The American Evaluation Association: The Consequences of Evaluation

February 01, 2006

The American Evaluation Association invites evaluators generally, and R&D evaluators specifically, from around the world to submit a proposal to present at its annual conference to be held on 1-4 November 2006 in Portland, Oregon. This year's conference theme will be "The Consequences of Evaluation".

The American Evaluation Association annual meeting brings together over 1700 evaluation practitioners, academics, and students and represents a unique opportunity to meet with professional colleagues in a supportive, invigorating, atmosphere. Proposals that examine any aspect of evaluation theory or practice are invited e.g.:

Evaluation's Contribution to Management of R, T&D - examination of various aspects of the contribution (both positive and negative) that evaluation can make to the management of research, technology, and development efforts.

Outcomes of R, T&D - examination of the evaluation design and methods to assess the range of benefits which result from various types of R,T&D projects, programs, portfolios, and policies, plus measuring interim performance.
This release has been updated since it was posted on Feb. 1, 2006

For questions or to discuss possible topics, contact the R, T&D TIG 2006 program co-chairs:
George Teather, Canada: 613-824-2423,
Brian Zuckerman, USA: +1 617-252-6913,
TIG Chair is Gretchen Jordan, USA:

More information:
AEA Evaluation 2006: The Consequences of Evaluation

Call for presentations - Deadline Friday, March 17

Proposals are accepted for a variety of formats: Debates, Demonstrations, Panels, Papers, Posters, Roundtables, Think Tanks, and Skill-building Workshops.

To submit or to get more information, go to the Conference website at Select the R, T&D TIG for review of your proposal as part of the submission process.

To view presentations from the R, T&D TIG for 2005 and earlier, go to the WREN Website under Resources and/or Events.

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