Alexandria, VA (Vocus) May 8, 2009
The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) announces that Rear Admiral Gary Jones, the U.S. Navy’s Chief Learning Officer, will be a featured speaker at its upcoming International Conference & Exposition, to be held May 31-June 3 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Convention Center.
Rear Admiral Jones, Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), oversees the individual learning and development of over 400,000 U.S. Sailors worldwide, as well as providing selected technical training for members of the other U.S. armed services and allied nations. NETC is comprised of more than 19,000 military and civilian staff at more than 170 subordinate activities and detachments in the United States and at remote sites overseas, providing individual learning and development to more than 30,000 students on any given day.
Rear Admiral Jones will speak on Tuesday, June 2, at 10:00 a.m. His presentation is part of many sessions offered for the public sector at ASTD’s conference. Nearly 10 percent of the more than 300 sessions will be facilitated by learning leaders from local, state, or federal government.
Session topics include:
The learn more about the public sector offerings at the ASTD 2009 International Conference & Exposition, go to http://www.astd2009.org/government. To request a press pass, please see the instructions in the Press Room at http://www.astd.org.
ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect
locally in more than 130 U.S. chapters and with more than 30 international partners. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.
ASTD started in 1943. In recent years, ASTD has widened the profession’s focus to link learning and performance to individual and organizational results, and is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues. For more information, visit http://www.astd.org.