Institution: European Evaluation Society (EES)

Deadline: 15th March, 2018

Link to Opportunity

The European Evaluation Society(EES) was initiated in 1992 and registered in 1996 as a non-profit association. The first official board was elected in autumn 1995 and started its work in January 1996. Since the start of the Society, it has organized eleven biennial conferences in as many European countries.

The mandate of the European Evaluation Society (EES) is to stimulate, guide and promote the theory, practice and utilization of evaluation in Europe and beyond. The vision is a world where evaluation contributes to human welfare through social learning. Specifically EES seeks to advance evaluation knowledge and to encourage adoption of good practices by fostering evaluation excellence, independence and partnerships. EES activities aim to support improved enabling environments for evaluation, stronger communities of practice, relevant evaluation research and enhanced evaluation methods. This mission is aligned with recent changes in the policy environment. Evaluation in Europe is becoming an essential part of decision making processes at national and Commission levels. Demand for quality evaluation services is rising. This trend parallels a remarkable burgeoning of evaluation initiatives at the international level. Increasingly, governments, private companies and voluntary organizations are resorting to evaluation to assess the merit, worth and value of their policies, programmes and processes.

The European Evaluation Society Conference 2018: Rethinking the role of evaluation in turbulent times will focus on Evaluation for more resilient societies. It will take place from 1 to 5 October 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Abstract and professional development workshop submission is open until 15 March 2018.

Action!
Are you planning on attending the conference?
Are you planning a specific presentation or panel?
Are you interested in supporting a CoP panel or professional development activity?

If so, then send an email here by 15 February - deadline is approaching soon!