May, 2014 Events

December 15, 2013 by

Chicago ISPI Event
Title: Webinar – TBD
Date: May 15, 2014
Time: TBD
Location: Online

April, 2014 Events

December 15, 2013 by

CCASTD Event
Title: Skills Seminar: How Asynchronous Face-to-Face Communication Can Improve SME Relationships
Presenter: Jackie Zahn, I Want to eLearn
Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: DePaul University School for New Learning (O’Hare Campus)
For information and registration: http://www.ccastd.org/events/event_details.asp?id=408295#

STC Chicago Event
Title: User Experience – Staying Relevant in a User-centric World
Speaker: Stuart Bender
Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Start time: 6:00 pm
Location: The Parthenon, 314 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL
For more information: http://www.stc-chicago.com/2014/03/22/april-user-experience-staying-relevant-user-centric-world/

Chicago ISPI Event
Dates: April 13-16, 2014
Title: ISPI Conference
Location: Indianapolis, IN

ODN Chicago-related Event
Title: Contemporary Trends in Change Management
Presenters include: Edgar H. Schein, Ph.D.
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13, 2014
Location: Benedictine University, 5700 College Road Lisle, IL
OD Network of Chicago members receive a 50% discount for the entire two days of this event.
For more information: http://www.ben.edu/50plus/

ODN Chicago Event
Title: Green is Good! OD and Environmental Sustainability
Facilitator: Robert Gramillano, EdD
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL 60654; Parking at Kinzie & Wells
(secure discount ticket validation at the 4th floor desk)
For more information and to register: http://odnchicago.org/homepage

March, 2014 Events

December 5, 2013 by

STC Chicago Event
Title: Awards and Recognition Banquet
Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Black Steer Charhouse, 1180 W Devon Avenue, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
For more information: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=erucd7bab&oeidk=a07e870y5ks9a5102c4

CCASTD Event
Title: Getting Your Audience to React the Way You Want
Presenter: David Lewis, CEO and Co-Founder, Pinnacle Performance Company
Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM CDT
Location: Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore, 5300 W. Touhy Avenue, Skokie, IL 60077
CCASTD’s March networking event and dinner seminar is focused on getting the audience reaction you want. Whether in a presentation, team meeting, one-on-one conversation or any other social or professional communication, executing ideal participant engagement is critical but sometimes frustratingly difficult.
More info: http://www.ccastd.org/events/event_details.asp?id=400896

ODN Event
Title: Change Intelligence:  Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that   Sticks
Facilitator: Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D
Date: March 13, 2014
Time: Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m.
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells Street, 4th Floor (across from The Merchandise Mart)
For more information and to register: http://odnchicago.org/event/what’s-your-cq-developing-your-change-intelligence

CODIC Event
Title: Elements of Innovation
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Di Biase, President of Premier Insights, LLC
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Benedictine University, Kindlon Hall, Room KN025, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532
Fee: Members-No Fee, Guests-$15 (cash or check payable to CODIC accepted)
More info: http://codic.us/content/elements-innovation

February, 2014 Events

December 5, 2013 by

CCASTD Event
Title: The 20-15-30-20-10 Method for Fast, Low-Cost Learning
Presenter: Kris Felstehausen
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Location: DePaul University’s Naperville Campus
Description: CCASTD’s first skills seminar of 2014. The presentation will examine how to overcome obstacles to learning development. The event will feature a networking hour and a light buffet meal. Early-bird discounted registration closes on Monday, February 10.
Registration: http://www.ccastd.org/events/event_details.asp?id=379179

STC Chicago Event
Title: TechSmith’s SnagIt Application
Date: February 20, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: CARA Offices, 2215 York Road, Suite 300, Oak Brook, IL 60523
For more information: February: TechSmith’s – SnagIt Application

ODN Chicago Event
Title: Polarity Thinking and the PACT
Facilitator: Neesa Sweet, certified PACT Consultant, certified Neuroleadership Coach, and the principal consultant of the Braided River Group
Date: February 13, 2014
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30 p.m.
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells Street, 4th floor, Chicago, IL 60654
Description: Learn about the advantages of managing BOTH-AND on crucial issues.
Notes: Please register by February 11th so we can ensure enough food for everyone. Ample parking is nearby; Hubbard and Orleans is a little cheaper than Kinzie and Wells.
Register: http://odnchicago.org/event/polarity-thinking-and-the-pact

