Speakers

Keynote speakers

Alina Von Davier

Senior Vice President
ACTNext

Andre De Champlain, Ph.D.

Director, Psychometrics and Assessment Services
Medical Council of Canada

Bruno D. Zumbo

Professor & Distinguished University Scholar; Paragon UBC Professor
University of British Columbia

Sara Ruto

Head of the secretariat
People’s Action for Learning (PAL)

David Magis

Research Associate of the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique
University of Liège

John Hattie

Laureate Professor and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute
University of Melbourne

Leslie Rutkowski

Associate Professor
Indiana University Bloomington

Gideon de Bruin

Keynote Speaker
Stellenbosch University

Maryam Wagner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine
McGill University

All speakers

Ada Woo

Senior Director, Strategy Implementation and Operations, ACTNext by ACT
ACT

Adam Tapal

Data Analyst
Masaryk University

Aletta Ofendaal

Council Member
Stellenbosch University

Alex Casillas

Principal Research Psychologist
ACT

Alexandre Serpa

Hogrefe Publishing Group

Alina Lutsyk

Graduate Research Assistant
University of Alberta

Alina Von Davier

Senior Vice President
ACTNext

Alvaro J. Arce-Ferrer

Mgr. Psychometrics
Pearson, Psychometric and Research Services

Alvin Vista

Brookings Institution

Amanda Brijmohan

PhD Student in Higher Education
University of Toronto-OISE

Ana Lucia Tavares Monteiro

PhD Candidate
School of Linguistics and Language Studies, Carleton University

Andre De Champlain, Ph.D.

Director, Psychometrics and Assessment Services
Medical Council of Canada

André-Sébastien Aubin

Professeur
UQAM | Université du Québec à Montréal

Angel Arias

Head of Language Testing Services
University of Ottawa

Angela Marsburg

Student Scholarship Awardee
Stellenbosch University

Angela Verschoor

senior researcher
Cito

Angie Mcallister

SVP Research
ACT

Angus McDonald

Sponsor - Gold
British Psychological Society

Anh Nguyen

PhD Candidate
Monash University

Anna Brown

Council Member
University of Kent

April Zenisky

UMass-Amherst

Ariadna Angulo-Brunet

Profesor asociado
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Ariadna Benito

Universidad Camilo José Cela

Avi Allalouf

Workshop Facilitator (am)
NITE

Blair Lehman

Educational Testing Service

Bruno D. Zumbo

Professor & Distinguished University Scholar; Paragon UBC Professor
University of British Columbia

Carina Fiedeldey-Van Dijk

President
ePsy Consultancy

Carina McCormick

Sponsor - Diamond
Buros Center for Testing

Carl Falk

Assistant Professor
McGill University

Carlo Magno

President
Philippine Educational Measurement and Evaluation

Carme Viladrich

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Carol Chapelle

Iowa State University

Carolin Hahnel

Centre for International Student Assessment (ZIB)

Carolina Campos

Posdoctorate
Universidade Sao Francisco

Chantale Jeanrie

Laval University, Quebec City, Canada

Charlie DePascale

Senior Associate
Center for Assessment (NCIEA)

Chris Kurz

Rochester Institute of Technology, National Technical Institute for the Deaf (USA)

Christina Sison

Research Associate
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde

Christopher R. Agard

Educational Testing Service

Chuchu Li

The University of Edinburgh

Citlalli Sanchez-Alvarez

Area Director. Educational Evaluation Project Development (National Institute for Educational Evaluation INEE-Mexico)
Instituto Nacional para la Evaluacion de la Educacion (INEE Mexico)

Claire Reynolds

Carleton University

Cobi Hayes

Research Psychologist
JvR Psychometrics

Cynthia Gagnon

Stagiaire postdoctorale
Université du Québec en Outaouais

Dan Thanh

Consultant in measurement and assessment
Ministry of education of Quebec

Daniel Danner

University of Applied Labour Studies, Mannheim

David Magis

Research Associate of the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique
University of Liège

Diana Sanchez

Assistant Professor
San Francisco State University

Dominique Casanova

CCI Paris Ile-de-France

Dongyue Louis LIU

Gakken Research Institute for Learning and Education

Donna Matovinovic

Senior Vice President Development
ACT

Dr. Philipp Sonnleitner

Head of Test Development Lab
Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET), University of Luxembourg

Dragos Iliescu

Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences
University of Bucharest

Dylan Molenaar

Assistant Professor
University of Amsterdam

Elaine Pavini Cintra

Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo

Elisabeth Roels

Ghent University

Ellen Forte

CEO & Chief Scientist
edCount, LLC

Emily Lai

Director, Formative Assessment & Feedback
Pearson

Enrique Merino-Tejedor

University of Valladolid

Eren Suna, PhD.

