The IACAT Newsletter provides announcements of important information and news in the field of adaptive testing.

IACAT 2017 Conference Announcement: Theme, Award, Proposals, and Sponsorships!



International Association for Computerised Adaptive Testing


Alper Sahin begins service as IACAT Director of Education

IACAT would like to welcome Alper Sahin (Turkey) as Director of Education.  Alper will work on increasing the quantity and quality of IACAT resources available to help researchers learn and apply the technology of computerized adaptive testing (CAT), and you will likely see correspondence or other materials from him.  We thank Alper in advance for his efforts!


Update on VP election

IACAT members:

Two brief updates regarding the Vice President election that is currently open:

1.  The email with the link to vote will be from  It inlcudes a Test Code (password) that is unique for you; copy it and then click on the link to take the "test."

2.  Below is an updated bio for Mark Reckase.

The election closes on August 1.

Have a wonderful weekend!

-The IACAT Board


IACAT Vice President Election

IACAT members will be able to vote for our next Vice President of the Board.  The Vice President will become President and then Past President of the Board.  This is an important leadership position for IACAT and how our bi-annual conferences continue.

We would like members to vote for one of the nominated candidates.  They are:

Deadline for IACAT 2015 Proposals has been extended!

The 2015 IACAT conference is scheduled for 13-15 September in Cambridge, UK, hosted by the Psychometrics Centre and the University of Cambridge.  The window for submitting proposals was recently extended to July 31.  To submit a proposal, or for more information on the process, please visit

Nominations for Vice President IACAT

The IACAT board would like to receive nominations for Vice President. The Vice President becomes President and then Past President, each for a two year period.  Nominations should be sent to

You may nominate yourself or other persons interested and knowledgeable in adaptive testing.  Please send a biography for the person being nominated.  The membership will vote once we have the nominations (due by July 30, 2015).

IACAT 2015 Conference- accepting presentation submissions

IACAT is pleased to announce that we will now accept presentation proposal submissions for our conference being held at Cambridge University, England.

Please offer your presentation at this location.

Presentations will be reviewed by our senior research team to make selections for the conference.  We expect to announce acceptance sometime in late July.

2014 Post-Conference Survey

IACAT members:

As recently announced, the 2015 IACAT conference will be held at the University of Cambridge, 14-16 September.  Below is a link with a survey regarding the 2014 conference, in an effort to obtain input so we can improve the conference for next year.  Thank you to everyone who attended this year's conference, and we look forward to seeing you again next year!

Click here to take the survey