Speaker Profiles 2020
Dr Maren Deepwell, Keynote SpeakerChief Executive of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), Learning Technologist and Anthropologist
Dr Maren Deepwell will be presenting on Learning from 25 years of TEL history to prepare for an uncertain future
Mike DaweConsultant, Certif-ID, formerly Director of International at City & Guilds
Technological change and labour mobility – pressures and implications for assessment
We shouldn’t be fearful of our rapidly changing world; risks are real but so is opportunity. There are opportunities for business and, more substantially, the choices we make can affect global income inequality.
Dr Eleanor AndressenSenior Researcher and Efficacy Lead, Pearson
Dr Eleanor Andressen will be discussing the considerations and preparations for moving high stakes assessment in England to digital platforms.
Mark DaweCEO, Association of Employment and Learning Providers
New government, new skills, new assessment
A look at the government’s skills strategy and priorities and what opportunities there are likely to be for the e-assessment community in supporting the government’s aims and those that deliver skills training and assessment.
Charlotte BosworthManaging Director, Innovate Awarding
Charlotte Bosworth will be reviewing how technology can support delivery and assessment of Apprenticeship standards.
Tanya MacDonaldHead of Commercialisation, eCom
Tanya MacDonald will be presenting Virtual Reality: The new normal in e-Assessment for vocational assessment
Dr Saad M. KhanSenior Director, AI and Machine Learning at ACTNext
Dr Saad M. Khan will be presenting CPSX – An AI-driven Approach to Measure Collaboration Skills Using Online Games
Frank ElsnerManager, Educational Business, Office and School Equipment, Casio Europe
Frank Elsner will be presenting on the Future of Maths Learning
Geoff Chapmane-Assessment Consultant
Geoff Chapman will be presenting Boom and bust: How English language testing is shaping the e-Assessment sector
Keynote Speaker: David PhillipsManaging Director, City & Guilds and ILM
David Phillips will be presenting on the e-Assessment journey and where the Covid19 experience might take us all next
Paul CrumpAssessment Group Manager, Cambridge English Language Assessment
Paul Crump is presenting on Remote proctoring: the future of invigilation for e-assessments?
Paul MuirHead of Computer Based Testing, British Council
Paul Muir is presenting from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: Taking computer based testing to the wider world
Andy LesterSenior Manager Strategic Policy, Ofqual
Andy Lester will outline how Ofqual, the qualifications regulator for England, is seeking to support good innovation in the qualifications market, including new uses for technologies in assessment.
Dr Peter AlstonPrincipal Lecturer in Learning and Teaching, BPP University
Dr Peter Alston is presenting 'Are we all on the same page?' The challenge of e-assessment terminology.
Sir John DunfordChair of the JCQ independent commission on exam malpractice
Reducing malpractice in exams and assessments
This session will explore the ways in which e-assessment can be used to both reduce and prevent malpractice in academic and vocational awards including how technology could be used beneficially.
Dan SandhuCEO, Sparx
Dan Sandhu is presenting Show me the evidence: why it’s vital for the EdTech industry to avoid smoke and mirrors
Andy LewisField Research Manager, AlphaPlus Consultancy
Andy Lewis is presenting on Wales National Assessments
Aftab HussainILT Manager, Bolton College
Aftab Hussain will be presenting a case study looking at at how e-Assessment has been used to support teachers with the formative assessment process of open-ended questions.
Pete Atherton, Keynote SpeakerAuthor of 50 Ways to Use Technology Enhanced Learning in the Classroom
Pete Atherton 's Keynote presentation How I became an edtech double agent will look at how you empower trainee teachers to become a better teacher and support students using edtech.
Brian MoonChief Technology Officer, Perigean Technologies
Brian Moon is presenting on Formative knowledge assessment using concept mapping
Angela VerschoorSenior Researcher, CITO
Machine scoring of open-ended items: The holy grail of e-assessment
Lucy TurnerAssistant Programme Manager, Education, Nesta
Can technology help reduce teacher workload? Lessons from Nesta’s EdTech Innovation Fund
Dr Fiona MeddingsSenior Lecturer in Midwifery, Bradford University
Dr Fiona Meddings will be presenting on the integration of Pebblepad© into a problem based learning curriculum for preparation of students in becoming registered midwives.
Professor Emma MayhewAcademic Director, Electronic Management of Assessment Programme at Reading University
Thinking of a number: The impact of a new assessment analytics dashboard on the student assessment experience
An overview of the University's new Student Progress Dashboard and the impact on the student assessment experience.
John KleemanFounder and Executive Director, Questionmark
John Kleeman will be presenting Which is more important - assessment security or test-taker privacy?
Graeme ClarkHead of Digital Assessment Services, Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
Graeme Clark is chairing the panel session on Regulation vs Innovation at the e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference
Gareth DowneySenior Manager Vocational Qualifications, Qualifications Wales
Gareth Downey is taking part in the panel session on regulation and innovation at the e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference
Roger TriggEducation Manager, CCEA Regulation, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
Roger Trigg is taking part in the panel session on regulation and innovation at the e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference
Laura WalkerdineSenior Regulation Manager, SQA
Laura Walkerdine is taking part in the panel session on regulation and innovation at the e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference
Andy LesterSenior Manager Strategic Policy, Ofqual
Andy Lester is taking part in the panel session on regulation and innovation at the e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference
Feedback on our 2020 conference, The e-Assessment Question
Combining a dynamic virtual conference and inspiring awards celebrating excellence in e-Assessment, 2020 brought you an exciting line up of speakers and industry experts as well as Q&As.
Here is some of the feedback from our 2020 conference!
“very nicely arranged … everything was very professional.. great effort”
“Excellent. A fantastic range of speakers to suit all backgrounds”
“Considering the move to online and the need to make quick changes, communication was excellent.”
Hear from experts from across the industry from all areas of education as well as employment, practitioners and suppliers.
Leading practitioner case studies and from industry experts in areas such as summative and formative assessment, innovation in assessment, privacy and regulation as well as technology in testing and Assessment in HE.
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