42ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON ASSESSMENT CENTER METHODS
AND DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP TALENT
SHANGHAI MARRIOTT HOTEL CITY CENTRE
With its origins in China, the assessment center is recognized today across business, education, and government as the most eﬀective and comprehensive way to gather the data needed to make highly accurate selection and development decisions. Now, in 2019, for the ﬁrst time China is hosting the preeminent conference on assessment centers.
The 42nd International Congress on Assessment Center Methods and Developing Leadership Talent will bring together in Shanghai world-renowned assessment center experts, as well as representatives of top companies and organizations that are using—and beneﬁting from—assessment centers and the rich data they provide to hire and develop—and retain—the next generation of leaders needed to drive transformation in an increasingly digital business environment. According to the 2018 Global Leadership Forecast, C-level executives identify developing the next generation of leaders as their number-one challenge—and assessment centers can help! Assessment centers drive better decisions around spotting leadership potential, ﬁlling open leadership positions, building greater leadership capability, and providing customized development to individuals leaders.
• Using assessment centers to identify leadership potential
• How to use assessment data to identify development needs
• How to combine assess and development in a digital environment
• The impact of technology in assessment centers
• Assessment center standards across the world
• Methods of training HR professionals to use assessment data to make business decisions
• Real-world assessment center and development applications
• The proven eﬀectiveness of development actions based on assessment center research insights
• New research on the validity of assessment centers
• The latest online assessment tools, data analysis and successful application in talent development
Multiple learning tracks will be available, including assessment tracks, focusing on the design and delivery of assessment centers, and development tracks, devoted to building knowledge around high-payoﬀ development actions.
You can choose the track that’s right for you, to get the in-depth knowledge and best practices you need to be more informed and eﬀective in your role.
Attend the preeminent conference on assessment centers and development without having to travel outside of China.
Learn how assessment centers can help your organization identify the next generation of leaders to drive transformation.
Discover how the combination of assessment center data and personalized development plans can help your organization retain more of its leadership talent.
See the latest innovations in the assessment center method, including how assessment center data is being used to make leader development more customized and eﬃcient.
Build your knowledge and learn best practices from global experts and practitioners from around the world, including those from China, Japan, Germany, South Africa, the United States, The Philippines, Indonesia, and Singapore.
Network with your colleagues from other business, education, and government organizations to learn more about assessment and development, and how they are being used together across a wide range of industries and applications.
See industry-leading thought leadership and solutions from DDI, a leading global leadership consulting ﬁrm and the pioneer in bringing the assessment center method to organization’s around the world.
Learn from conference content and presentations that will oﬀer a uniquely Chinese and Asian point of view on assessment and development—and how organizations like yours are beneﬁting by combining them.