Preconference Learning

Before the conference starts, this is your opportunity to master a specific topic. Take a deep-dive into a specialty area to enhance your knowledge, to sharpen your skills, and to demonstrate added value to your organization. Develop the expertise you need to deliver quality training and development programs to the members of your organization and to ensure you stay competitive in today’s fast-paced marketplace. Expand your ATD 2016 International Conference & Exposition experience by attending one of our preconference workshops or certificate programs!

Explore both of our preconference learning opportunities:



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 18-21 can help.

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

Preconference Certificate Programs- May 18-21, 2016
Sessions every day from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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

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

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

Preconference Workshops: May 21, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Member Price: $495
List Price: $695