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Why XR is Worth Pursuing and How To Do It

  • September 12, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual - Zoom information will be included on your confirmation email


  • Board members, managers, and other volunteer
  • Special code required for non members who are attending the Chapter meeting for the first time.
  • If you would like to join the chapter for the next year and qualify for member rates at upcoming events, use this option.
  • Special pre-registration rate for members.
  • Special pre-registration rate for non-members.
  • This code is limited to members of AMAps, NSAnw and PNODN. Our partner code is set up to provide discounted pricing that is less expensive than what non-members pay for member events and will provide a discount to our elevated and special events as well.
  • Non member student pricing


ATDps: September 2024 Virtual Member Event

Participants will be able to identify four pillars that inform effective strategies for XR deployment, which are: audience and environment, technology landscape, design capacity, and sustainment life cycle. Each pillar can help participants validate an XR business case and strengthen the XR value proposition.

In this session you will:  

Learning in the flow of work via immersive learning is the best way for talent development professionals to meet employees where they are and equip them with the knowledge to thrive in their roles. This session illuminates what it takes to identify, define, market, design, deploy, and sustain a robust immersive learning (XR) initiative. 

In this session, Phoenix R. Cavalier describes how to:

  • Establish a framework to get started with XR.
  • Consider the partners to include.
  • Think critically about the benefits of XR.
  • Describe clear differences between simple and complex XR designs.
  • Craft a concise impact statement.

Our guest: 

Phoenix R. Cavalier, a learning technology and business strategist, is the Founder of Verus Learning. Over more than 20 years in L&D his passion has been to explore, investigate, and challenge new platforms, tools, and technology to go beyond the buzz and hype. He has personally trained more than 3,000 learners and developed workforce strategies used around the world. Through tactical learning technology strategy, he helps organizations transform a moment of need into a moment of value for employees. His background includes public speaking, writing, facilitation, leadership, management, instructional design, corporate training, program management, sales, and customer experience design. Cavalier’s focus is on building learning technology ecosystems that equip learners with the right content in their moment of need, on any device. His master’s degree in instructional design and technology and bachelor’s degree in digital cinematography unite to improve human performance through the science of adult learning and the power of effective storytelling."


Instructional Design, Training & Delivery, Technology application, Performance Improvement


Pre-Registration - Members attend at no charge. There is no walk in availability. Pre-registration is mandatory.

Pre-Registration - Non-Member $20.00. There is no walk in availability. Pre-registration is mandatory. 

We are not able to issue refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting. Substitutions are encouraged.

Special Instructions:

Instructions to attend the virtual meeting will be included in your confirmation email and on the reminder email the day prior to the program. Please save these instructions. Real time assistance is not usually available. 



ATD Puget Sound Chapter
P.O. Box 46573
Seattle, WA 98146



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