[Rasch] PROMS 2014 Guangzhou

Brady Michael Jack bradyjack at gmail.com
Thu Oct 24 09:58:34 EST 2013

Hi Professor,

Looks good. The website advertising this event is missing information on a
"call for papers" and the actual fees of the conference. I take it that
this information will be forth coming.


On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 5:03 AM, Bond, Trevor <trevor.bond at jcu.edu.au>wrote:

> Dear Rasch colleagues,
> Go on; step outside the comfort zone of the usual conferences. Come to the
> country where Rasch is the future, not the past:
>                       http://www.confchina.com
> I'm very delighted to announce that the PROMS Board has decided the
> PROMS2014 symposium will be held in Guangzhou, China from August 4-6 2014
> with pre-conference workshops scheduled for August 2-3 2014 and
> post-conference self-arranged events scheduled for August 7, 2014.
>         Over the past years, PROMS has been successfully hosted in many
> Pacific Rim countries and regions for the purpose of promoting the research
> and contributing to the development of the Rasch Model. Following the
> inaugural PROMS symposium in 2012, held in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province,
> China Mainland and the PROMS2013 symposium, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, we are now
> opening our arms to welcome all PROMS counterparts to Guangzhou, China.
>         The ideas and concepts regarding the Rasch Model were first
> introduced into China in 1980s by Professor Gui Shichun. Later, it was
> Professor Gui who first utilized the Rasch Model in the form of the
> ten-year long (1990-1999) Equating Project for Matriculation English Test
> (MET). The results of Professor Gui’s MET received praise and adulation in
> China, but the following years did not witness significant Rasch-based
> application and research. With this in mind, we can see the PROMS2014
> symposium meets the important need of providing an excellent introduction
> to the Rasch model and its application.
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Brady Michael Jack, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Center for General Education
National Sun Yat-sen University
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Kaohsiung 804 Taiwan
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