#CONFERENCE

Itad at Evaluation 2019

We’ll be at ‘Paths to the future of evaluation’, this year’s American Evaluation Association conference, in Minneapolis from 11 to 16 November.

With colleagues from across the world, we’ll be leading sessions and joining discussions on this year’s theme of building the future of evaluation practice. We’ll share insights from across the breadth of our …

Lessons from an ex-post evaluation – and why we should do more of them

Even as evaluation specialists, rarely do we get the chance to carry out ex-post evaluations. We recently carried out an ex-post evaluation of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) Expanding Financial Inclusion (EFI) programme and believe we’ve found some key lessons that make the case for more ex-post evaluations.

We’ll be sharing learning from the evaluation …

Itad at SAMEA 2019

Itad will be at this year’s South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA) Conference – held in Gauteng, South Africa, from the 21st to 25th October 2019.

We have co-organised the Climate Change and Resilience strand at this year’s conference, in conjunction with WFP and Genesis Analytics. The strand will look at the big picture of climate change in …

Itad at SEEP 2019

Join us at this years’ SEEP Conference where we’ll be reflecting on some of our work with the Mastercard Foundation Savings Learning Lab.

Itad’s James Robinson will be joined by our Savings Learning Lab partners from the Scale2Save and Savings at the Frontier programmes –  Access Bank Ghana Plc (Matilda Asante-Asiedu), First City Monument Bank Limited …

Itad at IDEAS 2019

This week Itad will be at the 2019 IDEAS Global Assembly, held in Prague, Czech Republic, where will be discussing our work in two sessions.

Bara Sladvoka will be taking part in a panel on ‘Applying Realist Evaluation to assess Transformative Change of climate change interventions – what has worked, how, in what contexts and for whom’ she will be joined by …

Itad at SOCAP19

This October, we’ll be at SOCAP19 – the flagship conference of Social Capital Markets, a network of ‘investors, entrepreneurs, and social impact leaders addressing the world’s toughest challenges through market-based solutions’. We have convened an expert panel to discuss the importance of independent verification in impact management.

Our panel will …

‘Tis the season to be jolly – Symposium Season

When I worked in Bangladesh in the mid-90s there was always a steady flow of project and programme workshops going on in Dhaka. One individual always turned up; he became known as ‘Mr Workshop’ and we eventually realised he’d just figured out a good way to get a decent lunch several times a week.

At the end of November, I went to four evaluation symposia in …