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International conference of Australasian Evaluation Society

The theme of the conference is Evaluation Capital.  While hinting at the national capital location (Canberra), the conference theme highlights two important ideas: evaluation is a durable asset for sound governance; and  the inherently political nature of evaluation. 

 

 

Australia
3rd September, 2017 to 7th September, 2017
Event City: 
Canberra
Event State/Province: 
ACT
Event cost: 
Paid
Event type: 
Conference

Keynote speakers:

Richard Weston, CEO, Healing Foundation, building a theory of change that values both Indigenous cultural knowledge and the international evidence base on trauma, 

Dugan Fraser, Reith Foundation, exploring how evaluation can help deepen democracy and build stronger institutions

Sandra Mathison, Institute for Public Education, on the potential and limits of evaluation to support democratice ideals and promote justice 

Andy Rowe, developer of the Rapid Impact Evaluation method, used by federal agencies in the USA and Canada

Gill Westhorp, international expert in realist evaluations and realist synthesis of evidence which seek to understand what works for whom in what situations