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Government Pavilion

government pavilion

Are you a learning professional working in federal, state, or local government? Are you looking to network with like-minded peers? Join colleagues in the government pavilion at the ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition. Share insights and best practices with leaders in the public sector. Learn how to:

  • Create a best-in-class leadership academy.
  • Take advantage of new models for learning.
  • Collaborate with other government entities.
  • Create high-impact training programs using free and low-cost resources.

Government rates for the ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition are available!

Breakfast and refreshments will be available in the government pavilion for government sector professionals only.


How to Get Your Bosses’ Approval


  1. Government justification document for attending ASTD 2014
  2. How to ask your boss for approval email template



Sessions in the Government Theater

Monday May 5
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Measuring Up! Best Practices for Building an Effective Government Leader 360 Competency Model.
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Engaging and Motivating Government Employees
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm AICPA Learning: Education for Your Organization's Financial Professionals
Tuesday May 6
10:00 am - 11:30 am Keys to Surviving Toxic Leaders in Government
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Leadership Development and Process Improvement—The Failed Promise?
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 3 Learning Trends Every Training Officer Should Know
Wednesday May 7
8:30 am - 9:45 am     Doing It All Virtually: Classes, Career Fairs, Conferences and Mentoring                                         

The sessions below are for government workers at all levels of government: federal, state, and local.

Conference Education Sessions

Monday May 5
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Integrated Approach to Leadership Development
Tuesday May 6
10:00 am - 11:30 am Against All Odds: Creating an Award Winning Leadership Academy
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Begin Building a Practice for Evaluation
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Social Government: Continuous Development Environments for Federal Agencies
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Wanted: Enterprise Leaders to Tackle Wicked Government Problems
Wednesday May 7
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Shrinking Budgets, Rising Expectations: Innovations for High-Impact Leadership Programs
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm The Identity of a Leader: Developing Your Leadership Philosophy

View a list of all sessions to add them to your schedule!


Pavilion Hours
Room 146C

Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Sample Video

Watch this video excerpt from the 2013 Education Session: “3 Strategies for Effective Government Leadership” by Sardek Love, President of Infinity Consulting and Training Solutions Inc. and Larry R. Felix, Director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.


Are you an international government employee?  Click here to find out how to customize your conference experience!


Government Pavilion Sponsors

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