Date: June 25, 2012
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver
This e-symposium featured two presentations on what outcome evaluation is and why it is important, both from a government and a community-based funder perspective. AMSSA gratefully acknowledges the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia for providing support for this event. AMSSA would like to thank both presenters for sharing their time and knowledge with us.
Welcome and Introduction. Lynn Moran, Executive Director, AMSSA
Working With Outcomes: A Community- Based Funder Perspective. Eric Hemphill, Project Lead – Evaluation, Performance, Research and Analytics Department, United Way of the Lower Mainland
Eric Hemphill provided an overview of outcomes-based planning, monitoring and logic models, and explained the important of outcomes for community-based programs and funders.
WelcomeBC Evaluation. Ben Pollard, Director of Performance Management and Evaluation, Immigrant Integration and Multiculturalism Branch BC, Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation.
Ben Pollard provided an overview of the role of the Immigrant Integration and Multiculturalism Branch in evaluation and the importance of outcome evaluation from a government perspective.
Question and Answer Session