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Online registrations have closed. Conference registrations will be available onsite and will incur a fee calculated as 10% of your appropriate registration amount.


Registrations are open for the AES 2017 International Evaluation Conference. Join colleagues from around New Zealand, Australia, the Asia Pacific region, and the world to explore the theme Evaluation Capital. Please note that all persons attending the conference must register, including all accepted paper presenters and chairpersons.

Please read all the information carefully, including the terms and conditions, before completing the online registration form.

Registration fee (per delegate)



  • entry to all conference sessions (excluding pre- and post-conference workshops)
  • Conference Gala Dinner at National Arboretum, Canberra
  • Welcome cocktail reception, Exhibition Hall NCC, Monday 6:30 – 7:30pm
  • Conference satchel and official documentation
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea on each day of the conference
Individual Member 3 days A$1,145
Non Member 3 days A$1,365

Full-time Student 3 days

  • Students must be full-time and provide a copy of their student identification card/number or a supporting note from their Head of Department upon registration which can be faxed to +61 3 8344 8490 or scanned and forwarded by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Without this information, the full registration fee will be charged.


  • entry to all conference sessions on the day registered (excluding pre- and post-conference workshops)
  • Conference satchel and official documentation
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea on the day registered
One day only Individual Member 4 or 5 or 6 September A$570
One day only Non Member 4 or 5 or 6 September A$650


NEW INITIATIVE! Support participation by Emerging Indigenous Evaluators

Upon registration, each delegate will have the opportunity to choose a ticket extra as a donation to support the participation of Emerging Indigenous Evaluators' participation in aes17 International Evaluation Conference in Canberra. The ticket extras for donating are available at the rate of $30, $50, and $150 (GST free). You can also choose to donate in multiples or combinations of these amounts.

This is a donation to the charitable organisation Australasian Evaluation Society Ltd who will use all of the donated funds to directly support Emerging Indigenous Evaluators to attend the conference. As its contribution, the Australasian Evaluation Society will waive registration fees for supported participants.

Conference workshop program

Registration for the conference workshop program (pre-conference on Sunday 3 September and post-conference on Thursday 7 September) are now open. >>> Workshop program details

AES membership rates

If you wish to join the AES as a member and take advantage of the discounted member rate, please complete a membership application before submitting your registration by navigating to https://www.aes.asn.au/join-the-aes/apply-to-join.html

If you do not know your AES Membership number, please go to the AES website and log in, your member number should appear in the right hand column. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you cannot locate your AES membership number.

Organisational members: Staff of Organisational Members receive an additional 10% off the appropriate registration fee by using the correct VIP code. The code has been sent to the main contact for the Organisational Membership. If you are a staff member of an Organisational Member, please ask your organisation for the VIP code so that you can use it when registering.

Are you new to evaluation or/and to the AES conference?

We will be arranging social networking events for conference first-timers and delegates new to evaluation. If 2017 is the first time you are attending an AES International Evaluation Conference, or you are new to evaluation, be sure to check the appropriate box on the online registration form.

Welcome cocktail reception with e-Poster presentation, located in Exhibition Hall

Monday 4 September 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

AES 2017 Awards for Excellence in Evaluation Gala Dinner, Tuesday 5 September

All three-day conference registrations include entry to the AES Awards Gala Dinner. Additional tickets are available for Day Delegates and Gala Awards Dinner only guests online at the time of registration.

Tuesday 5 September 2017, 7–11pm
Venue: National Arboretum Canberra, Forest Drive, Canberra City
Transport: Buses will leave the National Convention Centre at 6:30pm for delegates who select the 'I require bus transport to the Gala Dinner' when registering.
Dress: Smart Casual
Additional tickets: $185 (inc. GST)

Letters of invitation (for visa purposes)

The AES wishes to support international attendees in their efforts to secure the needed travel documentation and recognises that letters of invitation can help smooth the visa application process. More details here.

Terms and conditions

>>> Link to Terms and conditions page

Print version

>>> DOWNLOAD a printable PDF of the registration information (including terms and conditions)