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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-AU link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><h2>Interested in adaptive testing? Attend IACAT 2017.<o:p></o:p></h2><div><div><div><p><img id="_x0000_i1025" src="http://iacat.org/sites/default/files/2017%20venue.jpg"><o:p></o:p></p><p>We are pleased to announce more information regarding the next IACAT conference, planned for 18-21 August 2017 in Niigata, Japan.  A conference website has been established at <a href="http://iacat.org/2017-iacat-conference-niigata-japan">http://iacat.org/2017-iacat-conference-niigata-japan</a>, with welcome messages as well as details on planned keynotes, workshops, symposia, and the venue.<o:p></o:p></p><p>In addition, there are a number of awards and student grants available for this conference.  More information is located <a href="http://www.iacat.org/researcher-grants-and-awards-0">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></p><p>We will be sending a call for papers as well as additional details as we move closer to the conference dates!<o:p></o:p></p><p>Kind regards,<o:p></o:p></p><p>The IACAT Board<o:p></o:p></p><p><a href="http://www.iacat.org">www.iacat.org</a><o:p></o:p></p></div></div></div><div><div><div><p class=MsoNormal><a href="http://iacat.org/newsletter/iacat-newsletter">IACAT Newsletter</a><o:p></o:p></p></div></div></div></div>
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