Speaker Sessions

April 30, 2018

Opening Breakfast Plenary – Data, Evidence, and Evaluation: Balancing Opportunities and Risk
900am  -  1015am
Opening Breakfast Plenary – Data, Evidence, and Evaluation: Balancing Opportunities and Risk
Salon A&B

Opening Breakfast Plenary – Data, Evidence, and Evaluation: Balancing Opportunities and Risk

Sherry Glied is featured in this official welcome and formal kick-off of the EERS annual conference. The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking released its report in September 2017, and both Congress and the Executive branch have taken steps to put into place several of its recommendations. This presentation will summarize the Commission’s work and address some […]

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Lunch Keynote – Equity, Ethics and Evidence: What’s new in AEA and the field?
1215pm  -  145pm
Lunch Keynote – Equity, Ethics and Evidence: What’s new in AEA and the field?
Salon C

Lunch Keynote – Equity, Ethics and Evidence: What’s new in AEA and the field?

Join current AEA president Leslie Goodyear to learn about recent AEA initiatives related to Equity, Ethics and Evidence, and engage in dialogue about important issues facing the field of evaluation. Includes a catered sit-down lunch. What’s going on in the American Evaluation Association? And how can you get involved? Leslie’s talk will connect the EERS […]

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May 1, 2018

Featured Speaker Breakfast – “We are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For…”: Research, Equity and Valuing the Collective
730am  -  845am
Featured Speaker Breakfast – “We are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For…”: Research, Equity and Valuing the Collective
Salon C

Featured Speaker Breakfast – “We are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For…”: Research, Equity and Valuing the Collective

Join conference attendees for a breakfast buffet and discussion led by Patrice Fenton. Research is often accepted as incremental in the way it cultivates change. So how do we use research to interrupt systemic inequity in a manner that is both efficient and impactful? This talk will illuminate why equity-based research agendas should take an identity-responsive approach to valuing and serving the collective. The public educational […]

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