For our first Research Group in Pursuit of Validity annual colloquium our theme is Assessment within competency-based education: monitoring quality and considering consequences. We invite researchers, educators, students and knowledge-users from all disciplines and domains to participate in the discussions about this important topic.



Registration fees


Before 2019, May 15

 After 2019, May 15th

Regular membre RGPV



Collaborator member RGPV



Student member RGPV



Non-member student



Non-member 2 days 175$ 200$
Non-member June 3rd 100$ 125$
Non-member June 4th 100$ 125$


Registration fees include the assistance to the colloquia, break collations and lunches. A cocktail will be offered for the end of the day of June 3rd.


Are not included in the fee: lodging, transportation and dinners (June 3rd and 4th).


For registration, please click on the following link:



The colloquia will be held at the Grand Times Hotel in Drummondville. Rooms have been reserved for us. Reservations – at a prime rate – can be done using the code UNI020619. After May 2, 2019, this rate could not be applicable anymore.


1-bed Grand Confort room

134,99$ + taxes; 15$/extra person

2-bed Chambre Grand room

149,99$ + taxes; 15$/extra person


Taxes : 3,5% lodging, GST & QST

Included: Breakfast, high-speed Internet, local calls, interior pool and fitness centre


Hotel contacts

Grand Times de Drummondville

530, rue St-Amant, Drummondville, J2C 6Z3

(819) 474-5555 / 1-844-474-5550


Abstract submission - closed -

This year, the Research group will include 9 oral presentations, which are expected to be of 15 minutes followed by a 5-minute question period.


A 250-word abstract should be structured in sections (Issue; methodology, results, discussion). Neither tables nor pictures are accepted in the abstract submission. Projects submitted for presentations should be completed at the time of the submission except for students whom can submit ongoing work, as long as their project is completed at the time of presentation (in June 2019).


For submission of abstract, click on this link:



2019, February 28

Deadline for the abstract submission

March 2019

Confirmation of the presentation

2019, May 15

End of early bird registration

2019, May 22

End of registration










June 3-4 2019

Grand Times Hotel Sherbrooke
530 Rue Saint Amant
Drummondville, Québec
Canada, J2C 2B8

January 7, 2019 08:00 EST to June 4, 2019 23:45 EDT
January 7, 2019 09:00 EST to March 1, 2019 23:45 EST
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