LEC Session Speakers Announced
Session speakers for the 2023 SIOP Leading Edge Consortium (LEC) have been announced!
Talent Assessment Strategies for the Future will be held Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 6, 2023, at the Warwick Hotel Philadelphia. Registration will open in early July.
Session speakers include:
- Kristin Allen, associate director, psychometrics, SHL
- Kyana Beckles, founder of Leverage Assessments
- Damon Bryant, assistant professor of Psychology in the Graduate Program in Psychometrics at Morgan State University
- Mark Burnard, human resources analyst, MasTec, Inc.
- Richard Chambers, talent director, General Mills
- Irina Cozma, senior manager of talent management, Salesforce
- Gordon Curphy, managing director, Curphy Leadership Solutions
- Nathaniel Glasser, attorney, Epstein Becker Green
- Eden King, Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Rice University
- Nick Koenig, director of Global Selection and Assessment at Walmart
- Richard N. Landers, John P. Campbell Distinguished Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Minnesota
- Victoria A. Lipnic, partner at Resolution Economics
- Mengqiao Liu, senior research scientist, Amazon
- Toni S. Locklear, chief technical officer and the litigation practice leader, APTMetrics
- Rod McCloy, principal scientist, HumRRO
- Lauren E. McEntire, senior director, PepsiCo
- Rajanique Modeste, CEO of Vestigia Organizational Strategies
- Liberty Munson, director of psychometrics, Microsoft Worldwide Learning
- Melissa R. Nosik, chief executive officer, Competency & Credentialing Institute
- Tunji Oki, senior people analytics manager, Google
- Ali O’Malley, founder and owner, Reflexion Group
- Matt Paese, senior vice president of Executive Services for DDI
- Kristen Pryor, principal consultant with DCI Consulting
- Doug Reynolds, executive vice president, Development Dimensions International
- Dan Russell, partner, RHR International
- Paul R. Sackett, Beverly and Richard Fink Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Minnesota
- Diana Ugalde, doctoral student in industrial and organizational psychology at Florida International University’s Healthy Work Lab
- Lyle Ungar, professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania
- Betsir Zemen, global talent selection partner, Meta
2023 LEC Committee members are putting the finishing touches on a program that will cover a wide range of assessment-related topics, including implications associated with updated assessment validity findings, advanced assessment technology, and recent legislation related to AI assessment. Attendees can look forward to sessions on Evidence-Based Best Practices for Autistic-Inclusive Assessments: The Value of Reactions in Neurodiversity Research (Allen), The Use of GPT and Other Large Language Models for Drafting and Scoring Assessments (Landers), Using Natural Language Processing to Score Audio Constructed Response Simulation (Liu), Generative AI and Assessment Security: Opportunities and Challenges (Munson), An Assessment Practitioner's Guide to International Data Privacy Compliance (Reynolds), and Revisiting Best Predictors of Job Performance (Sackett).
More information about the workshops, sessions, and speakers will be shared in the coming weeks on the LEC webpage, here in the Source, on social media, and in the July TIP. In the meantime, visit the LEC speaker webpage to learn more about this diverse array of thought leaders from consulting, industry, and academia who will share contemporary research and guidance on talent assessment to help organizations chart a course forward.
If you would like to gain a current understanding of the state of assessment science or learn how organizations are implementing and evolving their assessment practices for the future, mark your calendars now for this dynamic look at talent assessment science and practice. The 2023 LEC is limited to 200 registrants, and we expect significant interest in this core I-O topic.