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The American Evaluation Association welcomes exhibitors and sponsors to Evaluation 2011. Exhibitors and sponsors provide a vital service in helping conference attendees learn about evaluation-related products and services. In return, Evaluation 2011 will offer a unique opportunity to share your products or services with over 2500 evaluators from the United States and around the world.

Exhibit space for Evaluation 2011 is SOLD OUT!

Exhibiting at Evaluation 2011 is an affordable way to connect with conference attendees active in the field of evaluation. Our exhibiting packages start at just $500. Sponsorship increases your commitment and your name recognition among evaluation colleagues. Advertising in our heavily used hardcopy conference program ensures that attendees will see your promotion long after the event has ended.

Please visit our "2011 Exhibitor Guide" which will give you detailed information and valuable tips that will help you to prepare to Exhibit at this year's conference and how to participate in our new "RAFFLE" Program.

Once you have reviewed the Evaluation 2011 Exhibiting Prospectus, questions about exhibiting, sponsorship, or advertising should be addressed to AEA's exhibits coordinator, Heidi Nye, at heidi@eval.org or 1-888-232-2275. We look forward to working with you to make Evaluation 2011 a success!

Table of Fees for Evaluation 2011 - details may be found in the exhibitor prospectus

Item Description Cost
Premium Exhibitor Package
SOLD OUT
(limited availability, 2 table max)
One 2.5' x 6' Table, Web Listing
AEA Registration Area, Advertising discount
$600
Basic Exhibitor Package One 2.5' x 6' Table, Web Listing
Ballroom Foyer, Advertising discount
$500
Add-on tables 2.5' x 6' tables added to a basic package
Price per each table
$250
University Table One Table, Web Listing, Advertising discount for Universities
Unstaffed tables with no selling allowed
$100
Sponsorship Event, program, other sponsorship
Includes basic exhibitor package
$2,500-
$20,000
Advertising Eighth to full page advertisement
Black and white, in conference program
$180 -
$800


You will be in good company! Exhibitors at Evaluation 2010 included:


NEW! AEA is promoting its new exhibitor raffle program, in order for our vendors to promote their products and/or services. Participating vendors have been flagged below next to their profile with the word "RAFFLE" and a brief description of the item. Please stop by their exhibit table and enter to WIN! Drawings will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2011 by 12pm(pst) and the winners will be notified directly by the vendor. Good Luck!


Evaluation 2011 Confirmed Exhibitors 

Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions: Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions was created in 2010 as part of a newly aligned research and innovation system in the province of Alberta, Canada building on its 30-year history as Alberta Heritage Foundation of Medical Research.  Mandate is to support health research and innovation in key areas to improve the health and socioeconomic wellbeing of Albertans.  One of its programs, A Project Ethics Research Community Consensus Initiative (ARECCI), has successfully pioneered tools, methodologies, and networks in the area of ethics in applied projects (evaluation).  The ARECCI project ethics courses and online decision guides will be featured at this conference. Please visit http://www.ahfmr.ab.ca/arecci.

Annie E Casey: SPONSOR  The Annie E Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. It was established in 1948 by Jim Casey, one of the founders of UPS, and his siblings, who named the Foundation in honor of their mother.  The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families.  For more information, please see http://www.aecf.org and also our KnowledgeCenter http://www.aecf.org/KnowledgeCenter.aspx  and KIDS COUNT Data Center http://datacenter.kidscount.org. SPONSOR ONLY, will not have exhibit table.

Battelle: Battelle is the world’s largest independent research and development organization, providing innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through four global businesses:  Laboratory Management; National Security; Energy, Environment and Material Sciences; and Health and Life Sciences.  It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $6.5 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization.  Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 22,000 employees in more than 130 cities worldwide, including seven national laboratories that Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and one international nuclear laboratory http://www.battelle.org

Claremont Graduate University: Claremont Graduate University in Southern California is one of the leading providers of education and training in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods.  CGU offers M.A., Ph.D., and distance certificate programs in evaluation that stress rigorous training and a high level of competence. CGU also host workshops onsite and online for professionals.  In addition, CGU houses research institutes that offer evaluation services for public and private clientele, utilizing world-renowned faculty and an extensive network of evaluation alumni, visit http://www.cgu.edu/sbos.

