December, 2015

ATDChi Event
Title: ATDChi 2015 Holiday and Volunteer Recognition Party
Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Hyatt Lodge, 2815 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook, IL 60523
Description: An annual tradition to celebrate our chapter’s accomplishments. Plus, a toast to our generous volunteers and sponsors that contribute to the year’s successes!
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November, 2015

ATDChi Event
Title: 10 Free or Cheap Tools to Make Your eLearning Courses Amazing!
Presenter: Jackie Zahn
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: NIU Naperville, 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563
Description: From gathering to creating to sharing eLearning content, staying current with the latest tools is difficult when you’re busy focusing on your day job. And what if management and learner expectations are high but your budget isn’t? In this session, Jackie Zahn will illustrate fun and inexpensive tools that you can use to make your eLearning courses rock! She’ll provide real-world examples and practical ideas of how to effectively apply these tools to enhance learner retention and overall team communication. You may also have an opportunity to try out some of the free or very low-cost tools.
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ODN Chicago Event
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Title: Establishing an Innovative Internal L&D/OD Consulting Practice
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m. Program 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells (across from The Merchandise Mart) on the fourth floor. Parking rates in nearby garages generally drop after 3:00 p.m. and the garage on Kinzie between Clark and LaSalle is only $12 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.
Description: Join us for an engaging evening with Michael McGovern as he shares with us his experiences and lessons learned revitalizing and realigning an OD/L&D practice within the BP/Amoco’s North American Information Technology Department.
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Chicago ISPI Event
Title: 2015 Chicago ISPI Community Cafe
Date: November 05, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Registration & Networking 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Community Café
Location: Grant Thornton Tower 171 N. Clark Street, Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60601
Description: Chicago ISPI’s Community Café is your chance to actively contribute to making a difference in the work that we do and ultimately, your career. Community Café participants explore important questions by connecting people that care about an issue in a comfortable environment, and inviting them to have facilitated conversations that can lead to important insights for the group.
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