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IMPS 2017 Abstract Notifications Sent!

On Tuesday, March 14th at 5:30 p.m. CDT, the notifications for IMPS 2017 Abstracts and Travel Awards were emailed to all individuals who submitted an abstract for consideration. If you did not receive a notification email from the Psychometric Society in your inbox, please check your Spam folder. If you have any questions regarding your notification email, please contact Ashley Alba ( 


If you are a lead presenter and your presentation has been accepted for the IMPS 2017 Program, you must register for IMPS 2017 by April 1. Any presentation/poster for which the lead presenter has not registered by April 1, 2017, will be dropped from the Program. 



To register for the conference, please click here


Maria Bolsinova wins 2017 Dissertation Prize!

Maria Bolsinova wins the 2017 Psychometric Society Dissertation Prize for her dissertation on Balancing simple model and complex reality: Contributions to item response theory in educational measurement. She completed her PhD at the Department of Methodology and Statistics of Utrecht University and at the Psychometric Research Centre at Cito, Dutch National Institute for Educational Measurement under supervision of professors Gunter Maris and Herbert Hoijtink.

Dr Bolsinova will give a keynote lecture at IMPS 2017 in Zurich.


Willem Heiser wins 2017 Career Award for Lifetime Achievement!

Willem Heiser wins the 2017 Psychometric Society Career Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is Professor Emeritus in Psychology, Methodology, and Statistics at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences and at the Mathematical Institute of the Faculty of Science at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Professor Heiser will give a keynote lecture at IMPS 2017 in Zurich.