Annual Chapter Meeting Scheduled!

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the Pittsburgh ATD Chapter virtual annual membership meeting. More details on the agenda and our keynote speaker can be viewed here.


Upcoming events

    • 16 Dec 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • Zoom webinar

    This event is being organized by the Greater Twin Cities Chapter of ATD.  Pittsburgh Chapter members may register for free with the registration code. The regular fee is $39.99

    Transforming Learning

    Stories from Andersen Windows

    ATD-GTC's Learning Labs offer hands-on workshops that provide unique, focused learning and development opportunities that tap into the expertise within our network, providing members with the chance to grow specific skills and knowledge.

    This session will take place from noon – 1 p.m. CST = 1–2 p.m. EST

    If you are interested in registering for this event, email VP Programming Angela Rogers for the Pittsburgh Chapter member code, which you will use to register on the Greater Twin Cities chapter website. Event Link:

    • 12 Jan 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Zoom

    Welcome to the multi-chapter ATD Executive Education Series sponsored by the Pittsburgh, Eastern PA, and Philadelphia ATD chapters. 

    Every 2nd Wednesday of each month this year, we'll be presenting a thought leader in executive education coming from our most prestigious academic institutions and organizations across the state. These Zoom webinar events are intended for organizational leaders who view talent management, organizational development and training from the C-suite impact.  If you're a leader in your organization, network with like minded individuals and learn how others in similar roles are driving talent in their organizations.

    If you registered for this event and misplaced your Zoom log in link,
    contact the chapter VP for Programming for assistance.

    Embracing Uncertainty: Making Decisions in a Rapidly Changing World

    About the Talk

    With the increasing speed, uncertainty and complexity in today’s world, superior decision skills are more important than ever. This session will help you improve your decision-making skills by offering behavioral insights into how people actually think and make decisions. It will include practical action items for building new decision habits and reducing decision stressors.

    Dr. Austin will also overlay the added complexity of massive uncertainty in today’s ever-changing environment and discuss ways to embrace and incorporate this uncertainty.

     In the session participants with learn:

    • how to identify decision blindspots and develop strategies to neutralize them
    • how to view uncertainty in a realistic and accurate way
    • the importance of viewing issues as polarities
    • how to calibrate risks associated with uncertainty

    About the Speaker

    John AustinDr. John Austin is the P.D. Merrill Endowed Chair of the Business Department at University of New England. He is an experienced facilitator and an award-winning teacher who has worked with practicing executives on six continents. 

    Prior to joining the faculty at The University of New England, he was a faculty member at Fielding Graduate University, Penn State University and The University of Washington. He has taught executives in programs at Duke CE, The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), Georgetown University, Thunderbird School of International Management, The University of North Carolina, and Penn State University. 

    He has worked with numerous global Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and professional associations developing leaders and leading long-term projects in the areas of change management, scenario planning, team performance, strategic decision-making, and strategy execution.

    Dr. Austin holds a BA in economics from The Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in management from Boston College. He has conducted research on team leadership, organizational change implementation, and strategic decision-making. His research on knowledge-based decision-making teams is widely cited in the academic literature, as is his work on the strategic actions of internal change agents. 

    He is the author of Leading Effective Change: A Primer for the HR Professional published as part of the SHRM Foundation’s Effective Practice Guidelines Series (2015). His book, Unquestioned Brilliance: Navigating a Fundamental Leadership Trap, was published in fall 2015.

    Next event: February 9, 2022


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Newsbits 2021 Q3.pdf


The ATD Pittsburgh Chapter met all  chapter affiliation requirements and is considered compliant with the National ATD organization for the year 2021.


Use the ChIP Code! 

Simply enter the Pittsburgh Chapter's  ChIP code (CH3019) on the ATD Store on-line checkout screen or mention it to the ATD Customer Care Operator when you call

1.800.628.2783 or 703.683.8100.

A certain percentage of money will come back to support our local chapter.  


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