Sponsorships –:– Sponsors | Exhibitors

The Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) cordially invites you to participate in and support its annual conference. Exhibiting at the 2017 Vancouver Conference is an affordable way to connect with conference attendees active in the field of evaluation. Exhibitors provide a vital service in helping conference attendees learn about evaluation-related products and services. We offer 12 exhibitor spaces and 2 demonstration spaces in high traffic areas.

Exhibit Type

Exhibit (tabletop display)
Display space; display table; room for 2 display staff with 2 accreditation passes; access to power and hotel WiFi; listing on conference website
Upgraded Exhibitor
As above, with opportunity to upgrade 1 accreditation pass to a full conference registration
Demonstration Space
Larger display space; display table; room for 10 chairs with 2 accreditation passes for staff; access to power and hotel WiFi; listing on conference website; 2 promoted posts on mobile app; noted on Twitter
Upgraded Demonstration Space
As above, with opportunity to upgrade 1 accreditation pass to a full conference registration

Please download the complete exhibitor prospectus. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us at sponsorships@evaluationcanada.ca.

Exhibitors at C2017

MAXQDA – The Art of Data Analysis

MAXQDA is a professional software for qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods data analysis for Windows and Mac, which is used by thousands of people worldwide. Released in 1989, it has a long history of providing researchers with powerful, innovative and easy to use analytical tools that help make a research project successful. Analyze interviews, reports, tables, online surveys, focus groups, videos, audio files, literature, images, and more.

BC Centre for Employment Excellence

The BC Centre for Employment Excellence was created to meet the knowledge and development needs of the employment services sector and the employer community in British Columbia. The Centre provides a single coordination point for research to connect both the BC employment services sector and the employer community with the best and emerging information about employment and training programs, practices and resources. The Centre is funded in whole or in part by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia under the Canada–BC Labour Market Development Agreement. It is set up as a division of SRDC.

SFU Advanced Evaluation Program: Evaluation for Social Change and Transformational Learning

In our rapidly changing world, traditional evaluation alone is no longer adequate for measuring the impact of innovative programs and initiatives. Individuals and organizations experimenting with solutions to complex social problems need a new suite of strategies and tools that are grounded in innovation, systems thinking and diverse ways of knowing.
SFU Continuing Studies’ new, part-time Advanced Evaluation Program blends online and face-to-face learning. Designed for professional evaluators, grant-makers, internal evaluators, and program managers and leaders, this groundbreaking new program will help you:
• Learn to design and implement an evaluation that follows the principles of transformative evaluation and learning
• Tackle tough social, economic and environmental issues, using complexity-based and systemic thinking
• Incorporate a reconciliation lens into your evaluative work
• Be inspired and committed to engage in evaluation as change agents
Learn more about the Advanced Evaluation Program.

Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)

The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) is recognized as the national leader in social experimentation. For the last 25 years, SRDC has been building a knowledge base and learning what works in all areas of social policy, as well as what does not work. We have been testing new innovative policy and program ideas in “real-world” settings and evaluating existing programs. SRDC’s research staff is experienced in a wide-range of research methods and motivated by the desire to help policy-makers and non-government organizations identify and implement programs that improve the well-being of Canadians.

Professional Designations Program – CES Credentialed Evaluator (CE)

The CES plays a key role in contributing to the professionalization of evaluation practice across Canada. The CES Credentialed Evaluator (CE) designation is designed to supports professionalization efforts by defining, recognizing, and promoting the practice of ethical, high quality evaluation. The holder of the CE designation has provided convincing evidence of the education and experience required by the CES to be a competent evaluator. The process of obtaining the CE designation is rigorous, demanding, and introspective with maintenance requirements demonstrating commitment to the profession. CES celebrates Credentialed Evaluators by providing a public registry to promote competitive advantage.

Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation

The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation seeks to promote the theory and practice of program evaluation. To this end CJPE publishes full-length articles on all aspects of the theory and practice of evaluation and shorter Evaluation Practice Notes which share practical knowledge, experiences and lessons learned. A third section of the journal, Addressing Challenges in Evaluation Practice, presents real-life cases written by evaluation practitioners. The journal has a particular interest in articles reporting original empirical research on evaluation. CJPE is a completely bilingual journal, publishing in both English and French. Readership includes academics, practitioners and policymakers. CJPE attracts authors and readers internationally.

University of Waterloo – School of Public Health and Health Systems

The University of Waterloo – School of Public Health and Health Systems aspires to solve pressing problems and produce leaders for tomorrow. We aim to inspire and empower others, focusing on producing healthy system transformation. Our Professional Graduate Programs include: Master of Public Health, Master of Health Informatics and Master of Health Evaluation; flexible programs offered online, in a blended course format, full-time or part-time for working professionals. SPHHS also offers research-based program: Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health and Health Systems and specialized doctoral programs in Aging, Health and Well-Being, or Work and Health.

Royal Roads University

Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. We understand the needs and aspirations of our students, and we’ve created options to deliver an educational experience that fits your lifestyle.

Unique to Royal Roads, our cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada is a non-profit professional organization, founded in 1947. Anchored by its regional groups, it is a National membership-based organization focusing on the practice of public sector management and supporting learning within the public service. IPAC brings together administrators from all levels of government and academia, promoting the exchange of ideas on trends, best practices and innovations in public administration and management.

The Vancouver group (VRG) is one of nineteen groups across Canada. It is a dynamic and diverse chapter with a membership and partnership focus on all levels of government, Private Sector, Non-Profit Organizations, Academia and other Organizations of common interest partnerships.

The VRG Executive is comprised of volunteer board members with the commitment, willingness, skills and influence to advance the purposes and goals of the VRG. Priority areas for the coming include:

1. Networking across the public sector;
2. Promoting innovation, excellence and collaboration in the public sector in Greater Vancouver;
3. Providing a forum for engagement with and among new and seasoned professionals; and
4. Renewing the Vancouver Regional Group; and
5. Promoting professional development for public administrators.