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IMS August 2018 Quarterly Meeting & Technical Congress

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20 Aug 2018 - 1:10am to 23 Aug 2018 - 1:10am
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IMS Member Meetings
State College, Pennsylvania

 

Quarterly Meeting & Technical Congress

20-23 August 2018
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
Penn State University
215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803

REGISTRATION

Registration for the IMS Quarterly Meeting is $400. Late registration (after 3 August) is an additional $100. Online registration will close on 10 August. Onsite registration is $600 for the Quarterly Meeting.
 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Reservations can be made for the Penn Stater Hotel by calling 1-800-233-7505 and asking for rate EDUC18A. The room rate is $109 p/n ++.

 

 AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE 

Monday - 20 August

8:00 am

Registration (Registration Desk 1) & continental breakfast (Gardens Restaurant)

9:00 am-12:00 pm

 

 

LTI Advantage Bootcamp

Room 109

 

Results Management and Reporting

Room 108

12:00 pm

Lunch (Gardens Restaurant)

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

CASE Workgroup

Room 105

 

LTI Advantage Bootcamp

Results Management and Reporting

 

Technical Congress - Presidents Hall 12

Tuesday - 21 August

8:00 am Registration (Registration Desk 1) & continental breakfast (Gardens Restaurant)
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Workgroup Demonstrations: IMS Standards in Action

Learn what IMS standards can achieve for your organization! See working demonstrations of interoperability and hear how IMS standards work together to form a teaching and learning ecosystem.

  • Caliper 
  • CASE
  • Digital Credentials 
  • LTI Advantage 
  • LTI Resource Search 
  • OneRoster 
  • Question Test Interoperability (QTI) 
12:00 pm Lunch (Gardens Restaurant)
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Overview of Key Technical Activities for the Upcoming Year (Colin Smythe)

  • New specification development best practice notes
  • Vision of IMS Technical Resource Web Environment
  • Swagger UI briefing

Spec Central: a summary of member’s feedback (Markus Gylling)

Policies and Procedures Updates (Lisa Mattson)

Effective Management of Unique ID’s in the Ecosystem: white paper presentation (Peter Soderquist and Kelli Pardoe)

LTI Advantage Briefing (Mark Leuba)

LTI Advantage Reference Implementation and Certification Suite (James Rissler)

1EdTech: better and more detailed conformance testing (Colin Smythe)

Edu-API Work Overview 

Open Question and Answers Session

 

Wednesday - 22 August

8:00 am

Registration(Registration Desk 1) & continental breakfast (Gardens Restaurant)

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Question and Test Interoperability

(Room 105)

Product Steering Committee Meetings

 9:00 - OneRoster

10:30 - LTI

(Room 106)

Caliper Project Group

(Room 108)

Hackathon

(Room 109)

12:00 pm

Lunch  (Gardens Restaurant)

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Question and Test Interoperability

 

 

 

Caliper Project Group

Hackathon

What Happens at an IMS Global Hackathon?

 

Thursday - 23 August

8:00 am

Registration (Registration Desk 1) & continental breakfast (Gardens Restaurant)

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Edu-API Workshop

(Room 108)

*New IMS work activity*

 

Digital Credentials Board

(Room 105)

Hackathon & LTI Project Group

(Room 109)

12:00 pm

Lunch (Gardens Restaurant)

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Edu-API Workshop

 

Badge Connect API Bootcamp

Hackathon & LTI Project Group

 

DETAILED MEETING AGENDAS

  

Monday - 20 August

CASE Workgroup

 
1:00 PM — Welcome, Introductions
 
1:15 PM — Current Status for Competencies and Academic Standards Exchange (CASE) - Workgroup Co-Chairs
 
1:30 PM — Issues Review
 
3:00 PM — Break
 
3:30 PM — Charter Work for Version 1.1
 
4:30 PM — Determine Next Steps, Assign Tasks

 

LTI Advantage Bootcamp

9:00 AM —  Introductions & Bootcamp Overview
 
9:30 AM — The Architecture for LTI Advantage
 
10:15 AM — Break
 
10:45 AM — Overview of the LTI Advantage Specifications
  • LTI 1.3 Core
  • Deep Linking
  • Names & Roles
  • Assignment & Gradebook
12:00 — Lunch
 
1:00 PM — LTI Advantage Certification
 
2:00 PM — LTI Advantage Reference Implementations
 
3:00 PM — Break
 
3:30 PM — Touchpoints with other IMS Specifications
  • Common Cartridge/Thin Common Cartridge
  • OneRoster
  • CASE
  • LTI Resource Search
4:30 PM — Bootcamp Review and Final Q&A

