The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) announces the premiere of Student Day at the upcoming 2010 International Conference & Exposition to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, May 16-19. On Student Day, May 18, students enrolled in human resource development (HRD) programs may attend the conference and exposition free of charge.
Included in Student Day offering are:
- Complimentary registration for general session with Charlene Li
- Tour of conference EXPO
- Session, Maximizing Your Career - Students and ASTD
- Networking opportunities and lunch
- Conference registration bag, program guide, and materials
In addition to these activities students will also learn about ASTD's John Con Student Membership Scholarship. ASTD will offer six student memberships and one international conference registration as part of the scholarship offering. Applications for the scholarship will be accepted during the Fall 2010 semester for 2011.
Student Day is sponsored by ASTD's Academic Partner Program which serves the higher education community - students, faculty, and staff - with learning and development resources that have been proven to make an impact in business environments. The Academic Partner Program will feature a series of sessions at the ASTD 2010 International Conference & Exposition geared to HRD faculty and department heads. There will also be a Faculty Forum and special Higher Education Networking Reception.
For more details on the higher education offerings at ASTD 2010, or to register to attend, visit http://www.astd.org/ASTD/Partners/Academic/app-conference.htm.