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Upcoming events

    • 16 Jul 2017
    • 19 Jul 2017
    • Birmingham, AL


    Conference Details

    We are excited to announce the the 2017 IPAC Conference will be held at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel on July 16-19, 2017. The theme for this year's conference is Assessments of Steel.

    Check out the 2017 Conference Home Page where you can stay up to date on all the latest news and announcements.

    Keynote Speakers:

    • Robert J. Lavigna, M.S. - Director at Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement
    • Ann Marie Ryan, Ph.D. - Professor at Michigan State University
    • Deborah L. Gebhardt, Ph.D. - Principal Scientist at Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)
    • Wayne F. Cascio, Ph.D. - Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado, and Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, The Business School, University of Colorado Denver
    • Nancy Tippins, Ph.D. - Principal Consultant at CEB 

    Pre-Conference Workshops

    Diversity Metrics & Workforce Analytics: Identifying opportunities with data

    Web scraping and machine learning for employee recruitment and selection: A hands-on introduction 

    Emergent Risk Areas: What is ‘Hot’ in the Employment Legal Arena? 

    Bring Biodata to Life: Developing and Implementing a Robust Biodata Instrument

    Hotel Information

    Rooms at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel can be booked here.

    Refunds

    Refunds of conference registration fees will be made for cancellations prior to June 16th, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after June 16th.

    • 16 Jul 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Birmingham, AL
    • 15
    Web scraping and machine learning for employee recruitment and selection: A hands-on introduction 
    Richard Landers, Old Dominion University

    Click here to view further details and author bios.

    This hands-on workshop will teach participants the ins and outs of unstructured internet-sourced data curation using a family of techniques from data science generally referred to as “web scraping.” By learning this family of techniques, workshop graduates will have the tools available to algorithmically harvest data from any online source, especially those created by social media, to develop an analyzable dataset. Workshop contents will include discussion of the tradeoffs inherent to various internet data sources and a technique to evaluate potential sources, an overview of the process used to conduct web scraping, presentation of automated data curation tools for those seeking to dabble in web scraping, a brief primer and example of the level and type of computer programming necessary to scrape literally anything on the internet, an interactive discussion of use cases in the selection and assessment context, and a presentation of risks and potential consequences in that context.

    Refunds

    Refunds of conference registration fees will be made for cancellations prior to July 10th, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after July 10th
    • 16 Jul 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Birmingham, AL
    • 12
    Diversity Metrics & Workforce Analytics: Identifying opportunities with data
    Keli WilsonDCI Consulting Group
    Samantha HollandDCI Consulting Group
    Yesenia Avila, DCI Consulting Group

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    In this workshop, practitioners will discuss how to use metrics to identify gaps and opportunities in employment activities related to diversity and other workforce considerations. Specifically, speakers will provide strategies for creating a metrics driven approach to understanding current and future employment opportunities to increase diversity. Approaches to harnessing existing data to identify potential improvement areas within the workforce will also be discussed. The following learning objectives will be covered in the workshop: how to identify data sources and create comparable workforce benchmarks, how to analyze talent acquisition outcomes, how to assess the current workforce profile, and how to measure the retention of diverse talent. In addition, a case study will be presented to allow for attendee collaboration in understanding stakeholder involvement and the deliverables needed for different audiences, discussing the pros and cons of grouping and aggregating data, interpreting results and creating action items for improving future workforce outcomes.

    Refunds

    Refunds of conference registration fees will be made for cancellations prior to July 10th, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after July 10th
    • 16 Jul 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Birmingham, AL
    • 15
    Emergent Risk Areas: What is ‘Hot’ in the Employment Legal Arena?
    Richard Tonowski, EEOC
    Kayo Sady, DCI Consulting Group

    Click here to view further details and author bios.

    The focus of this workshop will be to outline several emerging or recently ruled on areas of legal concern in employment law. We plan to provide a general legal update, with a transition to several specific topics including:

    *State pay equity laws

    *Big data analytics for personnel selection

    *Ricci and Walmart – Where are we now?

