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Sign Up to Be a Reviewer by Oct. 12

Submitted by Enrica Ruggs, 2023 SIOP Program Chair

Proposals are currently being submitted for the 2023 SIOP Annual Conference educational sessions. They will help shape the future of work, but we need members like you to volunteer as reviewers to ensure a high-quality program.

Sign up to be a reviewer by 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, October 12, 2022

The more reviewers we have, the more distributed the workload will be. We need volunteers from all work settings. Please encourage your colleagues to sign up!

It takes less than a minute to sign up as a reviewer, and you will only need to set aside 2-3 hours in November to complete your reviews. See below for more information about the review process, who is eligible, and what to expect.

Thank you for lending your time and expertise to serve SIOP and our profession in this critical role!


Who is eligible to review?

  • All current SIOP Fellows, Members, Associates, and Retired members are eligible to serve as reviewers.
  • Student members who have submitted a proposal to the SIOP Annual Conference that was accepted are also eligible.

Why should I serve as a reviewer?

  • You will play a key role in helping us to fill the conference program with valuable, compelling content. Peer review is a critical part of the scientific process and helps to ensure that the content accepted to the conference represents high quality work in both science and practice.
  • Reviewers can be proud of their contribution to our profession and the I-O community. As a token of gratitude and recognition, names of reviewers are published on the conference website.

What is expected of me as a reviewer?

  • In November, you will be assigned 3-5 submissions and will have at least 3 weeks to complete your reviews. We make every attempt to assign you submissions that fall within the content area(s) you select in the sign-up process, and we also aim to evenly distribute session types across reviewers.
  • Reviewers typically spend 20-45 minutes on each submission, so we ask that you plan for approximately 2 hours to complete your reviews. Some will need less time; some will need more.
  • You will be asked to provide both number ratings and written comments on the submissions through the online submission review form.

For technical questions about reviewer registration, email Larry Nader at the SIOP Administrative Office. For other questions, please email siop@siop.org.

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