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March 2013 Program

  • March 21, 2013
  • 5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Crowne Plaza - Orlando


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“Tapping the Brain for Learning”


Thursday, March 21, 2013

5:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Location:  Crowne Plaza - Orlando


Program Description:

Creativity is a state of mind -- literally. Many people limit their ability to generate and capitalize on

ideas because they have a self-imposed mental barrier. Too often this restriction comes from their

belief that they are not "creative." In reality, most people ARE creative if they simply relax and expand

on contacts and concepts experienced daily.

This interactive session will allow attendees to explore their creativity and think outside the box related to obtaining and using a variety of props, items, strategies and techniques to enhance learning and add pizzazz to their sessions. During the program, participants will experience a variety of techniques grabbing and holding participants' attention, verifying that that learning is occurring and gaining participant feedback during a session. Additionally, the facilitator will focus on and demonstrate creative methods for using training aids and props to facilitate adult learning.


  • Research findings related to learning and the brain.
  • Strategies for reviewing material throughout a program to ensure that transfer of information is occurring before the program ends.
  • Sources and usage of creative training tools and props which can enhance the learning, make learning FUN and stimulate a desire to participate.
  • Tips for effective and creative presentation of program content.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: At the end of this program and when applying concepts discussed and demonstrated, participants will be able to:


  • Facilitate creative training programs and presentations that can help induce behavior change and are FUN.
  • Increase interaction with participants.
  • Create memorable techniques for adding excitement and sizzle to your programs so that participants keep coming back.

Mark your calendars to network with your peers while gaining insights into how brain research related to learning can be immediately applied to your own learning events in order to help your participants better gain, retain, recall and use what they learn.

Facilitator Bio:

Bob Lucas

Bob Lucas is an internationally-known author and trainer. He is the Principal at Robert W. Lucas Enterprises, a learning and performance consulting and training organization. In an effort to share his more than forty years experience in training adults,  Bob has written and contributed to thirty-one books on training and workplace skills topics including: Energize Your Training: Creative Techniques to Engage Learners; Training Workshop Essentials: Designing, Developing and Delivering Learning Events That Get Results; Creative Learning: Activities and Games That Really Engage Learners; The Big Book of Flip Charts, The Creative Trainer Idea Book and People Strategies for Trainers.

Register today!

Event Information:

Registration: 5:30-6:00
Dinner: 6:00

Event Location:    

Crowne Plaza – Downtown Orlando**
304 W. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32801

** - The hotel parking fee for the event is now included in your registration as an added benefit. Please tell the parking team that you are here for the ASTD event. Self parking is required to expedite your parking experience. If you choose to valet park, a $10 fee will be charged by the location.


$25 Student Member
$30 CFC-ASTD Member

$40 guests and non-members
$45 for late registrations

* Please note registration closes on Monday, March 18th at noon. If you register after that, the cost will be $45.


If you have any special dietary or other special needs that may need accommodation, please contact us at , so we can provide a positive comfortable experience.


From our Platinum Sponsor: 


You may be able to submit for CPLP recertification credit.

As a friendly reminder, cancellations are due no less than 5 days prior to the program. Pre-Paid registrations will not be refunded after the fifth day and pending confirmations will be invoiced with payment due upon receipt. This policy will remain in effect as an effort to cover catering expense and unsold seating created by holding your reservation. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Photos are often taken during the program meeting to be used for newsletters, the website and marketing purposes.  If you prefer not to appear in the image, please let the photographer know at the meeting.



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