[Rasch] Second Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS HK 2006)

Mike Linacre (RMT) rmt at rasch.org
Wed Dec 14 13:32:55 EST 2005

>Second Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS HK 2006)
>On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we would like to inform you of the 
>forthcoming conference and workshops to be held at The Hong Kong Institute 
>of Education, Tai Po, HONG KONG on Tuesday 27th - Thursday 29th June, 2006 
>.As well as attending the conference, we would like to invite you to 
>propose and present the results of your research using Rasch measurement 
>in one of our parallel sessions, or to learn more about Rasch measurement. 
>Your participation and contribution will help to make this a successful event.
>The theme of the conference is "Rasch Measurement: A Tool for Scientific 
>Progress for the Asia Pacific", and will focus on recent advances in 
>objective measurement as a tool for scientific progress in education, 
>health and the social sciences. It will provide an international forum for 
>discourse on the latest research in using Rasch measurement as well as 
>opportunities to learn more about Rasch measurement. You are invited to 
>join with a panel of distinguished researchers and other practitioners to 
>share their expertise and your experiences in objective measurement. The 
>programme will include a Teachers' Day (Thursday 29th June) and 
>pre-conference workshops (Sunday 25th - Monday 26th June).
>The objectives of the conference are to:
>1) To present an accessible overview of the basic principles of Rasch 
>measurement models and procedures.
>2) To demonstrate how Rasch measurement models and procedures can be 
>applied to a number of common problems encountered by researchers.
>3) To elucidate theoretical and methodological issues in measurement and 
>4) To foster greater awareness among academics and professionals in the 
>area of education, health and social sciences of the significance of sound 
>measurement practices
>5) To create a platform for scholars, researchers, academics, government 
>agencies and NGOs to share the application of genuine measurement 
>procedures for quality decision making.
>For details, please visit our website: 
>We look forward to welcoming you in this important and exciting event!
>With my warmest regards,
>Trevor Bond
>Conference Chair, PROMS HK 2006

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