Results Management and Reporting

9:00 AM —  Introductions, Framing Work and Goals of the Project

9:30 AM — Sharing Use Cases

10:30 AM — Break

11:00 AM — Define Problem to Be Solved

Noon — Lunch

1:00 PM — High-Level Model of Results Interoperability

3:00 PM — Break

3:30 PM — Create a Rough Model of the Problem Domain

4:00 PM — Identify Pilot Integration Projects

4:30 PM — Determine Next Steps
 

  

Wednesday - 22 August

QTI Workgroup

 
9:00 AM — Introductions, Review Agenda, EBA Status Update
 
9:30 AM — Review Outstanding QTIv3 Document Issues
 
10:30 AM — Break
 
10:45 AM — Continue QTIv3 Document Finalization
 
Noon — Lunch
 
1:00 PM — Caliper Assessment Profile (meet with the Caliper workgroup)
 
2:00 PM — QTIv3 Conformance Certification
 
3:00 PM — Break
 
3:30 PM — Proctoring LTI Service and Computer Adaptive Testing Updates/Demos
 

Product Steering Committee Meetings

Caliper Analytics Workgroup

9:00 AM — Introductions, Review Agenda
 
9:30 AM — Review current work and progress
 
10:30 AM — Break
 
10:45 AM — Review backlog/open issues
 
Noon — Lunch
 
1:00 PM — Caliper Assessment Profile (meet with the QTI workgroup)
 
2:00 PM —Review profile draft: Tool Launch
 
3:00 PM — Break
 
3:30 PM — Review profile draft: Search

Hackathon Day 1

9:00 AM — Welcome and introductions; agenda overview; logistics
 
9:15 AM — Project/idea pitches (3 minutes per pitch)
 
9:30 AM — Optional jumpstart workshop: LTI 1.3 security updates; LTI Test app, Getting started with an LTI Advantage extension, Submitting for LTI Advantage Certification, etc.
 
10:00 AM — Break
 
10:15 AM — Hackathon begins
 
Noon — Lunch
 
1:00 PM — Hackathon continues (with a few check-ins)
 
3:30 PM — Break
 
4:00 PM — Day 1 check-in: participant demos on what you have accomplished

   

Thursday - 23 August

Edu-API Workshop

10:00 AM — Welcome from Rob Abel and round-robin introductions
 
 
10:15 AM — Why Common Student Information System APIs in Higher Education and Why Now? led by Jack Suess (UMBC and IMS Board Chair); Michael Berman (California State University System); Linda Feng (Unicon)
 
 
11:00 AM — Open Mic for institutions or suppliers wanting to take 5-10 minutes to provide an overview of their experiences with HED SIS integrations using APIs
*Time slots for the open mic must be reserved in advance through Lisa Mattson*
 
 
 
11:30 AM — A Possible Phased Implementation of Common APIs for HED SIS Integrations led by Linda Feng (Unicon); Jared Kosanovic (Oregon State University); Colin Smythe (IMS)
 
Noon — Lunch
 
1:00 PM — Open discussion on the possible phased plan
 
2:00 PM — Discussion on the next steps for the project led by IMS staff
 
3:00 PM — Adjourn
 

LTI Project Group

9:00 AM — Introductions, Review Agenda, LTI Advantage Status, and Brief Introduction
 
9:30 AM — Discuss Open Issues: Groups, Placements, others
 
10:45 AM — Break
 
11:00 AM — Review LTI Advantage Conformance Certification
 
Noon — Lunch
 
1:00 PM — LTI Advantage Demo/Show-n-Tell
 
3:00 PM — Break
 
3:30 PM — Retrospective on LTI Evolution and Next Steps

Badge Connect API Bootcamp

1:00 PM — Introductions & Bootcamp Overview
 
1:20 PM — Overview of Open Badges 2.0 (OBv2)
 
1:50 PM — Overview of Badge Connect API
  • Use Cases
  • Working Examples
23:45 PM — Break
 
3:00 PM — Idea hacking and mock-ups
 
4:15 PM — Sharing, review, feedback

Hackathon Day 2

9:00 AM — Updates
 
9:15 AM — Optional jumpstart workshop: LTI 1.3 security updates; LTI Test app, Getting started with an LTI Advantage extension, Submitting for LTI Advantage Certification, etc.
 
9:30 AM — Hackathon continues
 
10:20 AM — Break
 
11:30 AM — Midday check-in
 
Noon — Lunch
 
1:00 PM — Hackathon continues (with a few check-ins)
 
3:00 PM — Break
 
3:30 PM — Showcase: participant demos on what you have accomplished