2019 Spring Training

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The Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) is an interdisciplinary training institute for evaluation studies at the University of Minnesota. MESI offers evaluation training to evaluation professionals, community organizations, government agencies, and university programs. MESI Spring Training is an annual event, providing a range of opportunities to gain knowledge and skills about program evaluation theory, approaches, methods, analysis, and more. Our workshops and training tracks address the learning needs of the full range of evaluation professionals from those beginning their journey to become an evaluator to those in the field who are seeking to update and broaden their knowledge.


March 11-14, 2019 


Continuing Education and Conference Center
St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota


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The fee structure for registration depends on the number of days you plan to attend MESI Spring Training 2019, and covers materials and meals (continental breakfast, lunch, & afternoon snacks):

  • Four Spring Training days: $725 ($375 for students)
  • Three days: $575 ($300 for students)
  • Two days: $400 ($200 for students)
  • One day: $225 ($125 for students)

After March 1, 2019, fees increase by $50 ($25  for students)


Parking information, including locations, directions, maps, and rates, is available on the Continuing Education and Conference Center website.


To register for the 2019 Spring Training, click here.

Cancellation Policy

Should you need to cancel, your full registration minus a $40 cancellation fee will be issued for cancellations received on or by Friday, March 1, 2019. Cancellations received after Friday, March 1, 2019 will not be eligible for a refund. Please email ccapsconf4@umn.edu or fax a request to 612.624.5359 to cancel your registration.

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