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CfP: 3ie Delhi Evidence Week conference, 19-20 April 2018

3ie Delhi Evidence Week 2018 
19-20 April

Pushing the frontiers of evaluation effectiveness and excellence: 3ie's first decade
Venue: Sheraton Hotel, District Centre, Saket, New Delhi

3ie is turning 10 in May. We have learned a lot about what it takes to produce high-quality evidence that is useful for decision-making. For us, there is no better way to celebrate our milestone anniversary than to host a conference that highlights how evidence makes a real difference in people's lives.

We are pleased to invite you to a special anniversary conference on 19-20 April 2018 in New Delhi. The sessions will challenge us to remain on the frontiers of excellence in evaluation, as you can see in the agenda below. 

Join us for these interesting conversations and celebrate our anniversary with us. We value your support and know that you will make important contributions to this dialogue.
Conference agenda

19 April, 9:00am – 6:30pm

9:00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 9:45 Keynote address
Varun Gauri, senior economist, development economics vice presidency, World Bank

Varun Gauri is the co-lead of the Mind, Behavior, and Development Unit (eMBeD), which integrates behavioural science into the design of anti-poverty policies worldwide. His research has appeared in journals spanning the fields of economics, philosophy, political science and law.
9:45 – 10:00 3ie Executive Director's address
10:00 – 11:30 Nudging and beyond: informing policy through behavioural science
11:30 – 11:45 Break
11:45 – 13:15 Using evidence gap maps to inform policy and research  
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:45 Technology in impact evaluations: making them bigger, better and faster
15:45 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:30 Forging partnerships with government for evidence-informed decision-making
17:30 – 18:30 Reception and launch of 3ie's evidence synthesis study, Community-driven development: does it build social cohesion or infrastructure?
20 April, 9:00am – 2:30pm
9:00 – 10:15 A match made in evidence: pairing the right designs with the right questions
10:15 – 11:45 What are we learning from high-quality systematic reviews about the effectiveness of programmes to empower women?
11:45 – 12:00 Break
12:00 – 13:30 The role of researchers in promoting evidence use: what have we learned?
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch with closing keynote remarks by Ruth Levine, chair, 3ie Board of Commissioners
Register here
Click here to view a more detailed agenda, with a complete list of speakers.
About 3ie Delhi Evidence Week

3ie Delhi Evidence Week is a five-day event dedicated to promoting conversations on increasing the production and use of high-quality evidence for informing policies and programmes to improve lives. Activities from April 16-18 will feature closed-door events with 3ie members and board members. The conference on 19-20 April is open to all.
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