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Calls and Announcements

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Federal Office of Science and Technology Policy Request for Comment

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is seeking public comments on a draft set of desirable characteristics of data repositories used to locate, manage, share, and use data resulting from federally funded research. 

Comments should be submitted by 11:59 pm ET on March 6, 2020

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is issuing this RFC on behalf of the multi-agency Subcommittee on Open Science (SOS) of the National Science and Technology Council’s Committee on Science. Read the full text of the request for comment here.

$25,000 award for professors who inspired former students to make a significant difference in their communities

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ATLANTA, GA – January 22, 2020 – Since 2010, the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust has awarded $2.5 million to 104 professors from throughout the United States; each nominated by a former student or students. The Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Trust Award honors current or former academic faculty who, as teachers, inspired a student to establish an organization which demonstrated a significant benefit on a community at large or inspired a student to establish a concept, procedure, or movement of comparable benefit to a community. Every Beckman Award winner receive a one-time cash award of $25,000 and recognition during an award ceremony in Fall 2020 in Atlanta, GA. Nominations are made by a former student(s) as a means to honor the academic faculty member who inspired that student’s work. Preference is given to educators who teach or who taught in the fields of psychology, medicine, or law.

Register Now for the 3rd Annual SIOP Machine Learning Competition!

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​Last year an estimated 450 people participated in the epic 2019 SIOP ML competition. The winning teams emerged as Walmart, BGSU, Michigan State, and USAA.

This year is a fresh start and a fresh chance for teams to compete and change our field for the better. The goal of this year’s competition is creating and tuning AI systems for both fairness and utility in hiring.

Call for Submissions: DoD HFE TAG Meeting 74

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What: Department of Defense Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Group (DoD HFE TAG) Meeting 74

When: 04-08 May 2020

Where: Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division, Port Hueneme, California

 

Theme: Resilience 2020: Are we ready?

 

The DoD HFE TAG is looking for abstract submissions for their 2020 annual meeting. The HFE TAG provides a mechanism for timely exchange of technical information in the development and application of human factors engineering by enhancing coordination among Government agencies involved in HFE technology research, development, and application.

Register for the Individual Leadership Assessment Course at SIOP 2020

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The SIOP Professional Practice Portfolio is proud to present the Advanced Professional Development (APD) course on Individual Leadership Assessment. This course provides a professional development opportunity for experienced assessment psychologists to strengthen their assessment skills and techniques, and to learn from other highly experienced colleagues. Two initial course modules were offered at SIOP 2018.    

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