2012 Conference


Session Title Time Room
How to Promote Evaluation Use by Engaging Stakeholders in the Process of Interpreting Data and Utilizing Findings Wednesday, Oct 24, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM Marquette Section III
Communicating Evaluation Findings for Mutual Benefits Among Diversified Stakeholders Thursday, Oct 25, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM 211 C/D
Enabling More Data-based Decision Making: Using Evidence-based Outcomes to Justify Your Program's Existence Thursday, Oct 25, 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM 103 D
The Conversation Matrix: Using Real-Time Conversational Coding to Inform Program Processes Thursday, Oct 25, 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM 202 A
Using Developmental Evaluation: Two Case Studies Thursday, Oct 25, 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM 211 C/D
Adaptive Study Designs and Strategies Used in Evaluating Large-scale Complex Interventions Thursday, Oct 25, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM 101 A-D/G-J
Roundtable Rotation I: Making Evaluation Findings Relevant and Useful for Different Stakeholder Groups in a Multi-Level Project

Roundtable Rotation II: "We Didn't Mean for THAT to Happen": Making Useful Recommendations in Dynamic Environments
Thursday, Oct 25, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM 209 B
Evaluation as a (Under-Utilized) Planning Tool Thursday, Oct 25, 2:40 PM to 4:10 PM 211 C/D
The Care and Feeding of Evaluation in the United States Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Habitat Thursday, Oct 25, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM 211 C/D
Evaluation Use Topical Interest Group Business Meeting and Presentation: Evaluation Use at a Crossroads - The Nature and Potential of Evaluative Thinking Friday, Oct 26, 7:00 AM to 7:50 AM 211 C/D
Biting the Evaluative Bullet Friday, Oct 26, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM 101 A-D/G-J
Enhancing Evaluation Utility: Relationship Building, Impact Assessment, A Use of Non-significant Results, and the Influence of Evaluator Role Decisions Friday, Oct 26, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM 211 C/D
Seeking Sustainable Change and Improved Health Care Practice Through Evaluation Friday, Oct 26, 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM 205 D
Using Actionable Knowledge to Transform Evaluation Outcomes to Practice: A Demonstration From the Tennessee Lives Count Suicide Prevention Project Friday, Oct 26, 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM 202 B
The Complex Ecology of Utilization-Focused Evaluation: The Best Example I've Ever Experienced Friday, Oct 26, 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM 208 C/D
Using Cost-Effective Processes to Develop Large-Scale Data-Driven Continuous Improvement Systems for Local Programs Friday, Oct 26, 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM 211 C/D
Roundtable Rotation I: Keeping It Off the Bookshelf: Teaching Clients to Use a Written Report

Roundtable Rotation II: Stakeholder Engagement in the Evaluation Process: What Works to Promote Evaluation Use?
Friday, Oct 26, 2:40 PM to 4:10 PM 209 B
Evaluation for Design and Transportability: Balancing Inside and Outside Information Needs in a Developmental Evaluation Friday, Oct 26, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM 211 C/D
Utilization Focused Evaluation Case Studies: How Evaluators Used Patton's Approach in Complex Global and Local Ecologies to Form Meaningful Relationships, Clear Understanding of Responsibilities and Relevant Information that is Useful to Stakeholders Saturday, Oct 27, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM 211 C/D
Methods to Evaluate the Influence of Networks Saturday, Oct 27, 9:50 AM to 10:35 AM 211 C/D
The Evolution, Role, Relationship, Tools, and Metrics of Transformative Evaluation and Evaluation Capacity Building in a Multi-year, Multi-site University/K12 project Saturday, Oct 27, 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM 209 B
Real-Time Feedback: Managing Risks and Client Expectations in a Dynamic Environment Saturday, Oct 27, 11:50 AM to 12:50 PM 209 B
Blaming Outward, Reflecting Inward Saturday, Oct 27, 11:50 AM to 12:50 PM 211 C/D
Contributions of Indigenous Evaluation Frameworks and Sovereignty to Ownership, Influence and Utility Saturday, Oct 27, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM 203 A
Caught in the Middle of Measurement Versus Marketing Saturday, Oct 27, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM 210 B
Tailoring Evaluation Reporting for Enhanced Use Saturday, Oct 27, 2:40 PM to 4:10 PM 211 C/D

