Conference Details

The conference will take place from Friday afternoon, October 21st to Saturday, October 22nd, 2016. All conference sessions are hosted in the University Center at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Chattanooga, Tennessee. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Chris Cunningham via email at or by phone at 423-425-4264.



Friday (afternoon) - free student-focused sessions

  • 2:30 - 3:25 PM,  Taking your education to the next level: getting into graduate school, Dr. Chris Cunningham, Dr. Alex Zelin, and Dr. Tim Huelsman
  • 3:30 - 4:20 PM,  So you want to get a job with a psychology major, Dr. Bill Gentry and Jacqui Z. Bergman 

  • free parking in Lot 10 from 12:00 - 5:00 pm 
  • sessions held in the UTC University Center, Raccoon Mountain Room

Friday evening - Student social and networking event

  • 7:00 - 10:00 PM
  • Downtown Chattanooga location TBD
  • Ask for the CHIOP/RCIO group and have fun. 



Saturday (full-day) - registration is required (follow instructions at right)

8:00 AM, Registration Opens, Information Booth. Light refreshments served.

8:45 - 8:55 AM, Welcome Address

  • Welcome to RCIO 2016. Auditorium                      

9:00 - 9:55 AM, Keynote: How to Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For, Dr. Bill Gentry, Center for Creative Leadership:


10:00 - 10:55 AM, Poster Session

  • Tennessee Room

11:00 - 11:50, Session One

12:00 - 1:20, Lunch & Chat. Chattanooga Room

1:30 - 2:30 PM, Session Two

2:40 - 3:40 PM, Session Three

3:50 - 4:30 PM, Poster awards & Wrap-up panel discussions, all conference presenters. Auditorium 


Poster Session 

Posters should be approximately 3 feet by 3 -4 feet in size and will be displayed on top of tables using either the provided poster backing boards that UTC I-O provides or on tri-fold boards that presenters may bring for themselves.



Presentations at this year’s RCIO Conference are scheduled to last 50-60 minutes including time for Q&A. Each room will be equipped with a projector, screen, laptop computer, and internet connectivity. If other equipment will be needed, please specify in comments box in the registration form. Presenters should bring their presentations on thumb drive or accessible via some form of internet storage source.