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    • January 01, 2016
    • December 31, 2016
    • Locations will vary for events. Always check the individual registration for location



    SAVE THE DATE

    Book your calendar for our 2016 events!
     Don’t miss any of the great speakers and topics coming your way. 

    Dates may change if we uncover an amazing opportunity to bring to you. 

    Here are more great things to look forward to in 2016!

    Evening Learning Events (5:30 to 9:00 p.m.)

    Professional Development 1/2 or Full Day Learning Events: 

    FREE Webinars!

    ATD Conferences in Orlando:

    Various Dates! Check out these local learning opportunities

    Do you have an idea for a learning event or webinar or know someone interested in speaking at one of our events? Email programs@tdcentralflorida.org!

    More events are being planned for the year so keep checking this link!

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Professional Development team, please contact Rosa Espinal at rosa@tdcentralflorida.org.


    • August 25, 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Nova Southeastern University 4850 Millenia Blvd, Orlando, FL 32839


    Join us! 

    5 Secrets to 

    Transform Training 

    Through Gamification! 

    August 25, 2016

    5:30PM - 8:30PM

    Location:  Nova University Orlando 

    Applying the principles of gamification seems to be the perfect way to enhance learning however few organizations are able to devote the time and resources to properly create game-style content. 

    This session will cover in case study format the five steps taken to Conceptualize, Develop, and Deliver a gamified course titled "The Lean Hero’s Journey" to teach lean management concepts. 

    Following the session, you will be able to:

    • Explain why games are so compelling for learning
    • Apply 5 steps to gamify content
    • Create an engaging game using low-cost resources


    Watch this short video regarding our session: 

    https://youtu.be/LN_odQPy6_g

    About the presenter: Kizzy Dominguez


    Kizzy M. Dominguez has over 15 years of experience in training, content development and elevating high impact teams. She was inspired by her father, and knew that she wanted to be a psychologist and an entrepreneur. The simple but powerful concept, “it’s all about empowering others” was instilled in her from a young age and became her motivation. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology. She was the 2014 Enterprising Woman of the Year and recently recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as a Woman Worth Watching®.


    REGISTRATION FEES

    $30 ATD members

    $35 Guests / non ATD Members

    $40 Late registration

    Special Thanks to our Venue Platinum 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. 

    www.tdcentralflorida.org 


    Are you interested in volunteering with ATDCFL? If the answer is YES or if you would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities go to our Volunteer information and sign up page: http://vols.pt/yNt1PN

    You may be able to submit for re-certification credit for CPLP, ISPI, or SHRM. Please visit each organization for details. 

    https://www.td.org/Certification

    http://www.shrm.org/certification

    http://www.ispi.org/ISPI/Credentials/CPT_Certification/


    As a friendly reminder, cancellations are due no less than 5 days prior to the program. Pre-Paid registrations will not be refunded after the fifth day and pending confirmations will be invoiced with payment due upon receipt. This policy will remain in effect as an effort to cover catering expense and unsold seating created by holding your reservation. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

    Photos or videos are often taken during the program meeting to be used for newsletters, social media, our website or marketing purposes.  If you prefer not to appear in the image, please let a board member or the photographer know at the meeting.

    • September 17, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • UCF Continuing Education, 3280 Progress Drive Suite 700 Orlando, FL 32826


    Join us! 

    Level 1 Gamification Certification for Talent Development Professionals

    There are trainers and there are TRUE TALENT DEVELOPERS...

    Spend a day learning 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!

    This is like no conference or workshop that you’ve ever been to before. The Sententia Gamification Certification LIVE is a complete immersion experience designed to leave you creatively inspired and technically masterful. You’ll leave exhausted and exhilarated. For those reasons, this certification is reserved for those who are truly committed to mastery.

    The Sententia Gamification Certification is the premier standard in the world for recognition as a gamification specialist for Talent Development Professionals. Holding a Certified Gamification Professional credential serves as a visible acknowledgement of your demonstrated mastery of core gamification principles and skills essential to the best practice of talent development. Plus, Sententia is the ONLY Gamification Certification that earns you recertification credits with HRCI, SHRM, and ATD.

    Whether you are a new or seasoned learning professional, this certification will help you to quickly and easily learn how to adapt a gamification strategy for your programs.

    BUT… you do need to be prepared to come and play FULL OUT for the entire day to DRAMATICALLY IMPROVE your L&D results and SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE your credibility and influence.

    You’ll improve your confidence, make more convincing pitches to the C-team, and lead your colleagues and co-workers with an articulate vision. 

    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.

