June, 2013 Events

CCASTD June Event
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Title: June Clinic: How To Capture Elusive Level 3 Data: The Secrets of Survey Design
Speaker: Ken Phillips, CPLP
Location: BMO Harris Bank, 700 East Lake Cook Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL
For more information: http://bit.ly/CCASTDJuneClinic2013

ODNC Event
Date: June 13, 2013
Title: Marketing OD
Whether you’re marketing OD internally or externally you will find value in our next program. Come join us for a discussion on how to do it well AND share best practices with others to collaborate, influence, and succeed!
For more information: http://odnchicago.org/event/saving-the-world-succeeding-surviving-sucking-up-andor-selling-out-marketing-od

May, 2013 Events

CCASTD Workplace Learning & Performance Institute – Spring 2013
The WLPI (Workplace Learning & Performance Institute) is a 7-week program providing training on fundamental Workplace Learning and Performance concepts. Enroll in the full institute or single modules.
Dates: Saturdays, starting April 6, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Roosevelt University – Chicago Campus
425 S. Wabash Avenue, Room WB427, Chicago, IL
Register: http://bit.ly/CCASTDs_WLPI

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Title: Enhancing Employability through Professional Certification
Presenters: Renie McClay, CPLP and Ken Phillips, CPLP
Location: DePaul University, 14 E. Jackson, 14th floor, Room 1451, Chicago, IL 60604
: http://credentialsforemployability-es2005.eventbrite.com/?rank=1#

ChAPT Event
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Title: Study Group Series: Cognitive Processes – Ne and Ni
Location: DePaul – O’Hare Campus, 8770 W. Bryn Mawr, Room 207, Chicago, IL (the building is on the NE corner of Bryn Mawr and EAST River Road)
Information: www.ChAPT.org

STC Chicago Event
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013
Title: Spring into Action Portfolio Event
Inspired by the overwhelming success of the February resume event, STC Chicago is pleased to announce its first “Spring into Action” portfolio event. This event offers a friendly forum for technical communicators to receive constructive peer feedback on their portfolios, share ideas, and ask questions.

Date: Monday, May 20, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Title: ASTD ICE Conference Happy Hour Hosted By Caveo Learning
Location: Iron Cactus, 1520 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75201, (214) 749-4766, located about ½ mile from the Dallas Convention Center
Free for CCASTD Members and Friends of CCASTD.
Information: Joe Tota at jtota@caveolearning.com

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Title: May Dinner: From Team to Ensemble – Improvisational Training for Soft-Skills Success
Presenter: Matt Elwell, CPLP
Location: The Meadows Club, 2950 W. Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Information: http://bit.ly/CCASTDMayDinner

Chicago ISPI Event
Date: Wednesday, May 15
Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Title: “HPT 1-2-3” Annual Cracker Barrel
Chicago ISPI’s signature event! Attendees choose several short, engaging expert presentations with food, drink, and fun in-between. A Chicago tradition not to be missed!
Location: Walgreens University, 6 Parkway North, Deerfield, IL
Information and registration: http://www.cispi.com/Chicago-ISPI-Events

ODNC Event
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Title: Building a Lean Organization
Presenters: AHIMA’s Mollie Pillman, Senior Director of Executive Operations and Sheryl Reyes, Director of Profession Governance
“Lean” organizational transformation is not “mean”–it optimizes value and minimizes waste and can be as nice for employees as it is for customers and other stakeholders! Find out how one organization used this improvement process it to improve their ability to be an employer of choice.
Information/registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/building-a-lean-organizational-culture

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Title: Conducting Effective Focus Groups
Presenter: Kerri Garvey, Organization Effectiveness, Change Management, and Communication Consultant
Location: Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Kindlon Hall Room 163, Lisle, IL 60532