SREE Conference, March 2nd through March 4th, 2008
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Research on Educational Effectiveness: Critical Outcomes and Pragmatic Decisions

Location: Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, VA

Nearest airport: Ronald Reagan National Airport

Dates: Sunday March 2nd – Tuesday March 4th, 2008

Building on the success of the inaugural invitational conference held in December of 2006, the first annual conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) will be held on March 2nd – 4th, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Virginia. Progressing beyond the invited papers format, this conference will broaden participation by offering:

Consistent with SREE’s mission, the 2008 conference theme is focused on the connection between the practical need to make educational decisions about how best to educate students and the technical features of educational research that produces trustworthy knowledge about cause-and-effect relations for a range of critical outcomes. The conference will bring together a community of individuals interested in the application of scientific research methods to pressing education issues, problems, and questions.

Key Dates

  • Conference announcement: September 10, 2007
  • Call for submissions: September 17, 2007
  • Submission deadline/closing of website: November 1, 2007
  • Abstract notification decision: December 15, 2007
  • Conference registration opens: November 15, 2007
  • Conference registration closes: February 15, 2008 -
    Please note that registration capacity was met on 2/7/2008 - as a consequence, conference registration is now closed and a waiting list is being formed. If you would like to be placed on the conference registration waiting list, please send an e-mail to:
    with the subject heading “SREE Conference Registration WL”.
    Please include your full name, institutional affiliation, phone number and e-mail address so that we can contact you if space becomes available. Persons placed on the waiting list will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Submission of final abstracts: February 15, 2008
  • Submission of conference presentation materials: February 22, 2008

Hyatt Regency Contact Information:

2799 Jefferson Davis Highway,
Arlington, Virginia, USA 22202
Tel: 703 418 1234 Fax: 703 418 1289

Hotel Map

Individuals registered for the conference may reserve a room at the hotel for the discounted rate of $189 (plus taxes) per night, single or double occupancy. All hotel reservations should be made directly with The Hyatt Regency, Crystal City.

IMPORTANT: To reserve a guest room, please use the dedicated web page provided by the Hyatt for SREE conference registrants:

Reservations are now closed.

Please note that the reduced room rate takes effect on November 15th, 2007 and ends on February 15th, 2008 - these dates coincide with the conference registration period.


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