3ie London Evidence Week 2017, 6-10 November, London

Evidence that matters for vulnerable and marginalised people in international development

3ie London Evidence Week 2017 is a series of public events focused on the importance of using evidence to inform how we address some of the biggest challenges we are facing in development.

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Draft schedule of events

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6 November: 3ie-LIDC Seminar and launch of the WHO evidence gap map, Humanitarian Evidence Week seminar on improving evidence-based decision-making and accountability in humanitarian response

3ie-LIDC seminar and launch: Social, behavioural and community engagement interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) gap map report
Lunch time seminar featuring WHO and launch of an evidence gap map on Social, Behavioural and Community Engagement interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health.

Speaker: Anayda Gerarda Portela
Venue: LIDC, 36, Gordon Square
Timing: 12:30-14:00

Improving evidence-based decision-making and accountability in humanitarian response: opportunities from the RECAP project
(part of Humanitarian Evidence Week 2017)

Panellist: Alice Obrecht, ALNAP;  Bayard Roberts, LSHTM and Gareth Owen, Save the Children UK
Venue: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Timing: 17:30 - 19:00

7 November: Training: An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector(part of Humanitarian Evidence Week 2017)

An introduction to systematic reviews in the humanitarian sector(part of Humanitarian Evidence Week 2017)

Mike Clarke, professor, Queen’s University of Belfast will run a one-day evidence aid course to place systematic reviews in the context of disasters and the provision of humanitarian aid. The course will provide learning and practical experience in a small group setting for many aspects of systematic reviewing. For registrations, please contact Claire Allen (callen@evidenceaid.org)

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Venue: TBC
Timing: 09:00-05:00

8 November: Howard White Lecture and 3ie one-day conference: ‘Evidence that matters for vulnerable and marginalised people in international development’

The one-day conference as part of the 3ie London Evidence Week will feature 3ie’s annual Howard White Lecture and interesting panels that will address gaps in impact evaluation and evidence synthesis in international development, launch of 3ie’s in-house evidence synthesis report on community-driven development and much more.

Venue: George Fox Room, Friends House, Euston Road
Timing: 09:00-17:00

 9 November: 3ie- Bond workshop for UK NGOs on using systematic evidence

3ie- Bond workshop for UK NGOs on using systematic evidence

3ie and Bond will organise a one-day workshop which will use a combination of plenary and group work to introduce and articulate concepts. It will include short presentations on specific topics, sample exercises to clarify topics and methodology and open discussions. Sessions will be facilitated by 3ie London Office staff along with staff from Bond. This is a by-invitation event open only to UK-registered development NGOs working on or having an interest in SRs and EGMs. Space is limited and registration is required.

Venue: RUS (30) 102, 30 Russel Square, WC1B 5DT, London
Timing: 09:00-15:00

10 November: Presentation of an evidence gap map on child welfare (Campbell and UNICEF)

With the support of the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Campbell Collaboration is undertaking an evidence map to help inform research priorities in the area of child mortality. A preliminary version of the mega-map is now available, along with accompanying report and summary. The presentation of the evidence map will take place in London on 10 November 2017, during the 3ie London Evidence Week. This is a free public event. If interested in attending this event, please email Ashrita Saran, synthesis specialist, Campbell Collaboration at  asaran [at] campbellcollaboration.org.

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Venue: TBC
Timing: 09:00-15:30 

3ie London Evidence Week one-day conference

Evidence that matters for vulnerable and marginalised people in international development

8 November 2017, George Fox Room, Friends House, Euston Road, London

Time Programme
09:00-09:05 Welcome and introduction to the day and lecture speaker
09:05-10:00 Howard White Lecture 2017 and Q&A
Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Advisor, DFID
Informal coffee break
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Promoting systematic review evidence in decision-making: successes and challenges in different contexts
Kerry Albright, chief, Research Facilitation and Knowledge Management, Office of Research-Innocenti, UNICEF; Nathanael Bevan, evaluation advisor, DFID; Vidya Rangan, manager, Impacts, ISEAL; Julia St Thomas-King, deputy director, Strategic Initiatives, Violence Prevention and Response Unit, International Rescue Committee UK Philippe Vanderkerckhove, CEO Belgian Red Cross Federation.
Facilitator: Beryl Leach, director, Policy, Advocacy and Communication Office, 3ie
12:00-13:00 Community-driven development: using synthesised evidence to tell us what works for whom, why and how
Radhika Menon, senior policy and advocacy officer, 3ie
Howard White, CEO, Campbell Collaboration
13:00-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:00 Reaching vulnerable and marginalised populations in WASH and agriculture sectors
Panellists: TBC
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:30 Centre for Excellence in Development Impact and Learning: presentation of selected papers
James Hargreaves, director, Centre for Evaluation, LSHTM; and Sandy Oliver, deputy director, EPPI-Centre, Howard White, CEO, Campbell Collaboration
16:30-17:00 Closing remarks by Ruth Levine, chair, 3ie Board of Directors
Working title: “Impact evaluation: The moral core and implications for ethical practice”

Note: This is a preliminary agenda. The schedule of events will be finalized soon.

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3ie is pleased to be coordinating our London Evidence Week events with partners who also have events the same week

With the support of the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Campbell Collaboration is undertaking an evidence map to help inform research priorities in the area of child mortality. The presentation of the evidence map will take place in London on 10 November 2017, during the 3ie London Evidence Week.  Read more

 

Centre for Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) will be actively participating in 3ie’s London Evidence Week one-day conference. CEDIL will be leading a session on addressing gaps in impact evaluation and evidence synthesis in international development.

 

Humanitarian Evidence Week 2017, 6-10 November in Oxford and London
Humanitarian Evidence Week 2017 (HEW2017) will take place from 6 to 12 November 2017. HEW2017 is an initiative led by Evidence Aid, in collaboration with the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine to promote a more evidence-based approach together with over twenty organisations. Evidence Aid is co-organising a debate at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and will provide systematic review training on 7 November.  
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Festival for Social Science, 4-11 November in London

The Festival of social science organised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESCR) is designed to promote and increase awareness of social sciences. The event is a platform to promote ESRC’s research, enable social scientists to engage with non-academics and increase awareness of the contributions the social sciences make to the wellbeing and the economy of the UK society

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