Special Events

2024 SIOP Annual Conference

Special Events

Opening Plenary (Livestreamed and Hyatt Regency)

Wednesday, April 17, 7-8 p.m. CT

The Opening Plenary will be in person, honoring SIOP’s highest awards and introducing the newest SIOP Fellows. This event will also feature Tara Behrend’s Presidential Address.


Welcome Reception and Top Poster Display (In-Person, Hyatt)

Wednesday, April 17, 8-9:30 p.m. CT

The Welcome Reception and Top Poster Display directly follows the Opening Plenary. Enjoy hors d’ouevres and beverages while perusing the top poster submissions, reuniting with old friends, and making new ones!


SIOP’s Got Talent (In-Person, TBD)

Thursday, April 18, 7-9 p.m. CT

Get ready for an electrifying evening of entertainment, laughter, and inspiration! This two-hour extravaganza will be hosted by I-O psychology professionals Nikita Mikhailov and Destinee Prete, PhD, and we promise, it's going to be a fun, unforgettable night with a large dose of I-O humor!

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Closing Message (Virtual on Whova)

Saturday, April 20

A video from incoming President Alexis Fink will be available on the Whova virtual conference platform for on-demand viewing.


Closing Event (In-Person, Hyatt Regency)

Saturday, April 20, 4-5 p.m. CT

Together we will celebrate an enriching conference and give back to our wonderful host community! Attendees will have the opportunity to build backpack kits and write notes to children and youth in Cook, DuPage, and Lake Counties in Illinois and Indiana taking part in programs run by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metroplitan Chicago. Join us for food and refreshments while making a difference and affirming that mentorship matters!