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Keynote Speaker (6/27/19): Scott Highhouse

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Scott Highhouse is a Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar in the Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University. He has been named a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Scott has also served as Publications Officer on SIOP’s executive board (2009-2012), as well as served on the board of directors for the International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC; 2012-2016).
 
Scott is founding editor of the journal Personnel Assessment and Decisions, is book series editor for Essentials of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, has served as Associate Editor of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP) (2001-2007), and Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (2007-2009). Additionally, Scott has been co-editor (with Neal Schmitt) of the IO psychology volume of the Handbook of Psychology.
 
Scott formerly worked in organizational development at Anheuser Busch Companies in St. Louis, MO. His primary areas of expertise are assessment/selection for employment, employer brand management, and human judgment/decision making. Scott’s work has been featured in many outlets, including the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and The Boston Globe.

Keynote Speaker (6/28/19): Tori Howes

Toris Howes is an associate professor of business and business program lead at Oregon State University – Cascades. Dr. Howes earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and public relations from the University of Central Missouri, her master’s degree in industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology from Missouri State University, and her Ph.D. in I/O psychology from Texas A&M University. Dr. Howes is a regular contributor in the fields of management and I/O psychology. Her work has appeared in such journals as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Human Relations, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. In addition, Dr. Howes is the coauthor (with Paul M. Muchinsky) of the best-selling I/O psychology textbook, Psychology Applied to Work

Dr. Howes is an active member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. She was the 2016 recipient of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s prestigious Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award.

Conference Speakers

Jorge Avalos

Jorge has over five years of experience in selection with the State of California. He currently works in the Testing and Selection Unit…

Jennifer Spore

Dr. Jennifer Spore is a workforce data analyst at the California Department of Justice’s Office of Human Resources where she specializes in the…

Kelli Johnson & Erika Patton

Kelli Johnson: With a Master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and more than 15 years of experience providing assessment, recruitment, and retention expertise and guidance…

Shelly Langan

Shelley Langan, SPHR has more than 30 years of experience (yikes!) within a broad range of full service HR arenas.  She is currently…

Jeff Henderson

Jeff Henderson joined the Department of Justice in March of this year as a Recruiting Manager. Prior to starting his career with the…

Christina Batorski Peacock, PHR

Mrs. Peacock has over 17 years of professional and management experience in public sector Human Resources, including experience in the areas of employee…

Greg Hurtz

Dr. Greg Hurtz is a Professor in the Psychology Department at California State University, Sacramento, where for 17 years he has been teaching…

Jason Schaefer

Jason Schaefer is currently a Principal Consultant with ioPredict, a consulting firm that specializes in test development and validation. He has more than 14 years…

Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux)

Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux) is CEO & founder of Checkster. Checkster enables organizations to make better talent decisions. Mr. Lermusi founded Checkster after…

Leslee Pagenkopf

Leslee holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UC Davis and completed three years of the Industrial/Organizational Psychology Master’s program at Sacramento State…

Clinton Kelly

Clinton Kelly, Ph.D. is currently a Principal Consultant with ioPredict, a consulting firm that specializes in test development and validation. He has more than…

Candice Mabra

Candice Mabra is a Principal Human Resources Analyst with the County of Sacramento. In her current role, she is responsible for executive recruitments,…

Christopher Boucher

Christopher Boucher, Esq. J.D. cum laude, AWI-CH, CLRM, SHRM-SCP Attorney-at-Law, Wiley Price & Radulovich, LLP Christopher’s practice focuses on labor and employment law,…

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