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    Claremont Evaluation Center, Silent Auction

    From one of our board members: It’s no secret that the Canadian Evaluation Society’s annual conference is a smorgasbord of professional development on salient themes, fabulous networking, and memorable social events (http://c2017.evaluationcanada.ca/program/). But have you heard about the fantastic silent auction donations and prizes? This year, I am thrilled to have won any two days of training at The Evaluators’ Institute of Claremont Evaluation Center in Washing, DC this July, worth over $1200! Check out the program here, and you will understand why I HAD to bid on this prize, and why I will definitely sign up for additional days at TEI! https://tei.cgu.edu/events/july-2017-program/ Andrealisa Belzer, CE

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    NEW Membership Discount for employees of First Nations and other not-for-profit organisations! Spread the word!

    Do you have friends and colleagues who need affordable access to professional development in evaluation?     In January, CES announced new membership discount for  employees of not-for-profit organizations.  https://evaluationcanada.ca/news/7432   This is one way that CES is working to increase diversity and inclusion in our professional community, in alignment with our commitment to incorporating reconciliation into our values, principles and practices.  https://evaluationcanada.ca/news/6348   The discounted membership fee of $100 is now available to anyone who identifies as an employee of a First Nation or other community-based not-for-profit organization.  This fee will quickly be offset by membership benefits such as deep discounts on all training offered by CES-Nova Scotia.   For example,…

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    Article in today’s Chronicle Herald

    CES-NS Board member Craig Moore is featured in an article in today’s Chronicle Herald. He is sharing his thoughts on addressing recommendations of the One Nova Scotia report. Spoiler alert: Evaluation and community minded thinking are key! Check out the full article here: http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1447888-nowns-returning-to-nova-scotia-on-a-mission

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    Survey on Involvement of Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEE) in Voluntary Organizations for Professional Evaluation (VOPEs)

    A request was sent to our chapter from EvalYouth about a survey they are administering. EvalYouth is a multi-stakeholder partnership formed based on the Global Evaluation Agenda (2016-2020) known as the Eval2020 Agenda, to increase national, regional, and international capacity to produce high-quality evaluations and advocate for the inclusion of youth and young people in the evaluation process to become future leaders in the evaluation profession.   We have launched a survey to gather information related to understanding the state and extent of Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs) involvement in Voluntary Organizations for Program Evaluation (VOPE) governance, committees and activities across the world. The results will be used to inform what can be done to…

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    #EvalC17 Updates

    Here is an update from the conference organizers: We are pleased to announce the preliminary list of presenters  http://c2017.evaluationcanada.ca/program/  for the 2017 Canadian Evaluation Society Conference in Vancouver.   Here is some important information to help you plan for a successful conference experience:   Register by March 1 to receive the earlybird registration rate and be entered to win a stay at the Westin Bayshore during the conference. We have negotiated a special conference rate of $199 at the Westin Bayshore, but space is limited.  Please book your room soon: http://c2017.evaluationcanada.ca/location/ We encourage you to share your reflections on the conference theme on the conference blog:http://c2017.evaluationcanada.ca/program/blog/ Please click here if…