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Monday, September 19 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
The meaning and measure of social impact: From challenges to solutions

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John Gargani (President, American Evaluation Association)

Outcome. Impact. Value. In a lighthearted way, I unpack these heavy concepts. I offer some practical frameworks that may help you measure impact. I ask a few moral questions that may slow you down. Along the way, I suggest that our training makes it more difficult for us to measure, infer, and value—the nuts-and-bolts activities of evaluation. Then I suggest a few ways to make these activities easier. If you are a realist evaluator, you will hate what I have to say. Or you will love it. Depends on context. 

Chairs
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Kate Gilbert

Senior Project Officer - Evaluation, Victorian Department of Health & Human Services
Kate began her career in patient advocacy, founding one of the first online communities in the late 90s. This led to work in research and evaluation, initially as a mechanism for getting patient stories heard. Kate has published and presented widely in the fields of diabetes, consumer... Read More →

Speakers
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John Gargani

President, American Evaluation Association
John Gargani is the 2016 President of the American Evaluation Association. He is President and Founder of Gargani Company, Inc., a program design and evaluation firm located in Berkeley, California. When he is not helping non-profit organizations, foundations, corporations, and government... Read More →


Monday September 19, 2016 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Plaza Ballroom 3 Hyatt Regency Perth

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