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ATD comes to Europe

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ATD, the world’s largest talent development association, is hosting the ATD European Summit, a one day event for learning and development professionals, next week in Amsterdam.

The ATD European Summit takes place in Amsterdam on 13 December and features a one day summit with renowned speakers, followed by a second day with two ATD certificate programmes and an exhibition showcasing the latest innovation in L&D.

From e-learning and innovative talent development strategies to business alignment and blended learning, the summit programme features L&D and HR Directors from ATD, Cisco, TOMS, KPN, Home Depot and Friesland Campina who will share best practices that address the most pressing talent management challenges in the region.

Speakers include: Tony Bingham, ATD’s President and CEO, who will speak about driving Innovation; Stefaan van Hooydonk, speaking on digital L&D transformation; Vivian Heijnen and Jos Arets of the 70:20:10 Institute; Ger Driesen, aNewSpring, speaking on creating business impact with emerging tools; Stephan Obdeijn, NVO2, and Jan Rijken, CrossKnowledge Academy, speaking on corporate learning strategy; Andre De Wit of Carlsberg speaking on how the digital age has transformed the way we learn; and Alfred Remmits, Xprtise, speaking on sustainable learning practices.

In total, twenty expert speakers from across the learning sector will host summit sessions at the summit.

The ATD European Summit takes place on 13 and 14 December, Marriott Hotel, Amsterdam. Registration is available via the ATD European Summit website or email to