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Join us Wednesday October 19, 2016 6:00 pm

REGISTER NOW: Learning and Innovation - Stories from Around the World

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us at our October 19, 2016 ATD Long Island Chapter Dinner Meeting at the Hilton Long Island Huntington Hotel* in Melville.  Kimo Kippen, 2015 CLO of the Year, will be sharing Learning and Innovation Stories from Around the World.

Providing our workforce -- our people --- with the skills and experiences they need to contribute to a greater tomorrow is a critical responsibility of today's leaders.

Kimo Kippen, Hilton’s former Chief Learning Officer (CLO) and now Vice President, Global Workforce Initiatives, travels the world to talk about learning and innovation and to take back stories of how new and different approaches to learning are changing the way we live. Kimo is eager to speak with us about fundamental shifts, disruptions and emerging trends in learning, as well as offer best practices for leveraging the over-connected employee, high potentials and frontline staff. A prolific storyteller, Kimo will also share how great leaders inspire their workforce to serve their communities with passion and citizenship.

Event Schedule

  • 6:00 PM Networking and Dinner
  • 6:45 PM Presentation and Discussion
  • 8:00 PM Meeting Adjourns

* Thank you to the Hilton Long Island Huntington (598 Broad Hollow Road, Melville NY    11747) for co-sponsoring this event.

About our Presenter:

Kimo Kippen, former CLO and now Vice President of Global Workforce Initiatives at Hilton, is responsible for creating lifelong learning alternatives for Hilton's hundreds of thousands of team members. His numerous accomplishments and awards include:

    • CLO Magazine - 2015 Chief Learning Officer of the Year.
    • Chairman of the Board of Directors - Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) - Hilton is a founding member.
    • Chairman of the Board - Association for Talent Development(ATD), 2007
    • Member - ATD Public Policy Council
    • Board Member - Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
    • Hilton Representative - Business Champions 
Prior to joining Hilton, Kimo worked for Marriott International for 21 years.
Kimo holds an M.S. in career and human resource development from Rochester Institute of Technology, a B.S. from the University of Hawaii, and is a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland's Post Graduate Program.
We look forward to seeing you on the 19th!


Your ATD Long Island Board of Directors

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SAVE THESE DATES - Future ATD Long Island Meetings:

            • Thursday, November 10
            • Thursday, December 8



Lisa Privett-Wood– President

With over 30 years of experience in Learning and Human Resources working in the Hospitality industry, Lisa is currently with Hilton Worldwide as Senior Manager, Learning for
Global Operations.  Previously Lisa spent several years with Marriott International in various corporate-level training and human resources roles. Lisa was VP Programming for ATD LI in 2015.  She 
holds a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Larry Kravitz – VP Membership

Larry is Training Manager for Global Operations and Support at OpenLink Financial and has spent over 20 years in the learning and development area. He provides comprehensive learning support in training design and development for online and in-person events, has launched customer satisfaction programs, new hire program and led the selection and implementation of Openlink’s first learning management system. Larry graduated from SUNY Stony Brook with a BA in English.

Hector Martinez – VP Finance and Past President 

Hector is an Instructional Design Manager at SiriusXM and has over 15 years of experience in course design, workshop facilitation, coaching, performance management, eLearning and learning management
systems.  Hector currently serves as our VP Finance and was chapter president in 2014. He is also an adjunct professor at New York Institute of Technology.
Hector has an M.A. in Organizational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Sy Islam, PhD – Past President

Sy is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Organizational Psychology at Farmingdale State College.
He also conducts private consulting in the areas of training and development with specialties in training evaluation, training design, and facilitation. Sy is our most recent chapter president and was VP Membership in 2014.  He holds degrees from Hofstra University (PhD, Applied Organizational Psychology),
Fairleigh Dickinson University (MBA/MA, Human Resources Management/Industrial-Organizational Psychology) and Rutgers University – New Brunswick (BA, Economics).  



Please let us know about guest speakers and topics you would be interested in hearing from and about in the coming months.  If you have an interest yourself, then by all means we would love to hear from you!  Please submit your comments/proposals to lisaprivettwood@optimum.net.

All comments/proposals will be reviewed with our Board for consideration of an upcoming session. Presentations should be educational/developmental opportunities for our membership and topics should align with the ATD Competency Model which can be viewed at https://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.















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