Preconference Learning

ATD understands that you want to keep your skills sharp and stay on top of the latest trends in the industry. That’s why we offer Preconference Learning. Before the conference starts, ATD offers an opportunity to participate in industry-leading professional development workshops to develop the skills you need to deliver quality training and development programs to members of your organization and to ensure you stay competitive in today’s fast-paced marketplace. Make the most of your experience at the ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition and attend one of our preconference workshops or certificate programs!

Explore both of our preconference learning opportunities:



Preconference workshops are full-day programs with a deeper and more experiential focus on a topic.

Please note that workshops require advance sign-up and an additional fee.

Certificate Programs

Enhance your job skills with the latest programs designed to help you advance in your career. Find the solutions to your organization's biggest challenges. We are here to help you. ATD's two-, three-, and four-day Certificate Programs from May 17-20 can help.


You can register for preconference workshops at the same time you register for the conference. If you are already registered for the conference and would like to register for a workshop, please contact Customer Care at:

Phone (U.S. Only): 1.800.628.2783
Phone (International): 1.703.683.8100

Two-Day Workshops

One-Day Workshops

May 20, 2017 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

ATD Member: US $495 | Nonmember: US $695

Certificate Programs

Earn a certificate of completion to show the knowledge you learned!

May 17-20, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.