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ATD Member Appreciation Month
Happy Member Appreciation Month and thank you for being a part of our community! All month long, we will celebrate by sharing member stories, best practices, and lessons learned on and ATD’s social channels. We hope you’ll join the conversation!

And don't forget, March 22 is the start of the Member Appreciation Sale, our exclusive members-only sale on best-selling ATD products and events.

New ATD-LA SIG: SoCal Young Professionals
Are you a professional age 35 or younger in the talent development industry? If so, SoCal Young Professionals (a collaboration between the LA, Orange County, and San Diego chapters) is just for you. Our network offers resources geared towards young professionals that help them advance their career. 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.

For additional information, please contact us at or through our interest form.
ATD 2021 Volunteer Program
Join the best networking circuit at the conference. Be a volunteer at ATD21! Hosted by the ATD Los Angeles and Utah Chapters.

ATD21 will be unlike any other ATD conference. For decades we’ve gathered thousands from around the world to collaborate, network, and learn together at our premier event.

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Virtual Events
March Chapter Meeting: Day One Leadership
One of many things that makes Amazon culture peculiar is their mental model around Day 1 Leadership. Day 1 Leadership is comprised of 4 elements: True Customer Obsession, Embracing New Trends, High Velocity Decision Making, and Resisting Proxies. The idea of being a Day 1 company has been a fundamental part of Amazon from the beginning.

When: 03/25/2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Virtual

When We Have to Learn By Unlearning
Please note our new meeting time!

Join your colleagues as we meet virtually to read and discuss cutting-edge articles of interest to our discipline. Today's discussion will be inspired by an article entitled When We Have to Learn By Unlearning. Laura Braeunig will be our RoundTable facilitator.

When: 04/02/2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Virtual

Webinar: How to Measure Learning Success in the Workplace — Building Effective Assessments
If you are working in training and development, you may be familiar with stringent deadlines, limited resources, and insufficient access to subject matter experts. In the real world, we face workplace challenges that may seem insurmountable, but the important thing to remember is to start with the end in mind.

When: 04/14/2021, 2:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Virtual

April Chapter Meeting: Data-Driven Diversity & Inclusion
Organizations have become more interested in the topic of diversity and inclusion. While many organizations strive for diversity and invest in diversity training, these programs have come under greater scrutiny for their lack of delivery on promised outcomes. The need for more effective understanding of data is an important yet oft-neglected part of evaluating diversity problems.

When: 04/22/2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Virtual

Acing Your Job Search & Interview
In this 45-min presentation, we'll cover all things recruiting, starting with an overview of recruitment functions. Then, we'll get into tips and tricks on navigating the job market and how to standout from a large pool of candidates. We'll also look at the interviewing process at FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) companies and how to drastically improve your interviewing skills. You won't want to miss this!

When: 04/29/2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Virtual

The Gamification of Learning: A Certification for Talent Development and HR Professionals
This program is like no virtual conference or Zoom workshop you’ve attended. The Sententia Gamification Certification is a complete immersion experience that leaves you creatively inspired and technically masterful. Plus, this is the ONLY Gamification Certification that earns you recertification* credits with HRCI, SHRM, and ATD.

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification
The Everything DiSC® Certification course is geared to help you become more knowledgeable, confident, and engaged through participating in the Everything DiSC Workplace®

This course begins with online pre-work, culminating in three 90-minute VIRTUAL practical application sessions facilitated by Authorized Wiley Partners, certified and trained to deliver DISC in-person.

When: September 9, 16, & 23
Location: Virtual