ATD 2017 European Summit

December 13, 2017
The Netherlands

The Premier Event for Cutting-Edge Content and Best Practices

Today’s competitive business environment demands that companies grow and evolve to meet changing needs and customer demands. To grow effectively, an organization’s workforce must be prepared. Talent development professionals need to understand the latest trends and best practices in the field in order to help their companies achieve strategic goals. That’s why savvy learning professionals will be at the ATD 2017 European Summit. This event will focus on delivering content related to:

  • The latest Learning and Development topics shared by the most reputable talent development professionals
  • Global Perspectives to help you understand how your organization can have more of a global mindset
  • Talent Development Industry trends to keep you up to date with the industry as a whole 

The best minds in the industry will share the latest talent development trends and best practices from around the world. The ATD 2017 European Summit will provide attendees the chance to hear directly from global companies about how they have achieved global talent development excellence. Join us in Amsterdam for a truly unique learning and networking opportunity with your peers and leaders from around the world.


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    Who is ATD?

    For over 70 years, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. We understand that getting employees up to speed, trained, and ready to tackle today’s increasingly demanding business landscape is no small task. And how the watchful eye of the CEO, who is now, more than ever, is focused on talent development and how the organization can be more innovative and shift with the changing environment. When the pressure is on, ATD is there for you.

    How We Can Help You

    We support the talent development profession by providing trusted content in the form of research, books, webcasts, events, and education programs. We host a variety of conferences several times a year, including the premier international gathering for talent development practitioners.

    • We are here to help how you keep up with latest innovations.
    • Develop a strategy that prepares employees now and in the future.
    • And provide you the tools to help you reach your goals and the goals of your organization quickly and effectively.


    Meet Our Key Partners


    Who is Informa?

    Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge, and events business, operating in the knowledge and information economy. It is ATD’s key partner providing products and services based on content, intelligence, and connections to specialist communities worldwide.

    Informa’s Knowledge and Networking Division operates worldwide as KNect365, and organizes high-quality, content-driven events and programs that enable specialist communities to meet, connect, network, and share knowledge. As the world’s largest events producer, they organize more than 1,600 events annually, welcoming 150,000 delegates in more than 70 countries. Visit for more information.


    Who is NVO2?

    NVO2 is the Dutch Association of HRD Professionals, they are also one of ATD's key strategic partners in the European region. The association is dedicated to the professional development of its members and providing a network for the HRD professionals in the Netherlands, Europe, and worldwide.


    Who is VOV?

    VOV is the Belgian/Flemish association for learning & development professionals. An open and independent network that welcomes everybody involved in developing individuals, teams and organizations.