Registration for the 2013 MESI Spring Training Conference is now open!

The Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) at the University of Minnesota is proud to announce that registration for the 2013 MESI Spring Training Conference is now open!

The conference will be held on March 6-8, 2013 with Pre-Conference Workshops on March 4-5, 2013.This year’s theme is “Learning by Doing: Bridging Evaluation Theory and Practice.”
The Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) Spring Training is an interdisciplinary evaluation training conference held each spring for professional evaluators, program directors and staff, community agency staff, students, and others interested in conducting or using evaluations. MESI provides a unique opportunity to learn and reflect on contemporary issues in evaluation with national experts and practitioners in a small setting.

Featured speakers include:

  • Glenda Eoyang, Founding Executive Director of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute
  • Michael Quinn Patton, Founder & Director, Utilization-Focused Evaluation and Independent Evaluation Consultant
  • Richard Krueger, Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow in Evaluation Studies, University of Minnesota
  • Jean A. King, Professor and Director, Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute, University of Minnesota

And many more!

Early bird registration for the conference is $330 for individuals and $280 per individual for groups of 5 or more. Students receive a discounted registration of $150 (students can be enrolled at the University of Minnesota or any other college/university).  Pre-conference workshops are not included in the cost of conference registration and are $160 for a one-day session or $300 for a two-day session. Both online and paper registrations can be found on the conference website.

Visit the conference website to learn more: http://evaluation.umn.edu/home/training/mesi-conference


We hope to see you this March!

Wishing you a happy holiday season,


The MESI Team

Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute
330 Wulling Hall
86 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Email: mesi.umn@gmail.com
Phone: 612-626-3823
Fax: 612-624-3377

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