    Monica’s client list includes: United Airlines, Kimberly Clark, PepsiCo, Shell Oil, Cameron Oil, LeTourneau Cranes, IHRDC, RiceTec, Proctor & Gamble, The ASBDC, Texas Tech, The Nature Conservancy, Jostens, Hulcher, Youth Build USA, American Fidelity, FM Global, SHRM, The Social Security Administration, Headstart of St. Louis, Infinisource, and IAAP.

    She is a graduate of Seton Hill with a BA in psychology, and The University of Houston-Victoria where she earned a Masters Degree in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship, voted by Forbes Small Business as one of the top 5 programs for entrepreneurial education in the country.

    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. 

    REGISTRATION FEES

    Early Registration (by 9/6/16) for ATD Central Florida Members, and ATD Friends w/Code (ISPI, SHRM, GOOD) $247.00 

    Early Registration & Purchase Membership (by 9/6/16) $277.00 

    Regular Registration ((by 9/6/16 w/No Membership) $297.00

    Late Registration (after 9/6/16 w/no Membership) $315.00

    Registration includes a light breakfast and box lunch. 


    Special Thanks to our Venue Sponsor!

    The University of Central Florida Division of Continuing Education provides credit/non-credit courses and programs to make accessible the University's resources for the re-education, training, professional advancement, and personal growth of the professionals and private citizens in its service area as well as the state, region, and nation. 

    Now, more than ever, human resources teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organizations and serving as strategic business partners. For more than 20 years, UCF Continuing Education has partnered with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM®) to bring HR training to the Central Florida community and are excited to continue offering SHRM®’s competency-based certifications. UCF Continuing Education continues to rank in the global top 20 for its SHRM® certification preparation courses for both face-to-face and live-online modalities.

    The SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™) are among the first HR certifications that focus on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including knowledge, skills and behavioral competencies.

    UCF Continuing Education's program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.  Fall cohorts begin in September/October and are available in the Central Florida area on evenings and weekends or in a live-online format to accommodate all schedules.  

    For more information on this program or additional HR Training program offerings, please visit www.ce.ucf.edu/PHRM

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

    • October 17, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Nova University 4850 Millenia Blvd, Orlando, FL 32839


    Join us! 

    Sardek Love & 

    Geoff Woliner

    Profitable Training 

    Business Academy


    • Have you dreamed of launching your own training/consulting/coaching business? 
    • Would you like to know how to create steady income from your dream business? 
    • Have you wished you had guidance from those who have built and grown a successful business? 

    How to launch and grow a profitable training business is the complete and proven business building road-map designed by leading experts. Our expert faculty will take the aspiring entrepreneur and the existing training business owner by the hand and coach them step-by-step through the exact system to run a highly successful global training business.

    In this live session, attendees will build a business profit plan to avoid wasting their time, money, and dreams. They will get a front row seat to the EXACT process for generating leads for a 6+ figure business. They will also craft and tell stories that attract and hook people to their business, and learn and practice comedic techniques to enhance their training delivery. And finally, they will develop original jokes, employ absurdity, and drop one liners that close deals and drive higher profit margin sales.

    Join us for the only one-of-its-kind workshop for launching and growing the training business of your dreams.

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this program, attendees will be able to:

    1. Assess the viability of their business and / or product idea before investing time, money, and resources
    2. Develop the profile of their best (paying) customer in a matter of minutes
    3. Utilize the ultimate content marketing toolkit to create content that positions you as THE authority in your specific niche
    4. Deliver training like a master by crafting original jokes, dropping one liners, & engaging audiences on the fly using time-tested techniques of professional comedians

    Our Presenters: 

    Sardek Love


    Like you, global leadership, training, and management consulting expert Sardèk Love always dreamed of building an internationally sought after training and consulting business.

    With nearly a decade of globetrotting experience equipping thousands of people in over 25 countries to believe, achieve, and succeed, Sardèk used those questions as the springboard for launching and growing a profitable international consulting and training business. Unlike almost all independent trainers and consultants, not only did he find the proven system for business success, Sardèk shows you exactly what do to and when to do it. 

    As one of only eight people in the world authorized to teach the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Master TrainerTM designation course, Sardèk develops and equips the best and brightest in the entire training and consulting industry.

    As a thought-leader, Sardèk’s contributions to the disciplines of education, management, leadership, and training are wide, vast, and ongoing. He is a former President of the Virginia Tech College of Human Sciences Alumni Association. He has the rather rare experience of being elected President of two different ATD chapters. Even rarer, he is a two time and an award winning member of the prestigious ATD National Advisors for Chapters (NAC) as he and his fellow NAC were awarded the 2003 Staff Partnership Award by Tony Bingham, ATD’s CEO. And he currently serves as a member of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Graduate Instructional Systems Development Board.


