Your Player Journey – Create the player journey for the players to achieve the business objectives.

      Module 7: Understanding UX/UI – Research the different technologies that can be used to apply your player journeys.

      By the end of this 12-hour certification program, through our proven reverse engineering process, you will be able to map the Sententia Gamification Design Framework to a case study, assess best practices, and demonstrate applied competence in the application of gamification strategy design to a talent development case study.

      Click here for detailed Level 2 description

      Our Presenter: Monica Cornetti

      Featured on the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek, Monica Cornetti is ranked as the #1 Gamification Guru in the world by UK based Leaderboarded. She works with individuals and organizations who want to learn how to think differently to achieve uncommon results.

      Monica is a highly sought-after speaker because of her spunkiness and emphasis on fun while learning. She is the author of the Amazon #1 Best Selling book What Were You Thinking?, the newly revised Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide:  Put Gamification to Work for You, and the acclaimed book Your Face Isn’t Finished Until Your Lipstick Is On: Rules of the Women’s Success Game.

      Based in Austin, TX, Monica does what she can to help “Keep Austin Weird,” enthusiastically frequenting the greenbelt, farmers markets, and music venues. The practice of making business processes compelling by making them fun is about the most fascinating and coolest thing she can think of. 


      Level 1 Workshop:

      ATD Member $247.00 / Guest $297.00 

      Refresher for previous attendee (prior attendance will be verified) $99.00

      Level 2 Workshop: 

      ATD Member $447.00 Guest $497.00 

      Discount for previous attendees of Level 1 Certification - save $50! (prior attendance will be verified) ATD Members $397.00 / Guests $447.00

      Combo Level 1 & 2 Workshops:

      ATD Member $654.00 / Guest $744.00 

      All registrations include a light breakfast and box lunch. 

      Special Thanks to our Venue Sponsor!


      Recertification Credits

      *One Credit, PDC, or Point is awarded for each physical hour of 
      continuing education that meet Recertification Guidelines.

      Please review your Recertification Guidelines posted at: 
      http://www.hrci.org/recertification/, http://www.shrm.org/certification, 
      or www.td.org/cplp for more information.

      If you have questions about the event or registration, email professionaldev@tdcentralflorida.org for assistance. 

      • April 11, 2017
      • 1:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • World Wide Web / Virtual Webinar

      Join us! 

      Free webinar! 

      Training Doesn't Work if 

      Performance is the Goal!

      Tuesday, April 11, 11am-12pm EST

      Location:  World Wide Web

      ***** FREE ***** 

      It’s likely this looks NOTHING LIKE the world you are in!

      Once upon a time, learners:

      1.  Attended full-week workshops.
      2. They had others who backed them up so they could be fully focused on the learning.
      3. When they returned, their boss and team expected them to be competent in the new things learned, and...
      4. They were expected to apply what they learned immediately.

      If you get a chance to go to an all day workshop away from the office, you are constantly interrupted by work during the day thanks to email and other media, and you are twice as overwhelmed when you return the next day. The likelihood that performance will change is becoming less and less.

      If you’re a person who believes that our duty is to help people perform better and make more impact at work, this realization is tough to accept. It’s time to step up, revisit how we deliver performance change and rise to the opportunity to truly improve productivity and engagement. 

      Join Lou as she shares ideas, rubrics and tactics to move into the next evolution of learning and development.

      About the presenter: Lou Russell

      Lou Russell is the CEO/Queen of Russell Martin & Associates, an executive consultant, speaker and author whose passion is to grow companies by growing their people. She is the author of The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook , Project Management for Trainers, Training Triage, IT Leadership Alchemy, Leadership Training , 10 Steps to Successful Project Management and Managing Projects. Through speaking, training and writing, Lou draws on 30 years of helping organizations achieve their full potential. She inspires improvement in leadership, project management and individual growth. Lou’s upbeat style, and humorous stories about on-the ground experiences will give you the passion and tools to improve the bottom line. You will be moving, laughing, participating, inspired and challenged. Most importantly to Lou, you will learn.

      What’s included in my registration?

      Full access to webcast with live Q&A. 

      I’m registered – now what? 

      You’ll receive a confirmation email with important login details and additional event information.

      I haven’t received my confirmation email. Who do I contact? 

      Please check your spam filter first. If you still haven’t received it, email us at professionaldev@tdcentralflorida.org for assistance.


      This is a FREE webinar.

      • April 20, 2017
      • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Nova Southeastern University, 4850 Millenia Blvd, Orlando, FL 32839

      Join us! 
      Crucial Conversations

      Thursday, April 20, 2017


      Nova University 

      Organizations that teach their employees the skills to hold crucial conversations experience results!

      Top-rated leaders routinely employ skills that turn diverse thought into synergy and synergy into results by mastering crucial conversations. In short, when the stakes are high, opinions differ, and emotions run strong, the best individuals, teams, and organizations: 

      • Speak up and encourage others to do the same—no matter the topic, power difference, or sensitivity of the subject. 

