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WAOP Conference 2022

Date: Time: 09:00 Location: LocHal Tilburg

After two years in which we could not meet in person, this year, the WAOP conference is organized by the Departments of Human Resources Studies, Organization Studies, and Social Psychology of Tilburg University (School of Social and Behavioral Sciences).

We aim to realize an interesting and varied conference program, including a distinguished keynote speaker Professor Marylene Gagne, Future of Work Institute (Curtin University - Australia) and high-quality thematic sessions, followed by a dinner in town. 

Marylene Gagne


The full program will be available on the WAOP website and the website of Tilburg University on Monday 29th of October the latest.


Registration will start 1st of June 2022.

The deadline for registration is 15th of September 2022.

Conference fee is 135 euro (without diner) or 195 (including diner)

Submission of abstracts

Deadline for submission is June 10 2022.

Abstracts (in English) may not exceed 300 words and should contain:

  1. Purpose of the study (research question, hypotheses, and contribution)
  2. Method
  3. Results
  4. Conclusions

Although empirical studies will be given priority, abstracts addressing research proposals will also be considered.

Everyone will be informed regarding acceptance before 1st of July 2022.

Abstracts can be sent in here:

Submitting a full paper is not compulsory to participate or present at the conference. However, if you want to receive feedback on your paper from an expert in the field, a full paper needs to be sent before 1st of October 2022.

Best paper award

If you would like your research to be considered for the best paper award, a full paper needs to be submitted before 1st of October 2022.

Criteria for evaluation are: originality, theoretical contribution to the field, appropriate methodological rigour and soundness of data-analysis, practical relevance, quality of writing.

Papers can be sent by email


We are looking forward to welcoming you in Tilburg in November! For further enquiries, send a mail to:

The Tilburg WAOP Conference Committee