Sunday 1 to Tuesday 3 September 2013
Riverglenn Conference Centre, Indooroopilly and Emmanuel College University of Queensland St Lucia campus
This year's program offers a strong selection of topics for evaluation professionals at every level of experience and expertise. The program of 28 diverse workshops aims to offer something for everyone and features:
- Several workshops not offered before with a focus on strategic evaluation and evaluating capacity/capability development.
- Many workshops addressing the fundamentals of evaluation from ethics, to program logic and mixed methods to survey design and reporting.
- Interesting and innovative approaches to thinking about and practicing evaluation in indigenous contexts.
- Several interesting approaches to old problems including a new framework to examine barriers to evaluation use.
- Particular approaches to evaluation the program offers sessions on Realist Synthesis, Empowerment Evaluation, Implementation Science and Process Evaluation and Root Cause Analysis.
- How to workshops that maximise the use of videos, explore data visualisation and even data cleaning.
- Workshops for government and not–for-profit sector commissioners of evaluations who may be interested in how to get the value you want from commissions or how to identify a good evaluation report, what to expect and ask for, how to read it and use it.
The program features conference keynote speakers Professors Michael Scriven, Jennifer Greene, Saville Kushner and Nan Wehipeihana.
This year leading evaluators from New Zealand and Australia are joined by an impressive representation from the international evaluation community with presenters from Canada, the UK and the USA. Presenter bios are available in the Pre-conference Workshop Program brochure (available for download below).
If you are a practicing evaluator or a commissioner of evaluation, if you are a project manager working for a community or not for profit organisation this program offers something for you. Descriptors have been designed to help you decide which workshop might best address your experience and expertise. Use these to help guide your workshop selection.
To downloadd the workshop program, and to register: http://conference2013.aes.asn.au/index.php/program/pre-conference-workshop-program