2016 Events Archive

12.8.16 – The ACMP Midwest Chapter is holding their final Change-Up of the year and making it a  Chicago Year End Celebration. This will be held at The Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont. Like always, this event is free for anyone who wants to attend. Usually, the Change-Up meetings are low-key networking events, but this one will be a big blow-out celebration of this year’s accomplishments. The atmosphere at these events is welcoming and friendly. You are encouraged to bring your friends interested in change management, ACMP, or those who want to connect with change professionals. Click here for more information. 

12.8.16 – The annual ATDChi 2016 Holiday & Volunteer Recognition Party will be held at The Victoria of Rosemont at the Holiday Inn this year. This party is held every year to celebrate the Chicago chapter’s accomplishments and all of the ATDChi volunteers and sponsors. Payment and registration are required for attendance. The evening will consist of lots of networking, 3-course dinner, and an award/recognition ceremony. Click here for more info. and to register. 

11.18.16 – Meet The Alliance will be meeting at Willis Tower for their monthly networking event .  This meeting will focus on learning more about organizing a Chicago TEDx Event. You must register to attend for building security.  Are you part of The Chicago Alliance?This gathering of powerful Chicago business associations is a great opportunity to meet many diverse professionals in your area. Click here to view the Nov. event and register. 

11.17.16 – STC Chicago is holding their last meeting of the year; Writing and Localization in Mind – Some Tips and Tricks. Join us there to network with other STC Chicago members and discuss our best writing practices. This session will be guided by a technical writer’s perspective, but it is valuable information for anyone looking to sharpen their skills. Click here for more event information and to register.

11.15.16 – Look for CARA’s own Jeff Sidler, Senior Director, Strategic Account, at the HRMAC West Suburban Interest Group-How HR Can Support Rapid Company Growth. Jeff will be moderating the discussion about how the panelists survived and thrived in high-growth environments. Register here. 

11.14.16 – CARA will be attending the 2016 ATD Midwest Regional Conference. This event features Chris Yates, CLO & Director of People and Organizational Development for Caterpillar, and Rob Lauber, CLO of McDonald’s Hamburger University.  These industry leaders will speak about their experiences working for two of the largest companies worldwide and the L&D challenges they face. We hope to meet you there! Register Here.

11.1.2016 – CARA is a proud sponsor of the 2016 HRMAC Summit. Check out our booth #206! The HRMAC Summit is a gathering of HR Professionals from across Chicago-land and the Midwest. This event is designed to bring together like-minded professionals to learn about HR issues companies are facing today and get hands-on access to top businesses in Chicago. Visit the event page here!

10.06.2016 – CARA is happy to sponsor the ACMP Midwest Change Connect Conference. Make sure you look for our booth! CARA’s own Michelle Davies, Senior Director, and Celeste Policastro, CARA Change Management Strategist, are speaking on Creating a Positive Climate for Change in your Organization. Click here to register.

10.01.2016 – STC Chicago and CARA are partnering to offer a half-day career development workshop.  Click here to view the full agenda. Beginning with a light breakfast and networking time, you will have the unique opportunity to be mentored by recruiters who will help you with resumes, portfolios, and interviews.  Click here to register.

08.16.2016 – CARA is excited to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2016 Chicago eLearning and Technology Showcase on Tuesday, August 16 at the NIU Naperville Campus. The Showcase provides a full day of presentations with an emphasis on the role of new media and interactive methods in organizational training. Speakers will explore all aspects of elearning—instructional design, development tools, media resources, virtual classrooms, social and interactive applications, mobile learning, rapid elearning, and more.  CARA’s very own Jay Frischkorn will speak on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of your organizations elearning development process, how to create more sustainable programs, and strategies to improve the overall expertise of your development teams.  For more information, please contact CARA’s Vice president, Sales and Marketing, Martha Watt.

02.12.2016– CARA is pleased to continue sponsoring our Change Management Practitioner Roundtable. By invitation only, an elite group of Chicago-area Change Management Leaders and Practitioners will meet for lunch to discuss the challenges and best practices involved in managing change in the corporate arena. Sessions will rotate across various Chicago area locations, this event taking place at Northern Trust Corporation on W. Madison in Chicago. For information, please contact CARA’s Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Martha Watt.

01.26.2016-CARA’s Vice President, Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness, Michelle Reid-Powell, is a featured panelist for, Gearing Up for Growth: HR’s Role During Rapid Growth, at the HRMAC West Suburban Interest Group  meeting, Tuesday January 26. CARA’s Senior Director, Senior Accounts Jeff Sidler will be moderating the discussion. Panelists will share their insights from living in a high growth company and will discuss how growth impacts all HR and Talent Management disciplines. The meeting will take place from 7:30a.m.-10:30a.m. at 7425 Janes Avenue Woodridge, IL 60517.

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