2018 EERS Annual Conference
Equity, Ethics, and Evidence

The 41st Anniversary EERS Annual Conference – April 29-May 1, 2018

The Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS) will return to its historical home at the Seaview Hotel in Galloway, New Jersey, April 29 to May 1, 2018 (Sunday evening through midday Tuesday). The theme of this year’s gathering is Equity, Ethics, and Evidence.


EERS Conference Registration Rates
  • Earlybird Conference Registration (until March 2) – $275
  • Regular Registration, including onsite (after March 2) – $325
  • Student Registration – $85
  • Pre-Conference Workshops – $75 each
  • Single-day or partial-conference registration fees are not available
  • All participants and speakers must register for the conference
  • Refunds once onsite conference activities begin will be at the discretion of the EERS Board
  • Credit cards may be used for payment by selecting the PayPal option when registering
Conference Registration Includes
  • Conference participation fee
  • Sunday evening dessert reception
  • Monday continental breakfast
  • Monday keynote luncheon
  • Monday evening reception
  • Tuesday featured speaker full breakfast buffet
  • Tuesday buffet luncheon
  • All conference breaks
  View Hotel Reservation & Rate Information
Pre-conference Workshops

EERS has a long history of providing popular evaluation practitioner workshops immediately prior to the formal opening of the annual conference. Follow the links below for additional information about this year’s pre-conference session content, goals, and presenters:

Using Rapid Cycle Learning to Infuse a Culture of Continuous Learning (Lisa Frantzen & Jared Raynor)

Doing the Right Thing: Community Engagement and Empowerment (Michelle Mitchell & Ashley Tetreault)

EERS Conference Sponsors

The EERS annual conference has in past years enjoyed gracious financial support from sponsors related to the evaluation industry. If you are interested in getting involved in that capacity, please email Sheila Matano.

Support EERS Conference Student Participation

EERS takes pride in encouraging the next generation of evaluators by supporting students whose presentation proposals are accepted, with stipends and free or subsidized meal and conference registration fees that total more than $4000 annually. You can make tax-deductible donations securely through PayPal or with a credit card, with proceeds going to support costs for student participants. Click the button below to make a one-time $10 donation and thank you for supporting our students!

Technology and Social Media for the EERS Conference

News about this year’s EERS conference will be tweeted at #EERS18

Presentation hardware (computers and projectors) and technical support will be provided for the EERS conference, with specific guidance provided for conference presenters and attendees.

Conference Materials

Conference materials will be uploaded and available below.

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 2018 EERS Conference Call for Proposals 44.62 KB
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