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Subject: Programme for The e-Assessment-Question 2013 Conference and Exhibition (
From: Jeff Ross <jeffmross@AOL.COM>

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Programme for The e-Assessment-Question 2013 Conference and Exhibition (
20th and 21st March 2013, London

Day One Wednesday 20th March 2013 - Managing And Planning E-Assessment To Ensure Robust And Reliable Assessment For Qualifications And Learning In A Challenging, Ever Changing World
0830  Registration
0930 The Challenges of the Evolving World, Chaired by Graham Hudson, DRS - Welcome from Chair
John Kerr, UKAA, 'The Challenge for e-Assessment'
Martyn Ripley, 'Aspects of Choice'
Michael Kayser, digital spirit, 'New frontiers in assessment integrity and compliance'
1045 Morning Break
1100 e-enabling Qualifications: Challenges for Awarding Organisations, Chaired by Graham Hudson DRS
Allan Perry, WJEC 'e-Assessment in a bi-lingual environment'
Sue Orchard and John Bendel, CommsMultilingual, 'Everyone Speaks English, don't they?'
Martin Mackain-Bremner, AAT, 'Developing 'Going online. From paper-based to computer-based assessments - the AAT experience'
1245 Lunch sponsored by DRS ( 

1330 eAA AGM Chair, Professor Philip John, Heriot  Watt University
AGM of the e-Assessment Association followed by presentation of eAA Distinguished Achievement in e-Assessment Award to Professor Cliff Beevers.
1445 Afternoon Break
1500 Measurable Success in Developing e-Assessment Solutions, Chaired by Patrick Craven
Janet Ravensdale, NOCN and Mark Robinson and Phil Rowland, Exams on Demand 'Developing computerised functional skills tests - the hurdles and opportunities'
Bruce Ogilvie, Simply Engaging
Dr. Thibaud Latour, CTO and General Manager, TAO Testing Company 'Using Open Source to successfully manage international assessments - lessons learned from PISA and PIAAC'
Tea break followed by 
Scott Kramer and Dr Mathew Schultz, Vantage 'Essay Scoring'
Oliver Chesher, Admiral. 'PR and communications: how can the industry manage its reputation?''
Geoff Chapman, Calibrand
Patrick Craven Cambridge Assessment
High Tea and evening reception with Cambridge Assessment

Day Two Thursday 21stMarch 2013 - Developing And Delivering E-Assessment Solutions To Support The Ambitions And Aspirations Of Awarding Organisations, Learners, Teachers, Organisations And Managers

0830  Registration
0930 The Demands of Innovation, Chaired by Colin Deal  - Welcome from Chair
Martin Milner, 'Dissolving boundaries'
Gavin Cooney, 'The promise and reality of technology'
Ivan Forward, Questionmark
1045 Morning Break
1100 International Opportunities, The eATP session, Chaired by Colin Deal
The importance of testing on a pan-European and global scale. Introducing three organizations contributing to and benefiting from eATP – CITO, Prometric and SAP
Erwin van Schaffelaar, Business Developer, CITO, 'Driving international testing standards as leading European testing and assessment company'
Claire O'Callaghan, Prometric, 'Crossing boundaries as a worldwide test development and delivery provider'
Sue Martin, SAP 'Addressing the challenges of global markets as the largest European vendor driven IT certification program'
Final discussion and Q & A session on the challenges of global and European testing & the benefits of eATP
1245 Lunch sponsored by DRS ( 

1400 A 21st Century Approach, Chaired by Colin Deal
Martin Lowder, British Council and Jeremy Carter BTL 'Going Global'
Gavin Busuttil-Reynaud, Alphaplus Consultancy
Tom Holland, MyKnowledgeMap, "Portability of Achievement – Open Badges in Assessment"
Presentation and Workshop session from the CEM CENTRE, University of Durham, lead by
Emma Beatty, Director of Software Development 'Crossing the technological challenge'
1600 Closing Session
John Winkley, Alphaplus, 'Quo Vadis'
Closing remarks from Chair

For those interested in attending the conference, you can book for either day, or for both days.  Day One concentrates on managing and planning the roll out of e-Assessment, and Day Two focuses on developing and delivering e-Assessment for Awarding Organisations, Professional Bodies, learners, institutions etc. Bookings can be made online at

Jeff Ross
Director, Assessment Tomorrow
Telephone: +44 (0) 7785 920392 "Using e-Assessment to cross borders and boundaries - working internationally - working across disciplines - working imaginatively" Conference and Exhibition London, 20th and 21st March 2013

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