SCP 2020 Annual Conference
2020 SCP Annual Conference, February 6 - 9, 2020
Philadelphia Marriott Old City, Philadelphia, PA


2020 SCP Annual Conference Agenda

Thursday, February 6, 2020

7:00AM - 8:00AM - Breakfast (provided)

7:00AM - 5:00PM - Registration

8:00AM - 12:00PM - Workshops ›

  • Brain-Based Coaching and Consulting: Leveraging the CONNECT Model | Catherine Hambley, PhD | 4 APA CE's
  • The Ethical Practice of Consulting Psychology Rodney Lowman, PhD, ABAP | 4 APA CE's
  • What Lies Beneath: The Risks and Rewards of Pursuing the Influence and Impact of Diversity in Executive Coaching Engagements (Advanced) | Gregory Pennington, PhD; Rehman Abdulrehman, PhD; Layla Bokhari, PhD | 4 APA CE's
  • Psychological Assessment for Selection and Development of Leaders – Part 2: The Science and Art of Interpretation Across Measures | Vicki Vandaveer, PhD; Alok Sawhney, PsyD, MBA; David Caruso, PhD | 4 APA CE's

8:00AM - 5:00PM - Certifications ›

  • LWF: DRiV Certification Workshop | Chris Coultas, PhD | 9 ICF CCE's

12:00PM - 1:00PM - Lunch (provided)

1:00PM - 5:00PM - Workshops ›

  • Getting the Whole Ecosystem in the Room for Vision and Action in New and Mature Organizations | Jeffrey Axelbank, PsyD | 4 APA CE's
  • Family Business Consultation: A Global, Multicultural Perspective | Florence Kaslow, PhD | 4 APA CE's
  • Entrepreneur, Manager, Or...? - The Power of Career Assessment | Rodney Lowman, PhD, ABAP | 4 APA CE's
  • From Stumbling to Start Up: How Psychologists Can Turn an Idea Into a Business | Lisa Graham, PhD; Julie McDonald, PhD; Lindsay Sutton, PhD; Donnie Garvich | 4 APA CE's

5:00PM - 6:00PM - Welcome Party & Diversity Celebration

6:00PM - UNTIL - Dinner on your own

6:30PM - 8:30PM - SCP Board of Directors Meeting

Friday, February 7, 2020

7:00AM - 8:00AM - Breakfast (provided)

7:00AM - 8:00AM - First Time/Buddy Breakfast

8:00AM - 8:15AM - Conference Kick-Off

8:15AM - 9:45AM - Keynote ›
  • Embedding a Culture of Innovation into Everyone’s DNA | Duncan Wardle

9:45 AM - 10:15AM - Break

10:15AM - 11:45AM - Concurrent Sessions

  • Fear and Courage in Executive Coaching | Anita Stauffer, PhD; Amy Owen Nieberding, PhD
  • Crafting Your Entrepreneurial Power: How to Sculpt Your Identity as a Business Owner | Fredina James, MEd; Adrian Burney, MEd
  • An intergenerational perspective on business psychology, entrepreneurship, and the mentoring relationships that unlocked success | Claire Jaffe, PsyD; Jonathan Kirschner, PhD; Karol Wasylyshyn, PsyD; Bill Haas, PsyD
  • Family-Owned Businesses: Board Dynamics... or Dynamite! | Derek Mueller, PsyD; John-Luke McCord, MA; Andrew Jones, PhD
  • Updating the APA Ethics Code: Process, Progress, and Opportunities | Rodney Lowman, PhD, ABAP

11:45AM - 12:45PM - Lunch (provided)

11:45AM - 12:45PM - First Time/Buddy Lunch

1:00PM - 2:30PM - Concurrent Sessions

  • The Rest You Need to Know about Strengths-based Development for Leaders | Robert Kaiswer, MS; Cara Miller, PhD, MDiv
  • Stumbles, Fumbles and Blind spots: Learning from missteps in the business of organizational consulting | Judith Blanton, PhD; Vicki Vandaveer, PhD; Gregory Pennington, PhD; Thor Legvold, PsyD
  • Leading the charge: What sets entrepreneurial leaders apart and how we can help them succeed | Maria Brown, PhD; Tricia Nadaaf, MS
  • Playing with Entrepreneurial Building Blocks: Building the Capacity for Risk and Innovation | Michael Vodianoi, MA

