Program Committee Goals and Progress Report
Committee Chair: Eden King, George Mason University
Eden King, Chair
Deborah Rupp, Past Chair
Evan Sinar, Chair-in-training
Invited Sessions Subcommittee
Autumn Krauss, Chair Sentis firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristin Charles, Amazon email@example.com
Sarah Dearmond, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh firstname.lastname@example.org
Elizabeth McCune, Microsoft email@example.com
Matthew Monnot, Pacific Lutheran University firstname.lastname@example.org
Master Collaboration Subcommittee
Dana Dunleavy, Chair AAMC email@example.com
Alex Alonso, SHRM Alexander.Alonso@shrm.org
Caren Goldberg, American University firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Vasilopoulos, NSA email@example.com
Sara Jansen Perry, Chair UHD firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathryn Keeton, NASA email@example.com
Corina Rice, CSX Transportation firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Wilson, Purdue University email@example.com
Emily Hunter, Baylor University firstname.lastname@example.org
Laurent Lapierre, Chair U of Ottawa, Canada email@example.com
Silvia Bonaccio, U of Ottawa, Canada firstname.lastname@example.org
Suzy Fox, Loyola University Chicago email@example.com
Russell E. Johnson, Michigan State firstname.lastname@example.org
Rustin Meyer, Georgia Tech email@example.com
Communities of Interest/Interactive Posters
Jessica Nicklin, Chair University of Hartford firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Walsh, University of Illinois email@example.com
Jeffrey Cucina, U.S. Customs and Border Protection firstname.lastname@example.org
Kara Jeansonne, PDRI email@example.com
Christopher Cerasoli, Group for Organizational Effectiveness firstname.lastname@example.org
Evan Sinar, Chair Development Dimensions International (DDI) Evan.Sinar@ddiworld.com
Tanya Boyd, Collective Brands, Inc. Tanya.Boyd@collectivebrands.com
Alana Cober, Office of the Director of National Intelligence email@example.com
Megan Leasher, Macy’s, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristen Shockley, Baruch College, City University of New York Kristen.Shockley@baruch.cuny.edu
Emily Stehura, Development Dimensions International (DDI) Emily.Stehura@ddiworld.com
Paul Yost, Seattle Pacific University email@example.com
SIOP Strategic Goals and Progress:
Vision: “To be recognized as the premier professional group committed to advancing the science and practice of the psychology of work.”
- Visible and trusted authority on work-related psychology.
- Advocate and champion of I-O psychology to policy makers.
- Organization of choice of I-O professionals.
- Model of integrated scientist–practitioner effectiveness that values research, practice, and education equally and seeks higher standards in all three areas.
SIOP Program Committee Strategic Goals:
In an effort to fulfill SIOP’s strategic goals, the following goals underlie the work of our committee:
- Create a program that showcases SIOP as the premier association in which to find the most credible and practical information regarding work psychology and business performance.
- Ensure the program contains exciting speakers and sessions that will energize the attendees and promote I/O to senior leaders and managers in organizations and government entities worldwide.
- Create a program that assures SIOP’s place as the premier association for I/O and related psychology and business professionals.
- Create a program appealing to both academicians and practitioners to ensure collaboration, integration, healthy debate, and innovation within the scientist-practitioner model.
Specific Program Committee Goals for 2012-2013:
1. Enhance the quality of presentations at the conference.
- In submission process:
- Explore the elimination of 110-minute sessions
- Revise book series presentation process
- Encouraging interactive components
- Specify maximum number of presenters
- Require time for Q&A
- Improve rating criteria
- Increase symposium submission requirements/decrease poster requirements
- Clarify that first authors should be presenters AND first in terms of scientific contribution
- Enhance reviewer pool
- Engage program builder in word count and affiliation check
- Recognize and thank reviewers more
- In invited sessions:
- Identify and recruit strong invited speakers
- Assemble a compelling slate of speakers for theme track that appeals to both scientists and practitioners
- Invite strong presenters for master collaboration session
- Provide additional guidance to award winners for their talks
- On the presenter’s side:
- Provide additional guidance on webpage
- Provide modeling through video
- Provide checklist for presenters
- On the audience member’s side:
- Provide additional information about presentations on website so can better choose what to attend
- Clarify (again) that information presented must be shared
2. Better integrate and involve international SIOP members.
- Work with the International Committee to establish process for determining poster award.
- Work with the International Committee to recruit reviewers who are International Members.
3. Improve coordination with APA/APS.
- Figure out deadlines to see if we can fill both
- Improve wording on CFP and submission page to reduce rejected offers
Additional General Progress Updates from Chair:
- Committee chairs in place
- All subcommittee members identified
- Training in progress for program-chair-in-training. Continuing to update program chair manual
- Programming for Friday Seminars, Master Collaboration, and COIs/IPs being defined
- Topics identified for Thursday Theme Track: Bringing I/O Innovations to Life: Making Our Work Stick in Organizations
- First TIP article submitted
- Strategic goals defined
- Proposal submission deadline set
- Call for proposals on target for delivery by deadline of June 15
- Program committee meetings set for October and November