7th Biennial South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association Conference Hosted by SAMEA

Shaping M&E for a Sustainable Future

21–25 October 2019, Emperor’s Palace, Gauteng, South Africa

The South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA) invites you to its biennial Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Conference to be held at Emperor’s Palace, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa from 21st to 25th October 2019. The conference consists of:

  • Pre-conference workshops: 21st to 22nd October 2019.
  • Conference: 23rd to 25th October 2019.
    The theme for this year’s conference is: “Shaping M&E for a Sustainable Future”.

As part of this theme, the conference strands will include:

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Better Evidence for Public Policy and Implementation

focuses on how public sector institutions use evidence in policy and decision-making to deliver better outcomes for society.

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MERL Tech

provides a platform for delegates to discuss the influence of technology on how practitioners design M&E studies, collect data, analyse information, report on and visualise data.

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Investing for Impact

explores the role of M&E in impact investing and corporate social investment programmes.

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Climate Change and Building Resilience

provides an opportunity to discuss how M&E helps us to assess implications of climate change on individuals, communities and organisations and through strong evidence contributes to building resilience.
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M&E and Non-Profits

draws lessons from how M&E is carried out in the non-profit sector and how it enables learning, how it shapes current practice and how it is adapting to changes brought about by technology, donor demands and communities’ needs.
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M&E Skills in a Changing World

examines the changing skills requirements for the M&E profession in the 21st century and discusses the evolving roles of practitioners.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Workshop Proposals Submission opens 06 March 2019
Workshop Proposals Submission close 17 April 2019
Workshop Registration Opens 29 May 2019
Call for papers 04 April 2019
Abstract Submissions Close 10 June 2019
Final Programme 05 Aug 2019
Early Bird Cut-off date 06 Sept 2019

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