2:30PM - 3:00PM - Break

3:00PM - 4:30PM - Concurrent Sessions

  • The Importance of Bringing the Whole Self to Work | Michelle Downey, PsyD; Gregory Pennington, PhD; Karen Wilson-Starks, PhD
  • The Times they are a Changing - Helping Leaders Effectively Lead Organizational Change  Efforts | Shannon Simms, PhD
  • From Start Up to Scale Up: Building a Culture of Innovation in Fast-Growth Companies | Jeffrey Hull, PhD, MBA
  • The Family Business Ecosystem Inside Out:  Unique Pressures, Unparalleled Opportunities | Mark Sirkin, PhD; Bruce Hammer, PhD; Tom Diamante, PhD; Christine Allen, PhD

4:40PM - 6:00PM - Keynote ›

  • Creating Effective Teams: Insights from the Science of Teamwork | Eduardo Salas

6:00PM - 7:30PM - Poster Walk & Reception

7:30PM - UNTIL - Social Hours/Dinner on your own

8:30PM - 12:00AM - JAM Session

Saturday, February 8, 2020

7:00AM - 8:00AM - Breakfast (provided)

8:00AM - 8:15AM - Morning Welcome

8:15AM - 9:45AM - Keynote ›
  • Fearless Teaming: Why Psychological Safety Matters More than Ever in the Modern Organization | Amy Edmundson

9:45 AM - 10:15AM - Break

10:15AM - 11:45AM - Concurrent Sessions

  • Integrating Personality Assessment and 360 Feedback to Develop Leaders | Robert Kaiser, MS; Robert Hogan, PhD
  • So You Want to Be a Solo Entrepreneur?  A Candid Conversation About Living the Dream and Embracing the Nightmare | Katherine Bittner, PhD; Janis Ward, PhD
  • Approaching Diversity as an Entrepreneurial:Strategies for Creating Change | Courtney Barrett-Smith, PsyD; Kevin " Kip" Corbus, PsyD
  • Acting as an Owner - Promoting Entrepreneurship in a Fortune 100 Company | James Scrivani, PhD; Robert Lewis, PhD; Allan Church, PhD; John Scott, PhD

11:45AM - 1:45PM - SCP Town Hall & Awards (Lunch provided)

2:00PM - 3:30PM - Concurrent Sessions

  • Women Entrepreneurs: An Growing But Underserved Market Requiring New Models of Coaching and Consulting Services | Lubna Somjee, PhD; Mira Brancu, PhD
  • High Potential Leadership Talent: Predicting, Motivating, Assessing and Working with High Potentials | Rob Silzer, PhD; John Scott, PhD; John Fulkerson, PhD; Sandra Davis, PhD
  • The Personality Characteristics of Entrepreneurs and How to Coach Them | Ryne Sherman, PhD; Michael Sanger, MA
  • Developing Adaptive Leaders: The Key to Building and Sustaining an Adaptive, Agile, and Entrepreneurial Company | Dan Fisher, PhD; Steve Garcia, EdD, MBA; Andy Czuchry, PhD

3:30PM - 4:00PM - Break

4:00PM - 5:30PM - Keynote ›

  • Building a Business in Consulting and Applied Psychology: Realities, Insights, and Lessons Learned | Robert Hogan, PhD; Sandra Davis, PhD, LP; Marc Sokol, PhD; Katherine Holt, PhD

7:00PM - 10:30PM - SCP Night on the Town: Philly Party | Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruise ($60 per person; tickets available on the registration form)

6:00PM - UNTIL - Dinner on your own

Sunday, February 9, 2020

8:00AM - 8:30AM - Breakfast (provided)

8:30AM - 10:00AM - Introduction to Consulting

10:00AM - 10:30AM - Break

10:30AM - 12:00PM - Common Processes

12:00PM - 1:00PM - Lunch (provided)

1:00PM - 2:00PM - Concurrent Sessions

2:00PM - 3:00PM - Concurrent Sessions

3:00PM - Conference Ends

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