From the conference website: For the 2020 annual AEA conference, I am asking proposal submitters to think about her/his/their expression of light through their evaluation practice. Ask yourself, “How am I shining my light?” in my work. Is it through making sure all stakeholder voices are included, particularly those who are often in the dark? Is it through shining light on the historical imperative associated with certain evaluation methods/practices?
From the conference website: This year’s Conference is organised around two primary focuses – social equity and a safer climate – interwoven with four strands: innovation; indigenous ways of knowing; leadership; and methodology. This approach aims to help us explore the ways that evaluation in Aotearoa New Zealand might contribute to: understanding current crises and challenges taking action for social equity and a safer climate helping vulnerable communities
From the conference website: Ray Pawson’s and Nick Tilley’s seminal 1997 text, ‘Realistic Evaluation’, began a shift in the terrain in research and evaluation, for those who do research and evaluation and those who commission and use it.
From the conference website: The EES 2020 Conference aims to serve as a catalyst for innovative thinking on the role of evaluation and of evaluators; on the tools and approaches which we currently have and those we can create and adapt in the future; on how we can capitalise on the information we generate; and on the impact we can make.
From the event website: The Evidence and Implementation Summit 2020 is an evolution of the Australasian Implementation Conference and the Global Evidence and Implementation Summit that was held in 2018. EIS 2020 will mark 10 years since the creation of the event series; it continues to be one of the leading evidence and implementation events on the global calendar.
Scientific papers and documented personal experiences will be presented on the following conference sub-themes: Utilization-Focused Evaluation in the MENA Region, Role of the stakeholders in evaluation: success stories from the MENA and the world, Evaluation of Resilience and Climate Change, Evaluators’ Competencies and Professionalization in MENA Region Beyond 2020, New trends in evaluation, innovative methodologies, challenges for remote data collection and using social networks ana