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Selected conference talks, 2010-14; for more recent talks, see my CV
















What is the scope of language assessment?  Talks given at Ming Chuan University, Taiwan; 

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Responsibility in language assessment. Talks given at Asia Education Expo Conference. Singapore; ETA Conference, Taiwan; Zhejiang University, China; University of Macao. 


Teaching English in “Inner” and “Outer” circle contexts. CSU Fullerton, USA


Evidence for the utilization argument. University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy


Fairness and Justice. Talks given at CELC Symposium, National University of Singapore; Language Testing and Training, Taipei, Taiwan; University of Bologna, Italy


Evaluating language assessments. Talks given at National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan; University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy; University of Bologna, Italy


Portability of the CEFR and international English language tests. LTRC, Princeton, NJ, USA


Immigration and citizenship testing. Hong Kong

Polytechnic University


Multilingualism and language assessment. AILA [World Congress], Beijing, China


High-stakes tests. Korean English Language Testing Conference, Seoul, Korea


Fairness in test development. ALTE Conference/Charles Univ., Prague, Czech Republic


Issues in language assessment: A colloquium. American University in Armenia, Yerevan


What evidence do we need to evaluate language assessments? Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Assessment Evaluation Framework. National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan


Differential Item Functioning. Language Testing and Training Centre, Taipei, Taiwan


Assessment data issues, Shanghai Jiatong University, China


How are we to evaluate a test? Talks given at Seoul National University, Korea English Language Testing Association 


Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China; 


Applied Linguistics Program, UCLA, USA; Apple Lecture. Teachers College, Columbia University, USA


Language assessment for immigration and citizenship. Columbia University, USA


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