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2015-2016 Assessment Conferences and Webinars

Annual Conference on Assessment, hosted by Drexel University

September 9-11, 2015

Philadelphia, PA

Assessment for Student Success: Building Academic Innovation & Renewal
The Annual Conference on assessment will engage attendees in rich conversation through interactive presentations, snapshot sessions, and plenary addresses. Attendees will enjoy three days of thought provoking speakers, workshops and invaluable networking on Drexel’s beautiful campus, just minutes from the heart of historic Philadelphia and the birthplace of our nation.


The 2015 Assessment Institute

October 25-27, 2015

Indianapolis, IN

The Assessment Institute in Indianapolis is the nation’s oldest and largest event focused exclusively on Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education and is designed to provide opportunities for: individuals and campus teams new to outcomes assessment to acquire foundation knowledge about the field; individuals who have worked as leaders in outcomes assessment to extend their knowledge and skills; those interested in outcomes assessment at any level to establish networks that serve as sources of support and expertise beyond the dates of the Institute.


The 42nd NEAIR Annual Conference

November 1-3, 2015

The NEAIR “When the Only Constant is Change” Conference will be held at the Burlington Sheraton & Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont. The Sheraton boasts views of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains. While slightly off the beaten path, Burlington is all that NEAIR loves best about a conference site – a quaint coastal town with excellent restaurants, arts, and theater all within walking distance.  NEAIR is accepting proposals until May 12, 2015. Conference registration will begin September 1, 2015. NEAIR offers pre-conference workshops beginning October 31 and continuing through November 1.


American Evaluation Association (AEA) Annual Conference 2015

November 9-14, 2015

Chicago, IL

Exemplary Evaluations in A Multicultural World: Learning from Evaluation’s Successes Across the Globe

The Exemplary Evaluations theme is intended to inspire and energize evaluation professionals from around the world to spotlight what has gone well in evaluation. As we listen to each other’s exceptional experiences, we listen for themes of success—how were these evaluation exemplars managed? How did evaluators engage with stakeholders? How were evaluation conclusions developed, what lent them credibility, and what led to evaluation use? There is much to learn from examples of high quality, ethically defensible, culturally responsive evaluation practices that have clearly contributed to decision-making processes, program improvement, policy formulation, effective and humane organizations, and ideally to the enhancement of the public good.


Association of Institutional Research (AIR) Forum 2016

May 30-June 3, 2016

New Orleans, LA

The Association’s annual conference, the AIR Forum, is the world’s largest gathering of higher-education professionals working in institutional research, assessment, planning and related postsecondary education fields. This four-day conference includes more than 450 presentations by colleagues representing all sectors of higher education and an exhibit hall featuring the latest tools and resources to support data use for decision making. Available exclusively to AIR members, the Forum presents a unique opportunity for networking with peers, sharing best practices and learning from practical workshops and plenary sessions led by the field’s leading experts. The Forum is the “must attend” event for both seasoned and early-career professionals.


6th Annual AALHE Assessment Conference

June 6-8, 2016

Milwaukee, WI

More information coming soon!

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