The Three-Stack Approach workshop will expose you to three core concepts that will uplevel the impact and reach of your research or the visibility of your university-based center (UBC). Fast-paced and practical, this course has three “stacks,” and each stack builds on the previous one. This course was designed to help academics, researchers, and those in management roles at UBC's expand the reach and impact of their research. This FREE one-day training will take place in partnership with The Ed Snider Center at the University of Maryland. Seating is limited, and participants will be selected on a first-come, first served basis. Workshop Details: Date: October 11, 2019 Where: Tucson, Arizona ALA Credits: 1 Cost: Participants are asked to cover the cost of travel to and from the event. Atlas Network will provide meals during the training and training materials. Deadline to Apply: Friday, September 20 Who Should Attend: Academics Researchers Managers at University-Based Centers What You'll Learn: Specific features, benefits, and meaning for your organization’s policy ideas, programs, or initiatives Tips and techniques for connecting your ideas with desired audiences A proven model for media preparation Best practices for leveraging non-traditional media platforms to increase the reach and impact of your work About the Primary Instructor: Dr. Lyall Swim is the vice president of training and events at Atlas Network. In his role, Lyall provides leadership for the entire suite of Atlas Network training offerings. For the past 17 years, he has engaged with more than 20,000 adult learners in dozens of organizations around the world. His focus has been to build increased leadership and operational capacity and enable organizations to successfully navigate various forms of change. He is a sought after speaker on ethics, leadership, innovation adoption, and education innovation. As the director of operations for Sutherland Institute, Lyall helped lead a redesign of the organization that enabled the Institute to better leverage the strengths of each staff member and increase the profile and influence of the Institute in Utah. Lyall holds a Doctorate of Education with an emphasis in organization leadership from Pepperdine University. He also holds a bachelor’s in communications and an M.B.A. from Brigham Young University. His research and writing on leadership, ethics, education reform, adult learning, and innovation adoption have been published in a range of peer-reviewed journals and various local and national outlets. Above all, Lyall enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three teenage children.