January, 2015 Events

CODIC General Meeting
Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT
Topic: Learn how thriving teams succeed in change agility
Speaker: Angie Kiester
Location: Benedictine University, Kindlon Hall, Room TBD, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532
For more information: http://codic.us/home

CANCELLED: ODN-C Event
Title: Deliberately Developmental Organizations
Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015
Due to the weather, this event is postponed and will be rescheduled. Anyone who paid for this event will get a refund.

STC Chicago Event
Title: STC Chicago 60th Anniversary Celebration Webinar
Date: January, 2015
Time: TBD
Location: Online
For more information and registration: http://www.stc-chicago.com/

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December, 2014 Events

ODN Chicago Event
Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time: Dinner 5:00 p.m. Program 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Topic: OD Holiday Bazaar
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.
For more information and registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/od-holiday-bazaar

ChAPT Event
Title: Complementary Instruments: Enneagram
Presenter: Ruthis Landis
Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: DePaul – O’Hare Campus, 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Room 207, Chicago, IL (the building is on the NE corner of Bryn Mawr and EAST River Road.)
For more information and registration: http ://groupspaces . com/ChAPT/item/765994

STC Chicago Event
Title: Annual Lightning Talks/Holiday Celebration/Networking
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
For more information and registration: http://www.stc-chicago.com/

November, 2014 Events

 

STC Chicago Event
Title: Social Media for the Technical Communicator
Presenter: TBD
Date: Thursday, November 16, 2014
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
For more information and registration: http://www.stc-chicago.com/

ODN Chicago Event
Title: So What? Applying What You Learn Here: A Meta-Conversation
Facilitator: Ina Heffner
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 5:30 pm Dinner; 6:30 – 8:30 pm Program
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 pm and the garage on Kinzie between Clark and LaSalle is only $12 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 am.
Please send story: If you have a story of how you applied what you learned, we would like to hear about it. Please send your story to Ina Heffner at inaheffner@gmail.com.
For more information and registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/so-what-applying-what-you-learn-here-a-meta-…
HSD Conference: FYI, the Human Systems Dynamics (HSD) conference will be held in Chicago 10/22-25 at the Renaissance Hotel in Northbrook, IL. For more information: http://www.hsdconference.org/

CODIC Event
Title: State- of the Art Survey Design Techniques
Speaker: Ken Phillips
Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Benedictine University, Kindlon Hall, Room 134, Lisle, IL 60532
For more information: http://codic.us/calendar

Chicago ISPI Event
Title: Annual Cracker Barrel “All About Change”
Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Time: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
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: DePaul University’s O’Hare Campus,  8770 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL
Information and registration: http://www.cispi.com/Chicago-ISPI-Events

October, 2014 Events

STC Chicago Event
Title: SharePoint’s Popularity in the Enterprise – How We Got Here and What’s Next
Presenter: Jack Fruh, SharePoint Enterprise Administrator
Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time: Networking 6:00 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm, Program 7:00 pm
Location: Olive Garden, 1211 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Gift Drawing: Every STC member who brings a guest to an STC Chicago event is automatically entered into a gift basket drawing of delicious goodies.
Upcoming Events: Check out the new Monthly Programming page on the website for information on upcoming events and the latest information. Please note that details are subject to change.
For more information and registration: http://www.stc-chicago.com/

ODN Chicago Event
Title: Let’s Stop Meeting Like This: The “Meeting Canoe”
Presenters: Emily and Dick Axelrod of the Axelrod group
Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time: 5:30 Dinner; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Program
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, Rooms 407/412, Chicago, IL 60654
Note: Parking rates in nearby garages generally drop after 3:00 p.m.
Information and registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/lets-stop-meeting-like-this-the-meeting-canoe

September, 2014 Events

CCASTD Activity
Title: Write an article for Training Today
CCASTD (Chicagoland Chapter of ATD http://www.ccastd.org) has re-launched its publication Training Today in a digital format (http://bit.ly/TrainingToday). CCASTD wants to broaden the reach of Training Today by including articles that showcase the talent and experience of Alliance partners. Submitting an article or blog post for inclusion in Training Today is easy!
To learn about article submission: http://bit.ly/TTcontribute
For more information: Joelyne Marshall http://www.linkedin.com/in/joelynemarshall

CCASTD Event
Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Title: First session, Fall Session, CCASTD’s Workplace Learning and Performance Institute
Date: Saturdays through November 15
Location: DePaul University’s O’Hare Campus
Note: Participants may register for individual classes or for the complete certificate program.
For more information and registration: http://bit.ly/1i9lIdF

STC Chicago Event
Title: Rapid eLearning Tools
Presenter: Tanya Blakley
Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. Networking, 7:00 p.m. Program
Location: Illinois Institute of Technology, Wheaton Campus, 201 E Loop Road, Wheaton, IL
In this workshop, we’ll explore some key differences between two of the most widely used rapid eLearning software applications: Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. Bring your iPads and notepads.
For more information and registration: http://www.stc-chicago.com/

CODIC Event
Title: Establishing an Innovative Internal Consulting Practice
Presenter: Michael McGovern, Turn-Key Performance Consultants
Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. Registration and Networking, 8:45-9:00 a.m. New Member Orientation, 9:00 a.m.-Noon Program
Location: Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Kindlon Hall, Room 134, Lisle, IL
Information and registration: Establishing an Innovative Internal Consulting Practice

ODN Chicago Event
Title: OD and the Virtual Leader
Presenters: Kevin Sheridan
Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 5:30 Dinner; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Program
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, Rooms 407/412, Chicago, IL 60654
Information and registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/od-and-the-virtual-leader

August, 2014 Events

CCASTD Activity
Title: Write an article for Training Today
CCASTD (Chicagoland Chapter of ATD http://www.ccastd.org) has re-launched its publication Training Today in a digital format (http://bit.ly/TrainingToday). CCASTD wants to broaden the reach of Training Today by including articles that showcase the talent and experience of Alliance partners. Submitting an article or blog post for inclusion in Training Today is easy!
To learn about article submission: http://bit.ly/TTcontribute
For more information: Joelyne Marshall http://www.linkedin.com/in/joelynemarshall

ODN Chicago Event
Title: Storytelling for Change Leaders
Presenters: Mark Kaufman and Naomi Berkove
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time: 5:30 Dinner; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Program
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, Rooms 407/412, Chicago, IL 60654
This presentation is co-sponsored by the Corporate University Professional Development Network of CCASTD.
Information and registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/storytelling-for-change-leaders

CCASTD, CISPI, and STC Chicago Event
Title: Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase
Date: August 5, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: NIU-NAPERVILLE
For more information: http://www.chicagoelearningshowcase.com/index.html

April, 2014 Events

CCASTD Event
Title: Evaluating Learning Impact
Presenter: Ken Phillips, L&D consultant
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: DePaul University’s O’Hare Campus
Cost: $250 per session for CCASTD members and $275 for nonmembers
This session is part of CCASTD’s spring Workplace Learning and Performance Institute.
Questions: e-mail “wlpi@ccastd.org”
Registration: http://ccastd.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=407707

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

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)

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

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

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