Established in 2015 as part of the ATD Kentuckiana Chapter, the ATD of the Bluegrass Geographical Interest Group (GIG) serves the training and development community in the greater Lexington and Frankfort area. Monthly meetings provide a structured way to share ideas and best practices for Training and Talent Development. With members in dozens of different positions and organizations in the area, the ATD of the Bluegrass GIG offers a wide variety of expertise and networking opportunities.
If you are interested in events related to the ATD of the Bluegrass GIG, click here to register for the ATD Kentuckiana Chapter. During the registration process, check the “ATD of the Bluegrass GIG” box in the Special Interest Group section.
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We publish information about upcoming events and information of interest on the ATD of the Bluegrass group page on LinkedIn. Click here to visit and join our LinkedIn group!
GIG Leadership Team
|LinkedIn Group page Administrator||Jennifer Chien|
| ATD Kentuckiana Chapter Liaison||Roger Buskill|
|At-Large Member||Jon Foley|
Member engagement is a key to the strength of both the ATD of the Bluegrass GIG. We welcome and encourage volunteer involvement in a number of ways--serving on the GIG Leadership Team, partnering with a Committee, or leveraging your talents for unique needs identified throughout the year. If you wish to share your time and talents to assist the GIG, please contact GIG Chairperson Ellen Fernandez at email@example.com.
Upcoming ATD of the Bluegrass GIG Events
November 12, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
4 Key Strategies to Navigate Organizational Development as Employees Return to Work
Session DetailsAs companies start to look toward the future where workers are returning to the office in varying forms, managers will need to prepare for the complex changes that will have to be negotiated. This will include everything from flexible work situations, new learning platforms -- including virtual, socially distant, and remote employee considerations -- to the new rules that keep employees safe, such as mask wearing and social distancing.
About Our Speaker
Darby Starnes leads a strategy and content team for TriNet. Darby plays a lead role in change management projects; managing the adoption, execution and implementation of the company's customer-facing programs. These programs are designed to give TriNet clients the best practices and resources they need to aid in their navigation at the ever-changing HR landscape.
Darby has over 20 years of experience covering all aspects of human capital/human resources, starting out as HR manager within a small business. She holds a BA from Bellarmine University and an MBA from University of Phoenix as well as several industry certifications including Diversity, CPTD, CCMP, ACC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CSSGB, and CDVC.
Free for both members and non-members.
11:45 a.m.: Community Connection
12:00 p.m.: Program beginsClick here to register on the ATD Kentuckiana Chapter events page.
Call for Presenters
Have a topic you wish to present or an idea for a future workshop? Please contact GIG Chairperson Ellen Fernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Past ATD of the Bluegrass Events
|October 2020||Wicked Learning Experience Design - Preparing Students for a VUCA World||Dr. Bill Brantley|
|September 2020||Managing Change During Tumultuous Times||Susan Rogers|
|August 2020||Networking Event||N/A|
|May 2017||Integrity of Online Learning||Dr. Salah Shakir, Xproctor|
|April 2017||Communication for Different Types: One Size Does Not Fit All||Tommy Lanham|
|March 2017||Learning Doesn't Happen Until Behavior Changes||Doug Seminick, Seminick and Associates|
|February 2017||B.Y.O.L.: Storyline 2 Basics||Frankie Wolf, OpenText|
|January 2017||Social/Networking Gathering||N/A|
|December 2016||No meeting scheduled||N/A|
|November 10, 2016||The Modern Learner||Elena Coarse, Scrimmage|
|October 13, 2016|| LinkedIn for the Training Professional
| Bob Woods, PeopleLinx
|September 8, 2016||Presentation Skills for Influencing Others||Leah Brown, Crescendo Strategies|
|August 11, 2016||Kentucky Educational Television Resources for the Workplaces||Amanda Dawahare and Sarah Wilkins, KET|
|July 14, 2016||How to Power Your Point Without PowerPoint||Daniel Matthews, Continue 2 Improve|
|June 9, 2016|| Creating an Evidence-Based Coaching Culture
| Whitney Martin, ProActive Consulting
Dr. Hope Zoeller, Helping Other People
|May 11, 2016|| Managing (and Surviving) Change
|Patsy Carruthers, University of Kentucky|
|April 14, 2016|| Valuing Diversity in Talent Development
|Dr. Erin Mires, ECM Consulting|
|March 10, 2016||Creative Facilitation: Keeping Presentations Alive… without Coffee!|| Miranda Hines, Bluegrass Community and
|February 2016||No meeting scheduled|
|January 2016||Annual board meeting - no meeting scheduled|
|December 10, 2015||Augmented Reality|| Paige Brooks-Jeffers, Professional
Development and Innovations
|November 12, 2015||How to Create and Conduct High Impact Interactive Exercise||Dr. Jimmy Nelson, Norton Healthcare|
|October 8, 2015||The Discipline of Change Management|| Susan Rogers, Change Management
|September 2016||ATD Kentuckiana Day of Learning - no meeting scheduled|
|August 15, 2015||Social/Networking Gathering|
|July 9, 2015||Using Agile Methodology to Create eLearning||Frankie Wolf, HP Inc.|
|June 11, 2015||Training Millenials||Cara Silleto, Crescendo Strategies|
|May 14, 2015||Panel Discussion: Choosing an LMS|