Connect with ACTNext!

ACTNext team members will be crisscrossing North America and beyond in March and April to participate in the annual conferences for ATP and NCME, as well as the ASU + GSV summit and others. Many thanks to all the participants of our (sold out!) LASPLASS workshop at LAK ’19 and our AI in Education panel at SXSW!

The theme of the 2019 ATP Conference is “Challenge. Transform. Evolve.” How do these apply to the world of testing and measurement? Find out by joining us in sessions presented by our leading professionals in the edtech community:

— 11:30 – 12:30 PM | March 18 | “Bringing Innovations from Ideas to Life: Examples from ACT” | Marten Roorda, Alina von Davier, Jason Carlson, Ada Woo

— 2:00 – 3:00 PM | March 18 |  “Current Trends in Digital Learning Systems” | Yigal Rosen, Chris Dede,

— 10:30 – 12:00 PM | March 19 | “INNOVATION DEBATE: Should We Use Technology and Statistics to Stop Cheating and Item Theft in its Tracks?” | Ada Woo, Lorin Mueller, James Wollack, Marc Weinstein, Jennifer Semko

— 2:45 – 4:00 PM | March 19 | “Innovations in Testing: 2019 Innovation Lab” | Sponsored by ACTNext |
Clay Mixon, James Devin Broome, Sujit Karpe, Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate, Frederic Jumelle

— 4:15 – 5:15 PM | March 19 | “A Contemporary Take on the Education Triangle: Teaching, Learning, and Testing in Digital Environments” | Alina von Davier, Ashish Rangnekar, Lou Pugliese, Jerry Gorham

— 11:00 – 12:15 PM | March 20 | “Closing Panel: Challenge, Transform, and Evolve: What Does the Future Hold for the Assessment Industry?” | Moderators – Ada Woo & Chad Buckendahl, Presenters – Ardeshir Geranpayeh, Dianne Henderson, Gregory Cizek, Jerry Gorham

Use the hashtags #atp2019 or #atpconf to show that you’ll be attending!

The 2019 ISLA Conference will discuss learning analytics from different perspectives. We invite you to join our Senior VP Alina von Davier for her session:

–3:45 – 4:45 PM | March 25 | “Educating the Next Generation of Learning Analytics Researchers/Practitioners” | Alina von Davier, Neil Heffernan, Jihad El-Sana, Cecilla Welsman, & Daniel Sitton

The 2019 OLC Innovate Conference will address the challenges in online higher education. We invite you to join ACTNext’s Ada Woo, Smart Sparrow’s Jacqui Hayes, & Arizona State University’s Ariel Anbar for their session:


Use the hashtag #OLCInnovate to show you’ll be attending!

The theme of the conference is “Communicating with the Public about Educational Measurement.” We invite you to join our researchers & innovators (below) for their sessions. Details can be found in the program.

Pravin Chopade

Alina von Davier

Ada Woo

Kristin Stoeffler

Steve Polyak

Benjamin Deonovic

Maria Bolsinova

Use the hashtag #ncme19 to show that you’ll be attending!

The theme for the conference is “Bending the Arc of Human Potential.” Join us in our panel session that looks at navigating the learning ecosystem!

— 2:00 – 2:45 PM | April 9, 2019 | “Innovation is a Collaborative Journey: Partnering With ACT To Create A Vibrant Learning, Measurement, and Navigation Ecosystem” | Alina von Davier, Jason Palmer, Mark Leuba, Dror Ben-Naim, Randy Wilhelm, & Patrick Vogt

Use the hashtags #asugsvsummit & #asugsv2019 to show that you’ll be attending