Data Analyst and Assessment Specialist
Ölçme, Seçme ve Yerleştirme Merkezi (ÖSYM)

Eric Dionne

Research chair in medical education
University of Ottawa

Eric Frenette

Laval Univrsity

Erik Roelofs

senior assessment expert
Cito

Euclides Jose Mendonca Filho

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Eunike Wetzel

University of Mannheim

FELIPE Valentini

Professor
Universidade Sao Francisco

Fanny M. Cheung

Fellow
The CHinese University of Hong Kong

Fen Ren

Student Scholarship Awardee
University of Jinan

Frederic Robin

Educational Testing Service

Gage Kingsbury

Private Consultant
Psychometric Consulting

Gary L. Canivez

Workshop Facilitator (full day)
Eastern Illinois University

Gavin Brown

affiliated professor
Universitet Umeå

Giada Spaccapanico Proietti

University of Bologna

Gideon de Bruin

Keynote Speaker
Stellenbosch University

Gill Sitarenios

Chief Scientist
Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS)

Gonggu Yan

Associate Professor
Beijing Normal University

Guillaume Loignon

Organizers
Université de Montréal

H. Cigdem Yavuz

Ankara University

H. Jane Rogers

Associate Professor
University of Connecticut

Hariharan Swaminathan

Professor
University of Connecticut

Hazel Wheldon

Vice President, Clinical and Education Division
MHS Inc

Helena Jia

Psychometric Director
Educational Testing Service

Hok Kan Ling

Department of Statistics, Columbia University

Hudson Golino

Assistant Professor
University of Virginia

HyeSun Lee

Assistant Professor
California State University Channel Islands

Ian MacRae

Managing Director
High Potential Psychology Ltd.

Iris Bourgault Bouthillier

Université de Montréal

Irvin Katz

Senior Research Director of the Cognitive & Technology Sciences Center
Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Jacques Gregoire

Council Member
University of Louvain

Jaehwa Choi

Workshop Facilitator (full day)
The George Washington University

James Parker

Canada Research Chair in Emotion & Health
Trent University

Jan Dörendahl

Doctoral Candidate
University of Luxembourg

Janet Clinton

Professor and Director of the Centre for Program Evaluation
University of Melbourne

Jay Thomas

Assessment Designer, Science
ACT

Jayson Darby

Psychology Manager
Thomas International

Jean-Sebastien Renaud

Professeur agrégé
Université Laval

Jiangang Hao

Senior Research Scientist
Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Joan Herman

UCLA/CRESST

Joanna Stanczak

Pracownia Testow Psychologicznych PTP

Joao Paulo Lessa

Estudante de mestrado
Universidade São Francisco

Joe Kush

Professor
Duquesne University

John Hackston

Head of Thought Leadership
OPP

John Hattie

Laureate Professor and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute
University of Melbourne

John J Barnard

EPEC Pty Ltd (University of Sydney)

John Weiner

EVP and Chief Science Officer
PSI Services LLC

Jonathan Hernandez

Director of Evaluation & Institutional Effectiveness
University of Puerto Rico School of Pharmacy

Jonathan Wedman

Senior lecturer in Educational Measurement
Umeå University

Jorge González

Associate Professor
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Jorien Vugteveen

PhD candidate
University of Groningen

Jose-Luis Padilla

Associate Professor
University of Granada

Joshua Chiroma Gandi

Lecturer
University of Jos

Joshua J. Prasad

Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
Michigan State University

Jozien Silvester

researcher at eelloo, The Netherlands

Justin August

Lecturer
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Karthik K V

Founding Team
Loop Reality

Katharina Lochner

Lecturer
University of Applied Sciences Europe

Kimberly O'Malley

Senior Vice President of Education and Workforce Development
RTI International

Kondwani Kajera Mughogho

Doctoral Research Fellow
Centre for Educational Measurement, University of Oslo

Krista Ritchie

Assistant Professor
Mount Saint Vincent University

Kristin Stoeffler

Assessment Designer
ACT; University of Luxemburg

Kyung (Chris) T. Han

Senior Director, Psychometric Research
Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®)

