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Thursday, September 18th - Dinner and Chapter Meeting
Detroit Marriott Southfield - 5:30-8:30pm

"Effective Communication: The Overlooked Gene in Organizational Change's DNA"

Featured Speakers                                      

Robert Moll, MBA, APR


Marcey Uday-Riley, MSW, CPT

Effective communication is a necessary but oft-overlooked component of organizational change. Moll and Uday-Riley will reveal their firm's new change model and discuss how clients are using it to guide successful initiatives to change both the cultural and operational sides of their organizations.

This session will...

  • Reinforce the importance of effective communication in organzational change
  • Share the IRI Consultants' Change Management Model
  • Showcase how clients are using the model to guide change initiatives
  • Explore how ISPI members could use the model with their organizations/clients

About our presenters...

Robert Moll specializes in strategic communications and issues management. He has counseled management through potential crises and designed strategies to educate stakeholders about such issues as organizational change, workforce reductions, mergers/acquisitions and labor matters. Robert has authored articles and regularly speaks at conferences about such topics. He earned a B.A. in English from Syracuse University and an MBA from The George Washington University. He is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America.

As a Human Performance Engineer, Marcey Uday-Riley helps organizations achieve business objectives through the implementation of consulting, training and coaching solutions targeted at organizational change, leadership development and the modification of individual and team behavior. Marcey is a frequent speaker and author on topics about cultural and operational change. With an MSW and CPT, Marcey has been successful in integrating a clinical background with a business application.

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Thursday, October 16th - Dinner and Chapter Meeting
Detroit Marriott Southfield - 5:30-8:30pm

"Zoom! High Performance Leadership"

Featured Speaker

Rom LaPointe, CEO i3Logic

Whether you’re a leader or a performance improvement consultant or practitioner, this session is about performance leadership – it’s about you.

 This session will help you Zoom!

  • Learn powerful strategies for sustained high performance
  • Learn the most important skill leaders need to master
  • Leave with a clear action plan to take what you've learned and put it into practice.

 Decide what kind of performance leader you want to be.

About Rom...

"I want to be known for caring for people and making a difference."   A graduate of the Michigan Technological University, Rom earned degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology and Scientific & Technical Communications. His passion for people and leadership led him to found i3Logic in 2004 with business partner Peter Kelley. Rom has completed certified leadership training and other courses through the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), of which he is an active member. @Romi3

Click here to see Rom in action.

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Thursday, November 20th - Signature Event - Dinner and Featured Speaker
Location: The Detroit Zoo - 5:00-8:30pm

"Transforming L&D to Become an Indispensable and Strategic Business Asset"

 Featured Speaker

Dr. Robert Brinkerhoff


Professor Brinkerhoff is a world-renown training measurement and effectiveness expert and consultant. While he has earned high academic and research honors, he has also provided hundreds of organizations with down-to-earth, practical and results-oriented consulting, tools and methods. He is known especially as an engaging powerful teacher who can help others see their way through the foggy maze of complex concepts and issues to clear, simple and compelling tools and actions.

With more than 45 years of L&D experience, he is the author of sixteen books and scores of articles and chapters. He has been a popular speaker at major conferences such as ASTD, IFTDO and ISPI in the United States, Saudi Arabia, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Europe, South Africa, and Russia. He is the creator of the widely known High Impact Learning (HIL) system, research-based and proven methods and tools that many of the world’s leading companies have adopted to achieve a dramatically increased and guaranteed payback on investments in learning and development. He is also creator of the Success Case Method, a proven and simple approach to evaluation of training impact that creates compelling data that senior leaders understand, believe and importantly, act on.

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3rd Thursday of the following months:

Jan - May
Sept - Nov

Meeting time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • 5:30 - Networking & Registration
  • 6:00 - Dinner
  • 6:30 - Chapter Business
  • 6:45 - Featured Presenter
  • 8:15 - Wrap-up
Detroit Marriott Southfield
27033 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48033


Member: $30
Non-member: $38
Student member: $17
Student non-member: $25

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