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Monday, October 23

Tuesday, October 24

Breakfast in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Public Member Special Interest Group Breakfast
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Opening General Session: The Future of Work with Anne Loehr
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (9:00 AM - 10:15 AM)
Balancing Failed Candidate Feedback with Program Integrity: A 7 Year Effectiveness Review
Track: Test Development and Administration
Tuesday, Oct 24th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
CEO Session with Anne Loehr
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Implications of US Supreme Court's North Carolina Dental Board Decision for Certifying Organization
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Making a voluntary certification program relevant in the 21st century
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
The Business Case for Assessment-Based Certificate Programs: A Case Study
Track: Assessment-Based Certificate Programs
Tuesday, Oct 24th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Does Certification Lead to Happiness? National Survey Data on Certification and Job Satisfaction
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (12:00 PM - 12:15 PM)
Getting Your Money’s Worth: How Digital Credentials Add Value to the Labor Market
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (12:00 PM - 12:45 PM)
Tricks of the trade, how to develop certification management processes to help your organization mee
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (12:00 PM - 12:45 PM)
Lunch in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
E-Poster Viewing
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Leveraging Candidate Learning Opportunities to Grow Your Certification Program
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (12:30 PM - 12:45 PM)
Asynchronous item Review - An alternate method
Track: Test Development and Administration
Tuesday, Oct 24th (1:00 PM - 1:15 PM)
Dessert in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Is your pretest process on the cutting edge or the chopping block?
Track: Test Development and Administration
Tuesday, Oct 24th (1:30 PM - 1:45 PM)
Research Snapshot: A Look at ICE Research
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Refreshment Break in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (3:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Review and Evaluation of a New Recertification Assessment Model
Track: Test Development and Administration
Tuesday, Oct 24th (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Technology Enhanced Assessment: Applications and Opportunities in Credentialing
Track: Test Development and Administration
Tuesday, Oct 24th (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
This IS a drill! Using tabletop exercises to plan for test security disasters
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Tuesday, Oct 24th (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Designing Professional Credentials for Today’s Market (and the Future!)
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Understanding Ethics and Disciplinary Procedures
Track: Business of Certification
Tuesday, Oct 24th (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
Happy Hour in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Tuesday, Oct 24th (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)

