Plenary sessions

Monday, 26 September – Friends Meeting House, 9-10.30am

Opening Plenary: Why Evidence Matters

Chair: Jeremy Grimshaw, President, Campbell Collaboration

Using evidence for practice: implications for primary studies, systematic reviews and practice
David Myers, President, American Institutes for Research

Doing good better: the role of evidence in the non-profit sector
Caroline Fiennes, Director, Giving Evidence


Wednesday, 28 September – Friends Meeting House, 12.45-2pm

Closing plenary: What have we learned?

Chair: Paul Connolly, Director, CESI

Handling complex research in a binary world
Tracey Brown, Director, Sense About Science

The Demand for Rigour in Evidence
Emmanuel Jimenez, Executive Director, 3ie

What can South Africa learn from others and what can others learn from South Africa?
Tshediso Matona, Director General, DPME,  South Africa