ATD Utah Conference

Join us for our 14th annual Workplace Talent Development conference.


All workplace learning, talent development, HR , and coaching professionals are invited to participate in this great conference.

 October 24, 2017
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM ish 

Utah Cultural Celebration Center
1355 W 3100 S
West Valley City, Utah 84119


Russ Johnson - Founder of The Playful Leader

Dani Johnson - VP Learning Research at Bersin

Russ Johnson will stun you with the research on organizational play! Yes, I wrote PLAY.  Join us for a keynote presentation unlike anything you’ve ever seen (or experienced) before!! Want to be more influential, persuasive, likeable and even more attractive? Discover 4 simple tactics that will change the way you work and change the way you view play. This is serious play. Bring your “A” game and see the amazing benefits that happen when play and work COLLIDE!”

Russ Johnson is a sought-after, engaging speaker who has traveled the world sharing a message of transformational play that leads to increased productivity, profitability and performance to companies such as Disney, Microsoft, American Express, E*Trade and many more. A native of Pleasant Grove, Utah, he also teaches business at Utah Valley University. Russ has a Master’s Degree in Business, is the founder of and has written two books on leadership.


Dani Johnson, Vice President, Learning & Development Research, writes about the evolving L&D function. Specifically, she focuses on the necessary changes in how L&D approaches its responsibilities and allocates its resources (people, time, and money) to have a lasting effect on both organizations and individuals.


Conference registration includes:
  • Keynote talks
  • Breakout sessions
  • Access to local and national vendors at the Conference Expo
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Networking opportunities 


    2017 Conference Pricing


    Utah Chapter/Sister Chapter Member  Rate$125/$150 
    Public Rate$200/$225
    Student Rate$105/$130
    SHRM Member Rate $150/$175
    Group (3+) Rate - Per Person$135/$160



2017 Preliminary Conference Schedule 

7:00 AM Registration / Networking Crossroads Hall
7:15 AM Breakfast / Vendor Expo Crossroads Hall
8:15 AM Morning Keynote  Great Hall
9:15 AM Vendor Expo / Networking  Crossroads Hall
9:30 AM Breakout Session #1  Breakout Rooms
10:30 AM Vendor Expo / Networking Crossroads Hall 
10:45 AM Breakout Session #2  Breakout Rooms
11:45 AM Lunch /Vendor Expo  Crossroads Hall 
12:15 PM  Afternoon Keynote  Great Hall
1:15 PM  Vendor Expo / Networking  Crossroads Hall 
1:30 PM  Breakout Session #3  Breakout Rooms 
2:30 PM Cookies / Vendor Expo / Networking  Crossroads Hall 
2:50 PM Breakout Session #4  Breakout Rooms 
3:50 PM Prize Drawing Great Hall


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