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Event Name:Discussion Forum: Building on the Recommendations of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking
Description:Co-Sponsored by the American Evaluation Association, Washington Evaluators, GWU’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Thursday, September 21 , 2017
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
George Washington University Marvin Center, Washington, DC

Last year the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking was charged by the President and Congress to develop a strategy for improving how evidence is generated about government policies and programs. The bipartisan Commission will submit its final report with findings and recommendations in September 2017.

This discussion forum will present an opportunity for members of the professions most affected by the Commission’s recommendations to discuss how professional societies and other non-governmental organizations can embrace the momentum of the Commission’s recommendations to improve evidence building in the United States.

Featured Guests:
  • Ron Haskins, Co-Chair of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking
  • Bob Groves, Member of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking
  • Kathryn Newcomer (Director, Trachtenberg School of Public Administration, George Washington, University), President, American Evaluation Association
  • Steve Pierson, American Statistical Association
  • John Thompson, Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics
  • Craig Thornton, Mathematica Policy Research
  • Hannah Myers, J-PAL (Poverty Action Lab, MIT)
  • Stephanie Shipman, Government Accountability Office
  • George Grob, Chair of AEA's Evaluation Policy Task Force
To register: http://washingtonevaluators.org/event-2642961
Event Date:09-21-17
Event Time:8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location:George Washington University Marvin Center
800 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052

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