West Michigan ATD Speaker Proposal Form

  • Thank you for considering sharing your expertise with the West Michigan ATD members. Please complete the following form completely and concisely. If your proposal is accepted, the information you have submitted will be utilized to market the event as well as introduce you to our members.

    We ask that your program:

    • Is interactive and engages our members, modeling industry standards
    • Is a roughly 60-minute presentation
    • Is NOT a sales/promotional pitch of products/services
    • Relates to a topic aligned with one or more areas of the ATD Talent Development Competency Model

  • Talent Development Capability Model
  • Professional Information

  • Please provide a summary of your professional biography, including a list of recent speaking engagements, recognitions, and at least two professional references who are familiar with & can attest to your speaking/training performance.
  • Proposal Information

  • Please provide a brief description of your proposed session, including learning objectives, a paragraph describing the session, and any planned activities, handouts, equipment needs, etc.
  • We generally offer programs the third Friday morning of each month, September – June. Please indicate months that would work best, or months you are unavailable.
  • Other information you want us to know about yourself, or any questions for us?