• Networking

    Atlantic Canada Meet-Up: Regional Achievements, Networking, and CES 2021 Pre-Conference Chat (April 29)

    You’re invited to a meet and greet for the Atlantic Canada evaluation community! Meeting on:April 29, 202112:00 – 1:30 pm (ADT)Online (Zoom) All Atlantic Canadians interested or involved in evaluation are invited to attend to chat about how we are planning to participate in the 2021 CES conference (May 10-14), to celebrate achievements, and to network with evaluators from across the region. Please register in advance: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvceiprzMsH9a-v6ke1ZzXHrUwMuB_eTmx After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about attending the meeting. We hope to see you there!

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Apr 28: “Independence, Integrity, Impact: Integrating Core Workplace Values into the Work of the OAG” with NS Assistant Auditor General, Andrew Atherton

    Update (May 3, 2021): A recording of the event is now available: https://youtu.be/RQSMgLt-ovI The PowerPoint slides for the presentation are also available below: The Nova Scotia Chapter of CES invites you to a Professional Development Session “Independence, Integrity, Impact: Integrating Core Workplace Values into the Work of the OAG” on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, Noon – 1 PM ADT via Zoom. In this session, we’ll be joined by Nova Scotia’s Assistant Auditor General, Andrew Atherton! The Office of the Auditor General of Nova Scotia was established more than a century ago and it has been the independent watchdog for the Province’s public accounts almost continually ever since. The work of the Office…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    CES-NS Journal Club (Apr 19) – “Ensuring Quality for Evaluation: Lessons from Auditors”

    The CES-NS Professional Development Committee will be hosting a Journal Club for Atlantic CES members on Monday, April 19, 2021 from 12:00-1:00 PM ADT via Zoom. The discussion will be hosted by Rob Chatwin, CE, and it will focus on an article by John Mayne: “Ensuring Quality for Evaluation: Lessons from Auditors”. This article will be discussed to help identify and develop questions to pose to our guest, the Assistant Auditor General of Nova Scotia, Andrew Atherton on our professional development session later this month (April 28th). Register in advance for journal club:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwodO-sqDwsGdLs-ncV7OOIWKVa7Iefutzk Journal Club remains open to CES members in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Eval4Action North American Consultation – Registration Open

    The Eval4Action North American Regional Consultation will be held on April 20, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm (EDT) / 1:00-2:30 (ADT) via Zoom (see flyer below). Eval4Action is a global campaign that calls upon all actors, everywhere to accelerate the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals, by advocating for stronger evaluation capacities and evidence-based policies. The North American Consultation will be an opportunity for evaluation practitioners, users, and other stakeholders to shape regional priorities and promote influential evaluation, particularly to help address the SDGs. The consultation will include brief remarks by invited speakers, followed by facilitated group discussions. More info on regional consultations can be found here. To register, please visit: https://t.co/io90rjrjm0?amp=1. There is no registration fee for…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Mar 24: “Building Evaluation Capacity of an Organization in Times of Turbulence?” with Bob Lahey

    Update (March 28, 2021): A recording of the event is now available: https://youtu.be/xPmgT2nKY4E The PowerPoint slides for the presentation are also available below: The Nova Scotia Chapter of CES invites you to a Professional Development Session “Building Evaluation Capacity of an Organization in Times of Turbulence?” This Session will be led by Robert (Bob) Lahey on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Noon – 1 PM ADT via Zoom. Evidence-based (or, results-based) decision-making’ is a common catch phrase of senior officials in all sectors. Implicit in such a claim is an ability of organizations to measure and analyze the relevant ‘evidence’ and understand how expected ‘results’ are achieved (or, why they are…