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5th Annual River Cities I-O Psychology Conference

The University of Tennessee
Chattanooga, TN
October 23-24, 2009

Creating and Sustaining a "Just" Work Environment
The conference is sponsored by the master’s program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and the Department of Psychology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
 
The focus of this year’s conference is on creating, maintaining, and understanding justice in the workplace. Topics of interest include traditional areas of Industrial-Organizational Psychology such as employee selection, job analysis, training, organizational behavior, compensation, and motivation, as well as areas that have been under-represented in I-O, such as occupational health psychology, translational research, sport psychology, and psychology and the law.
 
The conference planning committee invites faculty, students, and practitioners in I/O or related programs, and other professionals interested in applied psychology to submit proposals for presentations as well as the poster session. The submission deadline for this year's conference is September 21, 2009. Submissions will be reviewed and authors notified of acceptance by September 30, 2009.

Presentation Submissions
Presentations at this year’s conference are scheduled to last 50 minutes. Each room will be equipped with a projector, screen, laptop computer, and internet connectivity. If other equipment will be needed, please specify in comments box.
 
Poster Submissions
Posters submitted may be of two formats: Research Proposals and Completed Research accompanied by a paper. Submission should be marked as either a research proposal or completed project.
 
Research proposal submission should include names and affiliations of all authors, the poster title, an abstract (up to 400 words) and a one page summary of the project.
Completed projects should include names and affiliations of all authors, the poster/paper title, and abstract (up to 400 words), and a copy of the complete paper prepared according to APA style.
 
Conference Details
The conference will take place from Friday, October 23rd to Saturday, October 24th of 2009. It is being held at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We have reserved a block of rooms for Thursday and Friday nights at the Chattanooga Double Tree at $87 per night. For more information please see the conference information website at http://www.utc.edu/Academic/Industrial-OrganizationalPsychology/RCIO2009home.htm.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Bart Weathington at Bart-Weathington@utc.edu. Submissions should also be sent to this email address.