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News & Events

"The Future of Performance Management"--hear me speak at Anaheim 10/30, San Diego 11/3, Burbank 11/8, & Ontario 11/10. Employers Group: http://egwelu.com/

 

Honored to receive the Global Learning & Development Leadership Award in Mumbai, India 2/15/17

 

New article on how to improve Performance Management: "New Year, New Workforce Processes" in Small Biz Daily (1/24/17): http://www.smallbizdaily.com/new-year-new-workforce-approach-small-business-owners-should-focus-on-employee-improvement-not-on-ratings-and-documentation-failure/

 

Hear me speak about alternative career tracks on the How to Be Awesome at Your Job Podcast (Episode #82): https://awesomeatyourjob.com/podcast/

 

Come see me at ATD International Conference & Expo: "The Surefire Path to Successful Talent Management." May 24 at 3 pm in Denver.

 

"What Talent Management Really Is" Opening Keynote at Global Conference for Talent Management in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 19, 2015. http://www.gcetd.com/?page_id=1723&lang=en

 

"Managers Are People Too." Closing keynote at HCI's Employee Engagement Conference July 28-29 in San Francisco: http://www.hci.org/hr-conferences/2015-Employee-Engagement/overview

 

Stop by the Pepperdine booth at SHRM in Las Vegas to say hello June 29, June 30, July 1.

 

Live webinar on 4/23: Driving Business Outcomes with Learning & Development http://www.capsim.com/events/driving-business-outcomes-with-learning-and-development-programs/

 

Keynote address at HCI Human Capital Summit: HR Transformation: New Roles in Talent Management. Orlando, April 1, 2015

 

Save the date: Pepperdine University's Talent Management Symposium: April 24, 2015 in Los Angeles.

 

Archived webcast: Successful Strategic Workforce Planning: http://www.hci.org/lib/successful-strategic-workforce-planning-through-collaboration-analytics-and-technology

 

Archived webinar: Finding Your Aha Moments in Talent Management.  http://www.hci.org/lib/finding-your-aha-moments-talent-management

The latest book by Mark Allen, Aha Moments in Talent Management, has been released by ASTD Press. The book is available at Amazon.com or ASTD.org.

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Complete List of Mark's Speeches

Allen, M. “Linking Talent Management to Strategy.” Strategic LeadHeR Conference, Professionals in Human Resources Association, Malibu, CA, March 2017.

 

Allen, M. “The Next Generation of Performance Management: Agile and Focused on the Future.” (Opening Keynote) CPSHR Consulting Annual Meeting, Napa, CA, February 2017.

 

Allen, M. “Unleashing Creativity: The True Path to Innovation.” Entrepreneurs’ Association Regional Meeting, Playa Vista, CA, February 2017.

 

Allen, M. “Talent Management: Leveraging Your Organization’s Greatest Asset.” Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) Gateway Cities Monthly Meeting, Cerritos, CA, November 2016.

 

Allen, M. “Talent Management: The Next Frontier for HR.” Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) California HR Conference, Long Beach, CA, August 2016.

 

Allen, M. “The Surefire Path to Successful Talent Management.” Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2016 International Conference and Expo, Denver, CO, May 2016.

 

Allen, M. “Talent Management: A Strategic Imperative.” Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) Southern California Regional Meeting, Los Angeles, November 2016.

 

Allen, M. “What Talent Management Really Is” (Opening Keynote), Global Conference and Exposition for Training and Development, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October, 2015.

 

Allen, M. “Bringing Corporate Universities to Latin America” (Keynote), Elite University Corporate University Conference, Bogota, Colombia, September, 2015.

 

Allen, M. “Managers Are People Too: Roles and Accountabilities in Employee Engagement” (Closing Keynote)—Human Capital Institute 2015 Employee Engagement Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 2015.

 

Allen, M. “Finding Your Aha Moment in Talent Management” (Keynote)—Pepperdine University Talent Management Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, April, 2015

 

Allen, M. “HR Transformation: New Roles in Talent Management” (Keynote)—Human Capital Institute, Human Capital Summit, Orlando, FL, April, 2015

 

Allen, M. “Talent Management: A Global Imperative”—Association for Talent Development (ATD) Los Angeles Chapter, Los Angeles, CA, March, 2015

Allen, M. “What Talent Management Really Is.” Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) South Bay Chapter, Manhattan Beach, CA, September, 2014.

 

Allen, M. “What a Corporate University Really Is.” (Keynote Address). Istanbul Bilgi University Corporate University Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June, 2014.

