Speaker Sessions

May 6, 2019

Opening Breakfast Plenary – Question your Assumptions: A Key Step for Conducting Evaluations in a Dynamic Environment
900am  -  1000am
Opening Breakfast Plenary – Question your Assumptions: A Key Step for Conducting Evaluations in a Dynamic Environment
Salon A&B

Opening Breakfast Plenary – Question your Assumptions: A Key Step for Conducting Evaluations in a Dynamic Environment

Longtime EERS supporter Rakesh Mohan is featured in this official welcome and formal kick-off of the EERS annual conference. Rakesh will use stories and examples from personal experience to illustrate how he continues to adapt to his dynamic evaluation environment by questioning his assumptions about people, places, and politics.

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Lunch Keynote – Unfolding to Our Full Height: Adapting to Evaluation in 2019 and Beyond
1200pm  -  130pm
Lunch Keynote – Unfolding to Our Full Height: Adapting to Evaluation in 2019 and Beyond
Salon C

Lunch Keynote – Unfolding to Our Full Height: Adapting to Evaluation in 2019 and Beyond

Join current AEA president Tessie Tzavaras Catsambas for a conversation sharing her perspective on how evaluators might adapt to a changing world.  Includes a catered sit-down lunch. The role of evaluators has been changing significantly in the last 20 years bringing evaluation out of the back room to board room. As we shed our cloak of […]

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May 7, 2019

Featured Speaker Breakfast – Evidence Matters in a Democracy: The Journey to Evidence-Informed Policy
730am  -  845am
Featured Speaker Breakfast – Evidence Matters in a Democracy: The Journey to Evidence-Informed Policy
Salon C

Featured Speaker Breakfast – Evidence Matters in a Democracy: The Journey to Evidence-Informed Policy

Join conference attendees for a breakfast buffet and presentation by Vivian Tseng. This presentation will consider why evidence matters to our democracy, as well as how to go about our evidence building and evidence use work in more democratic ways. Dr. Tseng will consider where we are in our country’s journey to connect research with […]

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