Our Events


Our informative and interactive events are designed to enhance your professional development. 

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Upcoming events

    • 10 Jul 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Meeting

    Friday, July 10: Tij Nerurkar

    Academy Head - North America at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Topic: Learning Experience Platforms

    Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/556833274

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    Meeting ID: 556 833 274

    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/agUwSBzTB

    About the ATD Forte Webinar Series

    On select Fridays at 12:00pm, an executive from some of the largest organizations in the world will present relevant content with practical takeaways all talent development professionals can utilize. 

    We hope you’ll join us. If you miss a session, we will be posting them to our ATD Forte YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe so you can easily keep track of the videos we post.

    • 20 Jul 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online Zoom Meeting

    Monday, July 20, 2020 - 6:30 pm

    Virtual Event

    Working for Yourself:

    How to Make It On Your Own

    Presented by:

    Roger Grannis

    Have you ever dreamed of working for yourself, with its allure of freedom, flexibility, and fulfillment? Is the grass really greener or is it a field of tumbleweeds?

    If you’d like to hear the unvarnished truth about what it really takes to make it on your own, join us for this lively program where you will hear:

    • Is self-employment right for you
    • Are these uncertain times the right time to go out on your own
    • The importance of picking your area of expertise
    • What’s the best business model option for you
    • What are the marketing and sales fundamentals to make an income


    Location: Online Zoom Meeting

    The Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants the day of the event.

    Date: Monday, July 20, 2020

    Time: 6:30 pm

    Participant Registration: $15

    Preferred Registration: Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 3 pm

    No refunds can be granted within 48 hours of event.

    Speaker Bio: 

    Roger Grannis

    Roger Grannis has been self-employed for more than 15 years. He is an energizing and entertaining speaker and consultant, specializing in sales communications. Clients include GE, Underwriters Laboratories, Synchrony, Thomson Reuters, Wells Fargo, Pepsi.

    Prior to forming GrannisGroup, in 2004, Roger spent 17 years at Gartner, where he contributed to growing revenues from $22 million to $850 million by building Gartner Sales University. He was the host of the Gartner podcast, Talking Technology, and emceed panels with business leaders such as Steve Ballmer, then CEO of Microsoft.

    Roger holds a BA in speech and psychology from Willamette University and did post-graduate work in theatre and creative writing at San Francisco State University. Roger is president of the National Speakers Association, New England Chapter. He is a family man and outdoorsman; Roger and his son have backpacked more than 1,000 miles together.

    • 23 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Meeting

    Thursday, July 23, 2020

    Virtual Networking Hour!

    Topic: Working for Yourself

    Zoom Meeting

    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Come chat with your peers about starting a business on your own. Is there ever a right time to start? Learn from others who already did it or brainstorm how to manage your fears. This community provides a safe place to discuss the pro/cons and process of working for yourself. 

    Event Details

    July 23, 2020

    Zoom Meeting

    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Link will be emailed to registrants.

     Chapter Members and Guests: FREE  

    For questions, contact: Erin Smith

    These events are sponsored by ATD Southern Connecticut Chapter (ATD SCC) and are open to all interested practitioners. There is no cost for participation in this networking hour.


Past events

26 Jun 2020 ATD Forte Executive Webinar Series - The Promise of Virtual Reality in Healthcare
15 Jun 2020 Change Management as Never Done Before with United Technologies presented by Kim Goodwin, and Amy K. Andrews
12 Jun 2020 ATD Forte Executive Webinar Series - The Intentional Leader in Times of Crisis
29 May 2020 ATD Forte Executive Webinar Series - Solving the Management Puzzle for Today with the American Management Association (AMA)
28 May 2020 Virtual Networking Hour
22 May 2020 ATD Forte Executive Webinar Series - Feedback at the Core: Optimizing Performance Management Processes for Growth
18 May 2020 Best Practices for Managing Multiple Generations presented by Timothy Seats, Principal, Coaching to Inspire
15 May 2020 ATD Forte Executive Webinar Series - Group Coaching: Creating Connection Through Conversations
08 May 2020 ATD Forte Executive Webinar Series: COVID-19 and its Impact on Learning & Performance Management
06 May 2020 Virtual Networking Hour
23 Apr 2020 Virtual Social Hour
20 Apr 2020 Successes and Failures of Talent Planning at Regeneron presented by Lily Maissen and Michelle Weitzman-Garcia
24 Feb 2020 Understanding Bias to Unleash Potential Workshop with Special Guest Speaker: Daniel Martin, Delivery Consultant, FranklinCovey
27 Jan 2020 The Multi-Generational Workforce! What Do Millennials Want? Myths and Opportunities
12 Dec 2019 Next Community of Practice Meeting (CoP): How Can You Succeed if You Don’t Know Who You Are? Coaching through the Lens of Identity: A Growth Adventure for Coaches and Clients. Presented by Larry Ackerman
18 Nov 2019 Talent Management in a Turbulent World With the Distinguished, Award-Winning Rhodes Scholar: Roopa Unnikrishnan, Head of Strategy, Harman International
21 Oct 2019 Leadership Development Lessons Learned: Adapting Ideas to Your Environment. Presented by: Dean Tozolli, Senior Learning & Development Consultant, Western CT Health Network
09 Oct 2019 Networking Night!
03 Oct 2019 NEXT CoP MEETING: Building Trust Among Teams: A DISC Approach - Presented by Denise D'Agostino. CEC, Co-Founder, Her New Standard, LLC,
18 Sep 2019 ATD Learning Technology Conference - Sept 18, 2019
17 Jun 2019 TQ – The Most Critical New Job Skill - Build competitive advantage by infusing technology know-how in your organization with Guest Speaker, Mike Song
20 May 2019 Women's Leadership Development: How to Move the Needle! Brought to you by: Her New Standard, LLC - The Playbook for Women Leaders (Formerly Moxie Leaders) - Denise D’Agostino, CEC and Ellen Keithline Byrne, PhD
16 May 2019 Coaching CoP: Resolving Conflict in the Workplace - Changing a Destructive Dynamic between Two Valued Employees - Presented by Michelle Brody, Ph.D.



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