The 10th
Understanding & leveraging your impact to make a real difference
Conference Date
13th - 15th August 2019
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Sydney
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Building capability & advancing measurement practices
Social service organisations want to know and show they are making a difference. While many of these organisations have been measuring their outcomes for a while, there is a still a lot of progress to be made to ensure robust, consistent and evidence-based approaches.

Now that governments are moving towards outcomes-based approaches, impacting the commissioning of social services, the time is ripe for conversation and action across the sector.

The Measuring & Evaluating Social Outcomes Conference is your chance to hear and learn from leaders across the social and government sectors, discussing how you can advance and scale the impact of efforts to address complex social problems.

Speakers will discuss
  • The role of NGOs & funders towards achieving collective impact
  • Appropriate indicators to measure impact
  • Effective measurement tools, methods & implementation
  • Working with your stakeholders & communicating your impact
  • Using your outcomes data & impact analysis
  • Overcoming fragmented approaches to addressing complex social issues
  • Moving towards shared measurement

Who will attend?
Representatives from the Not-for-Profit, Government, Corporate & Philanthropic sectors with responsibility for:
  • Measurement & Evaluation
  • Strategy & Innovation
  • Research & Policy
  • Funding
  • Programs

Attend to learn:

  • How governments are funding NGOs & commissioning for outcomes
  • Optimising measurement frameworks, leveraging new tools & approaches
  • Enhancing consistency in measurement practices
  • The role of NGOs & funders towards achieving collective impact
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Key Speakers

Dr Jen Hamer
General Manager, Quality, Outcomes & Research
Relationships Australia NSW
Erika Bernabei
Founder & Principal
Equity & Results, New York, NY
Sam Barrett
Social Impact Bond Program Manager
Hutt St Centre, SA
Max Broadley
Executive Director, Client Services
Barwon Child, Youth & Family, VIC


What People Are Saying

  • “Keynote speakers all provided take away tips and tricks that I am able to immediately implement and share with communities. It has certainly had an impact on my practices for the better.”

    Gail Easton
    Alcohol and Drug Foundation, Measuring Social Outcomes conference attendee 2018
  • “The Measuring Social Outcomes conference was an outstanding event that included issues from both a government and non-government perspective. I learnt so much and it had started me thinking about a range of issues for our own organisation in furthering outcomes measurement.”

    Adam Mitchell
    Department of Social Services, Measuring Social Outcomes conference attendee 2018


  • Date: 6 Feb 2019  By: Ash Natesh

    “Organisations have the inability to be vulnerable, they often use measurement to only ever share good news stories” Bessi Graham, Co-Founder, Benefit Capital (Keynote at the Measuring Social Outcomes Conference 2018) Measurement, as Bessi mentioned, should be about what we actually deliver to the cause/people that the organisation is fighting for. Measurement needs to be …

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