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Call for Papers
The International Association for Educational Assessment
41st Annual Conference
October 11-15, 2015 - University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

 You are invited to submit a paper presentation proposal for the annual International Association for Educational Assessment Conference. This year's conference theme is The Three Most Important Considerations in Testing: Validity, Validity, Validity.

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IAEA 2015 Frances M. Ottobre Distinguished Student Scholarship

The IAEA 2015 Frances M. Ottobre Distinguished Student Scholarship will support attendance at the 2015 IAEA conference to be held in Lawrence, Kansas from the 11th to the 15th of October, 2015 at the KU Memorial Union.
The deadline for receipt of scholarship applications is 15 May 2015.

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From the IAEA Executive Secretary

The nominations for the positions that will be vacant from 1 January 2015 on the IAEA Board of Trustees were: 
- Anat Ban Simon from NITE as a Full Member Organisation representative 
- John Pitman as A Full Individual Member representative, the newly established position as per the changes to the Constitution, approved at the AGM in Tel Aviv in 2013. 
The Nominating Committee has checked the status of the nominees and both are members of IAEA in good standing.  There were no other nominations and hence there is no need for an election.  Hence they are appointed as members of the Board of Trustees and assume office on 1 January 2015.  The Board of Trustees thanks them for their willingness to serve IAEA in this capacity and congratulates them on their appointment.

41st Annual Conference
The 2015 IAEA Annual Conference is to be hosted by the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation at the University of Kansas. The conference dates are October 11-15, 2015 and the location is Lawrence, Kansas. Keynote speakers are Lorrie Shepard of the University of Colorado at Boulder and Hans Rosling of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. For more information, see the conference website


The IAEA does not accept responsibility for any costs resulting from a conference participant who having registered, for whatever reason, does not attend an IAEA conference or any other event held under the auspices of IAEA.