Please note that this is a draft copy, and is liable to change – as well as that only the first name author is listed

January 29

8:00 – 10:00

Muscat Foyer

Buffet Breakfast


Muscat Foyer

Exhibits open

10:00 – 11:00

Muscat Ballroom

 Opening Plenary

• Mr. William G. Harris - Chief Executive Officer, ATP • Mr. Mohammad Shadid – Chief Executive Officer, ConnecME Education Keynote Speaker: Ms. Rima Mussalam - Executive Director, Ana Aqra Association

11:00 – 11:15

Muscat Foyer

Exhibits & Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45Concurrent Session III - Snapshots

Social and Emotional learning assessments: Global and Local. Taking a USA created Assessment to the global community

Simmy Ziv-el

Conference Room 3

How to launch a mixed modality certification programme with digital badging   

Kaied Shawish

Conference Room 4

Use the right tool for the job: Understanding the difference between standard reporting, dynamic reporting and analytics

Tony Bell

Conference Room 5

11:45 – 12:45

Conference Room 6

Sponsor Session III

• ACT - The New ACT: Secure Computer-Based Testing; Innovative Learning Domains; and Customized Assessments - Simmy Ziv-el & Patrick Coates• PSI - From Research centre to test centre – real life examples of the use of AI and VR in high-stakes Testing - Rory McCorkle & Che Osborne


Muscat Foyer

Open Buffet Lunch served in Muscat Foyer

13:45 – 14:30

Muscat Ballroom

General Session

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Tarek Jallad - Jallad Group, Caterpillar Dealers in Levant Region, ChairmanKeynote Speaker: Mr. Rajib Roy - CEO, Riverside 

14:35 – 15:05

Conference Room 6

Sponsor SessionIV

• Proctorio - How Remote Proctoring is Protecting the Value of Online Education - Ivan Babovic

15:05 – 15:20

Muscat Foyer

Exhibits & Coffee Break

15:20 - 16:20Concurrent Session IV - Breakout

Workplace skills Assessment for Modern TVET in the MEA region 

Donna Matovinovic & Changhua Rich & Patrick Coates & Mohammad Shadid

Conference Room 3

When time is of essence: How Rapid İtem Development can support your High-stakes assessment Program 

Nikki Eatchel

Conference Room 4

Accommodating test-takers with disabilities   

John Hosterman, PhD

Conference Room 5

16:25 – 17:25Concurrent Sessions V – Breakout

The Common Myths about Academic Integrity

Ivan Babovic

Conference Room 5

Future of Education – Assessment 

Zeynep Dereli

Conference Room 2

Insights to Unlock Students Potential  

Victoria Driver & Kelly Hays

Conference Room 6