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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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
The October 2013 ACN is available (to IPAC members only).
On behalf of the IPAC Nominations/Bylaws Committee, it is my pleasure to invite all IPAC members to submit nominations for candidates to serve on the IPAC Board of Directors for the following two positions and terms: - President-Elect 3-year term: President-Elect (2014), transitions to President (2015) and Past-President (2016)
- Board Member 3 year term (2014 - 2016)
Please send me your nominations by October 31, 2013 to prepare for the November election.
Thank you for your participation in this important process for identifying our future leaders for IPAC. Michael Blair, President-Elect, IPAC firstname.lastname@example.org
The July 2013 ACN is available (to IPAC members only).
The May 2013 ACN is available (to IPAC members only).