Chairs, Discussants and Presenters

Role Chairs, Discussants, and Presenters
P Adrienne Adams, Michigan State University, adamsadr@msu.edu
P Nkiru Nnawulezi, Michigan State University, nnawulez@msu.edu
C, P Valerie Caracelli, US Government Accountability Office, caracelliv@gao.gov
P Rebecca Campbell, Michigan State University, rmc@msu.edu
P Jessica Shaw, Michigan State University, shawjes2@msu.edu
P Stephanie Townsend, Townsend Consulting and Evaluation Inc, stephanie.townsend@earthlink.net
P Nidal Karim, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nkarim@cdc.gov
P Xiaodong Zhang, R A Malatest & Associates Ltd, zxduir@hotmail.com
P Joelle Greene, Harder+Company Community Research, jgreene@harderco.com
P Elle Uh, Black Hills Corporation, elleuh@gmail.com
C, P Catherine Estis, Univeristy of Louisiana/Department of Education, estis_catherine@hotmail.com
P Heather Wallace, Centerstone Research Institute, heather.wallace@centerstone.org
P Sarah Suiter, Centerstone Research Institute, sarah.suiter@centerstone.org
C, P Susan Tucker, Evaluation & Development Associates, sutucker1@mac.com
P Chi Yan Lam, Queen's University, CHI.LAM@QUEENSU.CA
P Mark Abrahams, University of the Western Cape, marka@iafrica.com
C Nick L Smith, Syracuse University, nlsmith@syr.edu
D Hallie Preskill, FSG, Hallie.Preskill@fsg.org
D Jonathan Morell, Fulcrum Corporation, jamorell@jamorell.com
P Nick L Smith, Syracuse University, nlsmith@syr.edu
P Debra Rog, Westat, debrarog@westat.com
P Deborah M Fournier, Boston University, fournier@bu.edu
P Carrie Liston, Evaluation & Research Associates, cliston@eraeval.org
P Vicky Ragan Coulon, Evaluation & Research Associates, vragan@eraeval.org
P Lija Greenseid, Professional Data Analysts Inc, lija@pdastats.com
P Lauren Porter, Florida Department of Health, Lauren_Porter@doh.state.fl.us
P Julie Rainey, Professional Data Analysts Inc, Julie@pdastats.com
P Rachel Becker-Klein, PEER Associates, rachel@peerassociates.net
D Julie Poncelet, Action Evaluation Collaborative, julie@actionevaluation.org
D Michael Duffin, PEER Associates, michael@peerassociates.net
D Catherine Borgman-Arboleda, Action Evaluation Collaborative, catherine@actionevaluation.org
D Dave Chase, PEER Associates, dave@peerassociates.net
C Talbot Bielefeldt, International Society for Technology in Education, talbot@iste.org
P Karen Febey, US Government Accountability Office, febeyk@gao.gov
P Leslie Goodyear, Education Development Center, lgoodyear@edc.org
P Tom McKlin, The Findings Group LLC, tom@thefindingsgroup.com
C, P Lyn Shulha, Queens University, lyn.shulha@queensu.ca
P Michael Scriven, Claremont Graduate University, mjscriv1@gmail.com
P E Jane Davidson, Real Evaluation Ltd, jane@realevaluation.com
P Syd King, New Zealand Qualifications Authority, syd.king@nzqa.govt.nz
P Maurice Samuels, University of Chicago, mcsamuels@uchicago.edu
P Amy Cssata, University of Chicago, acassata@uchicago.edu
P Dae Kim, University of Chicago, daeykim@uchicago.edu
P Jeanne Century, University of Chicago, jcentury@uchicago.edu
P Marie-France Duranceau, University of Montreal, marie-france.duranceau@umontreal.ca
P Jean-Louis Denis, Public Administration University, jean-louis.denis@enap.ca
P Pernelle Smits, Public Administration University, pernelle.smits@enap.ca
P Andrea Beesley, Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, abeesley@mcrel.org