The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University: The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University has over a 40-year history of providing national and international leadership for advancing the theory, practice, and utilization of evaluation.  Unlike most evaluation units in academic settings, the Center is not affiliated with a single academic department or college.  This reflects the transdisciplinary nature of evaluation and enables Center personnel to work effectively in an array of subject areas.  See http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr.  The Center houses WMU's Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation, which features practice-linked learning; more than 30 faculty members from 13 academic departments and The Evaluation Center; and a fully tailored, challenging curriculum. See http://www.wmich.edu/evalphd.

Gravic Inc, A Remark Products Group: SPONSOR Gravic Inc, A Remark Products Group: Software for assisting researchers and evaluators collect and analyze data from paper and web forms (surveys, evaluations, assessments). Use any word processor to create and print your own plain-paper evaluations and then scan them with Remark Office OMR using an image scanner. Or, create, host and administer online surveys using Remark Web Survey. Host your own online forms; there are no form or respondent limitations. Use both products to combine data from paper and web evaluations. Easily generate analysis reports and graphs with Remark Quick Stats, a built-in analysis component. Or, export data to 35+ different formats (SPSS, Excel, ASCII, etc.). For more information visit our website http://www.gravic.com
RAFFLE: An Amazon Kindle.Total Value = $150

Guilford Publications: Guilford Publications knows that it can be a challenge to keep up with all the new developments in evaluation or to utilize a technique that you’ve read about but haven’t used in research methods.  We’re here to help. Come see our latest books by AEA members, including: Social Psychology and Evaluation by Mark, Donaldson & Campbell; Evaluation Essentials: From A to Z by Alkin; Developmental Evaluation by Patton; Evaluation in the Face of Uncertainty by Morell; and, get an early sneak peek at Mertens & Wilson’s forthcoming text, Program Evaluation Theory and Practice. Visit us at http://www.guilford.com.

Jossey Bass, a Imprint of Wiley: Jossey-Bass, a Imprint of Wiley is a leading publisher for students and professionals in research methods and evaluation, including ABCs of Evaluation, Third Edition (Boulmetis and Dutwin), Purposeful Program Theory: Effective Use of  Theories of Change and Logic Models (Rogers and Funnell) and Methods in Educational Research: From Theory to Practice, 2nd Edition (Lodico, Spaulding, and Voegtle). Wiley/Jossey-Bass also publishes the quarterly report series New Directions for Evaluation in partnership with the American Evaluation  Association. http://www.josseybass.com/WileyCDA.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI): ICF International partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,700 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site http://www.icfi.com.

Innovation Network Inc: Innovation Network is a nonprofit evaluation consulting, training, and research organization. We work with nonprofits and funders to build their evaluation knowledge and skills. All of our services—consulting, advisory services, training, technical assistance, research, and free online tools and resources—aim to help organizations use evaluation to improve their work. Since our founding in 1992, we have worked with hundreds of organizations in person. Our Point K Learning Center is used by over 23,000 people worldwide. We are developing expertise focus areas in evaluating advocacy efforts, health initiatives, environmental programs, and programs for at-risk populations. Learn more at http://www.innonet.org.

The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET): The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) is an executive training program that aims to provide managers and practitioners with the generic tools required to evaluate development policies, programs, and projects at the global, regional, national and local levels. An intensive and unique training initiative of the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank and Carleton University, the program features a two-week Core Course, followed by two weeks of more than 25 in-depth workshops, all taught by a dynamic group of internationally renowned faculty at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. The program is highly responsive to the changing international environment and addresses the requirements of new development policies and delivery mechanisms that favour local ownership, increased national accountability, and partnership. Similarly, the curriculum is designed to reflect the international shift in focus from project evaluation to more complex policy, program, country and, even, global-level evaluations. Visit http://www.ipdet.org for more information.

