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June 2013 Program

  • June 27, 2013
  • 5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Crowne Plaza - Orlando


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“Improvisation for the Facilitator”


Thursday, June 27, 2013

5:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Location:  Crowne Plaza - Orlando


Program Description:


The rules and tools used by improvisational performers on stage allow them to create dynamic, original content in the moment in front of live audiences. While the thought of getting up on stage without a script terrifies most of us, the truth is we all live our lives "up on a stage without a script" every single day. So the rules and tools used by improvisational performers just might help all of us feel a little more comfortable being "in the moment" in our workplaces. 


In this session, Anthony Giffen will lead participants through improvisational warm-ups, exercises, and simple games in a safe, embarrassment free environment (No, you won't be brought up on a stage!). Anthony will also illustrate how training and and development professionals can transfer improvisational theater skills to improve facilitation in classroom and meeting environments.


Facilitator Bio:



Anthony Giffen is a Learning and Development Consultant who has been leveraging his background in improvisational theater in a variety of human resources, theme park operations, consulting, and training roles for the past fifteen years. He has a loyal social media following and his leadership tumblr can be found at


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, June 24th 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.


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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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Workplace Learning and Performance professionals around the world.

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