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What Works Global Summit 2019

WWGS 2019 will bring together world leaders in evidence-based decisionmaking in Mexico City from 16 to 18 October 2019. The largest event of its kind globally, it will explore the evidence for designing, implementing and reviewing effective programmes and policies. Projected to reach over 500 participants from 30 countries, WWGS 2019 will share the latest evidence synthesis research, research methods and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities worldwide.

16th October, 2019 to 18th October, 2019
Event City: 
Mexico City
Event cost: 
Event type: 


  • Child and social welfare
  • Education
  • Humanitarian aid
  • Crime and justice
  • International development
  • Environment and climate change
  • Health and human services
  • Mental health services
  • Big data and data science
  • The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in evaluation and evidence synthesis

Key dates

Submission deadline: April 7, 2019

Registration deadline for accepted presenters: May 26, 2019

Last day of early registration fee: August 18, 2019