P Tedra Clark, Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, tclark@mcrel.org
P Kelci Price, The Colorado Health Foundation, kprice@coloradohealth.org
C Deeanna Burleson, Saybrook University, deeburleson@gmail.com
P Pernelle Smits, Public Administration University, pernelle.smits@enap.ca
P Jeanne Annett, Alberta Health Services, Jeanne.Annett@albertahealthservices.ca
P Jennifer Lockman, Centerstone Research Institute, Jennifer.Lockman@Centerstone.org
P Kathryn Bowen, Centerstone Research Institute, kathryn.bowen@centerstone.org
C, D, P Michael Quinn Patton, Utilization-Focused Evaluation, mqpatton@prodigy.net
P Laurie Van Egeren, Michigan State University, vanegere@msu.edu
P Angelina Garner, David P Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, angelina@cypq.org
P Heng-Chieh Wu, Michigan State University, wuhengch@msu.edu
P Charles Smith, David P Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, charles@cypq.org
P Micheline Magnotta, 3D Group, mmagnotta@3dgroup.net
P Adrienne Adams, Michigan State University, adamsadr@msu.edu
P Katie Gregory, Michigan State University, katieanngregory@gmail.com
P Sara McGirr, Michigan State University, sara.a.mcgirr@gmail.com
C, P Catherine Nelson, Independent Consultant, catawsumb@gmail.com
P Michael Palmisano, Ball Foundation, mpalmisano@ballfoundation.org
P Royce Holladay, Human Systems Dynamics Institute, rholladay@hsdinstitute.org
P Wendy Gudalawicz, New Haven Unified School District, wgudalewicz@nhusd.k12.ca.us
P Christopher Nelson, Independent Consultant, ffcarp123@yahoo.com
C, P Stanley Capela, HeartShare Human Services of New York, Stan.capela@heartshare.org
P David Bernstein, Westat, davidbernstein@westat.com
P Gene Lyle, Ramsey County Human Services, Lylex002@umn.edu
C, P Nicole Bowman, Bowman Performance Consulting, nicky@bpcwi.com
P Emma Rotondo, Preval Latinamerica, rotondoemma@yahoo.com
C Mel Mark, Penn State University, m5m@psu.edu
P Sanjeev Sridharan, University of Toronto, sridharans@smh.ca
P Ed McLain, University of Alaska, Anchorage, emclain@uaa.alaska.edu
P Katherine Lee, Harder+Company Community Research, klee@harderco.com
P Paul Harder, Harder+Company Community Research, pharder@harderco.com
P Britta Johnson, US Environmental Protection Agency, johnson.britta@epa.gov
P Michelle Mandolia, US Environmental Protection Agency, mandolia.michelle@epa.gov
P Richard Nichols, Colyer Nichols Inc, colyrnickl@cybermesa.com
P Karen Kirkhart, Syracuse University, kirkhart@syr.edu
P Joan LaFrance, Mekinak Consulting, lafrancejl@gmail.com
P Victor Begay, Arizona State University, vbegay@asu.edu
P Kerry Lawton, Arizona State University, klawton@asu.edu
P Kate McKegg, Kinnect Group, kate@kinnect.co.nz
P Kataraina Pipi, FEM (2006) Ltd, kpipi@xtra.co.nz
P Joelle Cook, Organizational Research Services, jcook@organizationalresearch.com
C Mary McEathron, University of Minnesota, mceat001@umn.edu
P Hanife Cakici, University of Minnesota, cakic002@umn.edu
P Lowana Greensky, St Louis County Schools, ljgreensky@gmail.com
P Mary McEathron, University of Minnesota, mceat001@umn.edu
P Amelia Maynard, University of Minnesota, mayn0065@umn.edu
P Nora F Murphy, Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute, norafmurphy@gmail.com
P Josiah Downey, The Student Conservation Association, jdowney@thesca.org