Social Events

Connect with old colleagues, meet new friends and experience local music and culture – our social events have you covered.

Opening Ceremony

Sunday, June 5, 18:00-19:30, Location: Court Garden

Join us to kick off this year’s conference with some traditional Newfoundland music as you mingle with fellow evaluators and participate in a silent auction. Auction items have been generously donated and the proceeds will support the Canadian Evaluation Society Educational Fund (CESEF).

(Ticket included in your Conference registration).

Entertainment provided by Patrick Moran & Con O’Brien of the Irish Descendants
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Morning Exercise

(Meeting point for all fitness activities: Sheraton lobby)

Monday, June 6, 6:00-7:00 am: Relax and stretch with YOGA or join a scenic 5km guided hike of the Battery and Signal Hill.

Tuesday, June 7, 6:00-7:00 am: Attend YOGA or join a 5K JOG/RUN around Quidi Vidi Lake.

Wednesday, June 8, 6:00-7:00 am: Join a 5K JOG/RUN around Quidi Vidi Lake.

CES-CESEF Case Competition Awards Reception

Monday, June 6, 18:00-19:00, Location: Court Garden

You are warmly invited to a reception at which the winning team for 2016 student case competition will be announced. This is the 20th anniversary of the CES-CESEF competition – please join us in celebration of the competition’s long history and its impact on past competitors”.

(Ticket included in your Conference registration).

Taste of George Street

Monday, June 6, 19:00-21:00, Meeting Point: Sheraton lobby

Come experience famous George Street where we will start the night with fish and chips and craft beer (or drink of your choice) at one of the oldest structures in North America, Yellowbelly Brewery and Public House. From there, join us as we visit several George street pubs and sample local beverages and live music! Come prepared to evaluate the experience along the way! Transportation to Yellowbelly is included in the cost.


Regular Fee: $50.00                                     Student Fee: $35.00

Hospitality Suite offered by 10 CES chapters

Monday, June 6, 21:00-23:00, Location: Plymouth Room

Several CES chapters (National Capital, SK, NL, ON, MB, NS, PEI, AB/NWT, and BCY) invite you to join your colleagues for drinks, snacks, and prizes!

(Ticket included in your Conference registration).

Networking Social – Credentialed Evaluators and Aspiring CE’s

Location:  Narrows Room, Sheraton Hotel, St John’s NL

Everyone is welcome to join us for a small networking social after the panel on “CE Designation: a 5-Year Perspective” (Tuesday June 71:30-3:00pm Avalon Room).

Dine Around Town with Evaluators

Tuesday, June 7, 18:00-20:30, Meeting Point: Sheraton lobby

Join two-time CES student case competition finalists Sandra Parsons and Olivia Cleary at Piatto, a trendy downtown restaurant specializing in authentic Neapolitan pizza, it was featured on the Food Network’s “You Gotta Eat Here!

Meet with the president of the CES Newfoundland chapter, Patricia King, and enjoy a modern, open-concept dining experience at the Merchant Tavern where you can watch an award-winning chef prepare delicious cuisine using local ingredients.

Dine with Bea Courtney, a long-time volunteer with CES at the chapter and national level. As a townie, she looks forward to introducing you to the Duke of Duckworth, a long-standing favourite pub in the heart of downtown, this pub was regularly featured on CBC’s “Republic of Doyle”. The Duke features great pub food and the largest selection of draught beers in the city.

Sign-up sheets and further information will be available near the registration area. Prices will vary by restaurant.

Kitchen Party

Tuesday, June 7, 21:00-23:00, Location: Salon A/B

Join delegates for a true Newfoundland experience – a traditional Newfoundland Kitchen Party, featuring live, traditional Newfoundland music and a group Screech-In. A “Screech-In” is a ceremony to welcome people who are visiting Newfoundland and Labrador. Ceremony participants will learn some old Newfoundland phrases, lock lips with a codfish and sample a shot of famous Screech rum. All participants are presented with a “Screech In” Certificate as proof of their status as an Honourary Newfoundlander.

Entertainment provided by Tarahan (Twitter: @tarahanstown)


Your registration includes one ticket for the Kitchen Party and delegate Screech-In event.
Additional tickets, $15.00 ea.

Breakfast Entertainment

Need a bit of extra help to adjust to our unique time zone?
C2016 has enlisted the help of some local musicians to help you start your day!

Monday, June 6,
8:00-8:45Douglas Dorward
Tuesday, June 7,
7:00-8:30Megan Homer
Wednesday, June 8,
7:30-8:30Allan Ricketts
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