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Welcome to SIOP Newsbriefs
Today is the first edition of SIOP’s electronic
newsletter, SIOP Newsbriefs, which will be sent monthly to all SIOP
SIOP Newsbriefs has been created for the
convenience of members. It streamlines communication by replacing a volume of
e-mail messages currently coming from several sources at SIOP, including
committee chairs, officers, Administrative Office staff, and others. By pulling
all messages into one newsletter, important information will be delivered more
The newsletter will include topical information,
especially related to deadlines and SIOP programs, meetings, and activities.
Content will be a high-level overview that will often include links to more
detailed information elsewhere. SIOP Newsbriefs will not be used for
advertising, personal gain, or non-SIOP-related communications.
For more information, please review the SIOP
or contact SIOP communications specialist
Leading Edge Consortium - Don't Forget to Register
Now is the time to take the lead on
innovation! SIOP’s third annual Leading Edge Consortium is quickly
approaching, but there is still time to register if you have not done so yet.
Leading Edge Consortium - “Enabling Innovation
When: Oct. 26–27
Where: Kansas City, Missouri
You do not want to miss this opportunity, as it will
be the first ever meeting of applied psychologists, innovation specialists, and
company executives focused on the topic of enabling innovation in
organizations. Some of the top leaders in research and practice will
share their thoughts about innovation, examining organizational structures,
leadership styles, management practices, cultures, processes, and individual
characteristics that help innovation flourish.
There will be three keynote speakers:
Ed Lawler, director of the Center
for Effective Organizations and distinguished professor of business at the
University of Southern California
Ingar Skaug, president and group
chief executive officer of the global shipping firm Wilh. Wilhelmsen and
chairman of the Center for Creative Leadership's board of governors
David DiGiulio, a former research
and development and human resources executive for Procter & Gamble
Leading Edge Consortium page on the
SIOP Web site for more information, including registration details and a full
list of speakers, titles and abstracts. You can also contact the SIOP
Administrative Office for more information at 419-353-0032.
Citations and Abstracts Needed for Science Forum
Scientific Affairs Chair Steve W. J. Kozlowski would
like to announce creation of the Science Forum, organized by Ruth Kanfer, who
represents the Scientific Affairs Committee in conjunction with The Federation
for Behavioral, Psychological, and Cognitive Sciences.
The Science Forum is designed to help increase the
visibility of SIOP and its members doing research on topics of import to
federal agencies. As part of the forum, a compendium of SIOP member abstracts
on relevant research will be produced and distributed to all participants and
attendees, along with a listing of SIOP researcher names and contact
The topic for the first forum is Work and Aging:
Psychological-Organizational Science Contributions to the Management of an
Aging and Age-Diverse Workforce, and related citations and abstracts are
currently needed from SIOP members.
If you have published research relevant to work
and aging, please e-mail the citation and maximum 100-word abstract to
Seth Kaplan no
later than Friday, Nov. 30, 2007.
Submissions must be in Microsoft Word format. Also,
please include “Science Forum” in the e-mail subject line.
The goal of the Science Forum is to better network
researchers, policy makers and granting agencies. It will bring together a
small group of leading researchers in the topic area, representatives of
federal agencies, and policy makers for a series of presentations and
The Scientific Affairs Committee will provide more
information about the forum as planning proceeds.
Get Connected With the Federation
The Federation of Behavioral,
Psychological, and Cognitive Sciences, as indicated by its name, represents the
interests of scientists who conduct research in the areas of behavioral,
psychological, and cognitive sciences. Referred to as the Federation, this
organization focuses their efforts on legislative advocacy and education and
the communication of information to scientists.
SIOP is a member organization of the
Federation. Advocacy is a focus goal in SIOP's strategic plan, and it is hoped
that Federation membership will enable significant progress in this area.
With this in mind, SIOP members may want
to get more in tune with the Federation. One great way to connect is
subscribing to their free electronic newsletter, Federation Newsletter.
Federation Newsletter includes
updates on funding opportunities, information about legislation that may affect
the behavioral science community, and reports on the Federation's national
advocacy efforts on the behalf of the psychological and brain sciences.
To subscribe to Federation Newsletter,
For more information about the
here to visit their Web site.
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