Chapters of the IOM

Chapters of the IOM have been formed in local geographic regions of several countries. They enable IOM members to meet as often as they would like without having to travel great distances, to learn more about measurement, and to present their own research. Listed below are the locations and the originators:

Italian Chapter - Dr. Luigi Tesio (

Korean Chapter - Dr. Sunhee Chae (

Russian (Slavian) Chapter - Dr. Tatiana Anisimova (

Kansas City Chapter - Dr. David Kingsley (

Washington DC Chapter - Dr. Timothy Sares (


Coming Rasch-related Events
Feb 26 - June, 2018Online Advanced course in Rasch Measurement Theory (D.Andrich), University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia,
March 23, 2018, Fri.12th Annual UK Rasch User Group Meeting, Loughborough University, Loughborough, England,
April 10-12, 2018, Tues.-Thurs. Rasch Conference: IOMW, New York, NY,
April 13-17, 2018, Fri.-Tues. AERA, New York, NY,
May 22 - 24, 2018, Tues.-Thur. EALTA 2018 pre-conference workshop (Introduction to Rasch measurement using WINSTEPS and FACETS, Thomas Eckes & Frank Weiss-Motz),
May 25 - June 22, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),
June 27 - 29, 2018, Wed.-Fri. Measurement at the Crossroads: History, philosophy and sociology of measurement, Paris, France.,
June 29 - July 27, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),
July 25 - July 27, 2018, Wed.-Fri. Pacific-Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS), (Preconference workshops July 23-24, 2018) Fudan University, Shanghai, China "Applying Rasch Measurement in Language Assessment and across the Human Sciences",
July 29 - August 4, 2018 Vth International Summer School `Applied Psychometrics in Psychology and Education`, Institute of Education at the Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia,
Aug. 10 - Sept. 7, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets),
Sept. 3 - 6, 2018, Mon.-Thurs. IMEKO World Congress, Belfast, Northern Ireland,
Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),