India ATP held its 2017 Conference on the 17th of November 2017 at the Le Méridien Bangalore.  This Year's Conference theme was: Improving Assessments in Higher Education and the Workplace: Embracing World Class Best Practices & Technologies. Check back for presentation information.

Download Keynote Speaker (David Bearfield, Director, EPSO) Presentation here

Download the ACT presentation (Pawan Adhikari) here


The 2017 conference was hosted by I-ATP in academic partnership with ACT.



Serving as keynote speaker was David Bearfield, Director of the European Personnel Selection Office. the HR selection arm of the EU Institutions, where he is responsible for strategy and operations in the fields of selection and recruitment (and related services) at corporate level for all EU Institutions with a combined staff of some 60000, hiring approximately 2000 staff per year. He leads an office comprising 150 staff, with an annual budget of some €30M. EPSO tests globally some 70 000 candidates from 28 countries in 24 languages.

The objective of this one-day programme on November 17th, was to bring educational leaders together with human resource professionals to establish an ongoing dialogue for raising assessment standards by embracing world class best practices and exploring new technologies.  Sessions and workshops will explored topics on Innovation and Score Reporting: Going Beyond the Passing Status, Transition for Paper-Based Testing to Computer Based-Testing: Success Stories; The Role of Technology in Examinations; Best Practices in Assessment, Evaluation for Quality Standards in Higher Education.  Also sponsoring this year’s event, which will be held in the Coronet room of the Le Méridien Bengaluru, are cApStAn, The College Board,  Internet Testing Systems (iTS), MeritTrac, Pearson and Prometric.

 Last year's conference featured keynote speaker David Bearfield  (below center), Director of the European Personnel Selection Office [EPSO] 

Download Presentations here as they become available:

Innovation and Score Reporting: Going Beyond the Passing Status


Special thanks to this year's I-ATP Gold Sponsor

 Special thanks to this year's I-ATP Silver Sponsors

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Special thanks to I-ATP's Founding Members