Pre-summit Schedule

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What Works Global Summit 2016: Provisional workshop programme.

Saturday 24th September

Woburn House BMA
Main Hall Tavistock Room Boardroom Bevan Suite Harvey room Prince’s Room Courtyard
09.00-10.30 1. Defining the Assumptions of the Theory of Change: A Workshop for Policy Makers and Programme Managers 2. How to foster sustainable policy influence and engagement 3. Ethical issues in evaluation 4. How do we know what works? Principles of evidence synthesis for implementation and impact 5. Evidence-informed commissioning of public services: why, what, when and how? 6. Assessing the demand for evidence through scoping work 7. How to perform and report a meta-analysis
11.00-12.30 8. Better dissemination for better research 10. Standing up for science media workshop 9. Approaches and methods to maximise the use of evaluation
13.30-15.00 11. Incorporating active implementation frameworks into the work of intermediary organisations: Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland as stimulus for learning 12. Measurement of evidence uptake 14. The Future of Research Synthesis 15. Moved to Sunday 16. Using Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) Technique in Systematic Reviews
15.30-17.00 17. Choosing an appropriate review product to answer “What Works?”

Breaks: Tea/coffee 10.30-11.00 and 15.00-15.30. Lunch in each venue 12.30-13.30
Sunday 25th September

Woburn House BMA
Tavistock Room Boardroom Bevan Suite Harvey room Prince’s Room Courtyard Paget Room
09.00-10.30 18. Introduction to social media and blogging 19. PRESSing your search strategies: Using the PRESS 2015 Evidence-Based Checklist to evaluate searches for systematic reviews 13. [Cancelled] 20. Assessing how much confidence to place in findings from qualitative evidence syntheses: a new version of the GRADE-CERQual approach 21. Critical appraisal of impact evidence 13:30-17:00

15. The experience translating evidence-based knowledge into healthcare: a case study based on the Joanna Briggs Model

23. Undertaking Impact Evaluations in the Humanitarian Sector
11.00-12.30 24. Verifying the next big idea: replication’s role in development policy making
13.30-15.00 25. Systematic reviews to meet policy interests: getting started 26. Applying what works to make a difference: an adaptable framework, tools, and strategies for translating global health evidence into practice 27. Exploring how to enhance the readability, interpretability and usefulness of graphical representations and summaries of results from a network of interventions dealing with the same clinical condition: Insights from policy makers
15.30-17.00 28. Generating knowledge on What Works to prevent and respond to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) 29. [Cancelled]

Breaks: Tea/coffee 10.30-11.00 and 15.00-15.30. Lunch in each venue 12.30-13.30