Upcoming Events
NYAAPOR Meet the Masters
(Public opinion & survey concerns)
8:30a-5:30p, June 8

Atlanta, Georgia
June 4-7

Call for proposals to 2017 Annual Public Performance Conference (deadline July 1)
Theme: Perform Better
Boston MA, September 28 & 29
Hosted by National Center for Public Performance, the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark and the Suffolk University Institute for Public Service.

AEA Conference, Learning to Action
November 6-11, 2017
NYCE will be there. More on getting together as the time approaches

Recent Events

NYCE: International Real Time Evaluation
Discussion with international practitioners on evaluations in real time--emergency and urgent events.
Deborah Rugg, Founder and Executive Director, Claremont Evaluation Center-New York
Andrew Fife, Head of Evaluation, UNCDF
Giovanni Dazzo, Evaluation Specialist, U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
TCC Group Inc, 31 W 27th St #4, New York, NY 
Limited seating, 

NYCE Happy Hour
Network and have a drink with local NYC evaluators to talk about your work, unwind from long days of evaluating, and share war stories with people who truly understand what you are going through.
When: Wed, April 19, 2017, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Where: Cupping Room Cafe
359 W Broadway 
New York, NY 10013
Please RSVP

Creating a Data-Driven Culture
NYU Wagner Office of Alumni Relations
DATE: April 19, 2017
TIME: 8:30am - 9:30am
LOCATION: Puck - Mulberry Conference Room, 3072, 295 Lafayette Street, New York; NY 10012-9604
RSVP here

Seminar on Philosophy of Statistics and Deep Learning
NYC Chapter, American Statistical Association
235 East 42nd Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues) 
Room: 219/Mezz/31 
New York, New York 10017 
March 30, 2017
No fee but reservation required

North American Data Documentation Initiative Conference (NADDI)
Document, Discover & Interoperate
Ithaca, NY, USA
April 5-7

For any who wish an opportunity for feedback on their proposals, 
feel free to email Joseph Luesse ( or 
Kathleen Wetzel Apltauer (, or both.

NYCE Happy Hour - AEA Proposal Pitch

118 E 15th St (@ Irving Place)

New York NY 10003

February 22, 2017; 5:30-7:00pm (and beyond if you wish)

Partnering with NYU-Wagner Office of Career Services
Title:     Careers in Evaluation Panel & Network Night
When:   Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 6:30-8:30pm
Where:  The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
             295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604

Title: How consultants can work with organizations to build evaluation capacity
Type: Panel Discussion, followed by Networking (Mingling)
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Harlem RBI | Dream Charter School - 1991 Second Ave., New York, NY 10029

NYCE Career Panel - watch the video HERE.

  • Software Solutions to Data Challenges
    Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research
    41 East 11th Street, 7th floor
    New York, NY 10009

    USAID Webinar - repeat of AEA presentation (Link to recording)
    Unappreciative Inquiry: A 12 Point Checklist for Reviewing Evaluation Reports
    Thursday January 28th from 9:00 - 9:45am via Webinar
This presentation will introduce a 12 point checklist to help prompt critical thinking and guide evaluation reviewers through common pitfalls in program evaluations based on the presenter's many years of experience in reviewing and critiquing external evaluations of USAID programs. Numerous examples from USAID evaluations will be provided to highlight the practical relevance of the checklist. Time will be allotted at the end for questions from attendees. Also cat photos...there will be cat photos. 

To access the webinar, use the following URL: Access the 12-point checklist here.

NYCE AEA Conference Attendee's Meetup
We are excited to be able to get together with other NYCE members at the AEA Conference. This year, NYCE members will receive a NYCE Blue Ribbon to wear during the event. Below are the details if you would like to meet with other NYCE members during the conference. 
Where:     AEA Information Fair & Reception, Hyatt Regency Chicago Grand Ballroom
When:      Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact:   Diamond St. Thomas, NYCE Program Officer, Phone 1.917.399.9658

The AEA conference experience: Getting the most out of an AEA conference
Where:     The Puck Building, 2nd Floor, Jersey Conference Room, 295 Lafayette St (@ W Houston), New York NY 20012
When:      Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6:00-8:00pm
Contact:   Please RSVP here

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 6:30-8:45pm

NYCE Data Workshop: Tackling Data Viz Challenges

TCC Group 31 

West 27th Street, 4th floor, 

New York, NY 10001

Registration for the workshop has reached location capacity.

Challenges Within Evaluation

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Place: TCC Group 31 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001 

March 4, 2015, 6:00-8:00pm
Data Visualization: "What is it and how can I use it in my evaluation work?"
The New School
Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, 
55 West 13th St, Room I205, New York, NY 10011