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What is ATD Central Iowa's Professional Development Day?

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ATD CI Member $109

ATD CI Student Member $39

Non-ATD CI Member $189

Regional Members $109

*Note: Session speakers, round table speakers, and PDD committee volunteers will be registered by Stacy Alexander.

Keynote Speaker

Scott Miller

Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership

We are excited to announce that Scott Miller, Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership, will keynote ATD Central Iowa's 2020 Professional Development Day (PDD) on Friday, February 7, 2020!

Scott is the bestselling author of Management Mess to Leadership Success and co-author of the recently launchedEveryone Deserves a Great ManagerHe is also a weekly columnist for Inc. Magazineand the host of webcast, podcasts Great Life, Great Career and On Leadership.

Scott has been with FranklinCovey for 23 years, and previously served as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing which involved working with thousands of client facilitators across many markets and countries. He has presented to hundreds of audiences across every industry, and loves to share his unique journey as an unfiltered leader thriving in today's highly filtered corporate culture.

Scott started his professional career with the Disney Development Company, the real-estate development division of The Walt Disney Company in 1992. 

Want to learn more about Scott Miller? Check out his podcasts:

Schedule For the Day

Time Activity Location 
 7:15 - 8:00 Registration/Breakfast/Networking

 Registration: Exhibition Hall

 Breakfast: Conference Rm A/B

 8:00 - 8:20

 PDD Opening Remarks/Welcome

 Stacy Alexander

 Conference A/B
 8:20 - 9:20

 Keynote Presentation

 Scott Miller, FranklinCovey

 Conference A/B
 9:20 - 9:30 BREAK 
 9:30 - 10:20 Concurrent Session 1 - 4 Speakers Conference C-H
 10:20 - 10:30 BREAK 
 10:30 - 11:20 Concurrent Session 2 - 4 Speakers Conference C-H
 11:20 - 12:10 Lunch Conference A/B
 12:10 - 12:25  Chapter Awards - Dee/Cheri  Conference A/B
 12:25 - 12:30 BREAK 
 12:30 - 1:20 Concurrent Session 3 - 4 Speakers Conference C-H
 1:20 - 1:30 BREAK 
 1:30 - 2:20 Concurrent Session 4 - 4 Speakers Conference C-H
 2:20 - 2:30 BREAK 
 2:30 - 4:00

 Round Table Session - Kai/Chandra

  • Kick-off/Instructions - 10 min
  • Round One - 20 min
  • Transition - 10 min
  • Round Two - 20 min
  • Transition - 10 min
  • Round Three - 20 min
 Conference A/B
 4:00 - 4:15

 Final Remarks and Adjourn

 Stacy Alexander

 Conference A/ B

Session Topics and Speakers

Below are the session topics and speakers with descriptions, along with a schedule one pager for the day with just the topic and presenter schedule listed with their rooms. 

Convince Your Boss

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Event APP Information

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Social Media

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Go Red for Women! #WearRedAndGive

Friday, February 7th is the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Day! To help spread the word for heart health wear red to our event! See our links below for more information about Go Red for Women.

Wear Red and Give

Wear Red 2020 Company Engagement Information

ATD Central Iowa PDD Non-Profit Spotlight: Bidwell Riverside Center 

Bidwell Riverside Center Mission Statement: Bidwell envisions a future where no one lives in poverty and every person has the opportunity for a positive future.

The ATD Central Iowa Community Relations Committee wants to give back to women and families in our community. We will be accepting donations for Bidwell Riverside during the 2020 Professional Development Day.

Accepted Donations: non-perishable food, clothing household items, toiletries/personals, bedding (sheets and blankets), feminine hygiene products, diapers, baby food, baby wipes, and incontinence products.

Wear red and/or bring a donation and earn a ticket to be entered into our ATD Community Relations raffle!

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Bronze Sponsors


Exhibitor Tables




Interested in becoming a sponsor or hosting an exhibitor table?

Check out our Sponsor Page for details!

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