Leading Edge Consortium


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2023 SIOP Leading Edge Consortium

Talent Assessment Strategies for the Future

Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6, 2023

Warwick Hotel Philadelphia


Register for the Leading Edge Consortium 

Registration for this event is full and the waitlist is now closed. Thank you for your interest in this dynamic look at talent assessment science and practice.







A confluence of forces is impacting talent assessment in organizations, resulting in confusion and opportunity.


We invite you to save the date for the 2023 SIOP Leading Edge Consortium where thought leaders who have pushed assessment forward in the past 5 years will share contemporary research and guidance on how organizations can chart a course forward.

This program is an introductory-level program open to anyone interested in learning more about talent assessment.



Registration for the 2023 SIOP Leading Edge Consortium will open the first week of July. There are a limited number of seats available for this year’s event, and we have reached capacity. The registration rates for the event are:


2023 Registration Rates


on or before Aug. 31, 2023


after Aug. 31, 2023


$845 $935
Nonmembers $945 $1035


Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policies


Preconsortium Workshops

There will be three virtual Preconsortium Workshops this year taking a deeper dive into the topic of assessment. Workshops are now open to all registrants; register for workshops. Dates and times can be found on the Workshops page. CE credit will be available. Rates are:


Members: $249/per Workshop

Nonmembers: $299/per Workshop


Hotel Information

The Warwick Hotel is now full. However, SIOP has secured a room block at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, 117 South 17th Street. Only a 3-minute walk from the Warwick (0.1 mile), the hotel features many great amenities, including Kimpton's custom-designed PUBLIC bikes for a ride around town. 


King rooms are available $249/night. Please use the link below to make your reservation.


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Limited guest rooms are available, but SIOP is working to add more. If you cannot secure a room, please check back soon for additional options.

Hotel amenities, disability accommodations, and other details may be found here.

SIOP Partners

Workshop Partner:

CodeSignal logo


Event Partners:

APT Metrics Logo


Hogan Assessments Logo


PDRI by Pearson logo

Sova Assessments Logo


Valence Logo


Evaluation Partners:

Talent Metrics Consulting logo

SIOP Leading Edge Consortium Planning Committee

Tracy Kantrowitz, Chair, PDRI

Tony Boyce, Amazon

Kyana Beckles, Leverage Assessments

Amber Burkhart, Valmont Industries

Eric Dunleavy, DCI Consulting

Ryan O’Leary, PDRI

Emily Solberg, SHL



Featured Articles

Amber Stark

Three Virtual Preconsortium Workshops Available – Now Open to Everyone

Maximizing diversity and validity outcomes of talent assessment programs. Understanding AI assessment and conducting bias audits. Adapting leadership assessment to address today’s challenges.

These are important and relevant issues in today’s workplace. And SIOP Leading Edge Consortium workshop attendees will hear the latest action-oriented research and guidance at these workshops later this month.

Due to interest in these timely talent assessment topics, workshops are now open to everyone. Workshops are aimed at seasoned practitioners looking to learn and develop their skills in these critical talent assessment areas.

The 2023 SIOP Leading Edge Consortium: Talent Assessment Strategies for the Future will provide a timely, dynamic look at talent assessment science and practice. These virtual workshops held before the LEC will provide a deeper dive into this topic. CE credit will be available.

Virtual Workshop 1: Strategies to Maximize Diversity and Validity Outcomes of Talent Assessment Programs
Wednesday, September 20, 1-5 p.m. ET

Virtual Workshop 2: Demystifying AI Assessments and Bias Audits
Tuesday, September 26, 1-5 p.m. ET

Virtual Workshop 3: Evolving Leadership Assessment: Strategies for Success in Today’s Dynamic Landscape
Wednesday, September 27, 1-5 p.m. ET

Abstract and speaker information is available on the Workshop webpage.

If you have already registered for the LEC, you can go back and add one or more workshops by logging into your SIOP account. If you would like to register for one or more workshops, but not the LEC, please register here.

There are only a few spots left for the in-person LEC Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, at the Warwick Hotel Philadelphia; a waitlist will be opened once registration is at capacity. If you would like to gain a current understanding of the state of assessment science or learn how organizations are implementing and evolving their assessment practices for the future, join us.

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