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Poster Competition

The Poster Competition will be on display during the conference and two prizes will be awarded! Please meet the poster presenters and encourage them by voting for your preferred poster performance. The winner for both awards will be announced during the CES Award Luncheon.

  • Best Poster Session Award (judged): A $500 prize will be awarded by the Government of Canada through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for the poster that will be selected by four judges during the poster session from 7:30 to 10:30 am on Tuesday, May 2.

Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada


  • People’s Choice Award: A $500 prize will be awarded by TD Insurance for the poster that receives the most votes from delegates during the poster session. The People’s Choice voting will occur during the conference and will end on Tuesday, May

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Two competitions will be held during the conference with the aim of engaging new evaluators.

We hope all delegates will take in these two events.

Student Excellence advancing Evaluation Knowledge (SEEK) Award

The 2017 SEEK award winner is Linzi Williamson, from the University of Saskatchewan, for her paper, Evaluating the PotashCorp Kamskenow Science Outreach Program: An Appreciative Inquiry Approach. For more information about SEEK awards please visit:

Student Evaluation Case Competition

Monday, May 1, 6:00 pm-7:00 pm, Location: Bayshore Grand Ballroom.

Check out the competition website for details.

Case Competition Poster 2017