ACWS Outcomes Conference 2018

An opportunity to be inspired!

Join fellow ACWS shelter member leadership as we enhance our organizational and collective capacity with regard to evaluation and measuring impact. Take in keynotes and workshops with innovative evaluation experts. Share your shelter's programming, how you evaluate and what you have learned in the Marketplace of Ideas. Strengthen and affirm collaborative relationships with shelters from across Alberta. Prepared to be motivated and enriched with knowledge and tools to harness the power of data to inform your shelter practice and paint the picture of your work for the world to see. 



A showcase of shelter programs and outcomes! Click teh link above for full description of presentations.



Conference Schedule
Wednesday September 19, 2018                       Thursday September 20, 2018
The Power of Data & Collective Evaluation
Jan Reimer &
Ian Wheeliker
Workshop: Getting to What Matters
Steve Patty
Networking & Wellness Dinner
Entertainment TBA
8:00AMMarketplac  Presenters Set-Up
9:00-12:00PMFrom Raw Data to WisdomPolicyWise
Marketplace of Ideas
ACWS Membership
Thank-You & Closing






Who should attend the Conference?
This Conference is intended for senior level shelter staff involved in planning and implementing organization and program evaluation. It is not intended for board members, volunteers or strictly front-line staff.
Evaluation Specialist 
Program Developers
Supervisors & Team Leads

Steve Patty's expertise lies in design of education and training, strategy and program development, 
and impact evaluation and measurement. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and trained at
Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Steve served as professor and department chair
and taught courses in Leadership, Management, Educational Psychology, Research, Curriculum
Development, and Human Development. Steve has consulted in leadership development and
impact evaluation for national, international and regional organizations.
PolicyWise for Children & Families is committed to sharing knowledge about what works and supporting wise decisions. Their mission is to develop and integrate evidence to inform, identify, and promote effective public policy and service delivery to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities. Using a collaborative, cross-sectoral approach to generate knowledge by funding and conducting research and evaluation, and by managing, linking, and analyzing data. PolicyWise measures the impact of how we influence positive changes for children and families.
September 19th, 2018 8:30 AM   through   September 20th, 2018 4:00 PM
EPS Museum & Archive
10425 99 Avenue
EdmontonABT5K 0E5
Business Phone: 780-456-7000 
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