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IPAC Updates

  • 27 Jan 2015 9:47 AM | Andrey Pankov
    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 Competition

    The 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 Award

    The 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!

  • 09 Jan 2015 4:08 PM | Andrey Pankov
    The Call for Proposals for concurrent sessions at the 2015 IPAC Conference will remain open through Friday, January 16, 2015.

    Don’t miss this opportunity! Submit a proposal and share your expertise and experience with fellow assessment professionals. Session formats include symposia, panel discussions, tutorials, paper presentations and student posters.

  • 07 Jan 2015 2:49 PM | Andrey Pankov

    Please mark July 19-22, 2015 on your calendar to join us for interactive pre-conference workshops, informative presentations, engaging social events, and networking opportunities. It’s all about Hot Topics and Cool Solutions at the 2015 IPAC Conference in Atlanta, GA.

    The Annual Conference offers professionals the opportunity to share their latest research, programs, and ideas with their peers. You are cordially invited to be a part of that IPAC tradition. Anyone may submit a proposal for consideration. IPAC Membership is not required. All topics in the area of personnel assessment, including selection, legal issues, performance management, training & development, and leadership & succession planning are welcome. Please view the Call for Proposals for additional details on this poster session and other session types (i.e., presentations, symposia, panel discussions, tutorials). Proposals must be submitted using IPAC’s online submission system by 5:00 PM PST on January 11, 2015. If you have any questions about the submission process, please email the Conference Program Committee.

    We’re pleased to announce our current line-up of keynote speakers, who will anchor our program each day with general session presentations designed to take the discussion of assessment to the next level:

    • Winfred Arthur, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Management, Texas A&M University
    • Mike Fetzer, Ph.D., Global Director - Advanced Assessment Technologies, CEB
    • Brian Hoffman, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of the Industrial Organizational Psychology Program, University of Georgia
    • Kathleen Lundquist, Ph.D., President and CEO, APTMetrics
    • Ann Quigley, M.A., Deputy Chief, Strategic Workforce Planning, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

    You can also check out an in-depth look at our keynotes.


    We hope to see you in Atlanta!

  • 12 Nov 2014 3:35 PM | Andrey Pankov
    We are excited to announce the 2015 IPAC Conference Call for Proposals for concurrent sessions is open now through January 11, 2015.

    It’s all about Hot Topics and Cool Solutions at the 2015 annual IPAC Conference in Atlanta, GA. All topics in the area of personnel assessment, including selection, legal issues, performance management, training & development, and leadership & succession planning are welcome. Session formats include symposia, panel discussions, tutorials, paper presentations and student posters.

    VIEW THE CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    Have a question about the proposal process?
    Please email the Conference Program Committee.

    Want to preview the submission form? Ready to submit your proposal?

    Visit the submission form HERE.


    Proposals must be submitted using IPAC’s online submission system by 5:00 PM PST on January 11, 2015.

    Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!

    2015 IPAC Conference Planning Committee


  • 10 Nov 2014 11:24 AM | Andrey Pankov
    Please mark your calendar for July 19-22, 2015 to join us for interactive pre-conference workshops, informative presentations, engaging social events and networking opportunities all focused around the theme Hot Topics & Cool Solutions. We already have a stellar line up of dynamic keynote speakers and hands-on practical workshops scheduled. Registration details and the call for proposals will be announced soon!

    Keep an eye on the 2014 Conference Event Page here!


  • 05 Jun 2014 7:59 AM | Andrey Pankov

    The June issue of the Assessment Council News is available HERE!


    In this issue: President Michael Blair gives you an inside look at what you can expect from the 2014 Denver Conference. Ryan O'Leary discusses social media in the workplace and Dennis Doverspike talks Selection Based upon Intrinsic v.Extrinsic Attributes.

    In this issue: President Michael Blair gives you an inside look at what you can expect from the2014 Denver Conference. Ryan O'Leary discusses social media in the workplace and Dennis Doverspike talks Selection Based upon Intrinsic v.Extrinsic Attributes. 

    In this issue: President Michael Blair gives you an inside look at what you can expect from the2014 Denver Conference. Ryan O'Leary discusses social media in the workplace and Dennis Doverspike talks Selection Based upon Intrinsic v.Extrinsic Attributes. 
    In this issue: President Michael Blair gives you an inside look at what you can expect from the2014 Denver Conference. Ryan O'Leary discusses social media in the workplace and Dennis Doverspike talks Selection Based upon Intrinsic v.Extrinsic Attributes. 
  • 05 Feb 2014 8:52 AM | Andrey Pankov
    The fist ACN issue of 2014 is now available HERE.

    In this issue: President Deb Wetzel wraps up IPAC's 2013 in review and passes the reins off to the 2014 President, Michael Blair.


    The new Personnel Assessment and Decisions journal announcement is made, Ryan O'Leary has his own (legal) year in review, and Dennis Doverspike stuffs IPAC's stocking.

  • 16 Jan 2014 9:00 AM | Andrey Pankov

    The Call for Proposals for concurrent sessions at the 2014 IPAC Conference has been extended through February 7th, 2014.

    Click HERE to view the updated call for proposals.

    Click HERE to go directly to the submission form.
  • 14 Jan 2014 11:00 AM | Andrey Pankov

    The International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC) is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2014 Innovations in Assessment Award will be accepted starting April 14, 2014 through May 9 2014.  This award recognizes an individual or a work group for the development of an innovative personnel assessment tool, the use of an existing assessment tool in an innovative manner, or general innovations in assessment policies or procedures which resulted in improved effectiveness, efficiencies, or cost savings.  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 Innovations in Assessment Award will be presented at the upcoming IPAC Conference that will be held July 20-23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  The winner will receive an engraved plaque to commemorate the accomplishment, the opportunity to present a paper about the innovation at the IPAC conference, and a waiver of the conference registration fee for one person.  In addition, award recipient(s) will be invited to share their innovation with the IPAC membership in a future issue of the Assessment Council News publication.  Detailed information and a nomination form for the 2014 IPAC Innovations in Assessment Award is available for download HERE.

    Nominations should be submitted by 5:00 pm EST May 9, 2014 and no earlier than April 14, 2014. For more information about the award, please e-mail Dr. Bobrow at warren@allaboutperformance.biz.

  • 23 Dec 2013 9:00 AM | Andrey Pankov

    We are excited to announce that the 2014 IPAC Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Downtown in Denver, Colorado on July 20-23, 2014.  Keep it tuned to www.ipacweb.org to learn more about the conference in the New Year.  We look forward to seeing you in the mile high city!

    Call for Proposals

    The Call for Proposals for concurrent sessions at the 2014 IPAC Conference is open now through January 31, 2014.

    Click HERE to view the call for proposals.

    Click HERE to go directly to the submission form.

     

    Thank you.  Hope to see you in Denver!


    Kathlea Vaughn, 2014 IPAC Conference Chair

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