CES 2015 Conference http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca 2015 Conference of the Canadian Evaluation Society Mon, 25 May 2015 13:13:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.3.1 The C2015 App is launched! http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/the-c2015-app-is-here/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/the-c2015-app-is-here/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 13:00:39 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=4382 The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the CES Conference Mobile Application! This interactive app will allow you to:

  • View the complete event schedule, explore all of the offered sessions, and get detailed presenter information.
  • Keep your pulse on the most popular sessions and events by accessing the app’s Activity Feed, which highlights useful comments, photos, ratings and more.
  • Receive announcements and obtain the most up-to-date event information.
  • Expand your professional network and have fun!

As a CES Conference participant, you will receive a welcome email from Double Dutch in which you will be provided with a link to download the free app. Please note that this email can be automatically sent to your spam folder. Once you have received the email, follow the instructions for the download. Alternatively, you can click on the following link: CES_SCE_APP to download the app. Log on the app by using your email address and the password provided in the welcome email.

Get more information on: C2015 Application

If you have any questions or need help with the app, come and see us at the CES Conference – Congrès SCÉ app booth next to the registration desk! We will be there on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday mornings before the first sessions start

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Final Program Now Available http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/preliminary-program-now-available-2/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/preliminary-program-now-available-2/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 13:23:25 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=1412 The final program is now available. As in previous years, there will be an online version of the program as well as a traditional hard copy if you wish to get one (opting out of the hard copy is possible at time of conference registration).In addition, this year CES is going mobile and launching an application that will allow you to consult and customize the program!! For more details click HERE!

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CESEF Silent Auction http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/cesef-silent-auction/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/cesef-silent-auction/#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 13:00:19 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=4170 CES Educational Fund to hold its annual fundraising Silent Auction at the CES 2015 Conference Opening Reception in Montreal! Among this year’s donations: four evaluation training modules from George Washington University, worth $2500! All donations are welcome; charitable tax receipts will be issued.

For further information please contact birgitta@bimlarsson.ca.

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Program update: Keynote speakers http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/program-update-keynote-speakers/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/program-update-keynote-speakers/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 12:19:47 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=4157 We regret to announce that Mr. Ernest House won’t be present in Montreal for the CES 2015 conference. However, we are thrilled to inform you that Lynn Alderman has been added to the opening and closing sessions. Lynn leads two portfolios evaluation and course quality at Queensland University of Technology (Australia). She is the President of the Australasian Evaluation Society and Editor for the Evaluation Journal of Australasia.

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Réseau francophone de l’évaluation (RFE) Annual General Meeting http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/reseau-francophone-de-levaluation-rfe-annual-general-meeting/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/reseau-francophone-de-levaluation-rfe-annual-general-meeting/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:21:42 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=4119 2015 marks RFE’s third year of formal existence. On this occasion, The Société québécoise d’évaluation de programme (SQÉP) and the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) are proud to host the RFE’s Annual General Meeting, which will be held on May 28, after the conclusion of the 36th CES conference in Montreal.

For more details, please consult the following document (French only): RFE Assemblée générale

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Call for Facilitators for the Thematic Breakfasts at C2015 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/call-for-facilitators-for-the-thematic-breakfasts-at-c2015/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/call-for-facilitators-for-the-thematic-breakfasts-at-c2015/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:29:22 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=1736 Conference attendees are cordially invited to submit a proposal to facilitate a thematic breakfast, to be held Wednesday May 27 from 7:00 to 8:15 am. These small roundtable discussion groups provide an informal opportunity to exchange ideas and best practices on a specific evaluation-related theme, while enjoying morning coffee and buffet breakfast.   Participation in any of the Thematic Breakfasts is open to all conference attendees.

If you would like to facilitate a Thematic Breakfast, please send, by Friday May 8th 2015, to c2015info@evaluationcanada.ca :

  • your proposed theme topic and discussion objectives
  • the language(s) of discussion
  • your name, affiliation, and contact information: email address and telephone number.

Note that two Thematic Breakfasts have already been scheduled:

– A Special Joint Panel with the Montreal Chapter of the Internal Auditors Institute: “Les défis liés à la collecte et l’analyse de données et les solutions pratiques de l’audit interne et de l’évaluation de programmes »

– « Réseautons avec l’Afrique francophone! »

Looking forward to receiving your proposals!

Conference 215 Organizing Committee

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Early Bird deadline extended and Program announced!! http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/early-bird-deadline-and-program/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/early-bird-deadline-and-program/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:49:30 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=3723 Great news! The deadline to take advantage of the Early Bird Rates for this year’s conference in Montreal has been extended! The new deadline is April 14, 2015. We are also pleased to launch a preliminary version of the Program. Please note that this Program has not been finalized yet and it is subject to change. We will keep you informed of any major changes to the programming.


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Keynote speakers announced! http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/keynote-speakers-announced/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/keynote-speakers-announced/#comments Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:45:53 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=3375 The Canadian Evaluation Society and the Société québécoise d’évaluation de programme are pleased to announce the lineup of plenary speakers for the CES 2015 Conference, to be held May 24–27 2015 at the Centre Sheraton in Montreal.

Every year the conference team works to put together a group of outstanding professionals whose experiences and knowledge across various sectors are of great value for the evaluation community. This year is no exception, and the lineup will bring together people from the academic, not-for-profit, private and financial sectors.

You can see the complete list of confirmed speakers by clicking on: Keynote speakers

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Update: Presentations http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/update-presentations/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/update-presentations/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:48:37 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=3002 This year we have received an unprecedented number of submissions and the Scientific Committee is currently in the process of reviewing them. You should receive notification of their decisions by the end of the month, if not sooner! Thanks for your patience!!

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Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/sponsorship-and-advertising-opportunities/ http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/latest_news/sponsorship-and-advertising-opportunities/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:12:51 +0000 http://c2015.evaluationcanada.ca/?post_type=latest_news&p=1139 The Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) cordially invites you to support its 2015 annual conference, which will be hosted by the Société québécoise d’évaluation de programme (SQÉP) at the Montreal Sheraton from May 24 to 28.

This annual event is the largest gathering for evaluators in Canada, providing them with professional development at an unprecedented scale. This year’s conference is expected to attract an audience of some 500 local, national and international participants. This year’s conference theme, Evaluation for the World We Want. We expect a significant international presence in 2015, International Year of Evaluation.

The CES conference is your opportunity to promote your organization to local, national, and international evaluators, to increase the visibility of your products and services, and to demonstrate your support for evaluation in Canada. A range of flexible sponsorship options are available, designed to offer you the best value.

You can find more information about sponsorship, advertising and exhibiting opportunities at the 2015 Conference website, including the registration forms and details. Alternatively, please feel free to contact sponsorship lead Frederic Bertrand to discuss further.

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