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Special Interest Groups (SIGs)


Photo of PeopleSpecial Interest Groups (SIGs) are a means for Chapter members and others to meet and discuss areas of common and specific interest. Meetings are open to the public. Costs vary depending upon the SIG.

New SIGs can be formed by presenting an idea to the VP of Interest Groups.


The Transitions SIG is designed to support ASTD-Cascadia Chapter members and other members of the community who are contemplating or in the midst of a job change within the Oregon and SW Washington, training and development industry. These monthly meetings provide information on career planning and job search tools, industry updates, sharing job leads, building a professional network and mutual support.

Available in the Portland metro area.


Explores application of learning theories to the design of new media (multimedia, web-based training, distance learning, etc.) Technical details (i.e., firewalls, servers, programming) are not covered.

Available in the Portland metro area.

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