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Announcing SIOP 2017
Preconference Workshops

and New Half-Day Option

Emily Solberg


Save the date!  Wednesday, April 26, 2017, is the date for the SIOP preconference workshops at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in Orlando.  Join us for a chance to gain hands on experience with cutting edge I-O topics from the field's leading experts, network with your colleagues, and socialize at our premier evening reception!
NEW THIS YEAR – Based on feedback from our past workshop participants, this year we're offering a flexible half-day option for those who are interested in traveling Wednesday morning to attend afternoon workshops (starting at 1:30pm) or who prefer to attend morning workshops and visit local attractions (Disney!) in the afternoon. 
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.  
The lineup includes:
  • An Idiot’s Guide to Redesigning Performance Management.  Alan Colquitt, Eli Lilly;  Amu Ramesh, Google, Inc.;  Tom Killen, TIAA
  • Half Day MBA 2.0.  Wayne Cascio, University of Colorado Denver; Pete Ramstad, Capella University
  • The Art and Science of Storytelling: How to Influence Others Through Stories.
  • Seeing Is Believing: Lessons and Applications for Effective Data Visualization.  Christopher Antonik, Air Force Research Laboratory; Chantale Wilson, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Built to Last: Creating and Maintaining Sustainable Selection Systems.  Nancy Tippins, CEB; Jerard F. Kehoe, Selection and Assessment Consulting
  • Honing Your Statistical Superpowers: From Traditional Methods to Big Data.  Rod McCloy, HumRRO; Fred Oswald, Rice University.
  • Building Your Strategic Talent Analytics Function.  Alexis Fink, Intel Corporation; Cameron Kennedy, Independent Consultant
  •  Legal Update: Plaintiff and Defense Attorney Perspectives on Data, Statistics, and Risk.  Eric Dunleavy, DCI Consulting; Scott Morris, IIT; David Ross, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Cyrus Mehri, Mehri and Skalet PLLC
  • Creating and Using Employee Data in Organizations: New Methods for a New Age.  Don Moretti, Sears Holdings; Subi Dutta, Twitter; & Hailey Herleman, IBM
  • Maximizing Resilience at Work: Practical Interventions for Individuals and Teams. Miriam Nelson, Aon Hewitt; Michael Pearn, Pearn Consulting LLC
  • Leaders Employees Absolutely Love: Assessing and Developing the Next Generation of Successful LeadersJack Wiley, Manchester University; Sandra Davis, MDA Leadership Consulting

Look for the more detailed workshop descriptions in the preconference announcement and on the SIOP website when conference registration opens!

The 2016–2017 Workshop Committee consists of:

Emily Solberg, CEB (Committee Chair)
Gavan O’Shea, Human Resources Research Organization (Committee Chair-in-Training)
Amanda Allen, Edison Electric Institute
Mike Benson, General Mills
Alok Bhupatkar - C2 Technologies|
Tori Culbertson, Kansas State University
Melissa Harrell, Google
Don Lustenberger, DDI
Alyson Margulies, Uline
Brooke Orr, Coca-Cola
Christopher Rosett, Verizon Wireless
Carra Sims, Rand Corporation
Kevin Smith, SEC