IACAT conference

8-10 October 2014

Princeton, NJ

The International Association of Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT) (http://iacat.org) is delighted to announce that the 2014 IACAT conference will be hosted by Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, NJ from Wednesday 8 October to Friday 10 October 2014. Some details of our international keynote speakers, symposia, pre-conference workshops, registration, accommodation and the program is now available on our website. Please visit our website http://iacat.org/conference for more information, to register or to submit a proposal.


We also invite organizations to submit proposals to host the 2015 IACAT conference – please refer our website.


IACAT young researcher award

Application deadline: 1 May 2014


The IACAT young researcher award is a prestigious award intended for young scholars (under 35 years) with an interest in computerized adaptive testing (CAT) and having obtained at least a Master’s degree or is in an advanced stage towards completing it. The main aim of the award is to encourage research in CAT. The recipient will receive a medal from the sponsor, EPEC Pty Ltd, (www.epecat.com) as well as a grant to help enable the recipient to attend the IACAT conference and he recipient will be invited to present a paper during a session at the IACAT conference.


To nominate a candidate, submit the following to Prof John Barnard (John@EPECat.com) before 1 May 2014:

·         A recommendation letter from the nominator.

·         A detailed curriculum vitae of the nominee with special reference to CAT.

·         An abstract of up to 500 words on a topic in the field of CAT intended to be submitted for the invited address at the IACAT conference.


The recipient will be notified by 31 May 2014 and needs to confirm acceptance by 15 June 2014. The recipient will have to make their own travel arrangements and confirm the invited plenary address at the conference.