While hinting at the national capital location, the 2017 conference theme Evaluation Capital captures two important but often neglected ideas in evaluation.
Firstly, evaluation is a durable asset for sound governance. That is, longevity and permanence should be built into our evaluation systems because societies with more evaluation capital are better off than those with less. The second idea concerns the inherently political nature of evaluation, and that evaluation commissioners and practitioners must be sensitive to the effect of politics when making their evaluative choices.
Explore the extensive draft conference program of keynotes, short and long papers, panel discussions, skill building sessions, and consultation and collaboration sessions.
Sunday 3 & Thursday 7 September: Topical and innovative workshops on the latest in evaluation theories and methods, practices and tools