Why Attend the TechKnowledge Conference?

What to Expect at TechKnowledge 2018

In January, ATD will host its 2018 TechKnowledge Conference in San Jose, California. It’s one of the largest e-learning events in the United States, with more than 125 sessions and 1,500 attendees. Since being established in 1999, TechKnowledge has offered groundbreaking and inspirational keynotes from Jane McGonigal, David Pogue, Walt Mossberg, Ray Kurzweil, Kara Swisher, Mick Ebeling, to name a few.

Here’s what you can expect at the 2018 ATD TechKnowledge Conference!

Thought-Provoking Keynotes

A creativity and innovation expert. A world-leading brain researcher. A Pixar director of photography for lighting. We are excited to have Kevin Carroll, John Medina, and Danielle Feinberg as our keynote speakers. Each brings a diverse background and unique expertise that will leave you inspired and give you new ideas for how you approach your work.

Practical Sessions on Everything from E-Learning to Emerging Tech

Whether you’re designing your very first e-learning course or interested in developing an augmented reality solution, TechKnowledge has something for you. With sessions across seven tracks, including e-learning, emerging technology, management & strategy, mobile & social, platforms & tools, serious games & simulations, and virtual classroom, you’ll walk away with practical, actionable solutions to take back to the office.

Hands-On Learning

ATD TechKnowledge is an e-learning conference for people who get things done. If you’re someone that likes to roll up their sleeves and play around with new technology and tools, you’ll love our hands-on learning sessions. Each two-hour session can help you build necessary skills and practical knowledge in real time. We will provide all the computers and software, all you need to bring is a passion for learning. TechKnowledge 2018 has more than 15 hands-on learning sessions on such topics as responsive e-learning, Adobe Captivate, augmented reality, Articulate Storyline, interactive e-books, JavaScript and HTML5 coding, PowerPoint, video editing, and more!

Exciting Exhibitors

TechKnowledge is one of the largest e-learning conferences in the United States and features more than 70 e-learning suppliers. Whether you’re looking for custom or off-the-shelf e-learning content or a new LMS, or are interested in what’s new and emerging, stop by the Expo Hall to check out the many suppliers who are supporting—and transforming—the industry.


This conference is not just about learning sessions, it’s really a time to connect and share with others in the field. Join other professionals for dinner through our Meet to Eat program. Share your experiences and collaborate during one of our Disrupt sessions. Have a drink during the opening night reception in the Expo Hall.

I know I’m looking forward to all that TechKnowledge has to offer—seeing first-hand how technology is transforming the learning industry, learning best practices for making that transformation a reality, and catching up with so many colleagues. See you there!