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2019 IPAC Conference

July 14-17, 2019

Minneapolis, MN

Max Assessments in Minneapolis

Student Opportunities

Meet professionals in the career fields of your interest. Learn about current personnel assessment trends and practices with your colleagues.  Give back by volunteering. Conference details including student registration fees and conference happenings are below.

Student Registration Fees

Student Members enjoy very reasonable registration fees for the IPAC conference. Not an IPAC Student Member yet? Join IPAC now for only $25!! Navigate to the Registration Page when you are ready to attend the conference. Full conference registration includes access to all keynotes, breakout sessions, the exhibitor area, and all conference-sponsored networking events!

Student Member Volunteer*


(Before June 7)

Member Standard

(After June 7)

Student Member On-site and Late

Conference Registration





Pre-Conference Workshop (per half-day workshop)





* Student members who volunteer at the IPAC conference for at least 8 hours receive complimentary registration. Additional details below.

FREE Pre-Conference Consortium Workshop

Graduate students and recent graduates can take advantage of the opportunity to network with other like-minded individuals, obtain valuable information and answers to question regarding some of the unique features of working in the assessment field, and learn about opportunities to become involved in IPAC, and on PAD, the IPAC journal during this FREE consortium-workshop. So, register for what is sure to be an exciting event!


IPAC’s social events are a great way to get to know professionals working in the areas of personnel assessment. Each day has built-in opportunities to network with practitioners and exhibitors during conference breaks or evening receptions.


We need student volunteers to help with registration and assist conference attendees and presenters. Student Members who volunteer at least 8 hours receive FREE conference registration. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact

Student Resources

If you need help making your case for attending this year’s conference, check out our helpful resources.

Student Case for Attending - Sample Letter/Email and Cost Breakdown Worksheet

Student Poster Session

The Student Poster Session provides students with an opportunity to showcase their academic or applied work, and share and present findings with professionals in the field. Submissions may include completed research, applied projects, or theoretical work. Please view the Call for Proposals to get additional information.

Proposals must be submitted using IPAC’s online submission system by 5:00 PM EST on Sunday, February 3, 2019. If you have any questions about the submission process or conference, please email Bharati Belwalkar or the Conference Program Committee.

James C. Johnson Student Paper Competition

Graduate, undergraduate, and former students are invited to submit research papers to be judged on the basis of their contribution to the field of personnel management. The award winner will present the winning paper at the 2019 Annual Conference, receive up to $600 in conference related travel expenses, free conference registration, a one-year membership in IPAC, and recognition in the IPAC 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 must be emailed no later than Monday, March 18, 2019 to Dr. Christopher Nye. Please visit the award website for additional information.

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