The theme of the conference gives a nod to the Jazz Festival of Montréal (28th of June to 7th of July 2018). Its music inspired a thematic focus on best practices, quality of instruments, cultural influence, and creativity through innovation. This thematic focus can be deployed in a variety of application fields such as psychology, education, workplace or health care.On the beat of testing will be organized around the following four sub-themes:
Pre-conference workshops are small group sessions that take place during the day.
Please join us for the Welcome Reception. Venue to be announced.
The Opening Ceremony will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at Le Centre Sheraton in downtown Montreal.
Join us for a festive gala dinner.
Lectures, symposia, oral presentations & poster presentations.
Join us for the 2016 Gala Dinner, from 6:30pm – 9:30pm, up at Grouse Mountain which offers breathtaking views of the Lower Mainland.
The Application of computational psychometrics to process data from performance assessments
Implementing Automated Item Generation in a Large-scaled Medical Licensing Exam Program
The Reports of DIF’s Death are Greatly Exaggerated; It is Like a Phoenix Rising from the Ashes
Advances in standard error computation of IRT ability estimators
Increased heterogeneity in international assessments and associated measurement challenges
Examining the Potential and Uses Cognitive Diagnostic Assessment in Test Development and Validation
Validating Hypothetical Tests: An Introduction to Uselessness
Visible Learning and Assessment