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SIOP IAC 2010-2011 Proposed Goals and Subcommittees 

1. Goal for Reception Subcommittee (Joy Oliver, Chair):    The International Affairs Committee will set up a successful International Reception at the upcoming SIOP 2011 Conference including seeking sponsorship and collaborating with David Nershi of SIOP to ensure effective coordination.
Action: By August 2010 the IA Committee will establish a taskforce to manage a fully-sponsored International Affairs Reception at SIOP and attend similar receptions at sister conferences.
Action: In April 2010, the IA Committee will host an international reception attended by more than 300 persons. This reception will also consist of a brief introduction and commentary from SIOP, IAAP, and EAWOP representatives.
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2. Goal for Collaborations Subcommittee (Mo Wang & Walter Reichman, co-Chairs): The IA Committee will identify opportunities for collaboration with sister associations like IAAP and EAWOP including seeking opportunities for sharing information through trade journals and magazines by December 2010.
Action: The IA Committee will establish a liaison to the Alliance for Organizational Psychology that will work directly with the External Relations Officer in supporting Alliance activities.   It is our goal to appoint Walter Reichman to this position.
Action: The IA Committee will establish a directory of international internship and exchange programs for students, as well as identify potential sponsors to fund such programs by December 2010.
Action: The IA Committee will work with the Visibility and Professional Practice Committees to build opportunities for exposure in international settings including using resources developed by these Committees to brief stakeholders worldwide like Departments of Commerce and Better Business Bureaus.
Action: The IA Committee will submit a proposal for a recurring collaborative publication forum to the TIP by July 2010.
Action: The IA Committee will develop a joint membership communication vehicle where I-O practice blogs can be shared across EAWOP, IAAP, and SIOP by July 2011.
Action: The IA Committee will work with the External Relations Officer to finalize the international white paper series selection process to include establishing a review committee and developing a call for papers.
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2. Goal for Conference Subcommittee (Scott Martin & Deb DiazGranados, co-Chairs): The IA Committee will identify opportunities for collaboration with sister associations like IAAP and EAWOP including seeking opportunities for sharing information through trade journals and magazines by December 2009.
Action: The IA Committee will submit a proposal on the establishment of an International Research Consortium for members of SIOP, EAWOP, and IAAP by June 2010. This will include submitting international research incubator proposals for EAWOP in 2011 and attending the two scheduled for IAAP in 2010.
Action: The IA Committee will develop a formatted template for research incubator submissions and develop a call for proposals from International Affiliates and SIOP Members. 
Action: The IA Committee will submit a proposal for an I-O World Café networking session at SIOP 2011 by August 2010.