Questionmark Training Meeting​ | Questionmark

Questionmark Training Meeting​

March 21-24, 2017 - Santa Fe, NM

Get the most out of your Questionmark deployment!

Questionmark Training MeetingQuestionmark's training meeting provides 3 days of valuable training and learning opportunities:
  • Learn about the latest technologies and best practices for developing and delivering surveys, quizzes, tests and exams.
  • Learn from and network with fellow assessment and learning professionals
  • Influence future Questionmark products and services.
Highlights from program will include:
  • Real-world case studies by users in business, government and higher education.
  • Introductions to new solutions and features
  • Sessions explaining Questionmark features & functions
  • Testing and assessment best practices  sessions
  • Opportunities to influence future solutions
  • One-on-one meetings with Questionmark technicians

Listed on Questionmark's GSA Price list under SIN 132-50:  "Tuition for Educational Sessions at Questionmark Users Meeting"

GSA Price list item description:   Questionmark runs a User Training and Education Meeting each year that provides professional and technical development sessions -- including product training sessions, best practice tips, peer discussions and case studies -- for users of Questionmark’s assessment management technologies.  The sessions help participants learn to use Questionmark technologies more effectively and explore best practices for developing and delivering assessments.

Questionmark Training MeetingThe meeting is run in a different US city each year and runs for two full days and one half day. The tuition entitles a named individual to participate in the following sessions:

  • General Sessions, including Keynote address
  • Sessions from any of the from the concurrent tracks which may vary slightly year to year:
  • “Features and Functions”; “Case Studies;” “Best Practices;” “Peer Discussions;” and “Future Solutions” 
  • The “Tech Central” track, facilitating one-on-one meetings with a Questionmark technical support representative
  • A special networking meeting for attendees and Questionmark staff
  • The purchase includes breakfast on three days and lunch on two days
  • Does not include optional workshops outside the main meeting days
  • Does not include lodging


Check out the program for the Questionmark Training Meeting!

Features and Functions

Session TitlePresenters
Introduction to Questionmark for Beginners Shaun Wilson, Questionmark
​Rick Ault, Questionmark
Secure Authentication: Single sign-on for Questionmark  Bart Hendrickx, Questionmark

Augmenting and Customizing Your Portal with Questionmark Apps

Bart Hendrickx and Howard Eisenberg, Questionmark
Moving from OnPremise to OnDemand: A smooth migration Cecil Trussell and Will Kahl, Questionmark

Role-based Security in Questionmark OnDemand: Managing users and roles effectively

​Bart Hendrickx and April Barnum, Questionmark
Participants in the Portal: Boosting user experience Bart Hendrickx, Questionmark
Explore the Advanced Editor in Next Gen Authoring Rick Ault, Questionmark
Capturing Demographics When Delivering Assessments Scott Thacher and Rick Ault, Questionmark
The Power of Open: A deep dive into OData and the Open Assessment Platform Steve Lay, Questionmark
Questionmark OnDemand for Government David Hunt, Questionmark and Ashley Mahan, FedRAMP Agency Evangelist
Questionmark OnPremise Updates: Everything you need to know Greg Appel, Questionmark

Assessments in Practice

Applying Best Practices

Session TitlePresenters
Staying Ahead of Evolving Security Threats ​John Kleeman and David Hunt, Questionmark
Test Security for Grown-Ups: Enhancing exam integrity through proctoring, recording and monitoring Steve Lay, Questionmark
Understanding Security: Tips, tricks, and ways you can stay protected David Hunt, Questionmark

Identifying the Knowledge Gap

Jim Parry, Compass Consultants, LLC

Why Use Performance-Based Testing? Why Test at All?

Jim Parry, Compass Consultants, LLC

Using Surveys to Get Meaningful Results

John Kleeman, Questionmark

Setting a Fair, Defensible Cut (Passing) Scores

Jim Parry, Compass Consultants, LLC

Hotel Information

Inn and Spa at Loretto
211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Telephone: +1-800-727-5531

Discover Santa Fe— Iconic adobe architecture, local artist and artisans and inspiring restaurants dot the landscape of this magical city dubbed the land of enchantment. Located in the heart of downtown, the Inn and Spa at Loretto is a boutique hotel immersed in the real Santa Fe, allowing you to experience Southwest culture as it was meant to be.

Step outside this pristine first-class hotel, and you'll find a vibrant downtown plaza, art galleries, bars that claim award-winning margaritas and spectacular restaurants inspired by Latin-American and Native American cuisine. Within the hotel you’ll find a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool and much more. Santa Fe offers the perfect serene environment to learn, network and unwind!

  • Government hotel rates available: $100 per night plus taxes, single and double occupancy. If you qualify for this special rate, please call: 480.469.0699 or email: to book your room at the special goverment rate.
  • To get a discounted or government rate room, please book by Feb. 16, 2017. Rooms at this rate are limited and may run out before the deadline.

Registration and What's Included

Your registration to the Questionmark Training Meeting includes:
  • All training sessions, discussion forums and special interest groups
  • Breakfast Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday

Registration fee for government/military per GSA schedule: $875
(This event is listed on the GSA Schedule and can be found on our price list under SIN 132-50. )