    Refunds

    Refunds of conference registration fees will be made for cancellations prior to July 10th, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after July 10th
    • 16 Jul 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Birmingham, AL
    • 12
    Bring Biodata to Life: Developing and Implementing a Robust Biodata Instrument
    Phil Walmsley, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    Jeff Cucina, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    Julia Bayless, Capital One

    Click here to view further details and author bios.

    This workshop will focus on identifying conditions in which biodata assessments are potentially appropriate, and provide hands-on experience and guidance in item development, scale assembly, and scoring options.  Additionally, participants will work through not only building the business case for biodata assessments, but also validation approaches, implementation strategies, and ongoing maintenance of biodata instruments.

    Refunds

    Refunds of conference registration fees will be made for cancellations prior to July 10th, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after July 10th

Past events

21 Apr 2017 GLEAN 2017 Spring Event
23 Sep 2016 GLEAN Fall Event: Job Analysis Training
22 Sep 2016 CIOP Second Annual: Fall Mixer 2016
31 Jul 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop - How to Plan and Conduct Professional Test Validation Studies
31 Jul 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop - Leadership for Engagement: What it is, Why you want it, and How to get it
31 Jul 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop - Equal Employment Opportunity in Pay: Regulations, Obligations, and Analysis Strategies
31 Jul 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop - A Start-to-Finish Primer for Developing Selection and Promotion Assessments
31 Jul 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop - How to Plan and Conduct Professional Test Validation Studies
31 Jul 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop - Saving the Soul of the 360°
31 Jul 2016 IPAC 2016 Conference
01 Apr 2016 GLEAN Presents: Perspectives on Leadership Assessment
01 Apr 2016 HALF DAY WEBINAR: Perspectives on Leadership Assessment
02 Oct 2015 GLEAN & IPAC Present: 2015 Fall Training Program
19 Jul 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop - Getting the Right People on Board: Recruitment and Selection
19 Jul 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop - A Primer on Job-Relatedness and Reasonable Alternatives
19 Jul 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop - Making Telework Work: Evaluating and Measuring Telework Program Success
19 Jul 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop - Situational Judgment Tests in Action
19 Jul 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop - Integrating Affective Decision-Making Competence into Leadership Development
19 Jul 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop - Legal Update: What you need to know as a selection and assessment professional
19 Jul 2015 IPAC 2015 Conference
09 Mar 2015 GLEAN presents: 2015 Spring Training Event
20 Jul 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop - Big data, analytics, and the opportunity for I/O to support more effective talent management
20 Jul 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop - Adverse Impact: A Primer on What You Need to Know
20 Jul 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop - Test Construction Principles & Practices
20 Jul 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop - Integrating Assessment into Leadership Development
20 Jul 2014 IPAC 2014 Conference
02 Jun 2014 GLEAN presents: 2014 Spring Training Event
28 Oct 2013 GLEAN presents: The Inaugural Fall Training Event
21 Jul 2013 Communicating the Value of Assessment and Selection
21 Jul 2013 Developing a Competency Model "101": An Applied Perspective
21 Jul 2013 Developing & Conducting Structured Interviews
21 Jul 2013 Balancing Legal Trends and Organizational Goals/Values in the Use of Personnel Assessment
21 Jul 2013 IPAC 2013 Conference
22 Jul 2012 Collecting Job Analysis Information: Tools and Tips
22 Jul 2012 Getting the Right People in Right Seats on the Bus: Recruitment, Selection, Promotion
22 Jul 2012 Best Practices in Assessment Questionnaire Development
22 Jul 2012 Developing, Implementing and Scoring Valid Job Simulations
22 Jul 2012 IPAC 2012 Conference
17 Jul 2011 Collecting Job Analysis Information: Tools and Tips
17 Jul 2011 Designing an Assessment Strategy
17 Jul 2011 Best Practices in Assessment Questionnaire Development
17 Jul 2011 Developing, Implementing and Scoring Valid Job Simulations
17 Jul 2011 IPAC 2011 Conference
03 Feb 2011 ROI--Demonstrating Your Value
05 Oct 2010 Job Analysis
18 Jul 2010 IPAC 2010 Conference: Making the Case for Assessment
09 Jun 2010 They posted what? Promises and pitfalls of using social networking and other Internet sites to research job applicants

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