Innovations Call for Papers 2018
 
2018 Program (Tentative)
Sunday, February 18, 2018
3:00 pm - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFirst-time Attendee Reception and Remarks
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmInnovations in Testing Opening Cocktail Reception
 
Monday, February 19, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
8:30 am - 9:30 amOpening General Session
9:30 am - 9:45 amBreak
9:45 am - 10:45 amA Cross Divisional Presentation - Lessons Learned – Sharing The Mistakes That Assessment Professionals Make [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amA New Challenge: Making Soft Skill Measurement Specific not Spongy [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amChallenges of Low Volume Exams: Leading the Conversation to Develop Guidance Across the Test Development Life Cycle [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amCompetencies--What Are They and How Best Do We Define Them to Measure Them? [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amDeveloping a World-Class Performance Test [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amDoes Your Approach to Delivery Matter? An Update on Publication Strategies [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Law Enforcement Engagement: A Practical Guide for Successful Engagement [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: The Time is Now - The Need for Data Mining for Performance Assessment for NGSS Practices [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amFieldwork: Investigator Stories [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amHow Assessment Goals Shape the Design of an Assessment Game [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amMaking the Most of Job Task Analyses [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Internet Testing Systems): What's New at ITS [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:45 amPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Netlogon): Mind Bending - Converting the Author and SME Mindset for PBT [More Info]
10:45 am - 11:15 amNetworking Coffee Break with Exhibitors
11:15 am - 12:15 pmA Primer on Identifying Aberrant Test Behavior With Different Analyses [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmA Roadmap to Third-party Accreditation of Certification Programs: Comparison of the NCCA: 2014 and ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Standards [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmArtificial Intelligence and Automated Essay Scoring: The Next Measurement Frontier for Licensure & Certification? [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmBenefits and Challenges of Competency-Based Solutions: A Cross-Divisional Panel [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Challenges in Identifying Tomorrow's Leaders in Asia [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Using a Generalizable Taxonomy of O*NET-Defined Competencies [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmHanding the Answer Key Over to the Computer: Preparing a Human-Graded Practical Exam for Computer Delivery [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmIs a Picture Worth a Thousand Words in Certification Testing: Using Animated Items in Certification Testing [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmLessons Learned from Redesigning a Failing Candidate Score Report [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Alpine Testing Solutions): Thought Leaders Exchange [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Prometric): Global Accessibility - The Future is Now [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (The College Board): Noncognitive Assessments and Interventions - Considerations for Use [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmPsychometric Approaches to Investigate Cheating Behaviors in Admissions and Licensure Exams [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:15 pmWhen Setting the Standard is Not So Standard: Addressing Challenges in Recertification Standard Setting [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmGlobal Luncheon
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch with Exhibitors & Product Demonstrations
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmAdding Online Formative Testing to your Assessment Strategy [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmAssessment meets Enterprise Content Management (ECM) [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmBeyond Test Day: Empowering Testing Organizations to Take Control of Candidate Success [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmBlending MCQ & Performance Based Senarios in ONE Environment [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmCaveonTrace™: Detecting & Deterring Test Theft by Watermarking with SmartItems [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmCreativity: Measuring one's creative abilities using artificial intelligence and open-ended tasks [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmFastTest: Can We Automate Psychometrics with AI? [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmLimitless Innovation by Use of Open Standards [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmMapping Occupations and Achievements with Cognitive Computing [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmPediatricSim: Demo and Research Results of a 3D Medical Skills Assessment Simulation [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmPortfolio Assessment – Design, Implement, Launch [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmRecruiting Through Performance-Based Assessments [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmSecurity and Privacy in Test Delivery [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmSero!: Learning Assessment Using Concept Maps [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmSite Readiness [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmThe Learn Feedback Program – Using a Valid Feedback Instrument to Improve Delivering and Receiving Feedback in the Workplace [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmThis Doesn't Feel Like a Test at All! A Positive Assessment Platform for Math. [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmWorking Together: Diagnostic and Interim Assessment Data to Impact Student Learning Outcomes [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmA Framework for Systematically Integrating Policymakers into the Standard Setting Process [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmA Q&A Session with Experts to Overcome Test Development Challenges: A Continuation of Our 2017 Conversation [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmCreate a Digital Presence to Market Your Certification [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: A Chink in the Armor: Update on US Copyright Secure Test Registrations [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmHands-on Automated Scoring [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Pearson VUE): Fast-Track Your Content Strategy [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (PSI): Communicating Change: Managing Expectations and Delivering a Clear Message to Your Audience [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmRemote Control: Updating the ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate Program using Geographically-Dispersed SMEs [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmStandard Setting in an Evolving Assessment Environment [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmStructured Item Development for Enhancing Credentialing Programs [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmTest Security: Practical Information, Strategies, and Lessons Learned [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmDessert with Exhibitors
