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Our events educate and enlighten our members, who represent all segments of the workplace learning and talent development community. Members include trainers, organizational development practitioners, human resource professionals, instructional designers, various managers and executives, technology vendors, and internal and external consultants. We welcome your submission and appreciate your interest in partnering with ATD Long Island.

Selection Process

ATD Long Island will review proposals and select those that are most relevant, current, and compelling to our membership, and that have strategic value to the Association.  Presentations that address current ATD Long Island and industry topics in alignment with the ATD Talent Development Capability Model are preferred. 

Presentation Formats

Presentations are the cornerstone of our meetings. We enjoy presentations with the following aspects: multiple presenters and panels, effective audiovisual materials (e.g., PowerPoint presentation, web demonstration), and handouts, (e.g., sample job aids, etc.). Please tailor a presentation in at least one of these formats:

  • Case study presentation and discussion 
  • Hands-on workshop for participants to practice and apply skills 
  • Panel discussion 
  • Evaluation and Selection Process

Upon receipt, your submission will be acknowledged and reviewed.  All proposals are ranked according to selection criteria established by ATD Long Island.

Information for All Presenters

Please restrict the use of your organization’s logo and presenter contact information to the final page of visual materials. Recording of presentations is prohibited unless otherwise discussed and approved prior to the event. We do not permit presenters to survey our members prior to presentations. Post session feedback is available upon request. Per our policy as a not-for-profit organization, we do not reimburse presenters for expenses or provide honoraria for presentations. Meeting registration, which generally includes a light meal, is complimentary. Guests of presenters are expected to pay the meeting fee.

Additional Guidance for Consultant Presenters

Please do not sell products or services during your presentation. Ensure that your presentation focuses on concepts, techniques, and best practices. We greatly appreciate presentations that feature work done with clients. Presenters are not permitted to solicit member contact information directly. However, presenters are permitted to obtain contact information by means of a business card raffle of books, products, or other giveaways, as long as members are advised that their contact information may be used by you for marketing purposes.

Please fill out the ATD Long Island Proposal From completely to submit your presentation idea.

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