ATD23: Top AI sessions not to miss at the leading L&D conference

Looking to stay up-to-date with the latest trends in L&D? Curious about how AI is influencing the scene?

ATD23 International Conference & EXPO – the go-to event for talent development professionals – is back in San Diego, California, May 21-24, 2023. With so many sessions to choose from it can be hard to make the most of your time there, so we’ve spotlighted five standout sessions on AI that you definitely won’t want to miss.

1. Smartcat AI translation in action at Stanley Black & Decker

  • May 24, 2023
  • 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Learning Stage (show floor)
  • Talent Strategy & Management

From our very own VP of Marketing at Smartcat, Andrew Federici, this session will dive headfirst into how the L&D team at Stanley Black & Decker embraced Smartcat AI translation and human workflows to accelerate their global curriculum rollout. Attendees will see a hands-on demonstration of how Smartcat AI improved translation speed and quality while optimizing budget usage by 70%.

Join this session to learn how you can boost course completion rates and increase employee retention, performance, and satisfaction.

Want to meet Smartcat at ATD? Book a meeting with us or drop by booth 517.


2. How AI is changing the way we learn and work

  • May 21, 2023
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Future Readiness

Co-hosted by a Learning Strategist and Instructional Designer from Synthesia – AI generated video gurus – this one-hour session will explore how you can prepare your organization for an AI-enabled future. With new research showing that up to 80 percent of the US workforce will be affected by the introduction of generative AI, this workshop arrives at an intriguing moment for all talent development professionals.

Join this talk to explore dynamic uses for AI-created video (including localized learning material), the potential impact of generative AI on your workforce, and the role of platforms like Synthesia in video-based L&D content.

3. Practices that work: applying AI across the talent ecosystem

  • May 21, 2023
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Learning Technologies

Senior talent development leaders from Accenture and Booz Allen join forces to share insights on learning technology solutions, and ideas for future tech investments. Ranging from the metaverse to the digital talent marketplace, attendees of this workshop will learn about a variety of technology options, which enhance employee engagement and performance skills.

Gain insights on how leading companies incorporate technology to maintain excellence, stay future-ready and use innovative learning practices to advance business goals.

4. Using UMU AI to design & deliver effective learning programs

  • May 21, 2023
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Learning Technologies

Join this session and let Nicolas Berthiaume, Global Program Director at UMU, show you how to author better online courses with Performance Learning. Not only will you learn how you can drop third-party vendors and start creating effective online learning programs in-house, you’ll also find out how to use AI to do so better, faster, and smarter than ever before.

When you walk away from this workshop you’ll know how to apply efficient digital tools to your learning program workflow. Key learnings also include digital course design strategies featuring generative and analytical AI, and best practices from high-stakes industries.

5. BONUS session: Everything you need to know about driving eLearning ROI

  • May 21, 2023
  • 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Measurement & Evaluation

Get a better understanding of the barriers that limit e-learning ROI, as well as tools and strategies for overcoming them, in this insightful session from Trina Rimmer, Director, Customer Advocacy and Product Evangelism at Articulate. You will learn why it’s essential to align e-learning projects to measurable, high-value business outcomes, as well as discovering how measuring and sharing the ROI of your e-learning program will build your team's credibility.

Expect plenty of tips and tricks for incorporating meaningful measurements into your e-learning courses.

Booth 517 - Embrace the power of AI with Smartcat

AI is rapidly revolutionizing the L&D space, and companies that are quick to adapt to this new reality stand to reap the rewards. By leveraging this powerful new tech, organizations can efficiently roll out their corporate learning agenda while increasing the ROI of L&D by boosting course completion rates.

Smartcat is at the forefront of this transformation, providing cutting-edge translation and localization solutions powered by AI. By making it simple, quick and cost-effective for companies to translate and adapt their training content for a global audience, we empower organizations to embrace the power of AI to better serve their business goals.

Schedule a meeting with Smartcat at ATD23

Not attending the show? Book a no-strings-attached Smartcat online demo today.

Loie Favre
Loie Favre Loie is the Head of Content at Smartcat. With a strong background in localization, she aims to help companies fulfill their multilingual potential. In her free time, she cycles in Berlin.