By Gavin Becker


2015 Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) Exchange Conference

Burbank, CA – (October 22, 2015) — PSI, an industry-leading provider of professional testing services, is a proud Platinum Sponsor at the upcoming 2015 Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) Exchange  Conference to be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Oregon, from Tuesday, October 27 through Friday, October 29, 2015.  The name ICE Exchange reflects what is valued most at the annual conference – the exchange of ideas, industry trends and best practices through networking and education.

In addition to exhibiting at the show and hosting the ICE Awards luncheon, PSI will be providing thought leadership as part of several important presentations, including:

Tuesday, Oct. 27
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Foundations Workshop:  Building a Certification Program
Wednesday, Oct. 28
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Determining Whether Alternative Item Types Are Right for Your Program
12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Pulse of Security in Credentialing: Survey of Security Practices
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Developing a Body of Knowledge: Going Beyond a Job Analysis to Define a Profession
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ICE Research Summit/Measuring Noncognitive Competence
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Addressing the Challenges of a Small Certification Program
Thursday, Oct. 29
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The Journey Toward Becoming an NCCA Accredited Program
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Highlighting Proctoring Best Practices
Friday, Oct. 30
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Remote Proctored Testing: Charting New Territory in High Stakes Test Delivery

“The PSI team is excited to head to Portland this month and share with our industry colleagues the latest trends. As a thought leader in the field of testing, PSI has been a long time supporter of ICE, and each year we look forward to the annual conference, meeting with peers, and discussing the important changes to the future of the credentialing marketplace,”  said Greg Becker, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Market Development.

About PSI
PSI has over 65 years of experience providing solutions to federal and state agencies, corporations, professional associations and certifying bodies worldwide.  PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, license management services and professional services.  More information is available at