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Getting the Most Out of ATD23 for Your Certification

Thursday, May 4, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Morgean Hirt, Director of Credentialing, Association for Talent Development

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If you’re planning to attend ATD23, either virtually or in person, and wondering how to make the most out of the conference to help you on your path to get certified or recertified, this webinar is for you.

ATD23 in San Diego is shaping up to be one of the best talent development professional development offerings yet, but for newbies and even seasoned pros, it can be overwhelming! This webinar will help you navigate the conference from a certification-specific point of view to make the most of your time. Whether you’re earning the professional development needed for initial certification eligibility or recertification requirements for the APTD® or CPTD®, you’ll learn insider tips and tricks to make the conference work for you.

After this webinar, you will understand how to:

  • Optimize your participation at the conference to focus on certification or recertification requirements.
  • Find like-minded professionals at the conference, whether you want to talk to an APTD or CPTD certified professional or someone who can relate to the challenges you’re facing in your role at work.
  • Navigate the conference app and programming guides to know where to go for answers on-site in San Diego.
  • Hear about practical ways you can create learning plans on-site at ATD23 that will carry through after the conference. 


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Morgean Hirt
Morgean Hirt

Director of Credentialing, Association for Talent Development

As director of credentialing for the Association of Talent Development (ATD), Morgean Hirt has more than 25 years of experience in personnel certification and accreditation across a variety of professions. She provides strategic leadership and technical expertise in developing and implementing credentialing programs, focusing on test development, policy and standards development, program audits, strategic planning, and ANSI/ISO 17024 and NCCA accreditation. Believing that standards and certification enhance professionalism and credibility, Hirt has led a number of organizations through establishing industry standards for emerging professions, including clinical research, massage therapy, and mortgage brokering.

Prior to joining ATD, she served as an account executive at MetaCred, a boutique association management firm specializing in managing credentialing programs, and spent 12 years as president and CEO of Certified Fund Raising Executives International Credentialing Board, where she was responsible for establishing international support across six continents for a unified standard of fundraising practice. Hirt is also active with the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), having served as a member of the research fundraising committee, education committee, and annual conference program committee as well as a presenter at the ICE Exchange.