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SIOP 2016 Preconference Workshops



Emily Solberg, CEB
Workshop Chair

We are pleased to present the 2016 SIOP Preconference Workshops. The Workshop Committee has identified a diverse selection of innovative and timely topics to offer this year as well as a spectacular set of experts to lead these workshops. You do not want to miss the 2016 workshops! Not only will you learn new skills and grow professionally, you will also have the opportunity to network with recognized experts in these content areas as well as other prominent professionals in our field who will be attending workshops with you.


The workshops will take place on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, the day before the regular program of the SIOP Annual Conference begins, at the Hilton Anaheim in California. The schedule is as follows:


7:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Morning Workshops:

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon Workshops:

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


SIOP members (all statuses): $450
Nonmembers of SIOP: $700

The registration fee includes two workshop sessions, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon snack, and reception. Additional guest tickets for the reception may be purchased at the door for $50. Click here for helpful tips on making a business case to attend the workshops. Please review the cancellation policy available here.


To register, please add the workshops to your regular conference registration using the online registration system. Registration for the workshops is on a first-come, first-served basis. All workshops are half-day sessions and will be presented twice, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Registrants each select two workshops in which to participate.

Continuing Education

The Preconference Workshops are sponsored by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc. (SIOP) and presented as part of the 31st Annual Conference. SIOP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SIOP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. SIOP is also an HR Certification Institute Approved Provider for PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification credit and a SHRM Recertification Provider. There are no known conflicts of interest or commercial support regarding these sessions and their presenters.

The 2015–2016 Workshop Committee consists of:

  • Emily Solberg, CEB (Committee Chair)
  • Amanda Allen, Edison Electric Institute
  • Mike Benson, Johnson & Johnson
  • Alok Bhupatkar, C2 Technologies, Inc.
  • Kristin Charles; Amazon
  • Tori Culbertson, Kansas State University
  • David Futrell, Walmart
  • Alyson Margulies, PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Gavan O’Shea, Human Resources Research Organization
  • Brooke Orr, Coca-Cola
  • Kevin Smith, PDRI, a CEB Company

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