Call for Submissions

Call for submissions closes 31 January 2017. 

The overall objective of the 2017 IOP Conference is to feature leading edge science and practice in organisational psychology with the overarching aim to raise the international visibility and collaboration of IO Psychologists in Australasia and neighbouring regions.

This year’s Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference Theme is

From Ideas to Implementation: Embracing the Challenges of Tomorrow

The Conference Organising Committee invites submissions for the following presentation types:

  • How To Sessions (45 minutes/90 minutes)
  • Individual Research Papers (15 minutes)
  • Poster Presentations
  • Forum (45 minutes/90 minutes)
  • Symposium (45 minutes/90 minutes)

When preparing submissions, contributors are asked to consider the Conference theme.  In addition, the Conference Organising Committee encourages submissions in the following areas:

  • Attracting people based on human (not just employee) lifecycle
  • Business analytics
  • Business change and sustainability
  • Coaching
  • Consulting Practices (e.g., exploring the contribution of psychology to organisations)
  • Decision Making
  • Diversity (e.g., aging, race, gender, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Global/International/Indigenous/Cross-Cultural Issues
  • Human Factors and Safety
  • Human resources
  • Human resources analytics
  • Leadership
  • Measurement/Methodology/Statistical Issues
  • Motivation /Emotions/Personality/ Work Attitudes and Cognitions
  • Organisation design
  • Organisational Change/Development/Culture
  • Organizational Justice/ Ethics/ Social Corporate Responsibility
  • Performance and Performance Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Retention and Engagement
  • Strategic industrial and organisational psychology
  • Stress and Wellbeing (e.g., OH&S, work-life balance)
  • Teaching scholarship in organisational psychology programs
  • Teams
  • Technology and I/O Psychology
  • Training and Development
  • Work Design
  • Workplaces of the future
  • Other_________________


Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions are only accepted through the online abstract submission portal
  • The Submission Guidelines detail the requirements for each presentation type.  Please read these carefully and ensure you submit in the correct format, as submissions that do not meet the requirements may not be considered.
  • Abstracts received after the deadline will not be accepted.
  • Submissions that do not adhere to the stated guidelines will not be accepted
  • All submissions are subject to the APS licence to use copyright and audio visual permissions.


Abstract submission Templates

Please use the following templates for your abstract submission:


Program and submission enquiries:

IOP 2017 Conference Program Coordinator
Tel: +61 3 8662 3300 (Events team)
Toll free: 1800 333 497