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<div><font face="Courier" color="#000000">Dear Rasch
Colleagues,</font></div>
<div><font face="Courier" color="#000000"><br></font></div>
<div><font face="Courier" color="#000000">Pls remember that PROMS 2007
(Taiwan) deadline is closing - it follows the Psychometric Society
Meeting in Tokyo.</font></div>
<div><font face="Courier" color="#000000">Details below</font></div>
<div><font face="Courier" color="#000000">Trevor</font></div>
<div><font face="Courier" color="#000000">&nbsp;<br>
The Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2007 will be
held from 17th to 19th July 2007 at the National College Physical
Education &amp; Sports, TaoYuan, Taiwan, which is 4 days after the
International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), Tokyo, Japan
(&lt;http://www.ech.co.jp/imps2007/&gt;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:
&lt;http://210.60.0.152/PROMS2007TAIWAN/&gt;http://210.60.0.152/PROMS<span
></span>2007TAIWAN/ or contact the symposium secretariat at:
&lt;mailto:s05307@hotmail.com&gt;s05307@hotmail.com . You can come to
Asia for two great conferences in one single trip. Thank you very much
for your attention.<br>
&nbsp;<br>
Best regards,<br>
Secretariat<br>
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2007<br>
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PROMS 2007<br>
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium<br>
July 17-19, 2007&nbsp; *&nbsp; TaoYuan, Taiwan<br>
(National College of Physical Education &amp; Sports)<br>
&nbsp;<br>
Call for Papers and Submission &amp; Presenter Guidelines, Deadline
May 01, 2007:<br>
http://210.60.0.152/PROMS2007TAIWAN/<br>
&nbsp;<br>
THEME:<br>
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.<br>
&nbsp;<br>
INVITATION:<br>
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 &amp; human sceneries.<br>
&nbsp;<br>
PROGRAM ACTIVITIES:<br>
* Keynote Speakers<br>
* Invited Panels/Speakers<br>
* Papers (Full &amp; Brief)<br>
* Posters/Demonstrations<br>
* Workshops<br>
* Symposia<br>
&nbsp;<br>
SCOPE:<br>
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.<br>
&nbsp;<br>
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:<br>
*
&lt;http://www.education.murdoch.edu.au/staff/david_andrich.html&gt;D<span
></span>r.
&lt;http://www.education.murdoch.edu.au/staff/david_andrich.html&gt;D<span
></span>avid
Andrich&lt;http://www.education.murdoch.edu.au/staff/david_andrich.ht<span
></span>ml&gt;, Chapple Professor, Graduate School of Education,
University of Western Australia, Australia<br>
* Dr. Mark Wilson, Prof., Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley,
USA<br>
* Dr. Mike Linacre, Prof., Faculty of Health Sciences, University of
Sydney, Australia<br>
* Dr. Philip E. Cheng, Research Fellow, Institute of Statistical
Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan<br>
&nbsp;<br>
INVITED SPEAKERS:<br>
*
&lt;http://db.tohoku.ac.jp/whois/e_detail/ff1eda2012724be6f002decbff0<span
></span>daf05.html&gt;Dr. Eiji Muraki, Professor,
&lt;http://www.ei.tohoku.ac.jp/en/index.html&gt;Graduate School of
Educational Informatics Research Division,
&lt;http://www.tohoku.ac.jp&gt;Tohoku University, Japan<br>
* &lt;http://www.acer.edu.au/about/staff.html&gt;Dr. Margaret Wu,
&lt;http://www.acer.edu.au&gt;Senior Research Fellow, Australian
Council for Educational Research, Australia<br>
* &lt;http://www.ied.edu.hk/epcl/staff/26.htm&gt;Dr. Magdalena Mo
Ching Mok, Professor and Centre Director,
&lt;http://www.ied.edu.hk/card&gt;Centre for Assessment Research and
Development,&lt;http://www.ied.edu.hk&gt; The Hong Kong Institute of
Education, Hong Kong</font></div>
<div><font face="Courier" color="#000000">*
&lt;http://edu.snu.ac.kr/eng/se09_ac/se09_ac_a/se09_ac_a02/se09_ac_a0<span
></span>2.jsp&gt;Dr. Sun-Geun Baek, Professor,
&lt;http://edu.snu.ac.kr/eng/se09_ac/se09_ac_a/se09_ac_a01/se09_ac_a0<span
></span>1.jsp&gt;Department of Education,
&lt;http://edu.snu.ac.kr/eng&gt;College of Education,
&lt;http://www.snu.ac.kr/engsnu&gt;Seoul National University,
Korea<br>
*&nbsp; &lt;http://www.uh.kau.se/en/research_team_en.php&gt;Dr.
&lt;http://www.uh.kau.se/en/research_team_en.php&gt;Curt Hagquist,
Director of research and Professor of Public Health, Karlstad
University, Sweden<br>
&nbsp;<br>
WORKSHOPS:<br>
* &lt;http://www.winsteps.com/winsteps.htm&gt;Winsteps, hosted by Dr.
Mike Linacre, author of Winsteps<br>
*
&lt;http://www.rasch.org/rmt/rmt133o.htm&gt;ConQuest&lt;http://www.ra<span
></span>sch.org/rmt/rmt133o.htm&gt;, hosted by Dr. Margaret Wu, first
author of ConQuest<br>
* BILOG-MG, hosted by Dr. Eiji Muraki, chief author of BILOG-MG<br>
* RUMM, hosted by Dr. David Andrich, author of RUMM<br>
&nbsp;<br>
ORGANIZERS:<br>
* &lt;http://websrv5.ncpes.edu.tw/~sts/teacher-yau.htm&gt;Dr. Han-Dan
Yau, Professor, Graduate Institute of Sports Training Science,
National College of Physical Education &amp; Sports, Taiwan<br>
* &lt;http://www.ccunix.ccu.edu.tw/~psywcw/index.htm&gt;Dr. Wen-Chung
Wang, Professor, Department of Psychology, National Chung Cheng
University, Taiwan<br>
&nbsp;<br>
If you have any further questions about PROMS 2007, please send an
e-mail to PROMS 2007 Conference Services: s05307@hotmail.com<br>
&nbsp;<br>
CONTACT:<br>
Secretariat<br>
Lin, Yi-Hung, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow<br>
Department of Psychology, National Chung Cheng University<br>
168 University Rd., Min-Hsiung Chia-Yi 621, Taiwan (R.O.C.)<br>
Phone:(886)958-353-977 * FAX:(886)5-272-0857<br>
Email:
&lt;mailto:s05307@hotmail.com&gt;s05307@hotmail.com</font></div>
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<div><font color="#000000">Trevor G BOND Ph D<br>
Professor and Head of Dept<br>
Educational Psychology, Counselling &amp; Learning Needs</font></div>
<div><font color="#0000FF">D2-2F-01A EPCL Dept.<br>
Hong Kong Institute of Education<br>
10 Lo Ping Rd, Tai Po<br>
New Territories HONG KONG<br>
<br>
Voice: (852) 2948 8473<br>
Fax:&nbsp; (852) 2948 7983</font></div>
<div><font color="#0000FF">Mob:</font></div>
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