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Beyond Multiple Choice 2023

We are delighted that Beyond Multiple Choice (BMC) now forms part of the eAA events programme.

The 2023 BMC virtual conference takes place on November 7th and 8th from 10:00 to 16:00 ET (15:00 - 21:00 GMT) each day.

Since the eAA was founded in 2008 we have seen significant interest in, and continued adoption of, digital assessment.

Since 2017, BMC has evolved to a platform for events and digital content exploring the future of assessment, with its flagship conference focusing on the technical, programmatic and practical aspects of assessment innovation.

Incorporating Beyond Multiple Choice enables is to continue and expand the eAA's aims to represent the assessment community, communicate the positive contributions that technology makes to all forms of assessment and share best practice.

Beyond Multiple Choice Conference 2023

The theme of the 2023 Beyond Multiple Choice conference is Brave new assessment in the age of AI, providing a unique platform for professionals in the assessment industry to explore the advancements and possibilities that AI brings to the field.

The conference sessions will cover a wide range of topics, providing a comprehensive understanding of the role of AI in shaping the future of assessment.

The 2023 BMC virtual conference takes place on November 7th and 8th from 10:00 to 16:00 ET (15:00 - 21:00 GMT) each day.

BMC 2023 is still free to attend, we just ask that you join the e-Assessment Association, a not-for-profit organisation supporting the adoption of technology enabled assessment. Membership of the eAA is free.

BMC 2023 Headline Sponsor

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TAO by Open Assessment Technologies

We have been working with the previous team and are delighted that long-time BMC sponsor, TAO by Open Assessment Technologies, are continuing their headline sponsorship of BMC 2023.

OAT's mission is to expand the adoption of digital assessment tools and practices, aligning with the goals of Beyond Multiple Choice. Find out more about TAO here.

BMC 2023 Sponsors



GoReact was founded in 2011 to humanize and simplify skills-based learning through a proven combination of video + feedback. Learners use GoReact's software to develop skills, demonstrate competence, and get meaningful feedback. The result is more hands-on practice, more actionable feedback, and more competent, confident practitioners in every field.

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BMC 2022 Watch Again

Watch the recorded sessions from BMC 2022 including these presentations:

  • Linearity and Binary thinking as Obstacles to Educational Innovation, Ian Kinchin | Professor of Higher Education at the University of Surrey
  • Breaking from Conventional Assessment with Portable Custom Interactions, Patrick Plichart | Co-founder & Solutions Architect at Open Assessment Technologies Jean-Philippe Rivière | Web Developer & Founder of Wiquid
  • Thinking Beyond The Score: Helping Teachers & Students Utilize Assessments for Future Learning Alli Privitt | Independent Learning Consultant
  • The True Score Fallacy, Dan Farley | Administrator for Research, Assessment, Data, Accountability, and Reporting at Oregon DOE
  • Peer-to-Peer Assessment Using Comparative Judgment, Wendy Choi | Assessment Manager at International Baccalaureate 

BMC Podcasts

Listen to the Beyond Multiple Choice podcasts on Spotify and gain perspective from international researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and innovators about factors shaping our approach to assessment in education and the workforce.