You are Invited!: Evaluation 2003 will be the 18th annual conference of  The American Evaluation Association and will be held in Reno/Sparks Nevada from November 5-9, 2003. Click here for a conference overview, invitation from the President, and draft conference schedule.

Professional Development Workshops: Evaluation 2003 includes 38 professional development workshops that precede and follow the conference.  These workshops offer an in-depth opportunity to enhance your knowledge or skills.  Click here to learn about the workshops.

Registration: Registration is no longer available for this event.

Conference Program: Hardcopy conference programs will be distributed on-site at check in. The searchable draft electronic program is currently online and presenters can generate a customized schedule of their presentations. To access the online program click here.

Exhibiting, Sponsorship, and Advertising: AEA welcomes evaluation-related exhibitors and sponsors to share their goods and services at Evaluation 2003. For the first time, advertising is also being allowed in the conference program. Click here for the Exhibitor/Sponsor/Advertiser Prospectus and Application.

Plenaries: Plenary presentations begin at 8:00 am on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the conference. These bring to AEA internationally known speakers including Don Dillman, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, and Michael Quinn Patton. Click here to learn more about the 2003 plenary speakers.

CHES: Continuing Education Credits are available for Certified Health Education Specialists. Earn up to 43.5 CECH by spending your week at Evaluation 2003.  Click here to learn more.

Services: Want to learn more about the Evaluation 2003 Job Bank and Recruitment Fair? Find the location of on-site check-in? Identify the hours for the computer lab? Find childcare in Reno? Click her to explore the services available at Evaluation 2003.
Travel and Hotel Accommodations: Make your reservations early! The Headquarters hotel for Evaluation 2003 is John Ascuaga's Nugget. Hotel reservation info  is now available. Discounts are available on Southwest Airlines.  Click here to learn more about the AEA hotel and airline discount.

Frequently Asked Questions: Want to learn more about what is to come, what to expect at Evaluation 2003, how to connect with colleagues with similar interests, or the American Evaluation Association? Click here for a list of responses to frequently asked questions.

International Attendees: AEA welcomes attendees from around the world to its conferences. In 2002, representatives from over 35 countries came together at the AEA conference in Washington, DC. Click here to access resources and opportunities for international attendees.

Attending on a Shoestring: Budgets are tight for many attendees. You can keep an eye on your wallet and still attend the conference and have a great experience. We have compiled money-saving tips on travel, accommodations, food, entertainment, and registration. Click here to learn more.

Ambassadors: Ambassadors are experienced AEA members who volunteer to reach out to first time conference attendees and anyone with questions. Want to learn more about being an ambassador or how an ambassador may assist you at the conference? Click here.

Session Types: Want to know what a certain type of session will look like? What it is like to present? What AV is available at your session? Click here for an overview and description of the session types offered at Evaluation 2003.

Students: AEA offers discounted registration and workshop fees for full-time students, housing discounts, volunteer opportunities, special sessions, and competitive travel scholarships.  Click here to learn more about options for students attending the annual conference.
Contact Us: The AEA staff is available to help if you have questions about proposal submission, the conference, AEA membership, or any other aspect of the Conference or association.  Click here for AEA Contact Information.