The 17th Annual River Cities I-O (RCIO) Psychology Conference was held as a virtual event on October 16, 2021. Approximately 105 students and professionals registered to participate in this event to explore the importance of social connectedness at and through work. Attendees represented more than 12 different universities and several non-academic organizations. This year's event was kicked off with a keynote presentation by Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad from Brigham Young University. A series of other presentations then followed throughout the day (as summarized in these proceedings). Participants were also able to asynchronously view 25 virtual poster presentations. Details on all of the presentations from RCIO 2021 are available in these online proceedings.

The winners of the 2021 RCIO poster competition were as follows:

1st place:
Aarti Polavarapu et al. (Hofstra) LGBTQ+ Leadership: Benefits of Breaking Boundaries in the Workplace
2nd place (tie):
Trevor Skinner et al. (ECU) The Relationship Between Occupational Category and Workplace Aggression: Workaholism as a Potential Moderator

Alexa Sterling et al. (App State) The Role of Race on the Prevalence of and Perceived Response to Workplace Sexual Harassment

3rd place:
Nicole Yoo et al. (Austin Peay) The Effect of Cross-cultural Engagement on Intercultural Sensitivity Levels in Monolingual and Multilingual individuals

Browse the contents of 17th Annual River Cities Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, 2021:

RCIO 2021 Presentations
RCIO 2021 Posters