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2018 Talent Development Conference & Expo

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • Houston, TX


Members please send Susana Lee (president@atdbatonrouge.org) an email to retrieve a special code to get a $50 discount on the conference.

Register for the conference by clicking the link below:

Register Here


Early Bird Rates End 8/20!

We bring together those who are passionate about talent development in the workplace. We call on attendees, presenters, and exhibitors to spend a day sharing new ideas, networking with peers, and learning about the latest trends and resources.

The day will include a keynote presentation , break-out sessions, vendor expo and lots of time for networking with peers. Lunch and drinks will be provided and parking is free.

Hotel:   A block of rooms has been reserved for September 19, 2018 - September 21, 2018. The special room rate will be available until August 30th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Please use this link to register.

Team rate:  Purchase a team (8 seats) table by Aug 20th to save money!  Go to the Become a Sponsor page and select the 2018 Talent Development Table option.  We will follow up and register your team.  We'll also feature your company in our conference marketing!

Visit the conference details page for the full list of sessions.  2018 Talent Development Conference Details.

Keynote Speaker:  Anna Liotta, National Speakers Association, 2018 -19 President

Topic: Generational Strategies for Talent Development Professionals.  

Keynote Speaker Anna Liotta, MA, CSP, is an award-winning keynote speaker and best-selling author with a deep understanding from 20 years of research on how generational demographics and dynamics affect every aspect of business success.





Closing Speaker:  Dr. Marcia Reynolds is one of the original founders of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Topic:  Reflective Intelligence and Inclusiveness: How to catch and release bias and judgment

Dr. Marcia Reynolds, president of Covisioning LLC, is fascinated by the brain, especially what triggers feelings of connection, commitment, and possibility. 

She draws on her research as she helps leaders have more effective conversations through both executive coaching and training programs which she has delivered in 36 countries and to top universities including the Harvard Kennedy School, Cornell University, and the Moscow School of Management. Her expertise is in emotional intelligence and transformational coaching skills.

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