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Registration for 2014 Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference Open

Welfare Research and Evaluation ConferenceYou are invited to attend the 17th Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference, sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. The conference will be held May 28-30, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. The online registration deadline is Friday, May 9.

WREC is a leading forum for researchers, practitioners, program operators, state and local administrators, federal officials and policymakers to discuss cutting-edge research on family self-sufficiency and social welfare programs and policies. The conference will focus on programs, policies and services that support low-income and vulnerable families on the path to economic self-sufficiency and well-being.

To register, or for more information, including important dates, a preliminary agenda, travel options, hotel reservations and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the conference website. There is no cost to attend the conference, although all participants should register in advance through the conference website.

You can also participate in the conference via WRECLive!

Several of the conference sessions will be streamed live on the internet, with the opportunity for online participants to ask questions and follow the conversation on the WREC website and social media. Live stream participants should register in advance through the conference website.

Please note:  Discounted lodging rates are available for this conference at the Grand Hyatt Washington. To receive this discounted rate, attendees must make reservations with the hotel by Monday, May 5. After May 5, reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis and may be at a significantly higher rate. For more information about hotel reservations, please visit the hotel section of the website.

Please share this information with your colleagues and others who may be interested in the 2014 WREC.

We look forward to seeing you in May!

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