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmConducting Job Analysis with a Highly Heterogeneous Workforce [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmDisruptions in Practice Testing [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmEnriching the Candidate Experience: How A Learning Ecosystem Benefits Candidates, Their Employers, And Your Certification Program [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Psychological Testing in the Service of Disability Determination [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmHow to Talk to Test Takers - A Primer [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmInvited Address by the recipient of the 2017 ATP Career Achievement Award (Neil Dorans): Improving the Fairness of Concordances Between Test Scores [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmOutcome Based vs Competency Based Assessments: the Agony and the Ecstasy [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (ACT): The Evolution of Educational Testing from Summative Tests to Learning and Assessment Systems [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Yardstick Assessment Strategies): Powered by AIG - The Experience of Using Item Mass Production in a High Stakes Testing Program [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmPractical Experiences in Implementing Various Test Delivery Models [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmTechnology Enhanced Assessment – Opportunities to Innovate and Improve the Value of Testing [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmTesting Irregularities Found! Now what? “Standing up” a global test security operation [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmThe Architecture and Lasting Impression of Program Design [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmThe Ramstad Model of New Item Type Invention [More Info]
4:15 pm - 4:30 pmBreak
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmOpening Keynote
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmA Comparison of Assessment Drop Out Rates by Administration Method [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmCreating open-ended assessments using artificial intelligence (AI) technologies [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmCrowdsourcing Social Desirability Estimates for Behavioral Statements [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmDo the Math: Leveraging Open Source and Open Standards for Math Assessment [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmEnabling the Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE): Assessment, Guidance, and Learning enabled by Open Standards [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmEnsuring the Equitable and Lawful Assessment of English Learners [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmHigh-Stakes Medical Licensure: Improving Score Reports and Evaluating Outcomes with Stakeholders [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmImplementation of a Volunteer Management System [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmInteraction of Device Hardware and Software Usability--Implications for Score Comparability [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmInvolving Non-Test Experts in Test Construction [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmJob Analysis: What, Why, Who, and When [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmLeveraging Open Standards & Open Source for Open Innovation in Digital Assessment [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmReception with Exhibitors and ePoster Sessions
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmSelecting Populations for Contrasting Groups Standard Setting: Novices, Just-Barely Qualified Candidates, and Subject Matter Experts [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmSetting Performance Standards on Competency-Based Assessments [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmThe Best is Yet to Come: Defining the Next Generation of an Admission Test [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmThe Feasibility of Setting Multiple Cut-scores with Yes/No Angoff method for a College Level Exam [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmThe Value of Career Readiness Testing to College Students in China [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmTraining for Better Transfer in an Online Competency-Based Education Program: An Overview of the Cognitive Factors Supporting Integrated Learning and Student Success [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmUsing Automated Procedures to Generate Test Items for Nursing Examinations [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmWho are you Kidding: Can Cloned Items Really Fool Brain Dump Users? [More Info]
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmWhy ISO 27001 Matters for Test Publishers and Awarding Bodies [More Info]
 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast Keynote Presentation
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 am - 5:15 pmRegistration Open
9:00 am - 9:15 amBreak
9:15 am - 10:45 amAdding Value to Testing: Innovations in Case Studies [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:45 amFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Is Remote Proctoring Appropriate for High Stakes Certification and Licensure Tests? [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:45 amGetting from Point A to Point B when the Path is Anything but a Straight Line [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:45 amKeep It Together: Innovative SME engagement strategies [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:45 amMake the Most of Your Stakeholders: Bringing Business Intelligence and Stakeholder Engagement Together [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:45 amRetesting on High-Stakes Examinations: Research, Policy and Practice [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:45 amSoup to Nuts - Fundamentals of Content Development [More Info]
