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TK24's meticulously crafted programming ranges from networking opportunities and solution-driven sessions to diverse session types, ensuring a dynamic and immersive experience for all participants. This adaptable approach empowers attendees to tailor their engagement to align with individual preferences and specific learning objectives. By offering versatile learning opportunities, TK24 distinguishes itself as a conference that places your learning journey in your hands, allowing you to build a personalized experience!

Networking Vendor Solutions ATD Resources
Session Types Continuous Learning  

 

Networking

Community Conversations

New this year! TK24's community conversations are more than just your average chit-chat. Our facilitated networking sessions allow you and your fellow attendees to kick back, chat, and dive into targeted discussions on specific topics. It's not just about support and solutions; it's a space for exchanging ideas, sharing expertise, and making new connections. 

Meet to Eat

First time visiting LA? Attending TK24 alone? Unsure about the LA dining scene? Dine alongside fellow TK24 attendees during the conference by signing up for a Meet to Eat reservation. The restaurants chosen by ATD for the Meet to Eat program have some of the finest food and most pleasurable dining experiences in Downtown LA. All diners pay their own way. Be sure to visit the Meet to Eat table early as seats tend to fill up fast.  

Studio TK

Make the most of your TK24 experience by spending time at Studio TK—it is the place to see and be seen! Explore all that Studio TK has to offer including our sponsored kiosks, ATD Central, stages for the active learning and Meet-N-Geek sessions, community conversations, and the ATD Store that will host meet and greets with several authors. You’ll also find space to sit and recharge your devices when needed. Studio TK is a powerful addition to all the outstanding sessions you will be attending.

TK Afterparty

TK24 is just three days after and a few steps away from the 66th Annual Grammy Awards, so get ready for our very own L&D afterparty in Studio TK! Join us in Studio TK on Wednesday evening to unwind, mingle, and celebrate all you've learned in style. 

TK Klatch

Pronounced /kläCH/, noun, a social gathering, especially for coffee and conversation. But it's not just a word—it's your invitation to kickstart your TK24 experience on Wednesday morning. Join the TK Klatch, where you'll be in the company of ATD staff, TK Program Advisory Committee members, and fellow attendees for coffee and conversation. Don't pass up this chance to mingle, caffeinate, and bring your questions about TK and ATD to our on-site experts. Get a headstart on your TK experience by joining us at the klatch.

Vendor Solutions

Demo Sessions

Join our TK sponsors for live demonstrations of cutting-edge products and services. Take advantage of this interactive space to pose questions, explore functionalities, and better understand the transformative technologies shaping the landscape. 

Lunch & Learns

Elevate your midday break by feeding your mind and appetite during our sponsored Lunch & Learn sessions. Absorb valuable insights into the latest trends and advancements in learning and development during these sponsored-led sessions before being served lunch and engaging in lively conversation with attendees. 

Solution Sessions

Don’t miss our sponsored solution sessions on Thursday morning, where industry leaders and innovators converge to present cutting-edge solutions, products, and services designed to elevate your TK experience. These dynamic sessions offer unique opportunities to explore the latest advancements, connect with experts, and discover transformative solutions that can drive success in your professional endeavors.

Vendor Marketplace

Discover products and services at the Sponsor Kiosks in Studio TK. Engage with our sponsors and get firsthand information about their showcased solutions at the sponsor kiosks.

ATD Resources

ATD Central

Make your way to ATD Central to talk with ATD staff about resources that complement what you're learning at TK and other essential L&D topics. There will be samples of relevant tools, recent ATD research information, and more on hand to get you started. ATD staff will also have information on membership, courses, and other upcoming events to help you keep the learning going long after you leave Los Angeles.

ATD Store and Author Meet and Greets

Stop by the ATD Store to find hundreds of L&D books, including those written by TK24 speakers, that'll get added to your reading list. Make sure to attend the Author Meet and Greets! Chat directly with the authors, have your books signed, and network with fellow attendees. This is an excellent opportunity to talk with some of the best in the industry.

Session Types

General Sessions

Join fellow attendees at our general session each day. Our host and emcee will kick off Wednesday with a brief welcome and review of what you can look forward to over the next few days at TK24. Thursday's general session will briefly recap the first day and what to expect on day 2. You will not want to miss Friday’s sessions with two outstanding keynotes, Sinead Bovell and Mick Ebeling. Sinead will kick off the morning with a provocative talk about the future of artificial intelligence. End your TK24 experience with our closing keynote, Mick Ebeling, as he shares his innovative, inspirational message of technology for the sake of humanity.

Super Sessions

Showcasing luminaries in the industry, super sessions stand out as can't-miss sessions for their expertise and insight. These sessions are delivered live, in-person, and live-streamed for our virtual audience. 

Classroom Sessions

In a traditional presentation format, these sessions offer attendees valuable insights from industry thought leaders. Through sharing case studies, real-world applications, and a wealth of practical knowledge, participants gain actionable takeaways that can be applied immediately to enhance their expertise.

Active Learning Sessions

These interactive sessions are carefully designed to inspire active engagement from attendees, fostering meaningful conversations, activities, and real-time experiential learning. By actively participating, attendees gain practical knowledge and exchange ideas and insights, making the learning experience both dynamic and enriching.

Hands-On Learning Sessions

Step into an immersive learning lab, where you’ll embark on a profound exploration of tech topics and have the opportunity to put learnings into practice. As you delve deep into these sessions, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding and acquire practical skills that can be seamlessly integrated into your job. 

Facilitated Discussions

New this year! We are excited to host facilitated discussions between our two general sessions on Friday. Get ready to dive into prompts inspired by the brainy revelations from our morning keynote on the futuristic wonders of artificial intelligence. It won't just be about listening; it will be a chance to swap brainwaves with fellow tech enthusiasts and walk away inspired!

Meet-N-Geek

Welcome to Meet-N-Geek, where curiosity and camaraderie collide! At Meet-N-Geek, we bring the experts to you—seasoned guides ready to share their knowledge. No question is too basic, and every curiosity is celebrated. Join us for a lively gathering that transcends the ordinary. It's not just a meetup; it's a geeky gala of knowledge exchange and good vibes. Let's turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, one geeky conversation at a time. Grab your favorite morning beverage and get ready to geek out and connect with a community of knowledge enthusiasts.

Continuous Learning

Preconference Workshops

Want to get ahead and take a deeper dive into important learning tech topics? Register for our pre-conference workshops to be held Tuesday, February 6. We will offer one full-day AI workshop and four half-day workshops focusing on podcasting, creating video content, virtual classrooms, and accessibility.

View the full list of workshops.

Postconference Learning

Elevate your skills and knowledge through our post-conference learning opportunities. Choose from our array of five ATD courses, each tailored to enhance specific skill sets, and earn a certificate to keep you at the forefront of industry trends. These courses provide a flexible and accessible way to continue your professional development. Whether you're attending in-person or virtually, you can stay ahead of the curve and invest in your growth by registering for a postconference learning course.

View the full list of courses.