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2017 ICE Exchange
Monday, October 23 - Thursday, October 26, 2017
The Roosevelt New Orleans
New Orleans, LA


The ICE Exchange conference is the conference for the credentialing community. The name ICE Exchange reflects what is valued most by our annual conference attendees: the exchange of industry trends and best practice through live education and networking.

The ICE Exchange encourages a variety of presentation styles, session lengths, and formats to appeal to all styles of learning, and touches on the many aspects of the credentialing ecosystem: Business of Certification; Certification Operations; Certification Technology; The Future of Certification; Governance; Marketing and Communication; Security, Records and Data Management; Strategy of Certification; and Test Development and Administration.

Who Should Attend?

The ICE Exchange is designed for all levels of credentialing professionals in both the public and private sectors. Organizations are encouraged to bring professionals ranging from new associates to C-level that are in specialty areas such as:

  • Assessment Specialists
  • Business Operations & Management
  • Membership
  • Sales & Marketing
    • Board of Directors or Public Members
    • Education
    • Psychometrics

    Professionals that are investigating credentiailng programs or who have a new (or old) program that needs revitalization will also benefit from attending the ICE Exchange.

    What happens at the ICE Exchange?

    • Pre-conference Workshops—provide full and half-day opportunities for a deeper dive in to topics critical for our field.
    • Opening Keynote Session—a thought provoking session that inspires and energizes you for the rest of the conference.
    • Concurrent sessions—60 or 90 minutes in length, that cover a range of experience levels that blend foundational concepts, including best practices and standards, with new concepts and innovative approaches to credentialing.
    • Jump Start sessions—60-minute presentations held early in the morning, providing an opportunity to kick-off your day learning, thinking and challenging yourself.
    • Lightening Learning sessions—short 15-minute presentations geared to providing 3-5 key concepts to energize your thinking and to implement in your program(s).
    • E-Poster presentations—provide information to reflect on and explore critical issues, research, new concepts and/or theories
    • Roundtable discussions—45-minute interactive discussions led by a facilitator to encourage peer learning on trending topics.
    • Networking opportunities—offered throughout the day to encourage reflection on learning and exchange of ideas with your peers, where some of the best learning happens.