 

Allen, M. “The Next Generation of Corporate Universities.” Consortium of Southern California Colleges and Universities, Los Angeles, CA, June, 2014.

 

Allen, M. “The Role of Learning & Development in Talent Management.” ASTD 2014 International Conference and Exposition, Washington, DC, May, 2014.

 

Allen, M. & Jasso, S. “The True Value of Training.” Training 2014 Conference, San Diego, CA, February, 2014.

 

Allen, M. “The Global Vision of Corporate University Development” (Keynote Address). 2013 China Corporate University Symposium, Beijing, China, August, 2013.

 

Allen, M. “The Role of Corporate Universities in Talent Management.” Pepperdine University’s First Annual Talent Management Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, April 2013.

 

Allen, M. “AT&T University: Five Years” (Keynote Address). AT&T University’s Fifth Anniversary Conference, Dallas, TX, January 2013.

 

Allen, M. “How Corporate Universities Drive Superior Personal and Organizational Performance.” Institute Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico City, Mexico, May 2012.

 

Allen, M. “DAU: Learn, Perform, Succeed.” Defense Acquisition University Mid-Level Managers Conference, Fort Belvoir, VA, April, 2012.

 

Allen, M. “How Corporate Universities Can Drive Organizational Performance.” (Keynote Address). Defense Acquisition University 40th Anniversary Annual Meeting, Fort Belvoir, VA, October, 2011.

 

Allen, M. “Creating a Learning Workforce for Exceptional Innovation and Success.” Executive Next Practices Forum. Los Angeles and Irvine, CA, August 2011.

 

Allen, M. “International Virtual Executive Teams.” Society of Human Resources 2011 Annual Conference.” Las Vegas, NV, June, 2011.

 

Allen, M. “University Partnerships: Where Do I Start?” Training 2011, San Diego, CA, February 2011.

 

Allen, M. “How Corporate Universities Drive Superior Personal and Organizational Performance.” Training 2011, San Diego, CA, February 2011.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities and Talent Management.” Global Council of Corporate Universities Webinar Series, December 2010.

 

Allen, M. “Author’s Session: The Next Generation of Corporate Universities.” Elliott Masie’s Learning 2010 Conference, Orlando, FL, October, 2010

 

Allen, M. “Leadership Learning on a Higher Plane.” Human Capital Institute Executive Conversation (webinar), September, 2010.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities: 2010 and Beyond.” 6th Annual Innovations in E-Learning Symposium, Fairfax, VA, June, 2010.

 

Allen, M. “The Role of the Corporate University in Talent Management.” Training 2010, San Diego, CA, February 2010.

 

Allen, M. “Maximizing Talent in Your Organization: The Role of the Corporate University.” Training Leadership Summit, San Diego, CA, May 2009.

 

Allen, M. “The Role of the Corporate University in Talent Management” Podcast—Training Magazine Network, April, 2009.

 

Allen, M. “Customized Learning for the Evolving Workforce.” Corporate University Week 2008, Orlando, FL, November 2008.

 

Allen, M. “Innovative Approaches for Developing People and Expanding Organizational Learning, Knowledge, and Wisdom” (Keynote Address). Advanced International Summer School: Managing Uncertainty and Competition Through Dynamic Learning Networks, Ostuni, Italy, July 2008.

 

Allen, M. “The Corporate University as a Strategic Weapon in Recruitment, Development and Retention: Taking the Wheel in Talent Management Initiatives.” The Fourth Annual Corporate University Summit, Las Vegas, NV, May 2008.

 

Allen, M. “Fostering Corporate Responsibility as a Leadership Tool.” (Closing Keynote). 2008 Global Council of Corporate Universities Forum, Paris, France, April 2008.

 

Allen, M. “Key Emerging Trends in Learning.” (Closing Keynote Address). Corporate University Week 2007. Orlando, FL, November 2007.

 

Allen, M. “Moving to World Class by Learning from the Best.” Corporate University Week 2007. Orlando, FL, November 2007.

 

Allen, M. “Next Generation Learning and Development.” Learning in the 21st Century Conference, Ontario, CA, May, 2007.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities: Past, Present, and Future” (Opening Keynote Address). The First Global Summit for Corporate University Development, Beijing, China, March, 2007.

 

Allen, M. “How to Measure Ways a Corporate University Adds Value.” 5th Annual Learning Analytics Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, March, 2007.

 

Allen, M. “Authors’ Roundtable: The Next Generation of Corporate Universities” (Headliner Session). Training 2007 Conference and Expo, Orlando, FL, February 2007.

 

Allen, M. “Wisdom Management.” Training 2007 Conference and Expo, Orlando, FL, February, 2007.

