Innovations CFP
 
2016 Program (Tentative)
Sunday, March 20, 2016
8:00 am - 12:00 pmGolf Tournament
2:00 pm - 7:30 pmRegistration Open
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFirst Time Attendee Reception and Remarks
6:00 pm - 7:30 pmInnovations in Testing Opening Reception
 
Monday, March 21, 2016
7:15 am - 8:15 amEuropean Division Breakfast Meeting [More Info]
7:15 am - 8:15 amSession Coordinator Breakfast [More Info]
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
8:30 am - 10:00 amOPENING KEYNOTE: Human-Centered Innovation [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:15 amCoffee Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 amA Testing Estuary: Blending Multiple Choice with Performance-Based Testing and Newest Online Proctoring Technology [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amAn ATP Cross-Divisional Brainstorm: Are Neuroassessments the Next Disruptive Innovation in the Testing Industry? [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amAutomated Scoring: An Introduction for Certification and Licensure Testing Professionals [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amBehavioral Skills Essential to Work Success [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amExecuting a Security Strategy for Global Testing [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amFEATURED FISHBOWL SESSION: Collaborative Assessments [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: The Transition from Computer to Mobile and Tablet-Based Testing: Misinterpretations, Implications and Pitfalls [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Which Test is Best? Exploring New Ways to Assess Continuing Competence [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amHow to Make Your Program Shine: Communicating the Value and Impact of Certification [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amLegal Risk Points in Talent Assessment: Overview and Update [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amNavigating the Politics of Privacy in Testing [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (American National Standards Institute):How to Achieve and Maintain ANSI Accreditation under ISO/IEC 17024 [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (ATA Inc.): Selecting the Right Talents from Millions of Graduates Every Year [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (ETS): Opt Out: An Analysis of Issues [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amTechnology-Enhanced Items: When to Use, How to Develop, How to Evaluate [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:30 amThe Shanghai Experiment: Item Writing in the SMEs’ Native Language [More Info]
11:30 am - 11:45 amCoffee Break with Exhibitors
11:45 am - 12:45 pmAdapting to Change: Implementing and Maintaining an Adaptive Testing Program [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmDesigning Usable Item Types and Software Using Lean Principles [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmDo Failing Candidates Rely on Subscore Information? Evaluating a Widely-Held Assumption [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmDumping the Dopes Who Use Braindump Sites: How IBM Turned the Tables Using Data Forensics [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Evidence-Based Assessment [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Support Personalized Learning by Accelerating the Transition to e-Assessment via a Highly Interoperable Assessment Ecosystem [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Walking the Fine Line between Sufficient and Excessive Testing [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmFISHBOWL SESSION: Blast from the Past or Meeting the Future? [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmGoogle Glass, Bluetooth and Spy Glasses…..Oh My!!!!! [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (B Virtual Inc.): Online Student ID Proof, Verify and Authenticate – A Case Study in Biometric Software Innovation and Service Integration [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (The College Board): Issues in Redesigning Existing Assessment Programs [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmRemote Scoring vs Remote Proctoring: An Alternative Approach to Dispersed Testing for High Stakes Assessment [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmThe Drag and Place Item Type and Its Many Uses [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmUse of Learning Maps in Assessment Development [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:45 pmWorkforce Skills Credentialing – Developing the Right Credential [More Info]
12:45 pm - 1:45 pmEducation Division Luncheon [More Info]
12:45 pm - 1:45 pmInternational Luncheon [More Info]
12:45 pm - 2:00 pmLunch with Exhibitors
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBadges of Honor and Profit [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Evolution and Revolution in Individual Clinical Intelligence Testing [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Talent Analytics in the Reputation Economy [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFISHBOWL SESSION: Finding the Gap: How to Diagnose and Address Hard to Write Blueprint Areas [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmHave Content, Will Travel [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmLet the CAT out of the Bag: Making Adaptive Testing More Accessible and Feasible [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Internet Testing Systems): What’s New in Online Assessment Services [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Pearson VUE): Test Security: Keeping Ahead of Evolving Security Threats [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (Professional Testing, Inc): Management Systems What? Internal Audit Who? Document Control System Why? Help! [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTest Security SMACKDOWN! [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmThe Next Generation of On-Line Selection Systems [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmThe ROI of Exam Development [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmUniversal Design, Accessibility and Fairness: Implications for Test and Item Development [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWant to Know What They Think of your Certification? Just Ask! [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWorkforce Credentialing and Employment - A Personalized Approach [More Info]
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDessert with Exhibitors
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAccommodations on High Stakes Tests: Legal and Practical Considerations [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmBob’s Your Uncle et voilà: If Only Globalizing your Assessments were that Simple! Globalization Case Studies from the World of Assessment. [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Bad News and Good News About Global Workforce Skills Credentialing…News and a Report [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Text Mining for Assessment of Writing and Social Positioning [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFISHBOWL SESSION: Herding Cats - How to Keep Track Of Your Test Security Incidents and Report Your Results [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmHow to Prepare to Take a Constructed-Response Examination: A Tool that Provides Candidates Valuable Insight as to how the Examination is Scored. [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmLessons Learned from Global Job Task Analysis: Taking a Certification Program to the Global Market [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMobile Testing: Love It or Hate It, It’s Time to Learn