      • Create an environment where people share their best ideas, make wise decisions, and then act on those decisions with conviction. 

      • Speak persuasively, and not abrasively. 

      Based on the award-winning training program, Crucial Conversations, and the bestselling book of the same title, this program will guide you through the steps to mastering crucial conversations to achieve alignment, agreement, and execution.

      Join us to learn how its done having one crucial conversation at a time.

      Our Presenter: Stephen Childs

      Steve spent eighteen years of his professional career
      in the pharmaceutical industry. He started as a sales rep and was promoted through the ranks to run one of the marketing divisions, then one of the sales divisions, and eventually to the leadership development team. 
      In 2009, Steve started his own consulting company specializing in leadership development and began working with VitalSmarts. He has worked with groups as small as 3 and as large as 2,500—ranging from the boardroom to the production line.Regardless of audience size, Steve’s goal is to engage the audience in an active learning process to increase retention and post-learning application. He believes intentional application is the primary purpose of a training session, and if we don’t convert the learning in the classroom to our professional and personal lives, we have wasted time and money. Facilitating this successful transition is one of Steve’s areas of expertise. Helping people grow, develop, and become better leaders and better people is one of the primary drivers in his life.


      *Includes Crucial Conversations book

      -ATDCFL Members $20.00 (by 4/13/17)
      -Guest Registration $30.00 (by 4/13/17)                            -
      Late Registration (after 4/13/17) $40.00

      Registration includes a meal


      530-630: Registration / Refreshments / Networking

      630-8: Keynote Presentation

      8-830: Wrap Up

      Special Thanks to our Venue Sponsor!

      NSU is a not-for-profit, independent university that is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. We have approximately 27,000 students, 162,000 alumni, a sprawling, 314-acre Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus and a presence throughout Florida, the U.S. and nine countries around the world. Through five decades of explosive growth, our reputation for academic excellence and innovation continues to flourish.


      Are you looking to reach a great group of learning development professionals? 

      Sponsor an event or Advertise with us!

      By sponsoring ATD Central Florida Chapter activities, organizations share their brand with learning and development professionals throughout Central Florida. Sponsors can choose from a menu of choices to promote their businesses and benefit the community. Visit our website for more details. 


