ASCEND - Raising the Bar Conference 2022

  • September 29, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Bryan Glazer Family JCC, 522 N Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606
  • 190


  • Speakers will be registered by the Registration Manager -
  • Please email a copy of your current class schedule to to be registered with a student discount.

    We will then email you with a registration code to use for completing the registration.

    Thank you!
  • Please contact to register as a Conference Volunteer. Please note, that this is discounted rate only.

    Registration will NOT open for volunteers until 8/1/2022

We are excited to be hosting ATD Florida Suncoast's annual ASCEND conference in person on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa Florida.

We have gathered content that covers the full scope of topics and trends in Talent Development today including:

  • Talent Development Strategies 
  • Best Practices & Future TD Trends 
  • Leadership Approaches 

To add to the excitement, we are trilled to welcome Ryan Jenkins as our opening keynote. Ryan is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker & author on the topics of leadership, generational differences, & the future of work. He is the co-founder of Sync Learning Experiences ( which creates lasting learning experiences for organization’s #1 asset, their people.

He also serves as President of Top Rock University ( a digital university where next-generation students can earn a bachelor's degree via their smartphone. He is an active columnist for Inc & Entrepreneur Magazine and has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, and on CNN.

Ryan lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife (Ashley), three children (Meyer, Landon & Ella) & yellow Labrador (Bauer).

As a BONUS the first 150 people to register for ASCEND will receive a copy of Ryan's new book Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In.  This is the world's first resource to address workplace loneliness, and serves as a companion to his engaging keynote address!

Note: While attending ATD Suncoast events, please be aware that photography, audio, and/or video recording may occur. Your attendance serves as your implied consent for ATD Florida Suncoast Chapter, Inc. to use your image in marketing and social media materials.

We can't wait to see you there!

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