5 Organizational Psychology Conferences in 2018

  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference 2018
  • International Conference on Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2018
  • Workforce Planning and People Analytics Conference 2018
  • Institute for Corporate Productivity Annual Conference (i4cp) 2018
  • Performance Management Innovation Conference

Organizational psychology focuses on the behavior of individuals, teams, and organizations with the work environment. By applying the scientific principles of psychology, the field of organizational psychology attempts to address issues of performance, motivation, communication, safety and professional satisfaction within the workplace.

Like most scientific fields, organizational psychology is an ever-evolving practice that requires constant professional development. Annual conferences are an excellent way to acquire this development. Below are 5 conferences about organizational psychology that will take place in 2018.

1. The 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

The 2018 SIOP Conference will take place in Chicago on April 19 – 21. Those registering before midnight February 21, 2018 are eligible for the discounted rate. The conference offers workshops, master tutorials, seminars, and exhibitions. This conference even offers continuing education credit for psychology purposes. The 2018 conference will be held at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

2. 20th International Conference on Industrial and Organizational Psychology

The ICIOP provides an interdisciplinary platform for academic scientists and researchers to share their experiences and research results. Conference topics include theoretical, conceptual, experimental, and empirical work in the realm of industrial and organizational psychology. Information is presented in a variety of workshops, seminars, and poster sessions.

The 2018 ICIOP conference will be held in Vienna, Austria on June 14 – 15.

3. Workforce Planning and People Analytics Conference 2018

The Human Capital Institute will be holding its 2018 conference JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Miami, FL on February 27 – March 1. The conference will feature industry leaders and their stories of organizational transformation. Presenters will discuss how they used data-driven decision-making to implement effective workforce planning.

4. Institute for Corporate Productivity Annual Conference (i4cp) 2018

If you are looking for a vendor and consultant-free conference experience, the Institute for Corporate Productivity Annual Conference may be the perfect experience for you. The Institute unites senior HR representatives to discuss best practices. Industry leaders present information on advanced people practices and how to drive market performance. The conference will take place March 26- 29 at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess hotel in Scottsdale, AZ.

5. Performance Management Innovation Conference

Hosted by the Human Capital Institute, the Performance Management Innovation Conference focuses on coaching in the workplace and how it impacts employee engagement and productivity. The conference will examine the personality traits of industry leaders and the way in which they connect with their organizational teams. Sessions will focus on topics like motivating and supporting employees, navigating difficult discussions, and creating action plans.

The conference will take place May 17 -18 in Chicago, IL at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown. An additional learning opportunity can be purchased in conjunction with conference registration: HCI’s Performance Management Innovation Certification Course. The certification course is held May 15-16.

With several conferences about organizational psychology to choose from, professional development is easier than ever. Organizational psychology conferences allow new and experienced industry professionals to network, present, and exchange ideas, improving their professional and organizational standing.