2015 – Long Beach, California

August 11-13  Conference
August 10 – Pre-Conference Workshops
Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Register for conference here!

NEW! Opening Keynote Address by Cass R. Sunstein

Cass R. Sunstein is founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy, as well as the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. Sunstein’s scholarship spans five major areas: behavioral economics and public policy, constitutional law and democratic theory, legal theory and jurisprudence, administrative law, and the regulation of risk. From 2009 to 2012, he served as the Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. He is coauthor of Nudge (2008) and author, more recently of Wiser (2014) and Choosing Not To Choose (2015).

Room rate – $179 (includes free in-room WiFi)
Online Room Reservations - click here

Pre-Conference Workshops
Sponsorship Benefits
Conference Location
Special Event


Help. It is Not Possible!!!!  I Can Not attend all the Sessions.
No Worries. This Year Your Registration Includes a Full Set of Slides Synced to Presenter Remarks
IQ Media will digitally audio record presentations and provide synced content to presentation materials through an on-line digital library on the IQ Media web site. Library content can either be accessed immediately once it is posted or downloaded to end-users computer for later access. Library will also be accessible on portable devices such as iPad, iPhone, and other tablet devices. IQ Media will send the conference office the exact URL address of library once it is created. Presenters who do not wish to have their materials recorded will not be included.

Webcast 3: Home Audits, Assessments, and Energy Reports: Quantified Energy Savings at Your Doorstep?

To Register and Connect to this webcast please go to:
Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2038500421328193537
Webinar ID: 143-798-139

However, can you (or should you) count on the savings?
Do you know why you got the savings?

Our evaluation experts will tackle these questions.

Date: Friday May 22nd at Noon Central Time

Offered at no charge, but registration is required to attend and to receive the recording link - connection information will be sent on May 20

Our three presentations will focus on quantifying the energy impacts associated with in-home surveys and comparative feedback reports.

Causality, Sustainability, and ScalabilityWhat we do and do not know about comparative feedback programs, Mitchell Rosenberg, DNV GL  Paper Link

Neighbor Comparison Reports Save Energy, but What Drives Savings? Is it your neighbor’s or your utility bill that drives savings? Michael Sullivan, Nexant  Paper Link

Residential Home Energy Surveys: What’s the Impact….Survey Says! Amy Buege, Itron and Peter Franzese, CPUC Paper Link


We would like to gratefully thank and acknowledge the following organizations, whose assistance and support are critical in helping to make the 2015 IEPEC conference a success. (Links to sponsor’s websites open in a separate window.) If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the 2015 Evaluation Conference, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Cara Lee Mahany Braithwait, at 608-231-2552.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

BTan Consulting
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships
Wirtshafter Associates, Inc.

Student Scholarships

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Yinsight, Inc.

Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Jane Peters and Steve Schiller

The IEPEC Lifetime Achievement Award is selected through a peer nominations process and the final decision is made by  the IEPEC Planning Committee.  This person is someone who has consistently made significant contributions to the field of energy program evaluation. 

Past award winners include:

  • 2013 – Jane Peters, Research Into Action and Steven Schiller, Schiller Consulting
  • 2011 – Marian Brown, Southern California Edison
  • 2009 – Dr. Miriam Goldberg, KEMA, Inc.
  • 2007 – Shel Feldman, Shel Feldman Management Consulting
  • 2005 – Nick Hall, TecMarket Works
  • 2003 – Ed Vine, LBNL and Roger Wright, RLW Analytics
  • 1997 – Jeff Schlegel, Schlegel and Associates
  • 1995 – Ken Train, University of California-Berkeley
  • 1993 – Meg Fels, Princeton University
  • 1991 – Ken Keating, Bonneville Power Administration
  • 1989 – Eric Hirst, Oak Ridge National Laboratory