CNG Events

Below are events presented by CNG and CNG Sponsors. If you would like to learn about CNG Event Sponsors or are interested in sponsoring an event, please click here.

Members, please log in so that your registration is connected to your membership; you will have a history of your events attended.

Both Guests and Members register to attend for free.  If you wish to join, click here.

Upcoming events

    • 11 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) 1420 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005

    CNG Washington, D.C. Event 

    September, 2019

    Maintenance of Certification Panel Discussion

    How do organizations approach the maintenance of certification from a strategic perspective? How does the maturity of a field affect certification maintenance? Join our team of experts to learn about various aspects of certification maintenance, including:

    • Changes and trends in the credentialing world related to certification maintenance
    • Best practices, accreditation requirements, and regulatory compliance 
    • Using data to inform decision making 
    • Authorized providers business model 
    • Allocation of resources
    • Q&A

    Dr. Manny Straehle, GISF
    Founder and President of Assessment, Education, and Research Experts

    Dr. Straehle is a consulting assessment, educational and research expert with a number of work experiences with licensure and certification organizations, and over 25 years of experience in developing assessments. He also is Founder and President of LearnFeedback.

    Manny has held roles at the Advertising Research Corporation (ARC), Media Broadcasting Company (Pharmaceutical Marketing), National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME),  Genesis Healthcare, Prometric, and Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), and Founding Partner and Chief Assessment Officer at International Credentialing Associates (ICA). He is currently the Senior Psycometrician at Global Information Assurance Certification  (GIAC) where he oversees over 40 information security certifications, where he has maintained ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 accreditation for 11 of these certifications and he leads the technical development of GIAC’s information security aptitude exam.  In these positions, Manny has led psychometric and testing activities, marketing and survey research, aptitude and employment selection testing, performance based assessments, stackable credentials,  and other research and evaluation projects.  Manny received his doctorate degree from Temple University in Educational Psychology.  Manny serves in several leadership positions for credentialing and standards industry associations including but not limited to ANSI, ATP, Sparked and others.  

    Roy A. Swift, Ph.D. COL, Retired
    Executive Director, Workcred

    Dr. Roy Swift is currently the executive director of Workcred, an affiliate of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Previously, he served as the chief workforce development officer at ANSI, and as ANSI’s senior director of personnel credentialing accreditation programs. Prior to ANSI, he was a consultant to educational, certification, licensure, and health care organizations. From 1993-1998, he was executive director of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). This appointment followed a 28-year career in the United States Army Medical Department, where in his last position, he was chief of the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

    He has served on many national committees, non-profit Boards of Directors, federal and state government advisory committees, and international committees. He currently serves as a member of the Apprenticeship Powered by Industry Leadership Committee hosted by Maher & Maher and the U.S. Department of Labor; the George Washington Institute of Public Policy Non-Degree Credentials Advisory Committee; the Job Data Exchange Advisory Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation; and the Interprofessional Healthcare Workforce Institute’s Executive Advisory Council.

    Linda Anguish, SPHR, GPHR
    Director of Accreditation Services
    Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)

    As Director of Accreditation Services, Linda provides strategic and operational leadership to the accreditation programs of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), which include the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), Assessment-based Certificate Accreditation Program (ACAP), and the organization’s newest accreditation program for ISO 17024 compliance.  Previously, she was Senior Director of Certification Products at the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), where she led exam development and accreditation activities for seven certification programs with over 140,000 certificants in 100 countries. Linda served on the Board of the Certification Network Group and has presented on credentialing topics at the Annual ICE Exchange, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Annual Conference, the E-ATP Conference and the Innovations in Testing Conference.  She holds the Senior Professional in HR (SPHR) and Global Professional in HR (GPHR) designations and the Credentialing Specialist certificate from ICE.


Past events

07 Aug 2019 Micro Credentialing: The whats, the hows and the future
12 Jun 2019 CNG June Washington, D.C. Event
15 May 2019 Luncheon Announcement: Special Invitation for the CNG Member
15 May 2019 The Life-Cycle of Exam Items from Conception to Retirement
27 Mar 2019 CNG March D.C. Event
27 Feb 2019 Certification Network Group (CNG) Chicago Quarterly Meeting
05 Dec 2018 CNG Roundtable Event
14 Nov 2018 CNG Open Space
12 Sep 2018 How the Shortage in Qualified Workers is Impacting Credentialing
08 Aug 2018 Mini-Learning Sessions on Credentialing Program Security
20 Jun 2018 CNG D.C. Event: A Robust Update on Legal Topics Concerning Certification Programs
16 May 2018 Opportunity in Adversity: How Challenges in Healthcare Certification Fuel Innovation
21 Mar 2018 How the Shortage in Qualified Workers is Impacting Credentialing
28 Feb 2018 Contextual Assessment: Games as evidence of competency
06 Dec 2017 Psychometrics: Use it or lose it!
08 Nov 2017 CNG Open Space (CHI)
20 Sep 2017 Round Table Discussions
09 Aug 2017 Shared Practices for Performance-based Testing and Evaluation
14 Jun 2017 Hiring and Retaining Credentialing Talent
10 May 2017 CNG Roundtables: Speed Mentoring
15 Mar 2017 Credentialing the Military
15 Feb 2017 Shared Practices for Marketing Your Certification
01 Dec 2016 Round Table Event
16 Nov 2016 New Models in Assessment: How Technology Enables Higher Fidelity Assessments
21 Sep 2016 Going Global Part 2: Marketing Internationally
17 Aug 2016 New Models in Assessment: How Technology Enables Higher Fidelity Assessments
15 Jun 2016 Going Global part 1: Translating Your Exams
11 May 2016 CNG “Out of the Box Thinking” Series – Project Management
16 Mar 2016 Talking to HR: Making the Business Case for Hiring Certified Professionals

(c), 2016
Certification Network Group     2100 M Street NW, Ste 170-286     Washington DC 20037-1233

Contact support at:

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software