ICOM late registration waived
Edward J. Clark
eclark at uic.edu
Mon Oct 1 11:02:46 EST 2001
In order to encourage as many people as possible to attend
International Conference on Objective Measurement (ICOM)
are waiving the late registration fee. That is,
registration will stay at $200 and
not go up to $250 after October 1, as originally planned.
If you are presenting, the ICOM program, directions, etc.
should be coming to
you soon via regular mail. The ICOM program is up on the
www.rasch.org/icom_2001 . You will find registration
materials there as
You can view the four conference tracks, for example:
"Brief introduction to Rasch measurement."
Chair: Benjamin Wright
William Fisher. "Quantifying human capital: A rationale
and plan for a
Carl Granger. "Federal decisions regarding heathcare
Fred Wolfe. "Rasch and medicine: The bridge and the gap."
Discussant: George Lundberg
Chair: Gary Albrecht
John Michael Linacre. "Rating scales: Averages and
Joseph Martineau, Edward Wolfe. "The effects of
on rating scale category utility."
Surintorn Suanthong, Mary Lunz. "Factors that effect
test equating in
Jack Stenner. "Linking scales and equating tests: Hope
Chair: Mary Lunz
Eric Wong, Chetwyn Chan, Leonard Li, Bobby Ni. "Motor
for stroke patients in Hong Kong: Rasch analysis on
Independence Measure and Barthel Index."
Rense Lange, Larry Hughes. "Rasch scaling in the UPSIT:
recognition to identify Alzheimer's disease."
Chih-Hung Chang, Linda Emanuel, Joe Feinglass, David Cella.
"Psychometric evaluation of the Needs Assessment at the
Screening Tool (NEST)."
Theresa Pape, Allen Heinemann. "Constructing a
measure of cerebral functioning in unconscious persons."
The speaker list is there now too. You will see presenters
Have you checked out the pre and post workshops?
We are looking forward to seeing you on October 19 and 20 at
Chicago Circle Center, 750 So. Halsted St., Chicago, IL.
Ken Conrad and Everett Smith
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