June 2020 Chapter Meeting

  • 06/19/2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Rothchild Catering & Conference Center; 8807 Kingston Pike, Knoxville


  • ATD Smoky Mountain Chapter Members (includes lunch)
  • Non-members of ATD Smoky Mountain Chapter (includes lunch)
  • Current students of any educational institution (includes lunch)


“Competency” Is Out. “Capability” Is In.  

Presented By: 

Karen Odell, ATD Smoky Mountain Chapter

Networking and lunch: 11:30am

Program: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The future of work will require talent development professionals to leverage interpersonal skills, along with their professional expertise, to work as a true business partner to help achieve organizational goals. Based on the newly released

2020 ATD Capability Model attendees will experience an interactive session to assist with implementation of the Three Domains of Practice; Building Personal Capability, Developing Professional Capability, Impacting Organizational Capability.

2020 ATD Capability Model is future-oriented, flexible, and customizable. The shift from competency to capability model signals action and impact. ATD’s Capability Model will help talent development professionals put their knowledge and skills to work to create, innovate, lead, manage change, and demonstrate impact.

Learning Objectives:

1. Attendee will be able to define “Three Domains of Practice” of 2020 ATD Capability Model.

2. Attendee will assess self-skill level within at least one of the “Three Domains of Practice”.

3. Attendee will create a practical self “road-map” or action plan to expand skills within at least one of the “Three Domains of Practice”.

Speaker Bio: 

Karen Odell is a Learning Experience Designer with a focus on business analysis, training needs assessment, ROI analysis, project management, and e-Learning design. As a Trainer, Mentor, and Preceptor, Karen uses Face-2-Face, remote and blended learning techniques.  

Karen completed her Instructional Strategy and Design Certification from University of California, Irvine. Tennessee Licensed and Nationally Registered Dietitian with B.S. degree in Nutrition and Institutional Management from Purdue University and M.S. degree in Secondary-Adult Education from Indiana University; Karen has experience training employees and customers, business training analysis, healthcare management, marketing, project management, and sales management.

For fun, Karen is a Volunteer Puppy Raiser with Canine Companions for Independence. Weekly, she and her current puppy visit different locations, volunteering time to read with “at-risk” children.


Networking and lunch will be available starting at 11:30am, and the program begins promptly at 12:00pm. Let us know of any dietary restrictions upon check-in at the registration desk.


Cancellation requests/refunds will be honored within 48 hours notice if paid in advance. Payment will be due for no-shows.


Rothchild's | 8807 Kingston Pike | Knoxville, TN

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