The 9th European Evaluation Society International Conference
October 6 - 8, 2010, Prague, Czech Republic
 

Guidelines

1. Abstracts MUST be submitted electronically according to the following instructions by the specified deadline of May 15, 2010. Abstracts submitted by fax or by email will not be accepted.

2. An abstract should contain maximum of 300 words. The system will automatically let you know whether you complied with the rules before accepting your submission.

3. Tables can be inserted within the text using the "Paste from Word" button (Paste from Word icon) from the editor toolbar. See Abstract submission walkthrough for more details.

4. Pictures can be inserted using the "Image manager" button (Image manager icon) from the editor toolbar. See Abstract submission walkthrough for more details.

5. All abstracts must be written in English.
Should your abstract be accepted for an oral presentation you must be able to give your presentation in English.
It is considered understood that Authors of accepted papers have the financial resources to pay all personal expenses incurred including Conference registration, production of their presentation, travel and accommodation during the Conference.

Presentation types are:

Individual submission (that will be organised into a session by the conference organisers)

  • Paper presentation (oral presentation including questions and discussion based on a written paper)
  • Roundtable (discussion among participants generated by a written paper)
  • Poster (to be exposed in specific conference area)

Submission for an entire session: please note that it is mandatory to list all your co-presenters (if no names are listed, your submission will be classified in the individual submission)

  • Symposium (3-4 presenters each giving a paper on a conference related theme)
  • Panel/debate (more than one presenter, perhaps with one or more discussants, that may involve a debate among panellists followed by open discussion involving the audience)
  • Alternative format  (please specify)

6. When submitting your abstract, choose the most related topic. However, the Committee reserves the right to decide on final topic assignment upon abstract selection.

Submission strands

  1. Ethics, capabilities and transparency
  2. Evaluation and politics
  3. Evaluation producers, beneficiaries, users and decision makers
  4. Sector policy evaluation
  5. Evaluation in developing and transition economies

 Please note the overarching theme “methodology, standards, impact and effects”.

7. Titles should not contain more than 20 words. 

8. No abbreviations are to be used in the titles.

9. Abstracts will be reviewed and selected by the Committee for oral or poster presentations – A preference for poster presentation may be indicated. However, the Committee will make the final decision as to how the abstract is to be presented. Abstract acceptance or rejection is based on the average mark awarded by the reviewers.

10. Posters are particularly suitable for the presentation of complex data or material requiring extensive illustration.

11. It should be noted that poster presentations carry the same status as oral presentations and will be subject to the same selection process by the Committee, i.e. by means of written abstracts in English.

12. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Abstract Book.

13. The following subdivisions of your abstract are recommended but are NOT MANDATORY. There is no need to use every section if not appropriate to your work:

  • Background
  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion/Application to practice

If you need to enter Greek letters or use bold, italics or superscript/subscript please use the Insert Symbol button () from the editor toolbar. See Abstract submission walkthrough for more details.

14. All accepted abstract authors will be notified by e-mail.

15. Correction of abstracts can only be done before the deadline of May 15, 2010.

16. Abstracts received after the deadline cannot be accepted and therefore will not be
considered for the programme or publication.

17. Disclosure of Interest

  • Declaring any potential conflict of interest on a Disclosure section of the abstract submission
  • Do not include company names

The intent is to provide high-quality sessions focused on educational content free of commercial influence or bias. We ask all presenters to co-operate in this by:

  • Declaring any potential conflict of interest on a Disclosure section of the abstract submission
  • Do not include company names

 

If you have difficulties in submitting your abstracts or if you need any further information, please contact the Conference Department abstracts@ees2010prague.org or call  + 420 261 174 301.

   
 
 
CZECH-IN s.r.o., Professional Event & Congress Organiser, Prague Congress Centre, 5. kvetna 65, 140 21 Prague 4, CZE, tel.: +420 261 174 301, info@ees2010prague.org
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