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ASTD 2014 Asia Pacific Conference Flyer


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ASTD 2014 Asia Pacific Conference Flyer

  1. 1. October 30–November 1, 2014 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei International Convention Center GLOBAL HORIZONS ACHIEVING PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE
  2. 2. World-Class Experience ASTD has joined forces with the Tze Chiang Foundation of Science and Technology (TCFST) to bring the ASTD Asia Pacific Conference (APC) to Taiwan. This premier event will focus on training and development for Asia Pacific featuring conference tracks on training, learning technologies, talent management, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, measurement and analytics, and cross-cultural management. Thought leaders from both the east and west will participate as both speakers and attendees. Conference attendees will walk away with insights, cutting-edge tools, and solutions that will give them a competitive edge in their learning positions. Featured Speaker: Tony Bingham President and CEO of ASTD Who should attend? • HR directors & practitioners • CEOs, leaders, and key decision/ policy makers • Academics and think tanks • Training and development professionals Why Attend? Conference Tracks In today’s global economy, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices world-wide. If you do business in Asia Pacific, this event is for you and your colleagues! We’ve developed these six content tracks cover a broad range of topics, they can be used as a guide to customize the conference experience. • Thought Leadership: APC will bring together the latest insights and best practices in training and development in Asia Pacific. • Innovation on Display: APC will give attendees an insider’s view into the latest tools and solutions available to advance global training and development, especially for Asia Pacific. • Networking: APC attendees will have access to speakers, thought leaders, and their peers from countries all over the world who are working on the solutions and products that are shaping the leadership and development industry. ASTD Asia Pacific Conference | Training: These sessions will concentrate on learning techniques with a specific focus on basic and mid-level practical training skills, facilitation skills, competencies of a trainer, design and delivery methods, needs assessment and related core skills. Learning Technologies: Learn about newer technologies and approaches such as blended learning, virtual classroom, social media and gamification. Find out how these technologies can be deployed to create an effective e-learning culture. Talent Management & Leadership Development: These sessions will focus on the best practices in talent management and leadership development used to build culture, engagement, capability, capacity through integrated talent acquisition, retention, and best practices about Generation Y’s employability.
  3. 3. Organizational Effectiveness & Innovation: These sessions will focus on creating a culture of innovation to unleash employees’ creative problem-solving abilities and corporate responsibility. Learning Measurement & Analytics: These sessions will focus on measuring an organization’s success and growth through learning as a business strategy. Topics will include the impact of learning, evaluating learning programs, and measuring the impact of change. Cross-Cultural Management: Find out how to deal with cross cultural issues. Topics will include developing cultural awareness, conducting cross cultural training, developing a global leadership and global team. Discover Taipei The cultural kaleidoscope of Taiwan’s capital city pulses wherever you go. Incense-veiled temples dating back to dynastic times blend seamlessly with the neon street life of a decidedly more modern era. Taipei has dozens of world-class restaurants, where gourmets can sample the best regional Chinese cuisine; and for the gourmand, there are plenty of night markets serving up scrumptious evening snacks in an environment of chaotic excitement and fun. About ASTD: ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest association dedicated to the training and development profession. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries, connect locally in more than 120 U.S. chapters, and have more than 10 international strategic partners. Members work in thousands of organizations that come in all forms and sizes, including government, independent consultants, and suppliers. About TCFST: The Tze Chiang Foundation of Science and Technology (TCFST) was founded in 1973. Since its establishment, TCFST has been devoted to fostering high-tech talent and actively integrating the resources from the industrial, government, academic, and research institutes for the cooperation and development of industrial technologies and cultivating high-tech talent. Its scope of service has been expanded as it evolves, and its core value is to provide participants assistance in enhancing job skills and acquiring new techniques and concepts. The polarities of Taipei are vividly present as well in the joining of the urban and natural. Just a few minutes from the heart of the city you can soak away the cares of the world in mineral-rich hot springs nestled in the lush mountain foothills ringing the Taipei Basin. And throughout the city there are plenty of trails, parks, and other oases of tranquility to lift and invigorate your spirits. | ASTD Asia Pacific Conference
  4. 4. For more information please contact: ASTD International GLOBAL HORIZONS ACHIEVING PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE Tze Chiang Foundation of Science and Technology +886-3-5735521