Tuesday, November 6

Wednesday, November 7

Credentialing Specialist Breakfast (Invitation Only)
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Nov 7th (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Public Member Special Interest Group Breakfast
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Nov 7th (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Opening Event in the ICE Underground
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Nov 7th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Break in the Innovation Hall
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)
ISO/IEC 17024 Accreditation with IAS
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:45 AM - 11:30 AM)
Achieve More and Enjoy It: Using Scrum to Expedite Test Development Processes
Track: Innovations
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Best Practices in Micro-credentialing
Track: Assessment-Based Certificate Programs and Microcredentials
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Exams in Transition: Revamping your exam program while keeping your stakeholders on board
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
ICE Ends Statement #5 - "The Public Values Certification ..." Ideas for Making it Happen
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Improve Your Candidate Experience with Action Design
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Through the Looking Glass: Perspectives on Contracting from the Other Side
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
How to Stay Secure with Reponsive Devices and Detection Technology
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Nov 7th (12:00 PM - 12:15 PM)
Reinventing Your Brand - Inside and Out
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (12:00 PM - 12:10 PM)
How to Start a New Certification Program
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (12:15 PM - 12:25 PM)
Cultivating Continuing Education: How to Increase Lifelong Learning in our Ever-changing World
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Nov 7th (12:30 PM - 12:40 PM)
How TRUSTFUL is your Credential Process?
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (12:30 PM - 12:45 PM)
2018 Credentialing Industry SWOT Analysis
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (12:45 PM - 12:55 PM)
Analyzing Distractors to Improve the Quality of Multiple-Choice Test Questions
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (1:00 PM - 1:10 PM)
Analyze This! Q & A for Job Analysis Planning
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (1:00 PM - 1:15 PM)
Global SMEs and Item Development on a Budget
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (1:15 PM - 1:25 PM)
Item Development Assembly Line: Which Item Generation Process is Right for Your Organization?
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (1:30 PM - 1:40 PM)
Chopped: Score Report Edition
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (1:30 PM - 1:45 PM)
How Equal are Equating Methods?: Decision-making in Psychometrics
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (1:45 PM - 1:55 PM)
Collaboration and Connection: Designing an Advocacy Agenda That Works
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Nov 7th (2:00 PM - 2:45 PM)
A Critical Look at the Role of Soft Skills in Credentialing
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Avoiding Common Pitfalls in the Ethics and Disciplinary Process
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
ICE Research Update
Track: General Session
Wednesday, Nov 7th (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Key Communications Tactics to Engage Test Takers and Boost Your Credentialing Program in New Markets
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Nov 7th (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Longitudinal Assessment for Recertification: Striking the Balance between Assessment and Learning
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Testing Accommodations: The Use of Extra Time and What Is Reasonable
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Speedbumps and Detours on the Highway to NCCA Accreditation
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (4:15 PM - 5:00 PM)
Do innovative items types really work?
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (4:15 PM - 5:15 PM)
How No Applicant Fees Can Pay: Partnering with Employers to Grow your Certification
Track: Business of Certification
Wednesday, Nov 7th (4:15 PM - 5:15 PM)
How to Develop a Certification Program from the Psychometric and Operational Perspectives
Track: Test Development and Administration
Wednesday, Nov 7th (4:15 PM - 5:15 PM)
Marketing and Branding: With a Little Help from Our (Many) Friends
Track: Marketing and Communication
Wednesday, Nov 7th (4:15 PM - 5:15 PM)
What Certification Boards Need to Know about Cybersecurity and Privacy Rules like the GDPR
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Wednesday, Nov 7th (4:15 PM - 5:15 PM)
Credentialing in a Disrupted Environment
Track: Innovations
Wednesday, Nov 7th (4:15 PM - 5:45 PM)

Thursday, November 8

Business of Certification by the Data
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (7:00 AM - 8:00 AM)
The Challenges of Accommodations: Finding the Right Balance
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (8:00 AM - 8:45 AM)
Accreditation Guidance for Small Volume Certification Programs
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Baby, Come Back: A Survey of Recertification and Renewal Practices in Credentialing
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Expanding Globally – Insights from the International Work Group and the ICE R&D Committee
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Learning from Test Takers – A Primer
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Making Continuing Competency Assessment Fun: A Serious Look at Serious Gaming
Track: Innovations
Thursday, Nov 8th (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Social Selling: Be Who Everyone Wants to Follow
Track: Marketing and Communication
Thursday, Nov 8th (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
Finding Neverland: An Evidence Basis for the Recertification Renewal Period
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (9:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
Tell Me A Story - How to Craft Your Authentic Certification Program Story
Track: Marketing and Communication
Thursday, Nov 8th (11:00 AM - 11:45 AM)
Brand Promise Drives Consistency Worldwide
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Cut to the Core!
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
How Your Organization Can Use the Power of Artificial Intelligence Right Now
Track: Innovations
Thursday, Nov 8th (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Key Legal Developments in Certification You Need to Know About
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Psychometrics Explained: Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
The Road to Accreditation Readiness: A Case Study
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
The Obscurity of High-stakes Credentialing: How to maintain excellence and support validity when the
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (12:15 PM - 1:00 PM)
Demystifying Certification: Effective Marketing and Engagement from CFP Board
Track: Marketing and Communication
Thursday, Nov 8th (12:15 PM - 1:15 PM)
Eight Trends That Should Be On Your Radar Screen
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (12:15 PM - 1:15 PM)
How does remote proctoring 'rival' test-center exam delivery: An informed debate through data
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (12:15 PM - 1:15 PM)
Representativeness: A Visual is Worth a Thousand Words
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (12:15 PM - 1:15 PM)
Test Adaptation: The Challenges of Using Multi-lingual Assessments in Accredited Programs
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (12:15 PM - 1:15 PM)
Blockchain and the new world of qualification
Track: Innovations
Thursday, Nov 8th (12:15 PM - 1:45 PM)
The Services’ Credentialing Programs: The Strengths of Certifications & Licensing in the Military
Track: Marketing and Communication
Thursday, Nov 8th (2:30 PM - 3:15 PM)
A Multi-Level Fairness Model for Equivalency and Bias
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Achieving Consistency and Comparability Nationally Across Two Emerging Para-Professionals
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Improving Organizational Innovation, One Team at a Time
Track: Innovations
Thursday, Nov 8th (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Shop ‘til You Drop: Secret Shopping Your Test Centers and Proctors
Track: Security, Records and Data Management
Thursday, Nov 8th (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Three Perspectives on Standard Setting
Track: Test Development and Administration
Thursday, Nov 8th (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Update on Legislative Threats to Maintenance of Certification and Implications for Recertification
Track: Business of Certification
Thursday, Nov 8th (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
Keynote: The science of leadership: Personality, self-awareness, and organizational effectiveness
Track: General Session
Thursday, Nov 8th (5:00 PM - 6:00 PM)

Friday, November 9