The overall theme, "On the beat of testing", alludes to the Montreal Jazz Festival (from June 28 to July 7, 2018). The music of this festival inspired a thematic focus on best practices, instrument quality, cultural influence, and creativity through innovation.
Deadline for submissions is Jan 18.
Montreal is the host of the 2018 conference of the International Test Commission on July 2 - 5. The theme of the conference gives a nod to the Montreal Jazz Festival (June 28 - July 2nd). Jazz music inspired a thematic focus on best practices, quality of instruments, cultural influence, and creativity through innovation. This thematic focus can be deployed in a variety of application fields such as psychology, education, workplace or health care.On the beat of testing will be organized around the following four sub-themes:
Best practices in testing and assessment
Instruments and their validity
Effectiveness and efficiency including application in multicultural environments
Challenges, innovation and advances in technology