Final program

Here you can find the program of the IRT symposium which will be held at the Van der Valk hotel Schiphol (http://www.hotelschiphol.nl/en). The presentations cover both the theoretical aspects of item response theory as well as its practical applications.

Time

Who

Content

9.00

 

Coffee/tea

9.30

Bryce B. Reeve

What is IRT, assumptions, why important, use for so far

10.15

Maria Orlando Edelen

IRT concepts: models, fit, DIF, plotting information curves

11.00

 

Coffee/tea

11.30

Liseth Siemons

IRT and clinical measures: using information curves

12.00

Eswar Krishnan

IRT based physical function assessment: an update from Stanford

12.30

 

Lunch

13.30

Cees Glas

Comparing or combining scores from instruments: Linking/Equating

14.00

Martijn Oude Voshaar

Example equating: cross-walk HAQ and PF-10

14.30

 

Coffee/tea

15.00

Jakob B. Bjorner

Tailored instruments: Item banks and computerized adaptive testing

15.30

Stephanie Nikolaus

Example of a CAT, demonstration

16.00

Ron D. Hays

Remaining challenges and what to do next, undiscovered areas

16.30

 

Conclusion