2016 Presentations

Wednesday Concurrents 4:30pm-6:00pm
2083: Bumps in the Facilitation and Evaluation Design Road

Wednesday Concurrents 6:15pm-7:00pm
2322:From Process Mapping to Intake Doc: Devise Customized Tools that Connect Evaluation
Practice to Services Delivered

Thursday Concurrents 11:00am-11:45am
1489:Designing Evaluations for State and Federal Program Grants Birds of a Feather
1705:Collaborating with Other Evaluators to Improve Evaluation Quality and Organizational Success

Thursday Concurrents 1:00pm-1:45pm
1162:Exploring Essentials of Culturally Responsive Evaluation Design Among Independent Consultants

Thursday Concurrents 4:45pm-6:15pm
1200:Evaluating the Evaluator: Strategies and Tools to Measure Your Firm’s Performance from the Inside Out
1874:Meet the Pros: Intermediate Consulting Skill-Building Self-help Fair

Thursday Concurrents 6:20pm-7:10pm
TIGBM48:Independent Consulting TIG Business Meeting; Crosslisted in: Independent Consulting

Friday Concurrents 8:00am-9:30am
2454:Independent Consulting Topical Interest Group 2015 Decennial Survey: Findings for Member Communication Strategy Design

Friday Concurrents 11:00am-11:45am
1410:Small business in a big pond: Tips and tricks for independent consultants and small businesses pursuing Federal program evaluation contracts
2793:When Design Goes out the Window: Balancing Evaluation, Technical Support and Program Needs — Two Case Studies

Friday Concurrents 1:45pm-3:15pm
1702:Designing a Successful Evaluation Consultancy Using the Book Yourself Solid System

Friday Concurrents 3:30pm-4:15pm
1654:Evaluating Community Sustainability: Issues and Approaches
2581:Extreme Collaboration for Evaluation Consultants

Friday Concurrents 4:30pm-5:15pm
1202:Thinking Outside the Box: What Can We Learn from Nate Silver about Our Evaluation Practice?

Friday Concurrents 5:30pm-6:15pm
1896:Designing Your Digital Workshop
2787:Evaluators! Watch Your Backs – Learn Hard Negotiation Tactics before that Job: Negotiation
Skills for Program Evaluators in the Design and Implementation of Evaluations

Saturday Concurrents 7:00am-7:45am
2081:Practice by Design: Aligning Your Brand with an Avatar Client to Advance Your Independent
Consulting Practice

Saturday Concurrents 9:45am-10:30am
2804:Evaluators! Watch Your Backs – Learn Hard Negotiation Tactics before that Job: Negotiation
Skills for Program Evaluators in the Design and Implementation of Evaluations

Saturday Concurrents 10:45am-11:30am
1216:Designing Independent Consulting Cooperatives
2852:The Story Slam: How We Partnered with Businesses, Nonprofits & Foundations and Had A Great Time