This page is targeted to approved ASTD TechKnowledge and International conference speakers. Anyone who is planning to submit a proposal is also welcome to use these resources.
ASTD's primary goal is to serve the learner—the ASTD conference participant—by ensuring that conference sessions are learning experiences. The ASTD audience has high expectations for session content and delivery. This site will help you meet, and exceed, those expectations.
Whether you are a seasoned ASTD speaker or learning facilitator or new to delivering conference education, you will find useful content on this site. Your feedback and additional resources are always welcome!
Webinar Slides (PDF)
Webinar Participant Tips (PDF)
Speaker Orientation Job Aid (PDF)
Conference Session Design Document
Learning as a Journey NEW!
International Conference Tracks
TechKnowledge Conference TracksCopyright Tips
Death by Powerpoint--Video (contributed by Doug Caldwell)
Top Ten Slide Tips by Garr Reynolds
Ideas for Interactive Sessions
How to Submit a Winning ASTD Conference Proposal
Inserting Movie Scenes in PowerPoint MPLC
Using Movie Scenes Legally by PJ Kuyper
Corporate Programming Guide MPLC
MPLC Affiliated Studios
Why Use Movies? Becky Pluth
Learning Action Plan
Conference Session Design Template (Word doc)
Tips for Language Interpreted Sessions
Speaking to an Adult Audience
Guidelines for Inclusive Sessions
What is a Facilitator? (contributed by Doug Caldwell)
Using Your Voice Effectively (contributed by Ruth Sherman)
Build on the Learner's Knowledge
International Conference Audience
TechKnowledge Conference Audience
Adult Learning Models
Session Content Development
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