ASTD-Lincoln and ASTD Nebraska have joined forces to bring in a full-day event that will place you in the same room as world renowned speakers and experts who will help you Do More With Less. The ASTD Regional Event will bring together over 600 professionals in the training and development industry on May 18, 2011 at the LaVista Conference Center for Human Performance Improvement: Doing More With Less. The highly anticipated conference features a networking reception the night prior to the event, nationally known speakers, an exhibit area, and an opportunity for a professional business portrait.

Opening Speaker is Andrea Nierenberg of The Nierenberg Group, a bestselling author and world-renowned business authority and force behind The Nierenberg Group.  Keynote Session will feature Craig Hickman, Partnership In Leadership, The Oz Principle: Creating More Accountability with Less Resources.  Breakout speakers/facilitators are: Ralph Kilmann, Ph.D. (Organization Track), Jack Zenger, Zenger Folkman (Management Track), Todd Mitchem, Eagles Flight (Personal Track), Michael E. Echols, Ph.D., Bellevue University (Technical Track).  The closing session will feature Jim “Mr. Energy” Smith, Jr., JIMPACT, a sought-after trainer and motivational speaker.
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ASTD’s local professionals represent and work in more than 200 small and large businesses and organizations, government agencies, colleges, and universities in Eastern Nebraska. A multitude of business training and networking opportunities are available for each membership base, as well as the business communities in Lincoln/Southeast and South central Nebraska (ASTD-Lincoln) and the Omaha/Council Bluffs, IA areas (ASTD Nebraska).For more information about both chapters, go to the ASTD Regional Event website and click on the chapter links or call 402.434.7557.