How to Manage It [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Prometric): Prometric and BTL – A Case Study Approach of “Buy Vs Build” to Drive Technology-enabled Business Growth [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (Kryterion, Inc.): Secure, Rapid Growth [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmShutting the Barn Door after the Horse has Bolted [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmTest Security and Big Data [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmThe Great Experiment: Microsoft and GMAC Explore Innovative Global Business Strategies Using Online Proctoring Solutions [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmThe Moving Target: Maintaining Exam Validity in Rapidly Changing Disciplines [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmVirtual Item-Writer Training: The Role of Assessment [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: A DIF Analysis Using Task Analysis Data to Differentiate Similar Job Roles [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Adaptive Assessment Future Best Practice: From Foundation to Scripting and Advanced Item Types [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: An Automated Quality Control System to Routinely Monitor Continuous Mode Tests [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Best Practices for Simulation Authoring [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Demystifying Measurement Equivalence: A Comparison of Equating and Examination Form Assembly Methods [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Effects of Retesting on MC Items [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Establishing Performance Standards on Continuing Education Through Computer Simulation [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: How to Get Detailed Diagnostic Reports: Testing Diagnostic Hypotheses [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Improving the User Experience: Testing the Usability of a Widescreen Interface and a Decision Support Tool in Medical Certification Exams [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Innovations in Standard Setting for Adaptive Assessments - The Interval Validation Method [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Item Sensitivity Review: Design Guidelines and Application [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Open Badges: How IBM launched an Open Badge Initiative [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Pulse of Security in Testing: ATP Survey of Security Practices [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Results from the Big Five Inventory-44 Soft Skills Measure with Youth in 2 Emerging Market Countries [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: The Impact of Using Automated Scoring of Written Responses for a Multilingual High-Stakes Medical Licensing Examination [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Using Assessments in the Education Channel [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Validity Research: International Application of the WorkKeys System for Global Workforce Skills Credentialing [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmePOSTER SESSION: Web-based Formative Assessment: An Innovative Way to Assess and Improve Patient-Physician Communication [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmReception with Exhibitors and ePoster Sessions
 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
7:15 am - 8:15 amClinical Division Breakfast [More Info]
7:15 am - 8:15 amWorkforce Skills Credentialing Breakfast [More Info]
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 am - 5:15 pmRegistration Open
8:30 am - 10:00 amHackathon Part I [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 amWORKSHOP: Competency Modeling and Job Analysis for Certification and Licensure Tests [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 amWORKSHOP: How to Identify, Develop and Implement Innovative Items [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 amWORKSHOP: Real-World High-Stakes Test Security Investigations [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 amWORKSHOP: Standard Setting Essentials and an Evidence-Based Approach for Determining if its Time for a Reset [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 amWORKSHOP: The Innovation Challenge [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:30 amBreak in Exhibit Hall
10:30 am - 12:00 pmHackathon Part II [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pmWORKSHOP: Accommodating Test Takers: Hot Developments, Case Studies, and Practical Tips [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pmWORKSHOP: Essential Policies and Practices for Test Score Validation [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pmWORKSHOP: International Testing – The Things a Test Security Professional Needs to Know [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pmWORKSHOP: Masterclass in Creating Technology Enhanced Items [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pmWORKSHOP: The Media is Knock, Knock, Knocking at Your Door…Now What??? [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pmWORKSHOP: Understanding the Requirements of the Revised Accreditation Standard ISO/IEC 17024 - What are They Asking for Anyway? [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAsia Division Luncheon [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCertification and Licensure Division Luncheon [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmLunch with Exhibitors
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: SARAS Blended Assessments – A quick, hassle free, low cost solution for blended test delivery [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Advances in Real-Time Proctoring and Test Delivery for Summative Assessments [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Connecting Careers and Your Credential with Digital Badging from Acclaim [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Everybody Can Build Tests – Automatically Generated Assessment Designs [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: FastTest: A Comprehensive System for Assessment [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Get Rid of Paper! Online Tools to Make Committee Meetings Easier [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Innovative Opportunities for Diagnostic Assessment: A Demonstration of PARCC’s Newest Tools [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Metacog - Observing How Students Solve Problems (Not Merely the Final Answers) [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: NBCOT Navigator: A Glimpse into a Game and Simulation Continuing Competency Portal [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: PAN’s Ultimate Talent Measurement Platform: A Showcase of the Self-Authoring Tool and the Workflow Tool [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Q-interactive: Reimagining the Practice of Clinical Assessment [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Reflective Practice Exercise for Engaged Continuing Competence [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: RPNow: Anytime-Anywhere Remote Proctoring for Secure and Convenient Online Exam Delivery [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Secure, Flexible Delivery Using Live Online Proctoring [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Share and Share Alike Using Online Exam Development Software [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: Site Readiness Tools [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: TRANSOM Your Window Into Test Results [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmArchitecting the Next Generation of Performance Based Testing [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmCareer Technical Education: Why Won’t Curriculum Assessments Adequately Prepare your Students for Industry Certification Exams? [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmCBT Event Testing: Testing Candidates Where They Work, Study or Congregate [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: The Complete Equation for Workforce Skills Credentialing [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: The World Out There - HR Management and Tools in Emerging Countries [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmFISHBOWL SESSION: Improving Reports for Testing Programs [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmIs Remote Proctoring Really Less Secure than In-Person Proctoring? [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmLessons Learned in Developing and Implementing a Global Certification Program [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmLeveraging Role Delineation Studies to Define a Career Framework [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmPassing Standards for Multilingual and International Examination Programs [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Alpine Testing Services): Building a High-Performing Test Development-to-Delivery Ecosystem: Maximizing Technology and Integration Benefits [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Examity): Online Test Security: An Enhancement to Your Test-Takers’ Experience and a Complement to Testing Centers [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (PSI Services LLC): The Next Generation of Testing: How Remote Proctoring and Performance Testing can assess the 21st century candidate [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmTablet-Based Administration of the Brief Assessment of Cognition: Adaptation of a Traditional Pen and Paper Assessment [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmThe Use of Automated Video Selection in the Public Sector [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmWhat's in Your Program Toolbox? [More Info]
2:15 pm - 4:15 pmDessert with Exhibitors
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmIGNITE SESSION: Risk Analysis - How Safe is Your Certification Program? [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmIGNITE SESSION: Disruption in the Credentialing Space: Why Is It Happening and What Should We Do About It? [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmIGNITE SESSION: Four Innovative Ways to Lead and Facilitate SME Groups in the Assessment Industry [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmIGNITE SESSION: Rating Using Paired Comparisons [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmIGNITE SESSION: Structured Blueprint Review: Setting the Foundation for Test Development [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmIGNITE SESSION: The ABC’s of Digital Badges [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmIgnite Table Discussion
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmA Case Study – Considering Security from Program Inception [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmAnthropological Test Design - Going Beyond Minimum Competence [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmBalancing Act: Maintaining Rigorous Security While Providing a Positive Candidate Experience [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmCareer Readiness and the Need for Credentials in the 21st and 22nd Century [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmDoes Your Exam Accommodate Accommodations? [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Highlighting Proctoring Best Practices [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Theory and Practice of Principled Assessment in Licensure [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmFISHBOWL SESSION: Is My Validation Valid? Challenges and Approaches to Identifying Appropriate Validation Methods [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmNoncognitive Assessment: Emerging Applications in Talent Development and Credentialing [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION: (Yardstick, Testing and Training Experts): Going AIG: How to Transition Your Item Development Program [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmPsychometrics of Online Proctoring (OP): Comparing OP and Test-Center Deliveries [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmThe Best of Both Worlds: Leveraging TEIs Without Sacrificing Psychometrics [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmTranslation Project Plan for Global Programs [More Info]
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmSponsor Thank You and Debrief Reception
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmIndustrial/Organizational Reception
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 amSecurity Committee Breakfast [More Info]
7:30 am - 12:30 pmRegistration Open
8:45 am - 9:45 am"So You Really Want to be Assessed by Us? Assess Yourself First!" [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amAssessing Your Risk: Why Security is Not One Size Fits All. [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amDevelopment and Validation of a Computerized Virtual Reality-Based Assessment of Functional Skills [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amFISHBOWL SESSION: Leader2Leader 3.0: What are your Challenges in Running a Credentialing Business? [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amFrom Idle to Thriving: Grow your Certification Program with Marketing Automation and Nurturing Campaigns [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amNew Data for Old Objectives [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amPerformance Based Testing for the Masses: Microsoft’s Journey to Real-World Assessment [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amSituational Judgment Tests: Applications and Research [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amUsing Latent Class Analysis in Test Construction: New Insights into Test Takers [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amWhat Should Managers and Executives Know When Translating and Adapting Assessments for a Global Market? [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:00 amCoffee Break
10:00 am - 11:00 amAuthentications vs Identification: E-Learning Identities [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amDesign Considerations for Express Scales in a Digital World [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amFISHBOWL SESSION: Thinking in New Boxes: Thought Provoking Conversations for Certifiers [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amHow Third-Party Review Can Help Improve Alignment in an Assessment Program: Tales from Both Sides [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amMeeting in the Middle - An Update: A Tale of Changes Made by Two Large-Scale Licensure Examinations [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amTechnology as a Game Changer: The Evolution of Testing and Crystal Ball View of the Future [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amThe Good, the Bad and the To-Be-Determined of Digital Credentials [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amThe Progress and Promise of Open Source Technology to Support State Assessment Systems [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amTwo Tips for a Healthy Heart: Or How to Identify Problem Areas and Maintain a Healthy Item Bank. [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amWhat's the Right Answer? Autograding of Open-Ended Math Questions [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:30 pmCLOSING SESSION: Reclaiming the Conversation: Influencing How the World Talks and Thinks about Testing [More Info]