We encourage all students (members and non) to consider one of these exciting opportunities for sharing your Hot Topic or Cool Solutions with the IPAC community. For more information about the conference please visit us at www.ipacweb.org, “Like” us on Facebook, join us on LinkedIn, or follow us on Twitter @ipacweb! #IPAClanta
Student Poster Session (New this year!)This interactive poster session will provide students a forum for sharing their research and honing their presentation skills in a conference setting. This is also an opportunity to receive valuable feedback, brainstorm ideas for future research, and identify useful resources from a diverse group of HR and assessment professionals. Students may submit a proposal to present their academic or applied work for this session. Submissions may include completed research, applied projects, or theoretical work. Please view the Call for Proposals for additional details on this poster session. All proposals must be submitted using IPAC’s online submission system. Student poster submissions will be accepted until 5:00 PM PST on February 6, 2015. Please email the Conference Program Committee if you have any questions.
Student Paper CompetitionThe annual James C. Johnson Student Paper Competition recognizes the contributions of students in the field of personnel assessment. Papers must be theses, dissertations, or other student papers that describe original research conducted by the author while a student. The award winner will present the winning paper at IPAC’s Annual Conference. The winner will receive $600 coverage of conference related travel expenses, free conference registration, one-year membership in IPAC, and recognition in the widely read ACN newsletter. In addition, the University Department where the student’s research was completed will receive a plaque commemorating the student’s IPAC award achievement. Submissions process is open with a deadline of March 6, 2015. If you have any questions about the submission process, please email Dr. Christopher Nye.
Innovations in Assessment AwardThe annual Innovations in Assessment Award recognizes an individual or team for the development and application of an innovative personnel assessment tool or procedure which resulted in improved effectiveness, efficiencies or cost savings. The award may be given to practitioners, academicians, or students. You can nominate someone in our field who has developed an innovative tool or technique. Individuals and work teams are invited to nominate themselves as well. The individual or team selected to receive the Innovations in Assessment Award will receive a plaque, an invitation to present at the IPAC annual conference, a waiver of the conference registration fee for one individual, and recognition in the widely read ACN newsletter. Detailed information and a nomination form for the 2015 IPAC Innovations in Assessment Award is available now. Submissions will be accepted from April 13, 2015 through 5:00 PM MST May 15, 2015. Submissions and questions may be sent to Meredith Ramsey, M.S.
Volunteer in Atlanta!
IPAC is seeking student volunteers to assist with onsite conference activities July 19-22, 2015. The student conference registration fee will be waived for each student that serves a minimum of 4 hours. This is a great opportunity to network with professionals in the I/O and HR field, brainstorm with fellow attendees on research ideas, attend sessions on critical and emerging topics, and engage with our esteemed keynote speakers.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Edward Bowling no later than March 20, 2015. We hope to see you in Atlanta!