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Full session details are available on our agenda pages for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. View our full program on Issuu or as a downloadable pdf.

A quick reference of time and room assignments for presenters and session chairs is also available.

  • DAY
  • TIME
  • EVENT
  • Monday, October 12
    • 7:00 a.m.
    • Registration opens – 5th floor lobby
    • 7:30–8:30 a.m.
    • Buffet breakfast – Ballroom
    • 8:30–9:15 a.m.
    • Opening ceremony – Woodruff Auditorium
    • 9:15–10:45 a.m.
    • Opening keynote, Lorrie Shepard – Woodruff Auditorium
    • 10:45–11:15 a.m.
    • Coffee break – Big 12 / Jayhawk
    • 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Session I
      Kansas: Validity and Standards
      Malott: Computer-Based Testing and Validity
      Centennial: Technology and its Impact
    • 12:30–2:00 p.m.
    • Lunch – Ballroom
    • 2:00–3:30 p.m.
    • Session II
      Kansas: Validity Evidence at the Item Level
      Malott: Frameworks and Models to Help Improve Validity
      Centennial: Validity in a Formative Environment
      English: Validity of Inferences from Computer-Based Tests
    • 3:30–4:00 p.m.
    • Coffee Break – Big 12 / Jayhawk
    • 4:00–5:30 p.m.
    • Session III
      Kansas: Broad Questions Related to Validity
      Malott: Using Technology to Improve Validity
      Centennial: Philosophical Issues Regarding Validity
      English: Validity: From Planning to Implementation
    • 6:15–9:30 p.m.
    • Evening activities
  • Tuesday, October 13
    • 8:00–9:00 a.m.
    • Buffet breakfast – Ballroom
    • 9:00–10:30 a.m.
    • Plenary session – Woodruff AuditoriumTesting as a Positive Force: Changing the Reality and the Perception
      Speaker: Stuart Shaw, Cambridge Assessment, United Kingdom
      Speaker: Tan Lay Choo, Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board, Singapore
      Speaker: Mafu Rakometsi, Umalasi, South Africa
      Discussant: Neal Kingston, University of Kansas, USA
    • 10:30–11:00 a.m.
    • Coffee break – Big 12 / Jayhawk
    • 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Session I
      Kansas: Interactions Between Testing Programs and Cultural and Political Environments
      Malott: Test Development Methods
      Centennial: Validation Practices
    • 12:30–2:00 p.m.
    • Lunch – Ballroom
    • 2:00–3:30 p.m.
    • Session II
      Kansas: Predictive Evidence of Validity
      Malott: Improving Test Development
      Centennial: Science Assessment
    • 3:30–4:00 p.m.
    • Coffee Break – Big 12 / Jayhawk
    • 4:00–5:30 p.m.
    • Session III
      Kansas: Content Evidence of Validity
      Malott: Use of Item Analysis
      Centennial: Using Technology
      English: Broader Implications of Validity
    • 5:45–10:45 p.m.
    • Evening activities
  • Wednesday, October 14
    • 8:00–9:00 a.m.
    • Buffet breakfast – Ballroom
    • 9:00–10:30 a.m.
    • Session I
      Kansas: Language and Validity
      Malott: Validity Evidence for Specific Examinations
      Centennial: Improving Test Development to Improve Validity
      English: Validity and the Classroom
    • 10:30–11:00 a.m.
    • Coffee break – Big 12 / Jayhawk
    • 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Session II
      Kansas: Test Development Practices
      Malott: Teacher Perceptions and Attitudes and Validity
      Centennial: Factor Structure
      English: Systemic Issues
    • 12:30–2:00 p.m.
    • Lunch – Ballroom
    • 2:00–3:30 p.m.
    • Session III
      Kansas: Score Reporting and Validity
      Malott: Teachers and Testing
      Centennial: Application of Item Response Models
      English: Improving Test Development
    • 3:30–4:00 p.m.
    • Coffee Break – Big 12 / Jayhawk
    • 4:00–5:00 p.m.
    • Session IV
      Kansas: Validity Theory and Practice
      Malott: Opinions as Validity Evidence
      Centennial: Computer-Based Test Delivery
    • 5:05–6:20 p.m.
    • IAEA business meeting – Pine
    • 7:00–10:45 p.m.
    • Gala dinner – Ballroom
      7:00–7:30: Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
      7:30–9:00: Dinner
      9:00–10:15: Performance by Quixotic – Woodruff Auditorium
      10:15–10:45: Refreshments
  • Thursday, October 15
    • 8:00–9:00 a.m.
    • Buffet breakfast – Ballroom
    • 9:00–10:30 a.m.
    • Keynote, Hans Rosling – Woodruff Auditorium
    • 10:30–11:00 a.m.
    • Coffee break – Big 12 / Jayhawk
    • 11:00 a.m.–noon
    • Closing ceremony – Woodruff Auditorium
    • Noon–1:30 p.m.
    • Lunch – Ballroom