Lyceum Books Inc: Lyceum Books, a Chicago-based independent publisher, produces innovative books and journals that have earned us a reputation of excellence in social work education. Our books and journal articles are attuned to the realities of current social work issues and policy and are carefully selected for their ability to tie theory with practice, their exploration of human behavior, the significance of the practice interventions they discuss, the diversity of people and communities represented, and the links they establish between practice, ethics, research, and policy. Visit our website for instructor’s materials including lecture notes, test bank questions, paper topics, and more http://www.lyceumbooks.com

Mathematica Policy Research:
Mathematica Policy Research provides a range of research and evaluation services, including program evaluation, policy research, survey design and data collection, research methods and standards, and program management/data system support. Our program evaluations utilize impact and process analyses, quantitative and qualitative data collection, and administrative or other secondary data, depending on the needs of our clients. We have offices in Princeton, NJ; Ann Arbor, MI; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Oakland, CA; and Washington, DC and a staff of over 800. Our clients include federal and state governments, foundations, private-sector, nonprofit, and international organizations. Visit us at  http://www.mathematica-mpr.com.

Mosaic Network Inc: Mosaic Network, Inc.: A leading provider of comprehensive online systems for evaluating and managing complex multi-site human service initiatives. For more than 10 years, Mosaic has helped thousands of programs at the national, state, and local levels to integrate evaluation and reporting into their everyday program management and client tracking activities. Mosaic’s flagship data system, GEMS, allows programs, funders, and other stakeholders to track results of all programs, monitor contract compliance, assess resource allocation, and perform complex cross-agency evaluation. For more information, please visit http://www.mosaic-network.com.

National Science Foundation: SPONSOR The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent United States federal agency that supports science and engineering (S&E) research, education and evaluation through an annual budget of about 6.9 billion (FY 2010). NSF funds grants and contracts to individuals, academic institutions, and for-profit and non-profit entities selected from over 42,000 proposals received annually. About 50,000 S&E experts volunteer to serve as NSF reviewers each year as part of the grant merit review process that selects promising proposals. Discover more about NSF online at http://www.nsf.gov, or by phone at 703-292-5111 (TDD 800-281-8749), or you can subscribe to the National Science Foundation Update at http://service.govdelivery.com/service/multi_subscribe.html?code=USNSF&custom_id=823

NORC at the University of Chicago: NORC at the University of Chicago is an independent research organization that collaborates with government agencies, foundations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and businesses in the U.S. and overseas to develop enduring knowledge that supports evidence-based decisions. NORC applies academic excellence, innovative and rigorous methods, and a collegial philosophy to the most pressing and complex global issues in fields such as health, education, agriculture, infrastructure, economics, crime, justice, energy, security, finance, and the environment. NORC’s 70 years of leadership and experience in data collection, analysis, and dissemination—coupled with deep subject matter expertise—provides the foundation for effective solutions.  For more information visit http://www.norc.org.

Provalis Research: Provalis Research is the world's leading developer of mixed methods research software with ground-breaking qualitative and quantitative analysis programs, such as QDA Miner, an innovative mixed-models qualitative data analysis software; Simstat, an easy yet powerful statistical software; and WordStat, a powerful add-on module for computer assisted content analysis and text mining.  One of the most distinctive features of these tools is their interoperability, allowing researchers to integrate numerical and textual data into a single project file and to seamlessly move back and forth between quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as to easily explore relationships between numerical and textual data.  For more information, visit  http://www.provalisresearch.com.

