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We are excited to announce the the 2020 IPAC Conference will be held July 20 - 22, 2020. The theme for this year's conference is A Climate to Measure.
Check out the 2020 Conference Home Page where you can stay up-to-date on all the latest news and announcements.
SHRM Credit: SHRM-CP/SCP certified conference attendees are eligible to receive 12.5 PDC (professional development credits) for attending the entire IPAC conference, as well as 3.5 PDC for each Pre-Conference Workshop attended. Information regarding HRCI and IPMA-HR recertification credits is forthcoming.
If conditions force IPAC to cancel the conference,
all registrations will be refunded in full.
Introduction to Job Analysis: Applied Techniques & Tools
Emily Steinau, OCC Treasury
Shannon Kobus, Monster Government Solutions
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Intended for new job analysts, this workshop provides an overview of job analysis methods, steps, and decision points. Attendees will learn about legal and professional guidelines for conducting job analyses and participate in interactive discussions and exercises. Practical strategies for reviewing job analysis data, overcoming frequently encountered hurdles, and writing technical reports will be discussed. Tip sheets and templates will be provided.
I didn't Know Excel Could Do that! Using Microsoft Excel for Data Management and Data Visualization
Martha Hennen, SEC
Chris Bordeaux, OCC Treasury
Data visualization is increasingly used by large, mid-sized, and even small organizations to get the most out of their data. Visually displaying large amounts of data in a clear and cohesive way can help organizations more quickly identify and make sense of trends and patterns, pinpoint outliers, and both ask and answer complex "what if" questions. At the same time, many organizations, especially those in the public sector, lack specific software resources to serve this function. This workshop will showcase the underutilized data management and visualization capabilities of Microsoft Excel. Workshop exercises will build on participants' existing Excel skills to transform data into powerful and intuitive dashboards.
Workshop participants will walk away with:
Note: participants are encouraged to bring a laptop, to benefit from hands on exercises.
Situational Judgement Tests: Do they work and how do we develop them?
Deborah Whetzel, HumRRO
Shane Pittman, HumRRO
Refunds of conference registration fees will be made for cancellations prior to June 22, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after June 22.
Assessment Technology and You: Finding Sanity & Direction
Understanding assessment technology can present a significant obstacle to those looking to create their own assessments or choose and implement tools provided by 3rd parties. This session will help clear the air via a guided journey through the major types of assessment technology, their ideal use cases, benefits, and pitfalls. The workshop will also teach attendees how to ask technology vendors the questions needed to find the real truth about their products.
Specific topics covered will include:
2020 Student, Early Career, and Future Leader Virtual Consortium
July 20th 1:00pm – 2:45pm EST
Are you a graduate student with an interest in assessment or working in the public sector? Are you an early career professional looking to learn more from experienced professionals in personnel assessment? Would you like to discover how you can become involved in IPAC?
Then, please join us for what is sure to be an exciting event, the 2020 Student, Early Career, and Future Leader IPAC Virtual Consortium. By attending this online, consortium-workshop you will:
Learn about the experiences of like-minded individuals.
Obtain valuable information and answers to questions regarding some of the unique features of working in the assessment field.
Become aware of some of the unique career opportunities available.
Learn about IPAC as an organization, opportunities to become involved in IPAC, and on PAD, the IPAC journal.
Featured Events Include:
Introductions of personnel assessment professionals moderated by Ketaki Sodhi.
A panel on Careers in Personnel Assessment featuring Phil Walmsley, Mike Blair, Frank Igou, Mike Aamodt, and Dennis Doverspike, moderated by Marc Cubrich.
A panel on Becoming Involved in IPAC featuring Marty Alber, Erin Smith, and Alexis Avery moderated by Alexandra Petruzzelli.
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