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