[Rasch] PROMS 2007

Trevor Bond trevor.bond at jcu.edu.au
Sat Mar 24 18:15:34 EST 2007


Dear Rasch Colleagues,

Pls remember that PROMS 2007 (Taiwan) deadline is closing - it 
follows the Psychometric Society Meeting in Tokyo.
Details below
Trevor

The Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2007 will be 
held from 17th to 19th July 2007 at the National College Physical 
Education & Sports, TaoYuan, Taiwan, which is 4 days after the 
International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), Tokyo, 
Japan (<http://www.ech.co.jp/imps2007/>http://www.ech.co.jp/imps2007/ 
) . We are pleased to hold this symposium and share its information 
with you. You are invited to participate in this exciting event and 
submit proposals for presentation. Please note that the deadline for 
proposal submission is 1 May 2007. For more information, please visit 
the official website at: 
<http://210.60.0.152/PROMS2007TAIWAN/>http://210.60.0.152/PROMS2007TAIWAN/ 
or contact the symposium secretariat at: 
<mailto:s05307 at hotmail.com>s05307 at hotmail.com . You can come to Asia 
for two great conferences in one single trip. Thank you very much for 
your attention.

Best regards,
Secretariat
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2007
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PROMS 2007
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
July 17-19, 2007  *  TaoYuan, Taiwan
(National College of Physical Education & Sports)

Call for Papers and Submission & Presenter Guidelines, Deadline May 01, 2007:
http://210.60.0.152/PROMS2007TAIWAN/

THEME:
Objective Measurement in Diverse Disciplines: We welcome any 
applications of Rasch measurement in any disciplines, such as 
education, psychology, sports, medicine, public health, management, 
sociology, and political science.

INVITATION:
PROMS 2007 is the 3rd annual conference of the Pacific Rim Objective 
Measurement Symposium. This society focuses on recent advances of 
objective measurement. Its aim is to provide an international forum 
for discourse on the latest research in using Rasch measurement 
models as a tool for scientific progress. 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 program will include attached workshops according to demand. 
TaoYuan, a city near Taipei, is the host city for PROMS 2007. We 
promise you memorable experiences in this modern city, the essence of 
Taiwan natural & human sceneries.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES:
* Keynote Speakers
* Invited Panels/Speakers
* Papers (Full & Brief)
* Posters/Demonstrations
* Workshops
* Symposia

SCOPE:
The Conference invites proposals from the introductory through 
advanced level on all topics related to the applications of Rasch 
measurement models or Item Response Theory.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
* <http://www.education.murdoch.edu.au/staff/david_andrich.html>Dr. 
<http://www.education.murdoch.edu.au/staff/david_andrich.html>David 
Andrich<http://www.education.murdoch.edu.au/staff/david_andrich.html>, 
Chapple Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of 
Western Australia, Australia
* Dr. Mark Wilson, Prof., Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley, USA
* Dr. Mike Linacre, Prof., Faculty of Health Sciences, University of 
Sydney, Australia
* Dr. Philip E. Cheng, Research Fellow, Institute of Statistical 
Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

INVITED SPEAKERS:
* 
<http://db.tohoku.ac.jp/whois/e_detail/ff1eda2012724be6f002decbff0daf05.html>Dr. 
Eiji Muraki, Professor, 
<http://www.ei.tohoku.ac.jp/en/index.html>Graduate School of 
Educational Informatics Research Division, 
<http://www.tohoku.ac.jp>Tohoku University, Japan
* <http://www.acer.edu.au/about/staff.html>Dr. Margaret Wu, 
<http://www.acer.edu.au>Senior Research Fellow, Australian Council 
for Educational Research, Australia
* <http://www.ied.edu.hk/epcl/staff/26.htm>Dr. Magdalena Mo Ching 
Mok, Professor and Centre Director, 
<http://www.ied.edu.hk/card>Centre for Assessment Research and 
Development,<http://www.ied.edu.hk> The Hong Kong Institute of 
Education, Hong Kong
* 
<http://edu.snu.ac.kr/eng/se09_ac/se09_ac_a/se09_ac_a02/se09_ac_a02.jsp>Dr. 
Sun-Geun Baek, Professor, 
<http://edu.snu.ac.kr/eng/se09_ac/se09_ac_a/se09_ac_a01/se09_ac_a01.jsp>Department 
of Education, <http://edu.snu.ac.kr/eng>College of Education, 
<http://www.snu.ac.kr/engsnu>Seoul National University, Korea
*  <http://www.uh.kau.se/en/research_team_en.php>Dr. 
<http://www.uh.kau.se/en/research_team_en.php>Curt Hagquist, Director 
of research and Professor of Public Health, Karlstad University, 
Sweden

WORKSHOPS:
* <http://www.winsteps.com/winsteps.htm>Winsteps, hosted by Dr. Mike 
Linacre, author of Winsteps
* 
<http://www.rasch.org/rmt/rmt133o.htm>ConQuest<http://www.rasch.org/rmt/rmt133o.htm>, 
hosted by Dr. Margaret Wu, first author of ConQuest
* BILOG-MG, hosted by Dr. Eiji Muraki, chief author of BILOG-MG
* RUMM, hosted by Dr. David Andrich, author of RUMM

ORGANIZERS:
* <http://websrv5.ncpes.edu.tw/~sts/teacher-yau.htm>Dr. Han-Dan Yau, 
Professor, Graduate Institute of Sports Training Science, National 
College of Physical Education & Sports, Taiwan
* <http://www.ccunix.ccu.edu.tw/~psywcw/index.htm>Dr. Wen-Chung Wang, 
Professor, Department of Psychology, National Chung Cheng University, 
Taiwan

If you have any further questions about PROMS 2007, please send an 
e-mail to PROMS 2007 Conference Services: s05307 at hotmail.com

CONTACT:
Secretariat
Lin, Yi-Hung, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology, National Chung Cheng University
168 University Rd., Min-Hsiung Chia-Yi 621, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Phone:(886)958-353-977 * FAX:(886)5-272-0857
Email: <mailto:s05307 at hotmail.com>s05307 at hotmail.com

-- 
Trevor G BOND Ph D
Professor and Head of Dept
Educational Psychology, Counselling & Learning Needs
D2-2F-01A EPCL Dept.
Hong Kong Institute of Education
10 Lo Ping Rd, Tai Po
New Territories HONG KONG

Voice: (852) 2948 8473
Fax:  (852) 2948 7983
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