Fifth Conference on the Statistical Methods in Psychometrics will be held at Department of Statistics, Columbia University in the city of New York on November 17-18, 2017. It is also the second conference of the 2017-2018 Special Focus Conference Series on Statistical Methods for Psychological and Educational Measurement of the Department of Statistics at Columbia University.

The general theme of this conference is to highlight the advanced statistical theory and methods in solving important and challenging problems in psychological and educational measurement. By bringing together experts in psychometrics, the conference discusses:

  • The cutting-edge psychometric theory and methods and
  • New challenges in psychological and educational measurement that are likely to motivate new statistical developments.