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2020 SIOP Conference Schedule of Events

Schedule subject to change. Last updated February 10, 2020.

Full conference registrants may attend events listed below in BOLD as part of the conference registration. 

Other events are private or require a prepaid fee.

Guests may attend general receptions by registering and paying the additional fee. All events take place in the JW Marriott, Austin, TX.

$ = additional registration fee       * = by invitation only

Tuesday, April 21
5:00pm – 9:00pm    General Conference Registration Open

Wednesday, April 22

7:15am – 8:00pm     registration open
8:00am – 5:00pm    doctoral consortia *, masters consortia *, junior faculty consortia $, early-career practitioner consortia $
8:30am – 7:30pm    preconference workshops and advanced professional development program and reception $ 
12:00pm – 4:00pm    exhibitor set-up
1:00pm – 3:00pm    austin city tour $
3:00pm – 5:00pm    placement center $ (Sponsor: Society for Human Resource Management)
4:00pm - 5:00pm    newcomer education session
5:00pm – 6:00pm    newcomer reception (Sponsor: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
5:00pm – 7:00pm    consortia reception & placement center open house $ (Sponsor: Society for Human Resource Management)
6:00pm – 8:00pm    welcome reception (Sponsor: Society for Human Resource Management)
8:00pm – 10:00pm    siop foundation reception (with 2020 award recipients) * 

thursday, april 23

7:00am – 8:30am    fellows breakfast * 
7:30am – 8:30am    continental breakfast (Sponsor: Aon)
7:30am – 6:00pm    registration open
8:00am – 5:30pm    placement center $ (Sponsor: Society for Human Resource Management)
8:30am – 10:00am    opening plenary, presidential address, fellows & awards
10:00am – 10:30am    coffee break with the exhibitors
10:00am- 10:30am    ambassador & newcomer meeting
10:00am – 5:30pm    exhibit hall open (including the commons & posters)
10:30am – 6:00pm    continuous, concurrent conference sessions
3:00pm – 3:30pm    coffee break with the exhibitors
4:30pm-6:00pm    i-o mid-career growth exploration for practitioners
5:00pm-6:30pm    speed benchmarking for practitioners
5:00pm – 6:00pm    i-o entrepreneurs networking
6:00pm – 7:00pm    practitioner reception (Sponsor: Quintela)
6:00pm – 8:00pm    networking reception & top posters
6:30pm – 7:30pm    women’s inclusion network (win) reception (Sponsor: University of Oklahoma)
7:00pm-8:00pm    committee on ethnic minority affairs (cema) social hour
7:30pm – 8:30pm    international reception (time is tentative) (Sponsor: Alliance for Organizational Psychology)

friday, april 24

7:00am – 8:00am    frank landy 5k fun run $ (Sponsors: Modern Hire, Pearson, PSI Services)
7:30am – 8:30am    continental breakfast (Sponsor: Aon)
8:00am – 5:00pm    registration open
8:00am – 5:30pm    placement center $ (Sponsor: Society for Human Resource Management)
8:00am – 6:00pm    continuous, concurrent conference sessions
8:00am – 6:00pm    friday seminars $
8:30am – 5:00pm    exhibit hall open (including the commons & posters)
9:30am – 10:00am    coffee break with the exhibitors

10:00am-11:00am    lgbt committee mentorship mixer
2:30pm – 3:00pm    coffee break
4:30pm – 6:00pm    speed mentoring – science
5:00pm - 6:30pm    speed mentoring – practice
6:00pm – 7:00pm    lgbt & allies social hour
6:00pm – 7:00pm    military and veterans initiatives task force social hour

saturday, april 25

7:30am – 8:30am    continental breakfast  (sponsor: aon)
8:00am – 12:00pm    placement center $ (Sponsor: Society for Human Resource Management)
8:00am – 3:00pm    registration open
8:00am – 4:30pm    continuous, concurrent conference sessions
9:30am – 10:00am    networking coffee break in griffin hall (Sponsor: Glint, now a part of Linkedin)
2:30pm – 3:00pm    coffee break 
4:30pm – 5:30pm    closing plenary with keynote address by dr. parminder jassal
5:30pm – 7:30pm    closing reception: austin street party

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