Posts filed under ‘Conference / event evaluation’
For any readers in the Zurich, Switzerland area, I will be giving a presentation for the EMScom Alumni Association (of which I am an alumni of..) on communication evaluation; here is a short description:
Evaluation of communication activities is consistently named as one of the top concerns of communication professionals. Yet paradoxically not even half reportedly undertake any evaluation. Drawing from his recent PhD studies and over a decade of experience in evaluating communication campaigns and programmes, Glenn O’Neil will set out the challenges and complexities of evaluation and offer insights into solutions and approaches to ensure that evaluation brings value to communication professionals and their organisation
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 18h30-21h00
Widder Hotel, Zürich
Cost: 50 CHF (free for EMScom alumni)
Hope to see some of you there! Further information >>
Register also by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Today at the European Evaluation Society Conference in Helsinki, Finland, I am chairing a session on conference evaluation, and I’m happy to share my introductory slides with readers, found below.
Here is an interesting post on conference/event evaluation from the IDS impact and learning blog.
Interesting in that they propose to go beyond evaluating just participants’ reactions and learnings from events to consider also the impact on organisers and the contributors (speakers, etc.).
Read the full post here>>
Here is an interesting fact sheet from the Evaluation Uncertainty blog:
The author looks at the perspective of the attendees, exhibitors and sponsors.
For example, for attendees, the focus is placed on knowledge transfer, networking and expectations.
For those interested in evaluating conferences, events and seminars, the following presentation may be of interest to you.
If you are interested in the evaluation of events and conference then I’ d suggest you join the new Google group on this subject:
Join the conversation!