Registration Options and Fees

Registration is open and we have hundreds of people already signed up to come! 

Included in the in-person registration: Opening Reception on Sunday; all programming; breakfast and refreshment breaks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; and lunch on Monday and Tuesday.

Included in the virtual registration: Opening Ceremony and Keynote on Monday, Keynote on Tuesday, and Plenary Panel and Closing Ceremony on Wednesday, with simultaneous translation and close captioning.

The Awards Luncheon on Tuesday is included with all registrations and open to all members. To watch the Awards Luncheon virtually, tune in here on May 7 at 12:30pm (Atlantic Time).

Would you like to buy a ticket for the Tuesday Evening Soirée (not included in your registration) or an extra ticket for the Opening Reception or Awards Luncheon (one ticket is included in your registration)? Please use this form.

Members - in-person

The in-person member registration rates apply to CES members in good standing at the time of registration, including members with joint AEA, AES, ANZEA and EES memberships. (For Visa letter information, please see below.) 

  • Member registration, early-bird rate (until April 5): $625 
  • Member registration, regular rate (after April 5): $700 
  • Full-time student registration: $275


Non-members - in-person

The non-member registration rates apply to all others, including members of the Société québécoise d'évaluation de programme and the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter who are not members of the CES. Membership is not included in the registration fees for non-members. (For Visa letter information, please see below.)  

  • Non-member registration, early-bird rate (until April 5): $825 
  • Non-member registration, regular rate (after April 5): $900 
  • Full-time student registration: $375


Virtual attendance of keynotes and plenary

For those unable to attend the conference in person, the Opening Ceremony and Keynote on Monday, Keynote on Tuesday, and Plenary Panel and Closing Ceremony on Wednesday will be broadcast online. This registration does not provide access to a recording of these events, nor the ability to ask questions virtually. 

  • CES members: $50
  • Non-members: $100
  • Students, New Practitioners, and the Global South: $10


Registration Toubleshooting

  • To access member discounts on conference registration, you must log into the CES website. If you do not see the member registration discounts offered, please make sure your membership fees are up to date. Expired memberships will be unable to access member discounts on conference registration until they are renewed.
  • If you are not a member, please log into the CES website as a non-member. (Please create a non-member account if you have not already done so.)
  • Please follow the same process to register for the online broadcast of the three plenaries.

Visa Letter Information

Participants who require a visa to enter Canada may need a letter of invitation to attend the 2024 National Conference. To request a letter, please complete this form. If you need help, please contact


Reimbursement of registration, less an administration fee of $100, is possible for requests received in writing to no later than the end of the day on April 5, 2024. 

After this date, no refunds will be provided, but we will accept substitution of delegates. The replacement person is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with this substitution as well as updating all contact information.