2024 Southwest Learning Summit | Request for Speaker Proposals 

Event Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2024

Thank you for your interest in sharing your expert knowledge at the 24th Annual Southwest Learning Summit.  This is a signature event planned and hosted by ATD Dallas. It is the premiere one-day conference and vendor exhibition for over 200 talent development professionals in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth region.

Proposals for 2024 are NOW OPEN!. The Request for Proposals will close Friday, May 10, 2024. Session speaker submitters will be contacted with a decision no later than mid-August.

Speaker Benefits:

  • Receive complimentary event registration (if selected)
  • Gain visibility to industry professionals
  • Share your knowledge with participants that enjoy learning
  • Further your professional development
  • Network with peers
  • Have a GREAT TIME!

Concurrent Session Tracks:

To align with the Talent Development Capability Model, there are three tracks for session topics.  Click on the track name or the specific capabilities below to discover more!

Building Personal Capability

Emotional Intelligence and Decision-Making
Collaboration and Leadership
Cultural Awareness and Inclusion
Project Management
Compliance and Ethical Behavior
Lifelong Learning

Developing Professional Capability

Learning Sciences

Instructional Design
Training Delivery and Facilitation
Technology Application
Knowledge Management
Career and Leadership Development
Evaluating Impact

Impacting Organizational Capability

Business Insight
Consulting and Business Partnering
Organization Development and Culture
Talent Strategy and Management
Performance Improvement
Change Management
Data and Analytics
Future Readiness

Tips for having your session proposal stand out and hopefully get selected:

  • Subject matter involves current topics with relevance to industry professionals
  • Presentation engages the audience through interaction, case studies, or hands-on activities
  • Presents "best practice" concepts that participants can adapt to their business needs
  • Proposal submitted by consultants includes a local business partner for team presentation

If you have questions about this request for proposals, or about the Southwest Learning Summit, please contact swls@tddallas.org.


14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244

Email: info@tddallas.org

Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

Fax: 972-490-4219

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