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No matter your industry, you will find valuable content that is relevant to your area of expertise at COTS 2018. Learn about the latest research in testing from more than 50 educational sessions that are designed to facilitate open, honest discussions about protecting the validity of test results and brand integrity. By attending, you can learn how to:
Our presenters will share their expertise on many subjects, including statistical methods and applications for detecting test fraud, test security tools and methods for protecting the validity of test scores, and ways to develop and improve an organization’s test security program.
60 or 90-minute session with 3–5 presentations on related topics. Each presentation in the session will be 15–20 minutes long.
Three to five separate research presentations, all focused on a common theme. One of the presentations may consist of a discussion, analysis, and/or contextualization of another session or sessions. All symposia will occupy either a 60 or 90-minute time slot.
Two to five individuals discussing different aspects of a common theme with each other and the audience. All panel presentations will occupy either a 60 or 90-minute time slot.
60 or 90-minute session in which presenters demonstrate a technique or method related to a core aspect of test security.
A 1½-hour or 3½-hour deep dive into specific topics or key security resources, which provides attendees with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and collaborate with presenters and other attendees.
60 or 90-minute session that promotes networking and invites audience engagement around an important test security topic. Session will begin with a short, informal presentation to frame a conversation, followed by a free-flowing dialogue among audience members.
60-minute session to include multiple posters on various topics. Each presenter will prepare a poster to fit on a 4’ x 6’ poster board. Poster presentations are informal and involve one-on-one interactions with many attendees.