Welcome to the RM Results Event Schedule

Whether it's an industry wide assessment forum or an RM Results' roundtable, stop here to mark your calendars and learn all about the best upcoming events.

2019 European-ATP Conference - Transforming Assessments: Challenge, Collaborate, Inspire

25-27th September 2019 - Madrid, Spain

RM Results is sponsoring the 2019 European-ATP Conference (E-ATP) and presenting three sessions aligned to the theme of the conference “transforming assessment”.

In our sponsored session at 4:30pm on Wednesday 25th September, “How Adaptive Comparative Judgement Enables High-Reliability in Moderation and Benchmarking of Writing Assessments”, you can hear how a group of schools in Oxfordshire have harnessed the power of Adaptive Comparative Judgement (ACJ) as an alternative to traditional marking of formative writing assessments.

At our breakout sessions on Thursday 26th on “Numeracy Assessment Item Difficulty Prediction” (10:30am) and “Standardised Assessment Artifact Scoring with Neural Networks” (4:30pm), Daniel Duckworth of the Australian Council for Education Research (ACER) will present research undertaken using Assessment Master software alongside Stephen Birchall, Business Unit Director for SoNET Systems at RM Results.

Connect with us in Madrid:
Richard Little – Product Development Director
Stephen Birchall – Business Unit Director
Dawn Pollard – Business Unit Director
Barbara Parn – Business Unit Director
James Redgate – Head of Market Development
Katherine Lancaster – Senior Product Manager
Frances Place – Product Manager

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The International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA) Annual Conference: Assessment and decision making

22-27th September | Baku, Azerbaijan

RM Results will sponsor, exhibit and speak at the 44th Annual Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment, hosted by The State Examination Center (SEC) of Azerbaijan.

The theme of the 44th IAEA Conference is Assessment and Decision-Making: Individual and Institutional solutions. The conference will focus on topics such as: assessment techniques for better decision-making practices, use of assessment in decision making and reliability and validity of assessments in decision-making.

If you are planning to attend the conference, please come and say hello and pick up a copy of our latest research report “Will artificial intelligence change the educational assessment landscape?“.

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Past Events

The Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA) | Abuja, Nigeria

5th - 9th August

RM Results is sponsoring the 37th Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA). The conference will be held in Abuja, Nigeria from the 5th–9th August 2019, and is hosted by The West African Examinations Council Nigeria (WAEC).
The theme for the conference is ‘Innovations in Educational Assessment’.

If you are planning to attend, be sure to stop by our stand to say hi to our delegates Deborah Hutt – Solutions Architect, and Patrick Coates – Business Development Consultant, and to find out more about how RM Assessor³ can help you improve your exam marking.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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EPA: Quality and independence in assessment

13 June

More than 6 years since England’s major apprenticeship reforms were announced, the focus on quality and independence of assessment in apprenticeships has never been more important.

Representing RM Results, James Windle will be attending the EPA 2019 on Thursday 13th June at the Marriot Hotel, Leicester.

The conference offers an unparalleled opportunity for all of those involved in end point assessment to come together to network, consider the challenges in the system and explore the most effective ways to safeguard quality and the independence of end point assessment.

If you are planning to attend, get in touch with our delegate, James Windle, jwindle@rm.com, to find out more about how e-assessment can help you ensure assessment quality and keep pace with the changes in the industry.

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memcom 2019: Leading into the future

20th June

This year’s overarching conference theme is ‘Leading into the Future’. Speakers will be addressing the key issues of today through a series of talks, debates, panel discussions and roundtables, including research on key conference themes. Delegates will be able to move freely between streams depending on preference.

Representing RM Results, James Windle and Tim Hand will be attending memcom 2019 Thursday 20th June at 155 Bishopsgate, London.

If you are planning to attend, get in touch with our delegates, James Windle, jwindle@rm.com, and Tim Hand, thand@rm.com, to find out more about how RM Results can help your organisation lead the way into the future of assessment.

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The Southern Africa Association for Educational Assessment (SAAEA) Conference | Gaborone, Botswana

19-22 May

RM Results are proud to exhibit at the Southern Africa Association for Educational Assessment (SAAEA) Conference.
The conference’s theme is “Quality assessment in an era of educational reforms” and will be hosted by Botswana Examinations Council.

If you are planning to attend, be sure to stop by our stand to say hello to our delegates Sam Jones – Solutions Architect, and Patrick Coates – Business Development Consultant, and to find out more about how RM Assessor³ can help you improve your exam marking process.
We look forward to seeing you there.

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PARN Spring Conference - Global Challenges: Navigating the Changing International Landscape

8th May

This event will provide opportunities for discussion, case studies and advice on the shifting nature of professional bodies’s relationship with the rest of the world. Delegates will hear PARN’s latest research into International Issues at Professional Bodies as well as workshop sessions and time for networking with professional body colleagues.

