FREE Training Opportunity
ASTD Pittsburgh members have a wonderful opportunity to attend one or two complimentary sessions sponsored by Experis IT. Speaker, Pat Garrett, PMP and ACP, will present:
Attendees can obtain 2 free PDUs per session. Space is limited and registration required.
If interested, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15.
Building Stress & Team Resiliency: Bolstering Communication, Motivation and Morale through Interactive Humor
(or “Practicing Safe Stress”)
March 25, 2014
In a 24/7 “do more with less” and rapidly changing world learning to channel stress and frustration into safe sharing, cooperative and collaborative problem-solving and team building is vital. Quickly recognize stress warning signs and the stages of burnout. Get a better handle on time pressure and organizational focus by achieving “Emancipation Procrastination.” Learn tools and techniques for strengthening resiliency and “psychological hardiness.” Gain fresh perspective on using empathy and humor and group collaboration to sustain morale, productivity, and effective team relationships.
Mark Gorkin, the Stress Doc ™, www.stressdoc.com, acclaimed Keynote and Kickoff Speaker, Webinar Presenter, Retreat Leader and Motivational Humorist, is the author of Practice Safe Stress and The Four Faces of Anger. A former Stress & Violence Prevention consultant for the US Postal Service, "The Doc" is a Team Building and Organizational Development Consultant as well as a Critical Incident/Grief Intervention Expert for Business Health Services, a National Wellness/EAP/OD Company.
Event Hosted by Point Park University
ASTD International Conference and Exposition
May 4-7 Washington, DC
Thinking about attending and want to save money? If at least 5 Chapter members are attending, our Chapter can quality for a chapter team and take advantage of discounted rates of $1200 for national ASTD members and $1500 for non-members. That is a savings of $300!!! NOTE: Chapter teams will be established when at least 5 registrations from the chapter are received. Contact Carol Scanga at email@example.com for more details/if interested. Deadline is 3/31.
Why volunteer for 2014 ASTD ICE?
Every day of volunteering earns you a day of conference participation
You will get to know other volunteers and participants from the Metro DC area and from around the world
You will learn much more about the resources that ASTD has to offer, both at the chapter level and nationally
What would I do?
Typical positions include: Floaters, room monitors, session monitors, general session monitors, ask me volunteers and ASTD store volunteers. Check out the position descriptions and FAQs.
Questions? Ask the volunteer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
The following are some changes you will notice:
All event registrations are online using the PayPal payment processing function for safe and secure credit card transactions.
All Job Postings are available for Public View.
The Board Directory is also Public View but the Member Directory remains open only to members.