Improving program outcomes and success
Conference Date
21st - 22nd March 2017
National Convention Centre Canberra
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Improving evaluation practice to strengthen evidence-based policy
Sound evidence can be used to improve policy and the likely outcomes of progress. While Governments and research institutes are committed to evidence based policy, developing professional skills in this area is a major challenge. This case study focused conference provides policy representatives with all the skills they need to drive improvement in policy evaluation, formulation and implementation.

Attend this conference & learn:
  • How to gather data and evaluate the quality of your evidence
  • How to design evidence-based policy & develop performance indicators
  • How to effectively communicate a policy story with evidence

Who will attend?
Senior representatives of Commonwealth, State & Local Government as well as the NGO sector with responsibility for:
  • Policy
  • Programs
  • Projects
  • Evaluation
  • Research
  • Performance

Attend to learn:

  • Source & utilise quantitative evidence
  • Communicate your evidence & policy effectively
  • Design performance indicators & policy
  • Evaluate the quality of your evidence
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Key Speakers

Michael woodhouse GS Criterion
Michael Woodhouse
Deputy Secretary, Strategic Reform and Policy
NSW Department of Family and Community Services
Grahem GS Criterion
Graeme Barden
Assistant Secretary Performance, Accountability & Evaluation
meg GS Criterion
Meg Reid
Director, Trusted Trader & Industry Engagement Branch


What People Are Saying

  • “Highly relevant content, great networking opportunities, great array of speakers.”

    Tracie-lee Little, Australian Skills Quality Authority
  • “Engaging, insightful, thought-provoking, instructive,
    entertaining – this conference had it all!”

    Judy Gordon, Australian Securities & Investments Commission


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