Lara Montefiori

Arctic Shores; University College London (UCL)

Leanne Ketterlin Geller

Southern Methodist University

Lena Engelhardt

German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF), Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Leonor Varas

Profesor
Departamento de Evaluacion, Medición y Registro Educacional (DEMRE), Universidad de Chile

Leslie Rutkowski

Associate Professor
Indiana University Bloomington

Liam Close

PHD Researcher
Birkbeck, University of London

Lieke Voncken

Phd-student (aio)
University of Groningen

Liesbeth van Leeuwen

Test Development and Analysis
eelloo

Lin Gu

Research Scientist
Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Linda Cook

Workshop Facilitator (full day)
ETS

Linda Reddy

Professor
Rutgers university

Liping Ma

Associate Professor
Peking University

Lisa Keller

UMASS Amherst

Liying Cheng

Professor and Director of Asessment and Evaluation Group
Queen's University

Luc Le

ACER

Luis Garrido

University Of Virginia

Man-Wai Chu

Assistant Professor
University of Calgary

Manolo Romero Escobar

Psychometrician
Multi-Health Systems (MHS) Inc

Manqian Liao

Research Assistant
University of Maryland College Park

Maria Elena Oliveri

Research Scientist
Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Maria Felicitas Mamauag

HELP University, Malaysia

Marie De Beer

Research Psychologist
M&M Initiatives

Marie Wiberg

Umeå university, Sweden

Marielle Lerner

Localization Specialist
cApStAn LQC Inc.

Marta Desimoni

researcher - Psychometrician
Invalsi

Martha Thurlow

NCEO/University Of Minnesota

Maryam Wagner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine
McGill University

Mathieu Jackson

Patient coordonnateur au Centre d'excellence sur les partenariats avec les patients et le public
CEPPP

Mats Englund

cut-e (an Aon company)

Matt Davidson

Univeristy of Washington College of Education

Matthias Stadler

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Matthias von Davier

Distinguished Research Scientist
National Board of Medical Examiners

Melanie Lapalme

Professeure
Universite De Sherbrooke

Melanie Partsch

GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Mengxiao Zhu

Research Scientist
Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Merle Ballaigues

President
Thomas International USA Inc.

Michael Morris

Director, Vocational Interest Research and Data Science
CPP, Inc.

Michalis Michaelides

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Cyprus

Michel Laurier

Université d'Ottawa

Michel Rousseau

Professeur agrégé
UQTR

Michelle Chen

Sponsor - Silver
Paragon Testing Enterprises

Miguel Inzunza

Police Eduation/Research Unit, Umeå University, Sweden

MingJie Zhou

Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Monica Silva

Investigadora Asociada, Facultad de Economía y Administración
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Munevver Dibek

araştırma görevlisi
Ankara Üniversitesi

Musab Hayatli

Managing Director
cApStAn LQC Inc.

Nancy A. Anderson

Sponsor - Diamond
Buros Center for Testing

Nancy Lacourly

CMM, Universidad de Chile

Nancy Noemi Gutiérrez Anguiano

Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo Educativo

Nancy Schaubhut

Senior Researcher
CPP

Naomi Gafni

Director of R&D
NITE

Nariman Darvishov

Ph.D student
Taras Shevchenko university

Nathalie Loye

Professor
University of Montréal

Nathan Roberson

University of British Columbia

Naziema Jappie

Director: Centre for Educational Testing
University of Cape Town

Neil Stringer

Principal Research Manager
AQA

Nicola Taylor

JvR Psychometrics & University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Nicolas Sander

Research Scientist
German Federal Employment Agency

Nwara Abdulhamid

Carleton University

Okan Bulut

Associate Professor
University of Alberta

Olga Mitina

psychologist
Lomonosov MSU

Paula Elosua

Profesor de Psicometría
University of the Basque Country

Peter Macqueen

Principal
Compass Consulting

Peter van Rijn

Senior Research Scientist
ETS Global B.V.