    Geoff Woliner

    Like you, Geoff also spent the majority of his life working for other people. Then, on one fine August afternoon, he said, "Enough! It's time to set my own 80 hour a week schedule!".

    There were many questions about this idea: Will people take a comedian seriously in a corporate setting? Is the idea of stand-up comedy as an effective means of communication too far outside the box? Will, "Stick around for the 9:30 show and try the veal" work for a Fortune 500 executive?

    Geoff used these questions to create the framework of his company, Winning Wit, and, over time, turn it into a cutting-edge, profitable business. Unlike many other communications consultants who try to turn you into them, Geoff uses his experience on stage to help you become a more dynamic you.

    Recognized by Kentucky Bride Magazine, WTOP Radio and several other outlets as a leader in comedic speechwriting and coaching, Geoff has worked with CEO's, law firms, entrepreneurs, private groups and individuals across every industry to help them successfully tell their stories to the world.

    Geoff works with the absolute best and brightest entrepreneurs to help them become the star of the show every time they enter the room. And having worked as the National Chapter Manager for ATD, he has a deep understanding of the L&D landscape and a passion for helping professionals in this industry thrive. Most of all, Geoff operates on one core principle:

    Your success is his success.

    Click here to read their full bio's and detailed workshop description

    REGISTRATION FEES

    Early Registration (by 9/6/16) for ATD Central Florida Members, and ATD Friends w/Code (ISPI, SHRM, GOOD) $247.00 

    Early Registration & Purchase Membership (by 9/6/16) $277.00 

    Regular Registration ((by 9/6/16 w/No Membership) $297.00

    Late Registration (after 9/6/16 w/no Membership) $315.00

    Registration includes a light breakfast and box lunch. 

    You may be able to submit for CPLP re-certification credit.

    As a friendly reminder, cancellations are due no less than 5 days prior to the program. Pre-Paid registrations will not be refunded after the fifth day and pending confirmations will be invoiced with payment due upon receipt.

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

    • November 01, 2016
    • December 31, 2016
    • Locations will vary for events. Always check the individual registration for location



    ATD is offering training in Orlando!
    Enhance your skills! 
    Enroll today! 

    Please use our ChIP code 9133 when registering. 

    Here are the great things to look forward to in 2016.

    Call 1-800-628-2783 to enroll in one of the following programs listed above or visit  https://www.td.org/Education

    Don’t forget to use CHiP Code 9133 when registering!!


    • December 15, 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Historic Dubsdread Ballroom 549 West Par Street, Orlando, FL 32804

     


    ATD Central Florida

    Holiday Extravaganza

    and

    Trainer Showdown!

     

    Thursday, December 15th, 2016

    5:30pm - 9:00pm 

     

    Join us as we celebrate Employee Learning Week and the end of a great year for ATD Central Florida!


    The evening will be a night of fun and festivities as we get energized with our 4th annual Trainer Showdown!


     Your Central Florida Chapter peers are going to wow, teach, and entertain us with a showcase of great learning ideas! Then, you get to vote on who will win the grand prize of $100! Come join the fun and help us crown our winner in the Trainer Showdown.

     

    You don't wanna miss it!

    It will be a night to remember!


    Everyone is welcome!

    The 4th Annual ATD Central Florida Holiday Spectacular and Trainer Showdown! 

    It's a Throw-Down!!!

    Register now to see our 

    contestants show their stuff!

    Last year's winner - Robert Jerus - 

    will be on stage as our MC! 

    Each contestant will have 12 minutes to show us their best stuff. What will happen in 2016 in Central Florida? It's up to you!

    Click here for registration form 

     


    Registration Fee for the Holiday Spectacular will be waived for all participants. It’s a win, win, win for you!

    Event Location:    

    Historic Dubsdread Ballroom
    549 West Par Street, Orlando, FL 32804

    Registration:   

    $35 SPECIAL! Early Bird Registration through 12/7/16

    $45 Standard Registration starting 12/8/16

    * Please note early registration closes on Dec. 8th at 5pm. If you register after that, the cost will be $45.

    As a friendly reminder, cancellations are due no less than 5 days prior to the program. Pre-Paid registrations will not be refunded after the fifth day and pending confirmations will be invoiced with payment due upon receipt. This policy will remain in effect as an effort to cover catering expense and unsold seating created by holding your reservation. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

    Photos are often taken during the program meeting to be used for newsletters, the website and marketing purposes.  If you prefer not to appear in the image, please let the photographer know at the meeting.

Past events

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

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