AEN Colloquium Day 3

Day 3: Thursday 27 November 2014

Opening Remarks

Prof Tshilidzi Marwala: University of Johannesburg, Deputy Vice Chancellor

Morning Keynote Address:

Policy impact: the important role of researchers in research uptake into evidence-informed policy and practice

Ms Beryl Leach: Deputy Director and Head of Policy, Advocacy and Communications, 3ie

Impact evaluations, policy relevance and influence: What is 3ie learning?

Speaker Session 5: Systematic reviews and evidence synthesis

Presentation 1

Dr Philip Davies: International Initiative for Evaluations, 3ie

What Are Systematic Reviews And Why Do We Need Them?

Presentation 2

Prof Taryn Young: Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare, Stellenbosch

Reading Systematic Reviews

Closing Plenary

Rapporteur Report Back

Mr Laurenz Langer: University of Johannesburg

Rapporteur presentation

Afternoon Keynote Address:

Mr Shanil Haricharan

Evidence-informed policy-making in the public sector: Quo Vadis

Prof Ruth Stewart

Final Closing Remarks

Africa Evidence Network Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Keynote Address:

Ms. Beryl Leach: Deputy Director and Head of Policy, Advocacy and Communication, 3ie

Networks and networking