By Gary DePaul, CPT, Ph.D.

Whether you are a chapter member, ISPI member, or just someone looking for professional development opportunities, our chapters are a great source for quality professional programs. If you compare prices for what organizations charge for their sessions, you will quickly realize the value and savings that chapters provide, even when factoring in travel.

How to find chapter events
On the ISPI website tab bar, go to Chapters > Chapter Events. On this webpage, you will find a list of chapter events.

For chapters to post events, chapter board members need to email their program descriptions to If chapters use the Chapter Website and/or E-mail Marketing Request form, ISPI will post and market the program using their email distribution list for the chapter’s area.

Upcoming chapter programs
Here is a partial list of upcoming events hosted by our chapters. If you want more information about a chapter in your area or a virtual chapter, refer to the ISPI Chapter Network list.

Armed Forces Chapter
August Webinar
Mario Vittonne

Austin ISPI Workshop
Various presenters
September 28, 2012 

Central Florida
Measuring ROI in Learning and Performance Improvement: Debunking the Myths
Jack Phillips
September 19, 2012

The Bottomline on ROI: How to Measure the ROI of Learning & Development, Performance Improvement, and Human Resources (workshop)
Jack & Patti Phillips
September 20, 2012

Orange County
The SYMLOG Framework: Implementing Organizational Change Initiative
Susan K. Gerke
August 8, 2012

San Diego
1 Challenge: 3 Designers
Lerissa Patrick, Nancy Fuller, Brian Stumme and Doug Lucas
August 16, 2012

Talking to C-level Executives about Performance Improvement and Change
Alan Landers
September 20, 2012

Missing Link in Organizational Performance
Miki Lane
September 13, 2012

What Managers and Supervisors Need to Know About Improving Workplace Performance
Miki Lane
September 14, 2012

Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase
Various presenters
August 16, 2012

Kansas City
Clear Your Desk. Clear Your Mind. Stump the Speaker.
Cynthia Kyriazis
August 15, 2012

You Are Who Google Says You Are
Anita Bajaj Newton
September 5, 2012

Evaluation and ROI
Jack Phillips
October 16, 2012

The Bottom Line on ROI: How to Measure ROI in Learning & Development, Performance Improvement & HR (workshop)
Jack Phillips
October 17, 2012

Focused Conversations Workshop
Linda Alton
August 22, 2012

Gilbert & Harless — So Happy Together: Using the HPT Model to Select Front-End Analysis Tools
Beth & John McGoldrick
October 18, 2012

Webinar: SPADDIE and ISPI’s 10 Standards Panel Discussion
Ciaran Lesikar & Catherine Zaranis (moderator: Jim Rich)
August 9, 2012

Getting Ready for the CPT: Are You Certifiable?
Gay Bruhn
September 13, 2012

St. Louis
Mobile Learning: Trend or Triumph?
Sharon Kramer
September 7, 2012

Tampa BayA Better View of Organizational Performance: Linking Human Capital Management and Business Intelligence
Dean Walsh
August 14, 2012

It Ain’t Necessarily So! Science vs. Lore in Learning and Performance
Harold D. Stolovitch, PhD.
October 2, 2012

About the Chapter Corner
The Chapter Corner column is dedicated to communicate chapter news and share chapter successes. If your chapter has had a recent accomplishment or success, share it in the Chapter Corner! Contact Gary DePaul.