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If you are attending Evaluation 2008, and/or the pre- or post-conference workshops, you should begin your time at the conference by checking in at the AEA Registration Desk in the Mineral Foyer at the Hyatt Regency Denver at 650 15th Street. Use this link to view registration desk hours, download an on-site registration form, or identify how to contact the staff on site.


 Evaluation 2008 Overview & Invitation: The American Evaluation Association welcomes proposal submissions from evaluators around the globe to present at AEA's annual conference to be held November 5-8 in Denver, Colorado. Learn more

chalkboardProfessional Development Workshops: Explore the breadth and depth of the field through our largest selection of professional development workshops ever. Review the descriptions and then register online using the conference registration forms. Learn more

PineappleRegistration: Registration is now open for the conference. Register early to secure your workshop space and pay the lowest rates. This section of the site includes registration fees and online forms that may be used for check or credit card based registrations. Learn more

appleConference Program: The draft searchable conference program is now available online. Explore the program and search for topics of interest within the over 600 sessions spanning the breadth and depth of the field. at Evaluation 2008. Learn more


Travel and Hotel: Reservations may now be made at all three of the hotels at which we hold a room block. Reservations are honored on a first come basis and the blocks will fill in advance of the conference. Please book early. Learn more

TimeClockCareer Boards: Looking for a career? For consulting work? For an employee? Consultant? Bring your resume or position listing to the conference for display on the career boards in the exhibit hall. Participation is free for conference attendants. . Learn more

Woman with BinocularsLocal Guide and Nights Out: New! The local arrangements team has made a wonderful guide to get you out and about and enjoying the city and Colorado. In addition, they have coordinated nights out for Thursday so that you may experience a side of Denver outside the convention. Learn more

BackpackStudent Attendees: Receive a waived registration fee or discounted hotel room for volunteering at Evaluation 2008! The volunteer signup is now online. Slots are filled no a first-come, first-served basis. We cannot do it without you!  Learn more

FishExhibiting, Sponsorship, and Advertising: We welcome exhibitors, sponsors, and advertisers at Evaluation 2008. These opportunities are a great way to share your product or services with over 2500 evaluators and to support AEA.  Learn more

lanternFrequently Asked Questions: Find the answers to questions about proposal submission, what to expect at the event, who should attend, and conference registration via the Evaluation 2008 frequently asked questions page. Learn more

Blue lightbulbPresenter Guidelines: Presenter, chair, and discussant, guidelines provide guidance for those participating in sessions at the conference. Learn about expectations for timing, coordination, collaboration, interaction, and audio-visual use at the conference. Learn more

globeInternational Attendees: Submit an application to receive an AEA international travel award for attendees from developing countries or countries in transition. AEA welcome attendees from around the world.  Learn more

phoneContacts: We welcome your questions about the conference, presenting, audio-visual, registration, or the American Evaluation Association. Find email, phone, postal, and fax coordinates here. Please don't wait until the last minute! Learn more