Partnering for Performance
April 30th - May 2nd - Raleigh Convention Center
About the Conference
At Partnering for Performance the goal is to CONNECT you with other thought leaders, provide you with a place and time to SHARE learning strategies and develop partnerships that you can use to IMPROVE your company's performance.
Hosted by Training Industry, Inc., the 6th Annual Partnering for Performance Conference is an intimate event intended to help learning leaders obtain the information, insight and tools needed to leverage partnerships for driving performance improvement.
By powering learning through strategic partnerships, your organization can improve training delivered to enhance individual and team performance. What are you waiting for? Register today, reserve your spot and plan for success!
Learn More About The Conference Below
|Noon - 2:00PM||Registration|
|2:15PM - 3:15PM||
Dr. Srini Pillay, CEO, Neurobusiness Group
Debunking Myths Underlying Successful Partnerships
|3:15PM - 3:45PM||Break|
|3:45PM - 4:45PM||
Fraser Marlow, Head of Research, GP Strategies
The Learning & Leadership Needs of Technical Employees
|4:45PM - 6:00PM||Networking Cocktail|
|6:00PM - 7:00PM||Dinner|
|7:00PM - 8:00PM||
Stedman Graham, Bestselling Author and Thought Leader
Personal Identity in the Corporate World
|8:00PM - 8:30PM||Book Signing|
|8:00AM - 8:30AM||Breakfast|
|8:30AM - 8:45AM||Morning Starter|
|8:45AM - 9:45AM||
Scott Gessler, Colorado Secretary of State
Innovative Uses for elearning in Government
|9:45AM - 10:00AM||Break|
|10:00AM - 11:00AM||
Donna Rhode, Program Director, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Wired to Learn: How New Technologies Are Changing L&D Delivery
|11:00AM - 11:15AM||Break|
|11:15AM - 12:15PM||
Tracy Cox, Director RPS Performance, Raytheon
Drivers of Effective Onboarding and Knowledge Transfer: Increasing Speed to Proficiency
Marc Zolar, Program Manager Learning Services, Xerox
Social Studies 101: Old School Organizational Learning Meets the Social Media Revolution
|12:15PM - 1:00PM||Lunch|
|1:00PM - 1:15PM||Break|
|1:15PM - 2:15PM||
Laura Montocchio, President, You Make the Call!, Inc
Sean Stowers, Director, Learning Services, Pearson
How to Maximize Partnerships (i.e. Why we're all here)
Andrew Graham, President & CEO, Forum Corp
Karl H Watson Jr, President, CEMEX USA
Marla Roberson, VP HR Staffing, Planning, Development & Pipe, CEMEX USA
Josue Basave, Manager HR, Planning and Development, CEMEX USA
How to Get Beyond Change Malaise
William Vanderbilt, Director of Learning Solutions, The Training Associates
Learning Must Be Sold
Pam Boiros, VP of Corporate Marketing, SkillSoft
John Mattox, Director of Research, KnowledgeAdvisors
Moving the Needle. Again.
|2:15PM - 2:45PM||Break|
|2:45PM - 3:45PM||
Derek Shipley, VP, Global Training Delivery Services, Intrepid Learning
How Organizations Can Get the Most Out of Their Outsourcing Relationships
Mark W Moronell, President, Health Comm Strategies
Applying Moneyball Tactics to Build Your Training Team
Connie Malamed, Learning Consultant & Publisher, The eLearning Coach Site
Partnering through Learning Technologies
Jarrod Siegertsz, Managing Consultant, Hemsley Fraser
|3:45PM - 4:00PM||Break|
|4:00PM - 5:00PM||
Kate Day, Director, Cisco
Greg Madsen, Principal and Vice President,Mandel Communications
Learning at the Speed of Life
Kim Armstrong, Sr, Manager Enterprise Learning Strategy & Integration, Boeing
Daniel Campbell, Sr, Instructional Designer, Vangent, Inc.
Rapid Instructional Design - Your Turn!
Sonia Wadhwa, Chief Operating Officer, InfoPro Learning, Inc.
Engaging Learners Beyond the Classroom
|5:00PM - 5:15PM||Break|
|5:15PM - 6:15PM||
Kelly Floyd, LLD Specialist, Covenant Health
Building Bridges with Less
Linda Edwards, VP, Learning & Development, OneWest Bank
Karen Albi,Sr, Instructional Designer, OneWest Bank
Ensuring Sales Training Sticks: Creative & Effective Stakeholder Partnering Strategies
Ajay Pangarkar, Performance Strategist, Central Knowledge
Jan Varner, CEO, United Way
Building Strategic Linkages: Mapping & Measuring Your Learning Strategy
Dr. David Hartt, Director, Performance Programs, Chenega Corp
Pushing Management's Buttons to Improve Performance
|6:15PM - 8:15PM||Networking Event|
|8:00AM - 8:30AM||Breakfast|
|8:30AM - 9:30AM||
Carole Meade, Director, Learning Services, Sumaria Networks
Lessons Learned from a Successful Insourcing Partnership
Jeri Rosenberg, Manager, Training and Customer Service, Bachmans
Internal Customer Service: Why is it so Important and How Can You Foster It?