10:45 am - 11:00 amNetworking Coffee Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pmAwkward, Awful Testing Moments [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:30 pmCan Psychometricians be Replaced with AI? [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:30 pmHow to Identify, Develop and Implement Innovative Items with the Six Step Model [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:30 pmModels are for More Than Just Psychometrics: Innovations in Content Development That Every Testing Organization Should Be Considering Seriously [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:30 pmThe Future of Accessibility [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:30 pmThe Use of Resampling Techniques for Improving Equating Accuracy [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:30 pmunConference Workshop - ATP Innovations 2018 [More Info]
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch with Exhibitors
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmAccommodations: Ask the Experts [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmBaking In Test Security From the Start: A strategic recipe for increasing exam protection [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmDeveloping and Validating Effective Training and Compliance Programs for Test Adminstrators and Proctors [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmEvaluating Large-scale Assessment Systems: State of the Art Research Strategies [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Improving Language Learning and Assessment with Data [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmInnovative Solutions to Improve the Quality of Your Items [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmNix ‘em with Psychometrics: Some Methods to Detect and Deter Cheating [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmPersonality Assessment: Contemporary Issues and Opportunities to Add Value in Testing [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (ATA): Learning Oriented Assessment in Action [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmPLATINUM SPONSOR SESSION (Examity): Innovations in Online Proctoring - Is Your Program Ready? [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmSimplified Development and Scoring for Testing Real-World Skills [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmThe Future of the Multiple Choice Question [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmUsing Expert Raters to Estimate Difficulty of Multiple Choice Items on a Pre-Licensure Exam [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmUsing Principled-Design to Support Coherence in State and Local Assessment Systems [More Info]
2:30 pm - 4:15 pmDessert with Exhibitors
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmInnovation Lab
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmDitching the Paper: Developing a Custom App for Your Exam and Other Considerations for Going Digital [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: Don't Pull the Fire Alarm! Preventing Accommodations Escalations from Becoming Crises [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmFEATURED SPEAKER SESSION: The Future of IO Testing is Bright, but Different [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmLessons Learned from Developing Remote Proctored Performance-Based Exams [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmStaying Agile in an Agile World: Microsoft, IBM and SAP Provide their Lessons Learned [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmSuccessful Self-Disruption: How to Redesign Your Credential [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmThings That Go Bump in the Night—Prioritizing Test Security Threats & Risks That Affect YOUR Test Score Validity [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmTranslating Beyond Accommodation: A Case Study on the Adaption of Test Content for New Groups and New Instruments. [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmUsing Artificial Intelligence to Create the Next Generation of Personality and Creativity Assessments [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmUsing Timing Information to Create Better Tests [More Info]
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmVelocityMatters: How Rapid Item Development Can Help Get Your Program to Market Faster and Keep It Updated More Easily [More Info]
 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 amHackathon Presentations & Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 amNetworking with Innovation Lab Participants: Join them to discuss their project or service over Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:45 amContinental Breakfast
7:30 am - 12:30 pmRegistration Open
8:45 am - 9:45 amDesigning Secure Continuous Assessment Strategies for Testing Programs [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amLove Your Enemies [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amProtecting Your Program from the Inside [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amTesting Skills of the Canadian CPA – Psychometrians, Plug your Ears. [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amThe Diverse World of Credentials: Improving Transparency to Understand This Confusing World [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amThe Rise of Technology and Fall of Validity? [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amUsing Innovative Tools to Reflect Current Practice and Add Value to a Medical Certification Program [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:00 amCoffee Break
10:00 am - 11:00 amAutomated Generation of Parallel Test Forms: A Case of Creativity Assessment [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amDevelop Desirable, Feasible, and Viable Products by Leveraging Design Science [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amFrom MCQ to something new: Autoscoring of open-ended items [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amLogistical and Psychometric Considerations for Developing Online Practical Skills Assessments [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amNext Generation Assessment – The State of Innovations in Selection Science [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amRefereeing Your Item References [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amStrategic Planning: A Practitioner’s Guide to Using Job Analysis to Support a Variety of Activities [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amThe United Nations’ Contribution Towards a Standard for SJT Item Writing [More Info]
10:00 am - 11:00 amThe Value of Credible Employability Skills Credentials: Implications for Employers, and Individuals in a Changing Global Workplace [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:30 pmClosing Keynote Presentation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmVolunteer Appreciation Lunch
2:00 pm - 4:00 pmPost Conference Workshops