Category Archives: event notes

Recap of the Canadian Evaluation Society’s 2017 national conference

The Canadian Evaluation Society’s national conference was held right here in Vancouver last month! I was one of the program co-chairs for the conference and I have to say that it was pretty awesome to see a year and a … Continue reading

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Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) Conference Recap

In September, I had the fantastic opportunity to attend the Australasian Evaluation Society conference in Perth, Western Australia. As I did with the Canadian Evaluation Society conference, I’m going to summarize some of my insights, in addition to cataloguing all … Continue reading

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Canadian Evaluation Society 2016 conference recap

I recently spent a week at the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES)’s 2016 national conference in St. John’s, NL. I’ve been to the CES national conference twice before – 2010 in Victoria, BC and 2014 in Ottawa, ON – as well as … Continue reading

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One week until the 2016 Canadian Evaluation Society conference

One week from today, I’ll be on the opposite side of Canada, attending the Canadian Evaluation Society’s 2016 conference. I’m doing presenting in two sessions at the conference: one pre-conference workshop and one conference presentation. On June 5, my sister and … Continue reading

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Reflections from the Canadian Evaluation Society 2014 Conference

I had the good fortune of being able to the attend the 35th annual conference of the Canadian Evaluation Society that was held at the Ottawa Convention Centre from June 16-18, 2014. I’d only been to one CES conference previously, … Continue reading

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Agile

  On Feb 24 & 25, I received training in Scaled Agile Framework for enterprise (SAFe®) – a framework that combines elements of Agile software development, Lean process improvement, and Extreme Programming (XP) . The project I’m working on is looking … Continue reading

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CESBCY 2015 Conference – Collaboration, Contribution, and Collective Impact

Today was the Canadian Evaluation Society BC and Yukon (CESBCY) chapter’s conference. Now, I may be biased given that I was the conference Program Chair, but I think we had an outstanding program of presentations this year! But before you … Continue reading

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American Evalaution Association (AEA) Conference Sessions – Exemplary Evaluation

This year, the American Evaluation Association live streamed a bunch of their conference sessions for free! I didn’t get to watch as many as I would have liked 1Work meetings got in the way of some of them, some of … Continue reading

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KT Canada Conference – Day 2

  Day 2 of the two-day conference. More notes from the sessions!   Plenary: Andreas Laupacis “Patient engagement in research and health care: its values, science, politics, and art” used the James Lind Alliance process for coming up with their … Continue reading

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KT Canada Conference – Day 1

I’m in Halifax for the Knowledge Translation Canada conference. Figured my blog would be a good place to collect my notes. There was also a hashtag of #KTCanada15 where people were tweeting their thoughts (and often tweeting out links to … Continue reading

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