Networking and Interactivity - The IQPC event experience explained

This is not a mass participation event, featuring hundreds of attendees. This event is a tightly focused networking, business development and learning platform for senior executives. The conference experience has been specifically designed to increase the opportunities for collaboration and networking courtesy of formats like speed networking, solutions clinics, interviews and debates.

We encourage you to bring your business cards, actively participate in the interactive learning and networking sessions, reflect on your current commercial challenges and leverage the event to identify new high value relationships and tangible business solutions which you can implement when you are back in the office.

Some of the networking and interactive sessions you can expect at Innovation in Assessment & Credentials include:

  Speed Networking Sessions

An effective structured interactive session designed to help you expand your network through one-on-one focused conversations on both plenary days. Bring plenty of business cards.

   Panel Discussions

Steer this interactive panel discussion with your questions to the experts. Agenda panel discussions include:

Conference Day One: 20 October 2016

  • The future of teaching and learning: Assessing and innovating with the curriculum, learning space and blended learning to remain competitive

  • Combating corporate credentials through developing micro and cross-crediting credentials with other universities in online open courses

Conference Day Two: 21 October 2016

  • Embedding employ-ability skills into the curriculum and producing graduates for an evolving workforce

  • Assessment vs demonstrating learning outcomes

  Solutions Clinic

Specific solutions based discussions on a range of topics - bring to the table what you need help with. 

Each person is to share with the table their most pressing challenge, before collectively deciding which issue to pursue. The table will elect a facilitator/note taker who will record the topic being explored and the of the table. 


A live debate with expert speakers on a topic that divides the room. Speakers will argue for an against the topic, and the audience decides who has presented the most convincing argument such as:

  • Transforming the structure of qualifications is the key to ensuring universities don't become obsolete

To view the complete agenda on session topics and speaker line-up, download the agenda here