IMPS 2022

IMPS 2022

July 11-15


July 11-15, 2022. Short Courses will he hosted on Monday, July 11. 

The IMPS 2022 conference will take place at the University of Bologna located in Bologna, Italy. Here are some relevant documents:

IMPS 2022 Flyer

Schedule Only (SAAG)

Final Program with Schedule

Book of Abstract (Talks, Posters)

Poster Session - Poster Assignments

Addendum (updates to conference talks/schedule)

Belmeloro Building Map

Travel, Health, & Safety Checklist & Reminders

Thank you again, 2022 Sponsors!

The IMPS 2022 Annual Meeting is scheduled to be an in-person meeting. The meeting will feature all of the keynote speakers, symposia, oral sessions, poster presentations, and networking events that the IMPS community has come to know and love. 

Welcome From the City of Bologna 

On behalf of the Bologna Welcome Convention and Vistors Bureau, I am really pleasure to welcome you to Bologna! The City Convention Bureau of Bologna is there for you to make the most of the city. You can read more in this letter: Welcome Letter from the City of Bologna

The Bologna Airport has excellent signage directions, and it is very company with just one terminal. However if you need assistance or have questions stop by the Welcome Bologna Information Desk. It is located to the left as you exit the customs area. 


Look for the IMPS Welcome Sign to help direct you to our information desk. For more details and tips to travel to and from the airport via train, taxi, bus, rental car, car service, etc to the conference venue or your hotel, click here.

stay updated

More will be coming out as we finalize plans. The Society can let everyone know that we will absolutely take every precaution necessary to safeguard the health of attendees as best we can, including but not limited to masks, anti-bacterial gel aplenty, more breakout sessions offered to increase seats and allow people to spread out. If you still don’t feel safe traveling, that is completely understandable. Please check out the IMPS COVID-19 Policy Statement



COVID-19 Policy Statement

Updated June 15, 2022

Travel, Health, & Safety Checklist & Reminders

The safety of our attendees and presenters continues to be a top priority for the Psychometric Society. In making the decision to host a live meeting, we carefully weighed the risks and benefits and believe that, with the appropriate precautions, the IMPS 2022 Meeting can safely take place with minimal risk to our attendees.


Short Courses for IMPS 2022

Full Day Pre-Conference Short Courses (10:00am-5:30pm)

  • Short Course #1: Analyzing NAEP and TIMSS Data with Direct Estimation Using R 
  • Short Course #2: Machine Learning and Interpretable Machine Learning with R 
  • Short Course #3: SimSEM-in-R: Simulating Structural Equation Models Using lavaan and simsem 

Half Day Pre-Conference Short Courses (AM Only; 10:00am-1:15pm)

  • Short Course #4: Introductory course on lavaan
  • Short Course #5: Computerized Adaptive Testing

2022 Datathon

We are pleased to introduce the first annual International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS) Student Datathon! Student members are invited to form or be added to a team of 2-4 and delve into a dataset provided by Math Garden, performing analysis to compete for a cash prize of $1,000.


IMPS 2022 Registration

Conference Registration

Conference registration and information desk will be available in the Belmeloro Building (ground floor) at the University throughout the Annual Meeting, July 11 to July 15. A representative from the National Office is available to offer assistance during the Conference to answer questions, renew memberships, or assist those interested in joining the Psychometric Society. 

Hours of Operation: 
  • Monday, July 11 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (09:00-15:30)
  • Tuesday, July 12 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (09:00-16:00)
  • Wednesday, July 13 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (09:00-17:00)
  • Thursday, July 14 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (09:00-12:30)
  • Friday, July 15 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (09:00-15:00)

Please click this link to register for the conference (note to members: make sure you log in to get reduced conference fees): IMPS 2022 Conference Registration

Short Course Only Registration

If you are registering for both a Short Course and the Conference, please use the registration link above. If you are registering for a Short Course Only and not registering for the full conference, register using this link: Short Course Only Registration


IMPS 2022 Venue

education hall UniBo

The University of Bologna (Italian: Alma Mater Studiorum — Università di Bologna,UNIBO) is a research university in Bologna, Italy. It is the oldest university in continuous operation in the world. Bologna is nestled between Venice and Florence in Northern Italy. The IMPS 2022 venue will be located at the Belmeloro Complex, a modern and dedicated facility in the heart of the University district. It is a true university town with classrooms throughout the beautiful historic city center.

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