As proud sponsors of the event, be sure to stop by our stand to say hello to our delegates Stefanie Ghamloush – Marketing Executive, Steve Harrington – Account Director, and Tim Hand – Account Director.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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The e-Assessment Question 2019

10th April - 11th April

Both e-Assessment itself and the world of learning, teaching and development are evolving. This conference will look at these changes and implications for provision, decision making, planning and risk management. 

Join Head of Innovation, Roberto Hortal Munoz for the closing address on 10th April where he will be presenting on the future of marking and how working collaboratively with customers has led to recent innovative breakthroughs in marking performance. 

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ATP Middle East & Africa Conference | Abu-Dhabi

28-30 January 2019

RM Results will present at the first ATP Middle East & Africa Conference in Abu-Dhabi.
MEA-ATP is the Middle East and Africa Division of ATP (Association of Test Publishers). 2019 marks the launch of this branch, with a conference theme of: “Educational Technology: Unlocking Student Potential”.

On Tuesday 29th January Deborah Hutt, Solutions Architect at RM Results will talk about “What can we learn from analysing examiner behaviour data during marking sessions?”
Using real examples, Deborah will share insights on patterns of marking and demonstrate how best to interpret examiner behaviour during a marking session. She will also speculate as to what the future may hold for big data analytics in e-assessment, when combined with technologies such as Artificial Intelligence.

If you are planning to attend the conference and want to find out more about marker analytics or how e-marking can help you improve your exam marking, please get in touch at dhutt@rm.com

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Meet the RM Results team at Bett Show 2019

23-26th January 2019

Bett is the first industry show of the year in the education technology landscape, bringing together 800+ leading companies, 103 edtech start-ups and over 34,000 attendees from the global education community.

On Friday 25th January, 2:20-2:40pm, Pete Collison, Higher Education Lead at RM Results, will present on “Enhancing student experience in higher education through feedback and assessment” at Solutions Den 2. If you work in HE and would like to speak to us about our feedback and assessment solutions for universities get in touch at pcollison@rm.com

Stuart Mason – Head of International Sales, Steve Harrington – Account Director, Matt Wingfield – Business Development Consultant and Deborah Hutt – Solutions Architect, will be available to answer any questions about e-marking and demo RM Assessor³, our latest e-marking solution.

If you want to find out how e-marking can help you improve your exam marking and assessment process, get in touch with us at results@rm.com to set up a private time to workshop with you during your visit at Bett.

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Memcom Conference 2018 – the conference for membership professionals | London

16th May

We will be attending the Memcom Conference 2018 which will take place on Wednesday 16th May at County Hall, London.

This year’s conference theme is “Staying Ahead in Challenging Times”. The conference will address issues such as: influence and relevancy threats for professional membership organisations, dealing with the postmodern professional, utilising technology and data, digital disruption and the future impact of Artificial Intelligence.

If you are planning to attend, get in touch with our delegate, James Windle – Account Director, jwindle@rm.com, to find out more about how e-marking can help you meet the needs of the postmodern professional and keep pace with the changes in the industry.

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ATP Annual Conference: Innovations in Testing 2019 | Orlando, Florida

17th-20th March 2019

RM Results delegates will be joining colleagues from throughout the assessment industry at the annual ATP conference, Innovations in testing 2019.
The 2019 Innovations in Testing Conference will focus on how we can challenge the status quo, transform traditional ways of thinking about measurement, and evolve the world of testing.

The conference will bring together assessment industry professionals from practice areas such as Certification/Licensure, Clinical, Educational, Industrial/Organizational and Workforce Skills Credentialing. Conference delegates will learn from and collaborate with each other in an effort to advance the assessment industry as a whole.

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36th Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA) | Lesotho

6th-10th August

RM Results is attending the 36th Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA). The conference will be held in Maseru, Lesotho from the 6th–10th August 2018, and is hosted by The Examinations Council of Lesotho (ECoL).
The theme for the conference is ‘Reforming Educational Assessment: A Renewed Agenda’.

If you are planning to attend, be sure to stop by our stand to say hi to our delegates Deborah Hutt – Solutions Architect, and Patrick Coates – Business Development Consultant, and to find out more about how RM Assessor³ can help you improve your exam marking.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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E-ATP Annual Conference | Athens, Greece

26th-28th September

We are sponsoring, exhibiting and speaking at The Association of Test Publishers’ (ATP) annual European conference, on the 26-28 September 2018, in Athens, Greece.

On Thursday, 27th September, between 5:45pm – 6:45pm, Richard Little, Product Development Director, will share the stages of a journey towards automated marking of complex exam answers. Using real examples, he will share the value that can be derived from each stage of this journey. From the simple use of intelligent chatbots to answer examiners’ routine questions, through to assisting and augmenting the skills of the human examiner with analysis of assessment content, and even suggesting preliminary marks.