Ricardo Primi

Universidade São Francisco, and EduLab21, Ayrton Senna Institute, Brazil

Rich Thompson

Divisional Director, Research
CPP, Inc.

Richard Phelps

Independent Consultant
Nonpartisan Education Group

Richard T. Justenhoven

Product Director
cut-e Group

Robert Prince

Deputy Director Academic Development Programme
University of Cape Town

Ronald K. Hambleton

Other
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rongchun Zhu

Research Associate
ACT, Inc.

Ronny Scherer

University Of Oslo

Roseline Davido

Private Practice

Rubaiyat Jabeen

Queen's University

Rui Zheng

Key Laboratory of Behavioral Science, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ruilin Wu

Beihang University

Ruth Childs

University of Toronto

Ryan J. McGill

Assistant Professor of School Psychology
William & Mary

Sabrena Arosh

Employability Researcher
CXS International

Sabruna Dorceus, Ph.D. (cand.), g.c.

Substitute professor
Université de Sherbrooke

Samuel Greiff

ATTRACT fellow
University of Luxembourg

Sara Ruto

Head of the secretariat
People’s Action for Learning (PAL)

Sayaka Arai

The National Center for University Entrance Exams

Semirhan Gökçe

Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University

Serge Lacroix

University Professor
The University of British Columbia

Shawn Bakker

Psychologist
Psychometrics Canada

Sheyla Blumen

Full Professor & Researcher
PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL PERU

Shuang Chen

KU Leuven, Belgium; University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China.

Shweta Lamba

Assessments, Mentoring and Impact Evaluation (AMIE) and Pearson School Assessments

Silas Gao

Acemangroup Consulting Co., Ltd.

Simona Ispas

University of Bucharest

Solange Muglia Wechsler

Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, Brazil

Stanley Rabinowitz

GM, Assessment and Reporting
ACARA

Stephan Daus

Doctoral Research Fellow
Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO), UiO

Stephanie McKeown

Director, Okanagan Planning and Institutional Research
The University of British Columbia

Stephen Cuppello

Psychology Data Analyst
Thomas International

Stephen Stark

Professor & Associate Chair
University of South Florida, Department of Psychology

Steve Dept

founder and hands-on CEO
www.capstan.be

Steven Wise

VP of Research & Development
NWEA

Stéphanie Facchin

researcher
Cégep à distance

Susanne Weis

Managing Director
Center for Methodology, Diagnostics, and Evaluation Rsearch, University of Koblenz-Landau

Sverre L Nielsen

Norwegian Psychological Association

Sébastien Béland

Organizers
Université de Montréal

Tatjana Kanonire

assistant professor
Higher School of Economics Institute of Education

Thierry Rocher

Head of the Office for student assessments
DEPP, Ministère de l'éducation nationale

Thomas Pennaforte

Université De Montréal

Tim Warszta

Professor of Business Psychology
Westcoast University of Applied Sciences

Tina Beynen

Teaching Assistant and Linguistic Scholar
Carleton University

Todd Lubart

Professor of psychology
Université Paris Descartes

Troy Chen

senior research associate
ACT

Unhee Ju

Michigan State University

Usama Ali

Senior Psychometrician
Educational Testing Service

Van Nguyen

Psychometrician/Statistician
Australian Council for Educational Research

Vivian Chan

Psychometrician
Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS)

Wayne Camara

Horace Mann Research Chair
ACT

Wei Yan

Project Coordinator
Queen's University

Won-Chan Lee

University of Iowa

Xiaohong Gao

Senior Director
ACT, Inc.

Xiaolu Zhou

Associate Professor
Shanghai Normal University

Yan Yan

PhD student
Queen’s university

Yi-Chen Wu

National Center On Educational Outcomes

Yigal Rosen

Adjunct Lecturer on Education
Harvard University

Ying cui

Associate Professor
University of Alberta

Yiqun Gan

Ph.D.
Peking University, China

Yongfei Wu

Ph. D Candidate
Queen's University

Youngjun Lee

Michigan State University

Youngsoon Kang

PhD Student
University of Minnesota

Yuan-Ling Liaw

Post-Doctoral Researchers
UiO Centre for Educational Measurement

zheng Zhang

Tsinghua univrrsity