Chicago ISPI Event
Title: World Café – Annual Member Event (and casual dinner)
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Time: 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Registration and Networking, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. World Café
Location: True Value Company, Chicago, IL
For more information: http://www.cispi.com/Chicago-ISPI-Events

CCASTD Event
Title: Making the Business Case for Interactive Learning
Presenter: Trish Uhl
Date: Monday, February 10, 2014
Description: CCASTD’s Interactive Learning PDN. This session is FREE and open to the public.
Location: ComedySportz Theatre, Chicago
For more info or to register: http://www.ccastd.org/events/event_details.asp?id=400256

January, 2014 Events

December 4, 2013 by

Chicago ISPI Event
Title: Webinar – ISPI Conference Preview
Date: January 24, 2014
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Online

CCASTD Event
Title: State of the Learning & Development Industry: Are you ready for 2014?
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Location: Meadows Club, Rolling Meadows, IL
CCASTD is excited to host five learning leaders from Chicagoland in an informative panel discussion about their perspective on the state of the learning & development industry for 2014.
Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/IDqYsP

STC Chicago Event
Title: Free Webinar! Social Collaboration: How User-Added Content Enhances Your Documentation
Speaker: Jennifer White, MadCap Software
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Start time: 12:00 p.m. CT
Location: Online
For more information: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/731878073

CODIC Event
Title: Roles, Goals and Context
Speaker: Chetan Borkhetaria, Global Learning Consultant, Lenovo
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Networking, 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. New Member Orientation, 9:00 a.m. – Noon Program
Fees: Members – No Charge; Guests – $15 (cash or check accepted)
Location: Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Kindlon Hall – Room TBD, Lisle, IL 60532
RSVP today for this informative session! RSVPs help us order refreshments for the session.
For more information: http://codic.us

ODN Chicago Event
Title: Globally-Competent OD
Facilitators: Olga Tararukhina, Ph.D., and Charisse Kosova
Date: January 9, 2014
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m.; Program 6:30 p.m.
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells Street, 4th floor, Chicago, IL
Description: Olga Tararukhina, Ph.D., and Charisse Kosova will facilitate a series of role plays with teams addressing client needs based on such typical OD interventions as engagement, performance management systems, a merger/acquisition, leadership development, and succession planning, while facing cultural challenges.
Note: This program will be held across from The Merchandise Marty. Discounted parking is available at Kinzie & Wells or Hubbard & Orleans. Be sure to pick up your discounted parking ticket at the 4th floor information desk.
Register: http://odnchicago.org/event/an-introduction-to-globally-competent-od

December, 2013 Events

November 22, 2013 by

ODN Chicago Event
Title: Teambuilding 2.0
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Time: Dinner 5:15 (earlier than usual); Program 6:00 – 8:30 (unless you want to stay)
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL
This holiday- appropriate theme has something for everyone! Please RSVP as early as you can so we have enough food.
Register and for information on free admission: http://odnchicago.org/event/teambuilding-20

STC Chicago event
Title: Lightning Talks & Holiday Celebration
Speakers: Linda Kelley, Paul Lockwood, Chris Hester, Becky Hall, and Elizabeth Burke
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: California Pizza Kitchen, 1550 E. Gold Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
For more information: http://www.stc-chicago.com/2013/11/27/december-lightning-talks-holiday-celebration/

CCASTD Event
Title: CCASTD’s 2013 Holiday and Volunteer Recognition Party
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Lodge, 2815 Jorie Boulevard, Oakbrook, IL 60523
Sponsor: TrainingPros
Join your fellow learning and development colleagues to celebrate a year filled with learning, networking and development.
Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/17Zg5Nv

November, 2013 Events

October 14, 2013 by

STC Chicago Program
Title: Social Media and the Technical Communicator
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Portillo’s, 1500 Butterfield Road, Downer’s Grove, IL 60515
For more information: http://www.stc-chicago.com/2013/11/03/november-social-media-technical-communicator/

ODNC Program
Title: Design Thinking and OD
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m., content discussion 6:30 p.m.
Location: All programs are held at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
Learn how to link Design Thinking with OD so you can be even more valuable to your clients! Grow your innovation skills and add to your tool kit.
For more information: http://odnchicago.org/event/od-innovation

