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The Promise of Applied Psychology in a Challenging Economy 

7th Annual River Cities I-O Psychology Conference
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
University Center 

Chattanooga, TN
October 14-15, 2011

Greetings from Chattanooga!

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 7th Annual River Cities I-O Psychology Conference in beautiful Chattanooga, on October 14th-15th, 2011. The conference is sponsored by the Masters 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 the application and benefit of applied psychology in difficult economic times. 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, forensic psychology, and behavioral finance.

The RCIO conference planning committee invites faculty, students, practitioners, 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 16, 2011. However, we would appreciate receiving your proposals any time after May 1, 2011 to ease processing and provide you with a greater planning window. Submissions will be reviewed and authors notified of acceptance by September 30, 2011.  

Conference Details

The conference will take place from Friday, October 14th to Saturday, October 15th of 2011. It is being held at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Chattanooga, Tennessee. For more information please see the conference information website at http://www.utc.edu/Academic/Industrial- OrganizationalPsychology/RCIO2011.htm.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Bart Weathington via email at Bart-Weathington@utc.edu or by phone at 423-425-4289. Submissions should also be sent to this email address.