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Final Preparations

Registration: Pre-conference registration is now closed. You may register on site at Evaluation 2009. Please arrive early and allow a half hour to register if you have not yet pre-registered. To expedite your registration, you can download and pre-complete a registration if you wish. Download onsite registration form.

Conference LogoEvaluation 2009 Overview & Presidential Invitation: The American Evaluation Association welcomes proposal submissions from evaluators around the globe to present at AEA's annual conference to be held November 11-14 in Orlando, Florida. Learn more

BlocksProfessional Development Workshops: AEA offers over 50 workshops in conjunction with its annual conference. Attendees supplement their experience with 2-day, 1-day, and half-day workshop sessions. Learn more

Puzzle PiecesConference Program: 655 sessions in 3.5 days with 1200+ presenters across over 40 thematic strands. The 2009 AEA Conference Program promises a truly outstanding event. Take a moment to explore our searchable online program. Learn more

BookseLibrary: New! Upload and download content from sessions at the AEA annual conference in the AEA eLibrary. Open to the public for downloading, members- and registrants only may upload. Over 500 items available. Learn more


 Frequently 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 2009 frequently asked questions page. Learn more

Time ClockCareer Boards: New! Looking for a new position or RFP? Seeking an evaluator? Use the AEA Career Boards at the conference to exchange job description and resumes and to connect with employers and job seekers.  Learn more

CrayonsAmbassadors: Ambassadors are experienced AEA members who volunteer to reach out to first time conference attendees and anyone with questions. Want to be an ambassador or identify how an ambassador may assist you at the conference? Learn more

GlobeGreen Leaf Go Green! Rideshhare: New! Traveling and conferences are hard on the environment. Decrease your environmental impact - and network with colleagues, by using one of our rideshare options to and from the airport Learn more

LegosExhibiting, Sponsorship, and Advertising: We welcome exhibitors, sponsors, and advertisers at Evaluation 2009. These opportunities are a great way to share your product or services with over 2500 evaluators and to support AEA. Learn more

Game PiecesPresenter 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

DartboardSession Types: Demonstrations, Lectures, Muiltpapers, Panels, Posters, Roundtables, and Workshops will be offered at Evaluation 2009. Review the session types to gain an understanding of the conference and of what type may be best for your proposed presentation. Learn more

DominoInternational Attendees: We welcome attendees from around the country and around the world and sponsor travel awards for attendees from developing countries and countries in transition. Deadline: Friday, March 20 Learn more

DominoOrlando: Making the most of the city, its attractions and events. Ready to get out and about and enjoy all things Orlando? We have assembled a local guide focusing on what is unique, intriguing, or enlightening in the region - New! and arranged for Nights Out to see the city Learn more

RedHouseHotels: Reservations may now be made at the two 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

Chess BoardStudents: AEA offers waived registrations for students who volunteer during the conference as well as a Pipeline Program that brings local students to the conference. Take advantage of these opportunities to facilitate your attendance at Evaluation 2009. 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