Wednesday, October 25

Legal Do’s and Don’ts when responding to Test Security Incidents
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Oct 25th (7:00 AM - 8:00 AM)
Breakfast in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Oct 25th (7:30 AM - 9:00 AM)
Scaling performance based testing
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (8:00 AM - 8:15 AM)
Communicating Change: Keys to Managing Expectations and Delivering a Clear Message to Your Audience
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Oct 25th (8:00 AM - 8:45 AM)
ISO/IEC 17024 Accreditation with IAS
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (8:00 AM - 8:45 AM)
E-Poster Viewing
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Oct 25th (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Testing Accommodations for Emergency Responders
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (8:30 AM - 8:45 AM)
Best Practices: Exam Integrity in the Age of Convenience
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Oct 25th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Continuous Quality Improvement: It’s not just for Accreditation!
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Innovative Approaches to Continuing Education: Why Does Accreditation Matter?
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Please don't let me be misunderstood: The role of competencies & competency models in credentialing
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Using graphic visualization to communicate data to your stakeholders
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Oct 25th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
E-Poster Viewing
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Oct 25th (10:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Accommodations vs Accessibility: A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock and Roll
Track: Assessment-Based Certificate Programs
Wednesday, Oct 25th (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Create a Digital Presence to Market Your Certification
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Oct 25th (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Public Members: Who Needs Them? Why Have Them?
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Risk Management and Planning for an Alien Invasion
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Oct 25th (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Update from the ICE Government Affairs Committee
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Oct 25th (11:45 AM - 1:30 PM)
2017 Credentialing Industry SWOT Analysis
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:30 PM - 1:35 PM)
The Specifics of Exam Specification Reports for the NCCA Standards
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:30 PM - 1:45 PM)
A body in the library or mastering patterns of known test fraud
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:30 PM - 2:15 PM)
The 10 best things not to do when seeking accreditation of a US Government certification program
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:30 PM - 2:15 PM)
Dessert Reception in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
E-Poster "Meet the Author"
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
NCCA Std. 3: Can Certification and Education Exist Together in terms of Autonomy and Impartiality?
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:35 PM - 1:40 PM)
Can external measures emphasize the importance of my certification program?
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:40 PM - 1:45 PM)
Managing and Communicating Program Changes Necessary to Ensure Alignment to the NCCA Standards
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:45 PM - 1:50 PM)
Connecting with your certificants: Value of engagement
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Oct 25th (1:55 PM - 2:00 PM)
The Basics of Blockchain: What it is and what it could mean for your credential program
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:00 PM - 2:05 PM)
Validation and Fairness Threats When Evaluating Programs Against Standards
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:00 PM - 2:15 PM)
A Cognitive Demand Classification Framework for Credentialing Test Items
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:05 PM - 2:10 PM)
Making Your Experience Requirement Meaningful
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:10 PM - 2:15 PM)
Becoming the SME Whisperer: Creating a Culture of Engaged, Hardworking (and Happy) SMEs
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:15 PM - 2:20 PM)
Adapting the Exam Tutorial: New Strategies for Enhancing Examinee Success?
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:20 PM - 2:25 PM)
Certification Law from the Guy Who Wrote the Book
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Everyone Markets: Simplifying the Marketing Conversation to Create Internal & External Evangelists
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Lessons Learned When Launching a New Certification
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Strategies for Assessing Professional Judgement and other High-Level, Real-World Skills
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Testing Accommodations: The Perils of the "Approve Everything" Model"
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Best Practices in Subject Matter Expert Talent Management
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (4:15 PM - 5:15 PM)
Remote Proctoring: Selecting the Right Delivery Method for Your Program
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Oct 25th (4:15 PM - 5:15 PM)
Global Engagement: Fail Fast and Fail Often
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (4:15 PM - 5:45 PM)
Lessons Learned When Developing a New Credential
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Oct 25th (4:15 PM - 5:45 PM)
The Wide World of Cheating
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Oct 25th (4:15 PM - 5:45 PM)

Thursday, October 26

Breakfast
Track: General Session
Thursday, Oct 26th (7:15 AM - 9:00 AM)
Stackable Credentials: Are They Right for Your Program?
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Oct 26th (7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)
Public Member Debrief
Track: General Session
Thursday, Oct 26th (8:30 AM - 9:00 AM)
CEO/Executive Director Special Interest Group Breakfast
Track: General Session
Thursday, Oct 26th (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
Fair does not always mean equal: Evaluating and maintaining fairness in your program
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Oct 26th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Fast and Furious Item Development: From Pretest to Scored in under 60 days
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Oct 26th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Legal considerations when credentialing programs are interpreted as employment tests
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Oct 26th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Promoting Credentialing of Military Service Members: Perspectives from the Armed Forces
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Oct 26th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
What? Another Survey? Methods to enhance job analysis response integrity.
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Oct 26th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
2 Under 1 Roof: How to Maintain the Firewall Between Education and Certification
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Oct 26th (10:15 AM - 11:15 AM)
Can we do that? Ask the Experts on Certificate Program Standards used for Accreditation
Track: Assessment-Based Certificate Programs
Thursday, Oct 26th (10:15 AM - 11:15 AM)
From Recruiting to Transition: Best Practices in Credentialing U.S. Service Members
Track: Marketing and Communication
Thursday, Oct 26th (10:15 AM - 11:15 AM)
Job Analysis vs. Competency Modeling in Credentialing: An Interactive Panel Discussion
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Oct 26th (10:15 AM - 11:15 AM)
Making Virtual a Reality: Embracing Remote Item Development
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Oct 26th (10:15 AM - 11:15 AM)
Closing General Session
Track: General Session
Thursday, Oct 26th (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)