If you are planning to attend, come and meet our colleagues at stand no 6, and pick up a copy of our latest guide “The definitive guide to e-marking“.

We look forward to seeing you at EATP.

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Westminster Education Forum Keynote Seminar: Next steps for England’s examination system - priorities for the regulator and key issues for e-assessment and marking

2nd February

RM Results is proud to be the principal sponsors of this WEF event, to be held in London on 2nd February 2018. This seminar will discuss the next steps for England’s examination system, it’s performance, and future key priorities for Ofqual.
Stakeholders, policymakers and regulators will also assess the developing role of technology in assessment and exams – looking at its potential impact on examiner and teacher workloads, measures that can be taken to ensure its effectiveness in delivery, and how it might need to evolve. Attendees will also have the chance to attend a further session focusing on exam marking, following Ofqual’s announcements of changes to come in the moderation of GCSEs, A-Levels and AS Levels to meet the skills needed for the future workforce.

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The 43rd Annual Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment: Assessment as a Social Lever | Georgia

2-6th October

RM Results will be attending the 43rd Annual Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment. The theme of the 43rd IAEA Conference is Assessment as a Social Lever. The aim of this conference is to explore how assessment is used as a change agent to improve social justice and the quality of teaching and learning in education.

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E-ATP Annual Conference | Netherlands

27-29th September

From 27-29 September 2017, members of the RM Results team will be attending The Association of Test Publishers’ (ATP) annual European conference at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in the Netherlands. Find out more about our plans at EATP.

E-ATP is a non-profit organisation that represents providers of exams and assessment tools and/or services related to assessment, selection, screening, certification and licensing, for educational or clinical uses.

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The future of England’s school system: grammar and faith schools, the role of universities and the independent sector, and priorities for multi-academy trusts | London

12th September

This timely seminar will focus on the future for England’s school system, discussing key proposals made in the Government’s Education Green Paper and the expected Government response.
Delegates will consider proposals in the consultation – such as allowing new grammar schools to open; removing the admissions cap for faith schools based on pupils’ religious belief and changing the roles for independent schools and universities within the school system – addressing key areas of concern, exploring issues around implementation and assessing the likely impact on the wider school system.

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED

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AEA Africa Annual Conference | Uganda

7-11th August

RM Results is attending the 35th Annual Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA) conference. Hosted by The Uganda National Examinations Board, the theme for the conference is ‘Enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in Educational Assessment in an era of rapid change’.

The event will take place at Speke Resort & Conference Centre, Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda, from 7-11 August 2017.

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Webinar: How e-marking can improve the quality assurance of exam marking

19th and 20th July

This webinar is aimed at those awarding bodies or professional organisations who would like to improve the quality assurance of their exam marking.

It provides an overview of:
– Key global exam marking challenges
– The most common paper-based errors and biases and how to avoid them
– The quality control models available in e-marking solutions
– Monitoring and communication tools that help to improve marking quality

This webinar is offered at two different dates and times. Select the date and time that works best for you.

Click here to register for the Wednesday, 19th July at 9am- 9:45am session or

Click here to register for the Thursday 20th July at 6pm – 6:45pm BST (GMT+1) session.

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Scotland Policy Conference: Steps for Scottish schools: funding, governance and policy priorities | Edinburgh

22 June

Following the completion of the education governance review consultation in January 2017, and consultation on proposals for a funding formula which is expected to begin shortly, this seminar provides the opportunity to discuss future changes to governance structures within Scottish education.

The event will take place in Edinburgh and will include a keynote address from Larry Flanagan, General Secretary, Educational Institute of Scotland.

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Innovation Africa 2017: Africa’s Official Ministerial Summit | Maputo, Mozambique

23-25th October

On October 23-25th, RM Result’s Deborah Hutt – Solutions Architect, Stuart Mason – Head of International and Tim Downie – Business Development Director, will be joining ministers of education, senior government officials, and some of the world’s leading education and tech companies at the 7th Innovation Africa Ministerial Summit.
The event is held under the patronage of the Government of Mozambique and promises to be well attended with representatives from ministers for education, higher education, secretaries of state, deputy ministers, permanent secretaries and director generals from over 40 countries in Africa.
Innovation Africa 2017 is the continent’s number one high level ministerial forum where industry partners enjoy pre-scheduled meetings and committed engagement with ministers and senior government officials.
The summit will focus on key aspects of the sustainable development goals, developing industry and vocational skills, and advancing innovation in science & research across Africa.

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Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) Conference, Awards and Exhibition | Leicester

19-20th October

RM Results will be exhibiting at the annual conference of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB).
The conference brings together the Awarding Organisation community with over 200 delegates, and will focus on policy, learning, assessment and innovation.
RM Results is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies. During the event we will be showcasing the new release of our e-marking software, RM Assessor3. If you are planning to attend, come and say hello, you will find us at stand No. 27 in the seminar area on the first floor.

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