• Networking,  Professional Development

    Registration is open for the 5th EvalYouth Virtual Conference (Nov 21)

    From the EvalYouth website: With the theme of “Evaluation for Transformation and Social Change,” the 5th EvalYouth Conference is a 1-day virtual conference that seeks to build the evaluation capabilities of individuals focusing especially on Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs) but open for all members of the evaluation community and other interested professionals. The conference will be held on the 21st of November 2020, from 12:00 to 16:00 (GMT). Speakers and presenters are distinguished leaders, scholars, and practitioners from the evaluation community. To register for the conference (at no cost), visit:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScetjZ397ewlEv9vQJe9f91pbi3hbU9kpNGJCWutZHL5afZoA/viewform. More info in the conference poster below and in EvalYouth’s recent announcement.

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Launch of the CES-NS Journal Club (Nov 18)!

    The Professional Development Committee of the Nova Scotia Chapter of CES is holding a discussion of a journal article: “Building evaluative culture in community services: Caring for evidence”, by John Mayne In Evaluation and Program Planning 2017.  The discussion will be hosted by Rob Chatwin, CE. This session will be held via zoom on Wednesday, November 18, 12:00-1:00pm (AST). This is the first session of this format, so it is limited to CES members.  Please register for this session on the link below, and the article, with discussion questions, and joining instructions will be sent to you.https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcOmgqz8iEtDdptLxnc0XfZxiIfqXDu1S We look forward to seeing many of  you at this informative session. 

  • Professional Development

    Reminder – Nov 2: “The Need to Build Reach into Evaluation Design” with Steve Montague, hosted by CES-NS

    On Monday, November 2, 2020, 12 PM – 1PM (ADT), The Canadian Evaluation Society – Nova Scotia Chapter is excited to welcome Steve Montague to hold a learning professional development session. The topic of this presentation will be the need to build the idea of reach (the ‘who’) of policies programs and initiatives into evaluation questions, models and approaches. In this unique time it is clear that the idea of reach is more important than ever when trying to understand situations and initiatives to address them. Participants will leave this session with practical insights and suggestions they can apply immediately to their work to help understand the ‘reach’ of initiatives…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Launch of the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit Capacity Development Series: Keeping up with Knowledge Translation

    The Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU) is launching a new capacity development pilot series titled, Keeping up with Knowledge Translation!  Each session of the series will touch on both the science and practice of KT and will highlight researchers and organizations in the Maritimes. The webinar series will be of interest to key stakeholders across the health care community including health care professionals, patients/caregivers, trainees, policy-makers, and researchers. This pilot series will take place every second month, with the first session being on Thursday, November 19th! Details and registration link follow and are also included in the promo poster below. Session 1: The Science and Practice of Knowledge Exchange Date: Thursday, November 19th, 2020Time: 12:00 pm…