Armand Spoto, Director, Strategic Innovation, Lernia Training Solutions LLC
How Training, Communication & Marketing will Collide to Form a Content Superhighway
Kaliym Islam, VP, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC):
Developing & Measuring Training the Agile Way
|9:30AM - 9:45AM||Break|
|9:45AM - 10:45AM||
Gail McGuire, VP Professional Services, TrainingFolks
Paul Hammond, Director, HR, Electrical Safety Authority
Building a Cost Effective Succession Strategy with Leadership Training
Diane Gayeski, Dean, Ithaca College
Not Your Dad's Schoolhouse:
Doug Stephen, SVP & Country Manager,CGS
Adaptable Content: Using Technology to Transform Your Business
Michelle Pallas, President & Managing Partner, Lighthouse Consulting Partners
Mentoring: Big Impact Without a Big Budget
|10:45AM - 11:00AM||Break|
|11:00AM - 12:00PM||
Steve Willis, Trainer, Senior Master, VitalSmarts
Partnering with Sprint: Getting a Telecommunications Company Talking
Thomas Godfrey, Instructional Architect, Capella
Bob Bodine, Program Director, Medtronic
Moving Online: How to Effectively Transition From Instructor Led to a Distance Learning Program
Carla Torgerson, Senior Learning Strategist, Maestro
Collaborative and Immersive Learning on the Job Using Mobile Performance Support
MBTI, DISC, and TKI – Oh My – Psychometric Assessments
|12:00PM - 1:00PM||Lunch|
|1:00PM - 1:15PM||Conference Ends|
Who should attend?
- VPs and Directors of Training
- VPs and Directors of Learning and Development
- VPs and Directors of Learning Technologies
- Corporate University Managers
- Community Colleges Corporate Development Leaders
- Training/Learning partners to specific line functions
- Performance Consultants
- College Educators
- Anyone Charged with Improving the Performance of their Organization
What companies have attended in the past?
- 260 Focus
- Action Selling
- Advanced Business Learning/Wilson Learning
- Agileview Software, Inc.
- Allen Interactions
- Altus Learning
- AMC Services
- American Cancer Society
- American Family Insurance
- American Heart Association
- American Infrastructure
- Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.
- Aquinas Leadership Group
- Arrow Electronics
- ASC Consulting
- Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Assoc.
- Bank of America
- Baptist Health
- Barnes and Conti
- Baylor Healthcare
- Bellevue University's Human Captial Lab
- BlueStreak Learning
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
- Canadian Blood Services
- Capital Analytics
- Caskey Training
- CCA Global Partners
- CCI & Health Ed Today
- Cerner Corporation
- CGFNS International
- Charles Schwab
- Cisco Systems, Inc.
- Cleveland Airport System
- ConnectSolutions, Inc.
- Cornerstone Partner Group
- Corporate Trendsetters
- Crown Worldwide
- Custom Training Solutions
- Cuyahoga Corporate College
- Dassault Systemes
- Delta College Corporate Services
- Depository Trust and Clearing
- Dow Jones & Co.
- DTE Energy
- Duke Clinical Research Institute
- Duke Corporate Education
- Duke Medicine
- Duke University
- Eaton International
- Editorial Services
- Enspire Learning
- Fairchild Semiconductor
- Fanshawe College
- First Citizens Bank
- Four Oaks Bank
- Gen Re
- General Parts Inc/CARQUEST
- Genworth Financial
- Genworth Mortgage Insurance
- Gilmore Global
- Golden Corral Corporation
- GP Strategies
- Habitat for Humanity International
- Harbinger Knowledge Products
- Harley-Davidson, Inc.
- Harper College
- Hemsley Fraser
- Hitachi Data Systems
- HRD Press
- Huthwaite Inc.
- Ignite It Group
- Impact 60 Learning Systems
- Intel Corporation
- Intrepid Learning Solutions
- Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
- Juniper Networks
- Karmak, Inc.
- Kennedy, Smothers & Assoc.
- Letterkenny Army Depot
- Liberty Mutual Insurance
- Life Associates & The Center for Managing by Values
- LORD Corporation
- M&T Bank Corporation
- Maestro eLearning
- ManTech International Corporation
- Meno Consulting
- Mustang Engineering
- NC State University
- NetDimensions, Ltd.
- Newell Rubbermaid
- North Carolina Department of Commerce
- North Carolina Electric Membership Corp.
- OneSmartWorld, Inc.
- Outstart, Inc.
- PA Consulting Group
- PEC Premier
- Performance Development Group
- Pitney Bowes
- Pratt and Whitney
- Prestariang Systmes Sdn Bhd
- Progress Energy
- Prudential Retirement
- PSCU Financial Services
- rAVe Publications / UNC-CH
- Raytheon Professional Services
- RBC Bank
- Red Hat, Inc.
