Call for Submissions


Call for Submission opens: 6 November 2018


The overall objective of  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
Built to Last: People, Performance, Systems and Culture


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

  • Individual Research Paper - Oral (20 minutes)
  • Individial Research Paper - Poster
  • How To Session (40 minutes/80 minutes)
  • Professional Forum (40 minutes/80 minutes)
  • Symposia (40 minutes/80 minutes)
  • Workshop (Half Day)
  • 3 Minute (3M) Thesis

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.)
  • Evidence-based Human resources
  • Global/International/Indigenous/Cross-Cultural Issues
  • High Performing Employees and Teams
  • Human Factors and Safety
  • Human resources analytics
  • Leadership
  • Measurement/Methodology/Statistical Issues
  • Motivation /Emotions/Personality/ Work Attitudes and Cognitions
  • Organisation design
  • Organisational Change and development
  • Organisational Culture and Climate
  • Organisational Interventions and Evaluations
  • Organisational Justice/ Ethics/ Social Corporate Responsibility
  • Organisational Strategy
  • 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
  • Learning and Development (including Training)
  • Work and Job 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.
Abstract submission Templates

Please use the following templates for your abstract submission:


Program and submission enquiries: 
APS Conference & Events Team
Australian Psychological Society

Tel: +61 3 8662 3300
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