What Works Global Summit 2016

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A blog article by the Evidence Synthesis Team lists 15 things they learned at the summit.

Read the article here. The blogger describes the first What Works Global Summit as "an exciting five days of workshops, presentations, meetings and networking."

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Results for America:

Building a culture of evidence in the United States
The use of data and evidence in policymaking has begun to take hold in the United States, with mechanisms being established at the federal, state and local levels to shift more funding toward programs proven to work.

A panel chaired by Michelle Jolin, with Karen Anderson, Andrew Feldman, and David Medina will discuss some of the successes in promoting evidence-based policymaking in the United States, including the establishment of the Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission, and a discussion about what may lie ahead following the 2016 election.

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The What Works Global Summit will be held at five adjacent venues in Bloomsbury: 1. Friends House, 2. Woburn House, 3. Birkbeck College, 4. London International Development Centre (LIDC), and 5.British Medical Association (BMA)

Evening public lectures will be held in:
6. UCL, 7. Institute of Education (IOE), and 8. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)


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