The Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS) is the oldest professional society for program evaluators in the United States. Founded in 1978, EERS remains a vibrant contributor to program evaluation practice and theory.   Read More »

2018 EERS Annual Conference - Equity, Ethics, and Evidence

Seaview Hotel
Sun, 04/29/2018 to Tue, 05/01/2018

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 2, 2018. The theme of this year's gathering is Equity, Ethics, and Evidence.


Conference Presentation Proposals

The call for proposals for the 2018 EERS conference is scheduled to be released in mid-October. Proposals will be accepted online starting when that information is made public. Plan now for your proposal, as the submission cutoff date will be December 1, 2017. Most of last year's EERS conference presentations are available for download and review here if you are interested in seeing what has been accepted in the recent past.


EERS Conference Sponsors

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


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 exceeding $4000 annually. You can make tax-deductable donations securely through PayPal or with a credit card, with all 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!



Pre-Conference Workshops

EERS has a long history of providing popular evaluation practitioner workshops immediately prior to the formal opening of the annual conference. The 2018 pre-conference trainings will be listed at the bottom of this page as they are finalized, with links to additional information about session content, goals, and presenters.


Technology and Social Media for the EERS Conference

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

Technology hardware and support will be provided for the EERS conference, with specific guidance provided for conference presenters and conference attendees.


Conference Materials

Conference materials will be uploaded and available below.


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