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27th Annual Preconference Workshops, Friday Seminars, and Other CE Sessions

Preconference Workshops

(Wednesday, April 25, 2012; 8:30 am–12:00 pm and 1:30 pm–5:00 pm)

(Two workshops, lunch, and a cocktail reception are included in the workshop price.)

To attend the following workshops, you must preregister for two workshop sessions and receive confirmation that you are registered!  Please pick up your materials Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. or Wednesday beginning at 7:15 a.m. at the Registration desk (Lobby Level). Participants receive 7 APA CE credits for attending two workshops.

  1. Innovations in Computer-Based Testing: Implications for Science and Practice
  2. The Art and Science of Selection: Loading up for Implementation and Sustainability
  3. Competencies as a Foundation for Integrated Talent Management
  4. Engaged Employees in Flourishing Organizations
  5. Reaching for the Stars: Building High Potential Talent Programs for Organizational Advantage
  6. Coaching That Fits: How to Tailor the Design and Delivery of Coaching to Achieve Greater Results
  7. Beyond the Misery of Change Management: Getting Change Leadership Right
  8. Talent Management in Action: Game of Thrones
  9. Little Things (Can) Mean a Lot! Practical Statistics for Small-Sample and Group-Level Data
  10. Avoiding the Blank Stare: Communicating Research Findings to General Audiences
  11. Legal Update: Insights and Best Practices From Plaintiff, Enforcement Agency and Employer Perspectives
  12. Shades of Gray in Ethical Landmines: Provoking Participative Provocateurs

Theme Track: Science and Practice Perspectives on Contemporary Workplace Discrimination

(Receive 5.5 hours of APA CE credit for attending all Theme Track sessions.)

  • Session 10: Introduction and Keynote Address: SIOP and EEOC: Finding Common Ground
  • Session 25: Reducing Workplace Discrimination: Legalistic, Training, and Business-Case Perspectives
  • Session 54: Settling Workplace Discrimination Cases: The Dos, Don'ts, Costs, and Benefits
  • Session 77: Narrowing the Science–Practice Gap for Workplace Discrimination
  • Session 92: Scholarly Reflections on the Past, Present, and Future of Discrimination

Friday Seminars

To attend, you must preregister for one or two and receive registration confirmation.
Three (3) APA CE credits each for attending.

  • Session 105: Global I-O: Developing an International Curriculum (8:30am to 11:20 am)
  • Session 112: The Science and Practice of Workplace Mentoring Relationships  (8:30 am to 11:20 am)
  • Session 142: Quasi-Experimentation in Organizations  (noon to 2:50 pm)
  • Session 151: Followership: The Missing Link in our Understanding of Leadership (noon to 2:50 pm)

Master Tutorials

  • Session 49: Using Biodata for Retention and Productivity in an Emerging Market (1.5 credits)
  • Session 104: Organization Culture Realignment: Solving The Enigma  (2 credits)
  • Session 164: Methods for the Masses: Demystifying Multilevel (or Hierarchical Linear) Modeling (1.5 credits)
  • Session 170: Computerized Adaptive Testing: A Primer on Benefits, Design, and Implementation  (1.5 credits)
  • Session 220: Transforming Limiting Borders Into New Frontiers Through Boundary-Spanning Leadership (2 credits)
  • Session 233: Conducting Subconscious Priming Research: Developing Design, Measures, and Procedures (1.5 credits)

Master Collaboration

  • Session 133: Entrepreneurial Personality and Executive Coaching Management Through Technology

(This is one session showcasing two different collaborative efforts. Earn one APA CE credit)

  1. An Academic–Practitioner Collaboration to Assess Entrepreneurial Personality;  John Bradberry and Bartholomew Craig
  2. Innovating New Frontiers: An Internal–External Partnership to Innovate Best-in-Class Executive Coaching Management Through Technology; Erica Desrosiers and Brian O. Underhill


Some conference sessions will be preapproved for HRCI recertification credit.  When HRCI returns a decision on our program, results will be posted on http://www.siop.org/Conferences/12Con/Regbk/ce_credit_opportunities.aspx.