Patrick McNiel

Principal Business Consultant - Affirmity

Patrick McNiel is a principal business consultant for Affirmity. Dr. McNiel advises clients on issues related to workforce measurement and statistical analysis, diversity and inclusion, OFCCP and EEOC compliance, and pay equity. Dr. McNiel has over ten years of experience as a generalist in the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and has focused on employee selection and assessment for most of his career. He received his PhD in I-O Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Houston ILG, and He has presented at several national conferences including APA, APS, SIOP, AAAED, and NILG.

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Wednesday - REGULAR CONFERENCE Wednesday, July 27

Workshop 4

AI's Influence on Hiring Diversity and Regulations
Patrick McNiel (Affirmity)

This session is about the use of artificial intelligence for assessing and selecting employees. It will focus on how AI is used in this space, and on its potential to both help and hinder diversity in an organization. The session will also cover the intersection of AI and relevant regulations. And, it will cover the ethical arguments and regulatory trends that are emerging in response to the use of AI for assessment purposes.