QSR International: From policy development and healthcare reform to education program design, evaluation often involves analyzing qualitative data in material such as documents, video, audio, photos, online surveys, or spreadsheets. NVivo is qualitative data analysis software that helps you easily organize your material so you have more time for analysis, report writing and presenting robust findings and informed recommendations. Over 500,000 researchers, social scientists, academics, students, healthcare professionals and evaluators in 150 countries around the world, use NVivo in their work. Visit http://www.qsrinternational.com to download a free trial.
RAFFLE
:
NVivo 9 Starter Pack (NVivo 9 software plus workbooks set). Total value = $750

ResearchWare Inc: ResearchWare develops simply powerful tools for qualitative research. HyperRESEARCH™, combines ease of use and flexibility with rich capabilities for analyzing qualitative data (including text, audio, video, and image files) to aid you in your qualitative research. HyperRESEARCH enables you to code and retrieve data segments, build theories, create code maps, run reports (including frequency counts), and more. Our HyperTRANSCRIBE™ software tool for audio or video transcription is simple to use and keeps every command and control over your audio or video files at your fingertips. For Macs and PCs. Visit us at http://www.researchware.com
RAFFLE HyperBUNDLE including license keys for both HyperRESEARCH and HyperTRANSCRIBE. Total value = $1095

SAGE Publications: SPONSOR Sage Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped educate a global community spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. Visit us at http://www.sagepub.com.

SocioCultural Research Consultants LLC: Dedoose, brought you by SocioCultural Research Consultants, LLC., is innovative web-based software for qualitative and mixed-method data management, processing, analysis, and presentation. Dedoose is inexpensive, easy to learn and use, natively collaborative, and extremely secure.  The automatically generated and interactive data visualizations make it easy to discover hidden patterns in research data and then drill beneath the surface to understand the rich and complex stories in the qualitative data and coding activity represented by the visuals. Dedoose was developed by professional researchers for researchers, so we pride ourselves on our research experience and fanatical customer support. Learn more at: http://www.dedoose.com.
RAFFLE
:
One Year’s Subscription to Dedoose and a One Hour Virtual Training Session. Total Value = $300

Stanford University Press: Stanford University Press is committed to educating and assisting today’s evaluators and tomorrow’s leaders in the field.  SUP publishes books that stand at the intersection of scholarship and practice.  Our books not only introduce readers to today’s methodological toolkit, but also help them to put evaluation in context by seeing their practice through the lens of organizational studies, education, and public policy. Please stop by our booth or visit us at http://www.sup.org.

Westat: SPONSOR Westat is an employee-owned research corporation serving Federal, state, local, and international government agencies, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and foundations. In addition to our capabilities as a leading survey research and data collection and analysis organization, Westat has extensive skill and experience in evaluation, strategic planning, performance measurement, and quantitative/qualitative research methods across a broad range of subject areas. Westat offers a full-range of evaluation services to meet our clients’ needs, including evaluation planning and design, implementation, data analysis, and reporting for process, implementation, and impact evaluation of programs and services at various stages of development. See our website at http://www.westat.com.  

WestEd: WestEd, a research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. Keep current on the latest WestEd reports, news, products, research studies, services, events, and career opportunities at http://www.WestEd.org.


Evaluation 2011 Confirmed University Exhibitors

Carleton University, School of Public Policy & Administration: Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Public Administration was created in 1953. Since its inception, it has developed three graduate programs: Master of Arts in Public Administration, PhD in Public Management, and various diplomas in public management and public policy. The Diploma in Policy and Program Evaluation was created in 2007 and is designed to provide advanced training for those interested in working inside or outside government in an evaluation capacity. The program also supports those who wish to credential in evaluation with the CES. The diploma admits approximately 20 students annually, and is supervised by Dr. Robert Shepherd. Please visit our website at  http://www1.carleton.ca/sppa.  

Loyola University Chicago, School of Education: The M.Ed. program in Organizational Evaluation at Loyola University Chicago prepares students for roles as evaluators and change agents in a range of organizations such as school districts, non-profit agencies, and businesses. The program consists of courses from both the School of Education and the Graduate School of Business. Students will choose from one of two tracks, Program Evaluation or Human Performance Technology. The first track, Program Evaluation, will prepare students for research positions in educational and non-profit organizations. The second track, Human Performance Technology, will prepare students for organizational effectiveness or performance improvement positions in business and other organizations. http://www.luc.edu/education/programs/oevl-med_main.shtml