 

Allen, M. “The Next Generation of Corporate Universities.” (Headliner Session). Training Solutions Conference and Expo, Denver, CO, October 2006.

 

Allen, M. “The One Thing You Need to Know About Corporate Universities” (Keynote Address). Training Directors’ Forum, Palm Springs, CA, June 2006.

 

Allen, M. “29 Things Corporate Universities Do to Add Value” (Featured Session), Training Directors’ Forum, Palm Springs, CA, June 2006.

 

Allen, M. “Utilizing Mission-Based Metrics in Corporate Universities.” Corporate University Summit 2006, Scottsdale, AZ, May, 2006.

 

Allen, M. “Centralizing Your Learning Function to Maximize Talent Management Efforts.” Succession Planning & Talent Management Summit, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2005

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities: The Next Generation” (Featured Presentation). Training Fall Conference and Expo, Long Beach, CA, October 2005.

 

Allen, M. “The Next Generation of Corporate Universities.” Training Directors’ Forum, Phoenix, Arizona, May, 2005.

 

Allen, M. “A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Corporate University and Maximizing Its Value.” Corporate University Summit 2005, Las Vegas, NV, May 2005.

 

Allen, M. “Leadership, Alignment, and Change.” The Caribbean Regional Intern/Scholarship Program Leadership Development Workshop, University of the West Indies, Bridgetown, Barbados, April 2005.

 

Allen, M. “The Role of Corporate Universities in Developing Talent.” Human Capital Institute, Los Angeles, CA, March 2005.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities: The Next Generation” (Featured Presentation). Training 2005 Conference and Expo, New Orleans, LA, March 2005.

 

Allen, M. “Mission-Based Metrics” Measuring and Benchmarking Training Projects and Programs Conference, Atlanta, GA, January, 2005.

 

Allen, M. “Creating a Business Plan for a New Corporate University.” Corporate University Week 2004, Orlando, FL, November, 2004.

 

Allen, M. “Measuring Corporate University Successes.” Measurement and Benchmarking for Corporate Universities Conference, Phoenix, AZ, September 2004.

 

Allen, M. “Transitioning Your Training Organization to a Corporate University.” Running Training and Learning as a Business Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 2004.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities: What They Should Do For Your Organization and How You Can Measure Their Processes and Successes.” Measuring and Benchmarking Training Projects and Programs Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 2004.

 

Allen, M. “The Perfect Corporate University: Mythical Beast or Attainable Goal?” Corporate University Week 2003, Orlando, FL, November 2003.

 

Allen, M. (Moderator) “Needs of Client Corporations” (Panel presentation).  2003 Executive MBA Council Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 2003.

 

Allen, M. “You’re Not in it Alone: Strategic Alliances for Corporate Universities.” Launching and Managing a Corporate University Conference, Dallas, TX, January 2003.

 

Allen, M. “Views on Corporate-University Partnerships: Emerging Trends, Successes, and Caveats.” University Continuing Education Association Conference on Workforce Development, Clearwater, FL., January, 2003.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities 2007.” Corporate University Week 2002, Orlando, FL, November, 2002.

 

Allen, M. “Whither Corporate Universities” (Keynote Address). Corporate University Week Canada, Toronto, Canada, August, 2002.

 

Allen, M. “Defining, Realizing, and Measuring the True Value of Corporate Universities” (Keynote Address). Training World 2002, Washington, D.C., July, 2002.

 

Allen, M. “The Future of Corporate Universities” (Keynote Address). Global Corporate    University Week, Paris, France, June 2002.

 

Allen, M. “Strategic Educational Alliances for Corporate Universities” (Featured Presentation). Training World 2001, San Diego, CA, July, 2001.

 

Allen, M. “Putting the Learning Back Into E-Learning.” Online Corporate University Week Conference, San Francisco, CA, July, 2000.

 

Allen, M. “New Options in Executive Development.” 7th Annual EDINEB (Education Innovation in Economics & Business) International Conference, Newport Beach, CA, June, 2000.

 

Allen, M. "Strategic Partnerships for Corporate Universities." Global Corporate University Week Conference, Cannes, France, June 2000.

 

Allen, M. "The Changing Landscape of Leadership Development: The Roles of Traditional, Non-Traditional, and Corporate Universities." 1999 APQC Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 1999.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities and Business Schools: Competitors or Allies?” 1997 SAM International Management Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March, 1997.

 

Allen, M. “Corporate Universities.” Second National Excellence in Education Conference, Anaheim, CA, October, 1996.

 

 

 

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