ATD-PHL January President’s Address

 2015 ATD-PHL President, Jaclyn Reimel      


I hope you all enjoyed the holidays and are ready to kick off a new year with exciting events and networking opportunities offered through ATD-PHL.


I would like to thank our former President, Mike Brenner, for his leadership in 2014. As a result of Mike’s guidance and support, we accomplished so much as a chapter and even received our first “Share Our Success” award from ATD National. I look forward to Mike’s continued leadership not only as our past president, but as our 2015 ATD-PHL regional conference chair. Be sure to save the date for our fourth annual regional conference on Wednesday, May 6th!


This year, our 2015 Board of Directors will focus on our theme to “connect talent development strategies with practical application.” Our goal is to continue to provide our members with opportunities to develop, share best practices, keep up with talent development trends, and network. This involves expanding our meeting format for chapter events and special interest groups to include a variety of panels, case studies, and roundtables. Another focus this year is to enhance member engagement by increasing our social media and online presence through sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and our chapter website.  We hope you’ll take advantage of all ATD-PHL has to offer!


 As a reminder, ATD-PHL is partnering with PSPS for this month’s chapter event titled "Five Workplace Predictions for the Next Five Years Leading Into 2020!" presented by Jeanne Meister. The event starts at 7:30am and will take place at the Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia, PA. We are very excited for Jeanne to share the 5 major trends that will impact talent acquisition, development, and engagement in the 2020 workplace and how we can prepare for these changes. More information on this event is listed below.     


Thank you for your continued support and involvement with ATD-PHL. If you’re interested in volunteering, we invite you to connect with a member of the board for more information! 

Here’s to another great year ahead!

Warmest Regards,
Jaclyn M. Reimel                                                            

January Joint Event with PSPS

Five Workplace Predictions for the Next Five Years Leading Into 2020! 

Program Description:


How will the workplace in 2020 be different than it is today? 


In 2010, Jeanne Meister boldly made 20 predictions for the 2020 workplace, one envisioned as intensely personalized, collaborative and connected. 2020 is just 6 short years away and many of the predictions she outlined in the bestselling book, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop & Keep Tomorrow’s Workforce Today, have already happened. 

Future Workplace has recently sponsored new research with The Economist Intelligence Unit on what leaders expect of their investment in workforce development and what does this mean for talent acquisition, learning & most importantly HR… 

Jeanne will share results of latest research as well as her five predictions leading into 2020 in an engaging hour leaving plenty of time for you to challenge, contribute and discuss what’s next in talent acquisition, learning & leadership development & HR.  

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 


Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia 


Tony Bingham, President and CEO of ATD, with ATD-PHL Board Members and Learning Technologies SIG Leaders

On Wednesday, November 19th, President and CEO of ATD, Tony Bingham, gave a dynamic presentation to ATD-PHL at our November Chapter Event at the Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia. ATD-PHL raffled off two ATD handbooks and 5 signed copies of Tony’s book, “The New Social Learning A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media”. What a great turn-out and an amazing event all around! Thank you again to Tony for sharing his knowledge and experience with us.

Upcoming Events

February 02, 2015 6:00 PM • Wegman's - King of Prussia, 1 Village Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406
February 04, 2015 4:00 PM • Online - Link will be email to you
February 11, 2015 5:30 PM • TBD

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