Past conferences

2020

Theme: Work Psychology

Keynotes:

  • Ilke Inceoglu: Leadership behaviours and employee health/wellbeing

  • Rebecca Lawthom: Doing work, community and family differently

2018

Theme: Work Psychology: Shaping the Future

Keynotes:

  • Nelarine Cornelius: Equality, diversity and inclusion in turbulent times: Challenges for theory and practice

  • Sally Maitlis: Rewriting a life: Making meaning after a work-related trauma

  • Timothy Judge: The science and practice of leadership: A critical appraisal and a proposed agenda for the future

  • Kevin Kelloway: Leading to occupational health and safety

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2016

Theme: Work and Organisational Psychology: Making a Difference

Keynotes:

  • Rolf Van Dick: A social identity approach to stress in organisations

  • Gillian Symons: Contemporary technology and working lives

  • Michael Leiter and Karina Nielsen: Improving wellbeing at work: How can we make our interventions work?

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2014

Theme: Work, Wellbeing, Leadership and Performance

Keynotes:

  • Jeroen Geelhoed: Creating value in a usual unusual way

  • Eduardo Salas: Three decades of team science: Progress and challenges ahead

  • Susan Murphy: Leadership for today’s organisations: How to avoid putting new wine in old bottles

  • Michael Frese: New frontiers in entrepreneurship research from a psychological perspective

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2012

Theme: Work, Wellbeing and Performance: Thriving in Times of Uncertainty

Keynotes:

  • Gilad Chen: The motivating potential of teams: A systems-based perspective

  • Jochen Barth, David Carew, Alison McKinna, Mick Hood: Engaging in times of uncertainty

  • Talya Bauer: A tale of two decades in the making: Socialisation and onboarding

  • Sharon Parker: What do we know and where to from here? New directions for understanding proactivity at work

2010

Theme: Work, Wellbeing and Performance

Keynotes:

  • Ann Marie Ryan: Work life interference: Filling in some gaps

  • Arnold Bakker: How engaged employees stay engaged

  • Gary Johns: Why people don’t go to work and why they go to work ill: A contextual view of absenteeism and presenteeism

  • Admiral Willcocks: Strategic leadership – A personal perspective

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2008

Theme: Work, Wellbeing and Performance: New Perspectives for the Modern Workplace

Keynotes:

  • Sabine Sonnentag: Recovery from job stress

  • Anat Rafaeli: Anger in the Workplace

  • Pavica Barr: BT’s transformation to stay ahead of the game

1998

Theme: International Work Psychology Conference

Keynotes:

  • Peter Warr: Life is a Learning Process

  • James Farr: Reflections on I/O Psychology: A North American Perspective

  • Michael Frese: Towards an Active Person Concept in Work and Organizational Psychology