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    • December 14, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Goodwin Hall, Lisle, IL 60532
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    Invest in those skills that are valuable regardless of where you are in your career. Register now and take your career to new heights! This event brings together stellar speakers that are leaders in their area of expertise. Throughout the day, you’ll have opportunities to learn more about:

    • The Art of Meaningful Connections
    • How to Build a Powerful Network of Influential and Talented Friends
    • Leveraging the Benefits and Tools of Coaching to Accelerate Progress Toward your Career Goals
    • How to Master your Value Proposition
    • The Power of Networking
    • The Art of Negotiating
    • The Good, the Bad, and the Meh of Working in the Gig Economy

    There will be plenty of opportunity to network and connect with other participants. 

    Participants will walk away with action steps and ideas to implement immediately, taking their career to the next level.


    7:30am - 8:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
    8:30am - 4:00pm Sessions, Lunch & Breaks
    4:00pm - 4:45pm Mega Networking
    4:45pm - 5:00pm Closing Remarks

    Sessions & Speakers

    Erich Kurschat, owner & Connection Coach, Harmony Insights 
    Erich Kurschat
    Owner & Connection Coach, Harmony Insights
    Know Thyself – The Art of Meaningful Connection

    Calista Gould, Certified Etiquette Instructor
    Callista Gould
    Certified Etiquette Instructor
    LinkedIn is a Love Fest:
    How to Build a Powerful Network of Influential and Talented Friends

    Dan Johnson, CPC, CNTC
    Performance Mastery
    Benefits & Tools to
    Accelerate Progress Toward Your Career Goals

    Hayward Suggs
    Hayward Suggs
    People Skills: Learn How to Master Your Value Proposition

    Rose Pagliari
    Rose Pagliari
    Kris Felstehausen
    Kris Felstehausen
    The Power of Networking

    Dr. Gia Suggs
    Dr. Gia Suggs
    Pay Me (Please…)

    Gretchen E. Hartke
    Gretchen E. Hartke
    The Good, the Bad, and the Meh of Working in the Gig Economy


    Registration begins on October 14, 2019.

      Early Bird
    before Nov 15
    Nov 16
    Dec 9
    ATDChi Member (Join Now) $55 $60
    SEWI-ATD Member  $55 $60 
    ATD-HCI Member  $55 $60 
    ATDChi Student Member (Join Now) $50  $50 
    Non-Member $100 $120
    Board Member & Special Guests  $50 $50 

    Location & Parking

    Benedictine University
    Daniel L. Goodwin Hall of Business
    5700 College Road
    Lisle, IL 60532

    Free parking is available on campus. It’s recommended that you park in the General Parking Garage (see Building 7 on the interactive map). The garage is located just steps away from Goodwin Hall (see Building 8 on the interactive map). Once inside Goodwin Hall, follow the ATDChi conference signs to the 4th floor.
    Interactive Map: http://www.ben.edu/map.cfm


    Please direct all questions to admin@atdchi.com.


    This event is sponsored by Vyond.

    You too can sponsor ATDChi events! Please contact admin@atdchi.org.

    Cancellation Policy

    All event registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to admin@atdchi.org prior to any event. Requests must be submitted at least three (3) business days prior to the event to receive a full refund. No refund will be provided for cancellations received within three (3) business days or for event attendee no-shows.


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Elk Grove Village, IL  60007-7908

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