October, 2013 Events

June 14, 2013 by

Chicago ISPI Event
Title: Fall Skill-building Conference
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: ITT Rice Campus, Wheaton, IL
Following last year’s success, we’ve expanded our Fall Skill Building Conference to a full day event! We’ve brought experts from around the United States to share their expertise through interactive workshops that provide opportunities for you to practice what you learn and ultimately add more tools to your performance-improvement toolbox. Register now to receive early bird pricing.
For more information: Chicago ISPI Fall Conference

STC Chicago Event
Title: Academic Trends and Career Tracks for Technical Communication Professionals
Date: Tuesday, October 29
Time: Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner starts at 6:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: IIT Rice Campus, 201 East Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
Representatives from DePaul University, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Northwestern University will join us to share their views and take your questions.
Registration: Register now!

CCASTD Event
Title: Video Boot Camp for eLearning: down & dirty strategies to enhance learning
Presenters: Greg Owen-Boger, Dale Ludwig, and Seth Kannof from Turpin Communication and Find Your Focus Video
Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: DePaul University, 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631, (312) 476-3600, Rooms 205, 206, 207
Register: https://m360.ccastd.org/event.aspx?eventID=82468&instance=0

ODNC Event
Date: October 10, 2013
Title: What does it mean to be best?
Your own ODN/C has been recognized by ODN as “Best Regional Network” so next month’s program is about exploring what it means to be “best”…remembering where we came from, looking forward and expanding our now as a community of practitioners, colleagues, and professionals.
Information: http://odnchicago.org/event/october-event-whats-next

September, 2013 Events

June 14, 2013 by

STC Event
Title: Networking Meet-Up
Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: RAM Restaurant, 9520 W Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e83qh6km40123bc9&oseq=&c=&ch=

CODIC Meeting
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Speaker: Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D.
Title: You Know Your IQ, But What’s Your CQ? How Developing Your Change Intelligence Empowers You to Lead Organizational Change
Location: Bendictine University, 5700 College Road, Kindlon Hall Room 162, Lisle IL 60532

ODNC Program
Title: Learn about Illuminative OD
Facilitator: Amy Scatliff
Date: September 12, 2013
Come join us in a learning lab experiment using reflective questions and positive psychology. You will learn more about yourself and continue to evolve your OD skills!
For more information: http://odnchicago.org/event/illuminative-od-a-gourmet-fusion-event

Title: CCASTD’s 70th Birthday Bash
Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013
Location: Hyatt Lodge, Oakbrook, IL
Join fellow WLP colleagues to celebrate our 70th birthday! More details to come!
Information: http://www.ccastd.org

July and August, 2013 Events

May 2, 2013 by

CCASTD, CISPI, and STC Chicago Event
Title: 2013 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase
Date: Tuesday, August 20
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Northwestern Law School, 375 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60611
For more information: http://www.chicagoelearningshowcase.com
Join hosts CCASTD, CISPI, and STC Chicago at this sixth annual event!

STC Chicago Event
Title: Free Webinar: Multi-screen Content Authoring
Presenter: Joe Woelinske
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (12:00 –p.m. – 1:00 p.m. sold out)
For more information: http://www.stc-chicago.com/2013/07/15/august-webinar-multi-screen-content-authoring/

ODN-Chicago summer meeting
Date: August 8, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Food and Wine, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Program
Title: Skills Smorgasbord Showcase
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 North Wells St, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL
Cost: $10 per person (please bring a friend!)
RSVP by August 7: http://www.odnchicago.org
Information: Juliebnsh@gmail.com

CCASTD Event
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Title: CCASTD Mentoring “Meet & Greet” Event sponsored by ComEd
Location: ComEd, 1919 Swift Drive, Oakbrook, IL 60523
Registration: http://bit.ly/MentorMeetGreet

ODNC Program
Date: July 11, 2013
Title: Revisiting Work Redesign
Presenter: ODNC President Maggie Shreve
Come join us for a discussion on work redesign led by our own ODNC President- Maggie Shreve. She will share key elements for redesigning tools in your OD practice. This event is free for all members (including those joining on the spot) AND we will be serving dinner and cocktails! You definitely don’t want to miss this one.
Information: http://odnchicago.org/event/revisiting-work-redesign-fundamentals-that-ensure-success


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