American Evaluation Association: Evaluation 2017

From Learning to Action

2017 marks the American Evaluation Association’s (AEA) 31st Annual Conference. Taking place on November 6-11 in Washington, D.C., Evaluation 2017 brings together evaluators, evaluation scholars, students, and evaluation users from around the world are invited to assemble, share, and learn from the successes of the international discipline and practice of evaluation.

No matter your skill level, Evaluation 2017 will provide the opportunity to be involved in the shared experience through a variety of presentations and learning formats.

On Saturday, November 11th, join NORC experts for two panels.

The first is Methodological Issues in Conducting Evaluations in Vulnerable and Hard to Reach Populations (Session #2250; Democracy and Governance track; Session Chair: Morgan O'Leary Holmes (Evaluation Methodologist - USAID).

Presentations during the panel will include:

  • Methodological challenges in conducting evaluations of counter-human trafficking programs
  • Overcoming the methodological challenges in collecting data among hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations: A Philippines countering-trafficking case study
  • Challenges and Model-Based Evaluations of Displaced and Vulnerable Children

The second panel titled Addressing Complexity in Youth Program Evaluations [Session #YFE2; Youth Focused Evaluation track; Susana Micaela Morales (Principal - Communities in Collaboration)], will be immediately following the former at 9:15 eastern standard time in room Washington 5.

Presentations during the panel will include:

  • Positive Youth Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: What do we know, what don’t we know and how can we measure it to design more effective PYD programs
  • Challenges and Successes of Sexual and Reproductive Health Evaluation; in Low Resource Country: Liberia as Case Study
  • Addressing Complexities of Identifying Sensitive Attitudes and Populations in Conflict-Affected Settings: Burundi Youth

To learn more about the conference, visit the American Evaluation Association website.


Visit us at booth #24 to learn more about our work and meet NORC staff.