    Past events

    February 21, 2017 Webinar: Webinars That WOW!
    January 19, 2017 Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick: Igniting the Inner Fire
    January 18, 2017 Webinar: Sticky Learning!
    December 15, 2016 2016 ATD Central Florida Holiday Extravaganza and Trainer Showdown
    December 09, 2016 Carlann Fergusson: What Executives Say About You Behind Closed Doors
    November 12, 2016 2016 Member Appreciation Day
    October 13, 2016 Talent Management for Bench Strength Development
    September 17, 2016 Monica Cornetti: Level 1 Gamification Certification for Talent Development Professionals
    August 25, 2016 Kizzy Dominguez: 5 Secrets to Transform Training Through Gamification
    July 28, 2016 Monica Cornetti: Game the System™ - The Basics of How and Why to Gamify your Training Programs
    July 21, 2016 4th Annual Summer Sizzle
    May 24, 2016 Carlann Fergusson: Sharing Secrets to Increase Leadership Success
    May 18, 2016 Glen Bull Adaptive Learning: Unleashing the Holy Grail of Deep Learning Measurement
    April 28, 2016 Caja Kelly: Speedback Feedback!
    April 19, 2016 Kizzy Dominguez: 5 Secrets to Make Learning Stick
    March 24, 2016 Tim Brock, Ph.D. CPT: High Impact Human Capital Strategy
    March 16, 2016 Learning Solutions Conference and Expo!
    February 16, 2016 Ken Phillips: Boost Training Transfer!
    February 15, 2016 2016 Training Magazine Expo!
    January 28, 2016 2016 KickOFF!
    December 28, 2015 2015 Save the Dates!! Click to see future meeting dates!
    December 17, 2015 ATD Central Florida Holiday Extravaganza and Trainer Showdown
    November 17, 2015 Talents for Tolerance!
    November 13, 2015 2015 VIRTUAL eLearning Day - Exchanging Ideas with Industry Experts
    October 27, 2015 Get R.E.A.L. with Anita the Passionista!
    October 17, 2015 Member Appreciation Event
    September 17, 2015 Show Me the Money! Panel Event
    August 27, 2015 Making Change Stick!
    July 23, 2015 3rd Annual Summer Sizzle
    July 09, 2015 Talent Booster: Interactions in Articulate Storyline 2
    June 25, 2015 “Engaging the Head, Heart and Hands of a Volunteer”
    May 28, 2015 Talent Booster: Facilitating is Training
    April 14, 2015 Coaching Across Cultures: Leveraging Cultural Differences for Creativity, Unity and Purpose
    March 31, 2015 Virtual Event: I HATE CONFERENCE CALLS! Redefining Virtual Collaboration
    March 25, 2015 2015 Learning Solutions Field Trip Group Meetup Email List
    February 24, 2015 Oscar and the Terrible, Very Bad, Horrible Interview
    January 27, 2015 January 2015 - Ice, Nice, Baby!
    December 11, 2014 CFC-ASTD Holiday Extravaganza and Trainer Showdown
    November 07, 2014 2014 Membership Retreat
    September 26, 2014 Advanced eLearning Day - Getting to Know Your Tools
    September 17, 2014 Leadership Virtual SIG Series - "Are you a Leader Worth Following?" - Session 3 - Give Yourself
    August 28, 2014 August Evening Program - Trends in Talent Development
    July 29, 2014 July 2014 Program - Summer Sizzle
    July 23, 2014 Leadership Virtual SIG Series - "Are you a Leader Worth Following?" - Session 2 - Choose Yourself
    July 15, 2014 ISD Bootcamp
    June 26, 2014 June Evening Program - Crucial Confrontations/Accountability
    May 22, 2014 May Evening Program - Career Development
    April 29, 2014 April Evening Program - Building Your Leadership Bench
    April 04, 2014 ASTD Suncoast Virtual Event E-SIG: Open Source to Crowdsource: The Wonders of WordPress as Performance Support Virtual Meeting
    March 22, 2014 ASTD National Events in Orlando FL - ChIP Code 9133
    March 20, 2014 March Evening Program - EQ in Decision Making
    March 13, 2014 Learning Technologies SIG
    March 07, 2014 ASTD Suncoast Virtual Event Test Me Out!
    February 21, 2014 Introduction to eLearning and Learning Technologies
    February 12, 2014 Virtual Event: Delivering Engaging and High Quality Webinars
    January 30, 2014 January Networking Event
    January 27, 2014 Learning Technologies SIG
    December 12, 2013 Learning Technologies SIG
    December 03, 2013 CFC-ASTD Holiday Extravaganza and Trainer Showdown
    November 07, 2013 November 2013 Program
    November 01, 2013 Community Events - See what's happening in our area
    October 21, 2013 Leadership Mastermind Group
    October 11, 2013 2013 Membership Retreat
    September 24, 2013 September 2013 Program
    September 12, 2013 eLearning/Technology Mastermind Group
    August 27, 2013 August 2013 Program
    August 01, 2013 eLearning/Technology Mastermind Group
    July 23, 2013 July 2013 Program
    June 27, 2013 June 2013 Program
    May 30, 2013 May 2013 Program
    May 08, 2013 eLearning/Technology Mastermind Group
    April 23, 2013 April 2013 Program
    April 01, 2013 eLearning/Technology Mastermind Group
    March 21, 2013 March 2013 Program
    February 19, 2013 February 2013 Program
    January 24, 2013 January 2013 Program
    November 29, 2012 CFC-ASTD 30th Anniversary Celebration
    October 23, 2012 October 2012 Program
    October 05, 2012 2012 Membership Retreat
    September 27, 2012 September 2012 Program
    August 30, 2012 August 2012 Program
    July 26, 2012 July 2012 Program
    June 28, 2012 June 2012 Program
    May 22, 2012 May 2012 Program
    April 26, 2012 April 2012 Program
    March 20, 2012 March 2012 Program
    February 28, 2012 February 2012 Program
    January 24, 2012 January 2012 Program
    December 06, 2011 Annual CFC-ASTD Silent Auction and Holiday Program
    October 29, 2011 Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk-Team Bodacious Tatas
    October 25, 2011 October Program
    September 27, 2011 September Program
    September 09, 2011 Professional Development Event
    August 23, 2011 August Program
    July 30, 2011 July Community Service Project-Habitat for Humanity
    June 28, 2011 Activity-Based Learning: Integrating interactivity into your facilitation
    May 22, 2011 May Meet and Eat during ICE
    April 26, 2011 The Role of Training & Development: Facilitating Organizational Change through Strategic Alignment
    March 22, 2011 Succession Planning from the Middle Up
    February 22, 2011 Learn from the EXPERTS
    January 25, 2011 INFLUENCER: The Power To Change Anything
    November 16, 2010 Beyond This Point There Will Be Dragons
    October 26, 2010 Battling the Beasties
    October 25, 2010 Building Facilitation Skills
    October 08, 2010 Building Facilitation Skills
    September 28, 2010 Converting Your Training to E-Learning: Lumps, Bumps, and Bruises
    August 24, 2010 Leadership vs. Management, Recognizing the Balance
    July 27, 2010 What can you do to get a competitive edge in the field of Training and Development?
    September 22, 2009 Managing Change

    Constantly striving to INFORM. INVOLVE. INSPIRE. all Workplace Learning and Performance professionals around the world.

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