The FedPsych Forum
The FedPsych Forum is an opportunity for Federal I/O Psychologists to have an open platform to share ideas, research, and experiences working for the federal government
When: Thursday, April 25
Where: Charles Sumner School, 17th and M St NW, Washington, DC
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Networking Event: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Presentations (2:00pm – 3:00pm)
The first half of the Forum Session will consist of three presentations on MSPB research:
- Engagement Scale: Doug Nierle will discuss development of MSPB’s Engagement Scale. This work is also described in the MSPB report The Power of Federal Employee Engagement.
- Fair and Equitable Treatment: Cynthia Ferentinos will discuss the MSPB report Fair & Equitable Treatment: Progress Made and Challenges Remaining: MSPB Report on Fair Treatment of Minorities and its connection to recent research on fairness.
- Workforce Motivation: Peter Leeds will discuss methods MSPB has used to study Federal employee motivation, as discussed in the report Federal Employee Engagement: The Motivating Potential of Job Characteristics and Rewards.
If you cannot attend in person and would like to call in, you can do so for this portion of the forum. Please indicate your desire to call in by COB Tuesday, April 23rd by emailing FedPsychForum@opm.gov. Note there will be no option to call in to the Breakout Sessions.
Breakout Sessions (3:15pm – 4:00pm)
The second half of the Forum Session participants will breakout into discussion sessions. Forum participants will vote on the topics of interest and then breakout into groups. Group facilitators will ask questions and involve participants in the conversation.
Offsite Networking Event (5:00pm – 7:00pm)
After the session we will walk over to a local establishment for a Networking Event to continue the conversation in a more relaxed environment
Location: Sign of the Whale, 1825 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
Please RSVP by COB Tuesday, April 23 to FedPsychForum@opm.gov