Panel Discussions & Innovation Debates

Event Schedule

On Demand

  • Advancing the Conversation on Admissions Testing This panel discussion will address the current admission and assessment environment as impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, technology, social justice, and other factors. Last year, ATP established a working group comprised of organizations and associations involved in admission assessments to identify how to improve the ...

  • AI-assisted Remote Proctoring in High-Stake Examinations: Perspectives from Asia Panelists from Asia ATP will discuss the current remote proctoring options in China, Korea, Japan, Singapore high-stake examinations for professional licensure, language competency, and workforce certification. The discussion will be based upon findings from a 2021 market survey conducted by Asia ATP with stakeholders in the ...

  • ATP Audiocast with Benjamin Cobb Join us for an audiocast interview with industry expert Benjamin Cobb, who will discuss the topics of Innovation in the EdTech space, what he is seeing beyond the testing industry, and more.

  • ATP Audiocast with Phil Dickison Join us for a live streamed audiocast interview with industry expert Phil Dickison, who will focus on the topic of performance based testing within the assessment industry.

  • ATP Audiocast with the Opening Keynotes Join us for a live streamed audiocast interview with our Opening Keynotes, Jennifer Randall and Pamela Paek, who will answer questions from their Opening General Session and delve a bit deeper into the topic of bias and sensitivity.

  • ATP Audiocast; 30 Years of ATP Join us for an audiocast interview about Association of Test Publishers as an organization and celebrating 30 years!

  • ATP Audiocast; DE&I Join us for an audiocast interview with DE&I expert Linda Gatsby, moderated by Kimberly Swygert.

  • Changing the Structure of Operational Exams - Drivers of Change and Consequences, Intended and Otherwise The management of an exam life cycle includes ensuring that the structural format of the exam continues to fit the intent and purposes of the organizing body developing the exam. Exams should and do evolve as their blueprints, content, item formats, and examinee constituencies change. ...

  • Featured Speaker Session: Who's in Charge, A Human or Machine? You've seen the headlines over the past year - students outraged that machines make decisions about their exams. So how far is too far? Where should AI start and stop? Regulations and privacy laws continue to evolve to address the world of AI. This session ...

  • Graduate Student Research Award Winner Session ATP’s Graduate Student Research Award allows students the opportunity to present innovative research with practical applications in assessments among graduate student researchers, and to provide opportunities for graduate researchers to network with leaders in the assessment industry. Graduate Student Research Award Presentation 1 Using Process ...

  • Hidden Biases in your Credentials - How to Maximize Fairness in Your Program Credentialing and assessment exams are notorious for perpetuating unintended unfair impediments that prevent access and opportunity for traditionally underrepresented identity groups. A panel of experts will examine and discuss important perspectives to keep in mind along the journey toward advocating for a much-needed transformation and ...

  • Reimagining Recertification: Driving Innovation Through an Innovative Debate Over the years, there has been little to no innovation in recertification strategies. Most programs require that candidates either participate in continuous education (i.e., earn CE credits) or (re)take an exam. Both can be expensive and time-consuming propositions for certification holders, driving some ...

  • Test Accommodations: The Opportunities with Remote Proctoring The race is on. Thanks to the global pandemic, testing organizations have scrambled to deliver their assessments using remote proctoring. So many considerations-security, technology, integration with existing platforms, fairness, privacy, databases. Oh and what about test accommodations? Delivering test accommodations in a remotely proctored format ...

  • What's in Your Test Outline? Earn Double Miles with Construct Mapping! This session describes a modified JTA process that incorporates construct maps - detailed descriptions of specific behaviors that can be placed on a continuum of low to high proficiency - into test design to systematically refine and document the construct as defined by SMEs. Two ...