Log in

2016 Annual Fall Conference -Incorporating Educational Technology in Your World

  • Friday, September 30, 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • KU Edwards Campus, 12604 Quivira Rd, Overland Park, KS 66213


  • This also includes 1 year membership for our local ATD KC Chapter.
  • Conference Speaker
  • Sponsors of $500 or more can register up to 2 representatives for the conference.
  • Our speaker said instead of a fee she'd like 20 students to attend for free.

Not all American Express Cards are accepted through this website. If you find that you are having trouble with your Amex Card, please use an alternate.

ATDKC’s Fall Conference 2016 offers a full day of professional development focusing on the latest technology trends in learning and talent development. Discover tools and trends that will enhance your learning initiatives in new and engaging ways. Network with other talent development practitioners and learn from presenters representing the best in applying emerging learning technologies.

The conference kicks off with a keynote address by Debbie Richards, technology consultant, who is ranked #5 on the “North American list of E-learning Movers & Shakers for 2016.” Debbie is a well-sought speaker who has presented at dozens of national conferences. Her presentation, “The Future of Learning Technology,” will ignite your awareness and passion for using technologies that increase the engagement and retention of learning.

Following the keynote, attendees can choose from a half-dozen breakout sessions on learning technology platforms, tools, and techniques presented by learning experts from the greater Kansas City Area. Learn more about the breakout sessions HERE.

Join your colleagues – e-learning developers, instructional designers, training practitioners, educators and consultants – on September 30th at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center (across from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) for this engaging, powerful learning event. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore how technology is shaping the field of learning and impacting the way you will do your job in the future!

Debbie Richards 

Debbie Richards, president of Creative Interactive Ideas, has over 25 years of experience developing eLearning solutions, applications and web platforms. She has honed her skills as an instructional designer/developer while serving as a consultant and advisor, designing and developing a wide variety of training deliverables. She has been an early adopter of new technology, quick to enrich her learning design with multimedia, then interactive multimedia, and now interactive WBT (Web-based Training) and social learning technologies. She updates her job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities (such as speaking at learning conferences); and participating in professional organizations.

Debbie was named one of the most influential people in corporate eLearning for 2016. She is honored to be one of 38 global eLearning professionals awarded based on willingness to share knowledge (peer-to-peer learning) – not just opinions or selling products, publishing case studies and research on how to achieve improved outcomes, and innovation.

Passionate about working with and mentoring other learning professionals, Debbie is a past president of the ATD Houston chapter and a National Advisor for Chapters, ATD Great Lakes and Ohio Valley.

Future of Learning Technology

Technology is changing the way the entire world is learning. People can learn anywhere, anytime they want. The next great challenge for designers of learning experiences is how to weave the threads of technology, information, and access seamlessly and elegantly into learning. In this keynote, Debbie Richards takes you on a journey that focuses on the future of learning technologies, identifying which trends will transform the future.

Membership type Cost 
 Members  $229
 Non-Members (includes one year membership)  $304
 Students  $50

ATD Kansas City Chapter
10801 Mastin Blvd., Ste. 740
Overland Park, KS 66210
Email: admin@tdkc.org

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software