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CHiP Code:  CH2007

In-Person: Partnering with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for Learning and Results (Lancaster)

  • 03/14/2014
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences: Main College Building 410 North Lime Street Lancaster, PA 17602


  • Breakfast is included with registration.
  • Breakfast is included with registration.
  • Breakfast is included with registration
  • Breakfast is included with registration.

Registration is closed

This is the second of two opportunities to participate in Barry Altland's "Partnering with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for Learning and Results."

Please register for this opportunity to attend the Lancaster session. 

Main College Building (street parking only)

410 North Lime Street

Lancaster, PA 17602


Some of us in the profession are already there.  Some of us are on the way.  Still others are quite a distance from it. 

There may even be a small percentage who has no idea what this means . . .   

Already “there?”  Where? 

Let’s be clear.  In the 21st century, the expectation is that Organizational Learning, Development and Performance Professionals must function as a business partner, and a critical part of that business partnership is collaborating with Subject Matter Experts, or SMEs. 

Sounds great, in theory . . . but what does all that mean? 

Engage with your Central PA professional peers as we explore what it means to partner with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the critical skill areas of:

  • Assessment   
  • Content Development
  • Facilitation
  • Business Partnership
  • Relationship Building
  • Project Planning/Project Management
  • Measurement

Glean how no-nonsense, forward-thinking philosophies andsimple, effective models and tools can be applied to SME partnership initiatives in the organization(s) you support to drive meaningful learning and results!  

Arrive ready to deeply engage in learning conversation and activities that reinforce the knowledge and skills that will help put the tired, worn out “academic model” practices in your past, and help you embrace the direction the profession is headed, and for some, has already achieved - business partnership. 

Get ready to transform the way you think, and possibly the way you perform your role in the future, as we boldly step into the theories and practices that truly will make a difference in organization(s) you support!

7:45 a.m.                               Registration opens

7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.            Breakfast and connection time

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.            Welcome and Announcements

8:15 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.            Learning Program

9:25 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.            Closing comments and departure

About the Facilitator . . .

Barry E. AltlandBarry E. Altland is a Talent Strategist and WLP professional with nearly fifteen years of thought leadership in Organizational Development/Workplace Learning and Performance.  Barry has driven learning and organizational performance initiatives at several mid- and large-sized companies in the central Florida area in a wide variety of industries, including hospitality, theme park/resort destination, real estate development, agribusiness, supply chain, financial services and not-for-profit healthcare.      

He is a national member of ASTD since 1999, and has previously served on the Executive Board of the Central Florida Chapter of ASTD for five years, including being the 2006 Chapter President.  Barry has also been a featured speaker and facilitator for the ASTD Chapter Leaders Conference (ALC), and has designed and led learning events for ASTD and SHRM, among other professional development organizations, throughout Florida and nationwide.   

Barry, a proud UCF Knight, currently resides in Winter Garden, FL, a quaint suburb west of Orlando. 

Connect with Barry on LinkedIn at:http://www.linkedin.com/in/barryealtland

ATD Central Pennsylvania

PO Box 23

Hummelstown, PA  17036

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