- Rockwell Collins
- Rollins Inc.
- RWD Technologies
- Saint Joseph's University
- Schneider Electric
- Sealund & Associates
- Sealy Inc.
- Seidel Consulting LLC
- Sempra Utilities
- Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
- Smith & Nephew
- Snyders-Lance Inc.
- Standrad Register
- Sudden Link Communications
- Sum Total Systems
- TelSim Software
- The Brooks Group
- The Hartford
- The Home Depot
- The National Center for Drug Free Sport
- The Training Associates
- Time Warner Cable
- Toolwire, Inc.
- Training Folks
- Trilogy Health Services
- Turning Technologies
- Tyco Learning Technologies
- UCB Biosciences, Inc.
- UL University - Underwriters Laboratories
- United Student Aid Funds
- United Supermarkets, LLC
- Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd
- Vangent Inc.
- VelocityMG, Inc.
- Virtual Training Partners
- VisionCor Inc.
- Vivid Learning Systems
- WakeMed Health and Hospitals
- Walsh Group
- Waukesha County College
- Workforce Tampa
- Xerox Corporation
- You Make the Call, Inc.
- Zenith Insurance
Stedman Graham, Bestselling Author, Educator and Entrepreneur, will cover "Identity Leadership Development," which highlights the relationship between developing strong leadership and self-awareness. Recognizing these characteristics and developing a strong identity is the basis for effective leadership.
Srini Pillay, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Invited Faculty at Harvard Business School, and CEO of NeuroBusiness Group will describe perspectives from the most recent research in psychology and brain science of partnerships and will give practical strategies to apply to making partnerships more effective.
Donna Rhode serves as Program Director at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School. Prior to this role, Donna spent 27 years in the high-tech industry in various capacities. Her most recent role was Vice President of Global Sales Operations for Cisco Systems where she led multiple teams to drive, design, and implement innovative global programs and processes to accelerate sales growth and maximize business opportunities.
Scott Gessler is Colorado's 37th Secretary of State. A successful small businessman and attorney, Mr. Gessler serves as the chief executive of The Department of State. The Secretary of State's office ensures the integrity of elections and helps commerce by collecting and managing a wide variety of business and public records. Before becoming Secretary of State, Mr. Gessler practiced election law, constitutional law, and commercial litigation. He has taught election law at both the University of Colorado and University of Denver Law Schools, and he has received wide recognition for his work in election law. He began his career as a trial attorney U.S. Department of Justice, focusing on international criminal law and terrorism. As a small businessman he later managed a construction company. He also served as an Army Reservist for 16 years, including one overseas deployment. Mr. Gessler received his undergraduate degree from Yale, law degree from University of Michigan, and MBA from Northwestern University.
Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
421 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
Make a reservation here: www.sheraton.com
Room rate is $159/night and reservations must be made by March 30.
What meals are included?Your meals are provided at the Tuesday night reception & dinner, Wednesday breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, and evening heavy hors d'ouerves, Thursday breakfast, snack and lunch.
Is there a dress code?The conference is business casual; please bring an additional layer in case the rooms are cool.
How do I sign up for sessions I want to attend?No need to sign up as this conference is intimate and can accommodate everyone's needs.
If I can't attend at the last minute, may I send someone else in my place?Of course, please send any last minute changes to KTantayanurak@trainingindustry.com.
Is there any additional function space for meetings?There are several break tables in the main hall of the conference for informal networking and meetings.
Is there transportation to and from the airport?Yes, Super Shuttle takes reservations through their website, www.supershuttle.com or at the counters at RDU airport.
Is a shuttle provided during the conference?No, most of the hotels and restaurants listed are within walking distance of the convention center.
Super Shuttle is available for transportation to and from the airport. Please make a reservation through their website, www.supershuttle.com or in person at their counter inside RDU Airport.
Dinner in the City of Oaks
Relationship building is at the core of the Partnering for Performance conference so on Wednesday night we encourage you to get out and enjoy the City of Oaks while engaging with your fellow learning leaders. Here are some of the city's top spots within walking distance of the convention center. Please be sure to call for reservations of parties of four or more so that you may best be accommodated.
Gravy (.4 mi from Conference)
135 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431, (919) 896-8513
Eclectic Italian, $$
The Oxford (.2 mi from Conference)
319 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978(919) 832-6622
British, Gastropub, $$
For more options please visit, http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/at-ease/dining.
See what the 2012 participants said!
|"The presentations and presenters fostered participation, were engaging and thought provoking."||"I will take away lots of new ideas."|
|"The amount of people attending was perfect."||"Outstanding venue, facilities, food and accommodations were superior."|
Learn the facts about last years conference!
|97% of attendees were satisfied with this conference.|
|96% said the conference facilitated networking and knowledge sharing.|
|91% found new contacts and opportunities for future collaboration and potential partnerships.|
|98% of attendees would recommend the conference
and attend again.
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