Welcome cocktail reception, Tuesday 18 September 6:00–8:00pm, open to all delegates! Venue: Penny Royal

Featured Speakers

avatar for Michael Quinn Patton

Michael Quinn Patton

Independent Evaluation Consultant
avatar for Karol Olejniczak

Karol Olejniczak

University of Warsaw, Centre for European Regional and Local Studies
Assistant Professor
avatar for Penny Hagen

Penny Hagen

Auckland Co-design Lab
Co-design Lead
avatar for Kathleen Stacey

Kathleen Stacey

beyond... (Kathleen Stacey and Associates)
Managing Director
avatar for Kate McKegg

Kate McKegg

The Knowledge Institute


avatar for Samantha Abbato

Samantha Abbato

Visual Insights People
avatar for Lyn Alderman

Lyn Alderman

Department of Social Services
Chief Evaluator
avatar for Jana Andrade

Jana Andrade

Stronger Smarter Institute
Research Analyst
avatar for Ghislain Arbour

Ghislain Arbour

The University of Melbourne
Senior Lecturer
avatar for Deborah Askew

Deborah Askew

The University of Queensland
Associate Professor in General Practice Research
avatar for Rachel Aston

Rachel Aston

ARTD Consultants
avatar for Ruth Aston

Ruth Aston

Assessment and Evaluation Research Centre (AERC)
Senior Lecturer
avatar for Gerard Atkinson

Gerard Atkinson

ARTD Consultants
avatar for Lewis Atkinson

Lewis Atkinson

Haines Centre for Strategic Management LLC
Global Partner
avatar for Sharon Babyack

Sharon Babyack

ICV - Indigenous Community Volunteers
General Manager Impact & Strategy
avatar for Robyn Bailey

Robyn Bailey

Allen and Clarke
Senior Associate, Evaluation + Research
avatar for Roxanne Bainbridge

Roxanne Bainbridge

Central Queensland University
Director Centre for Indigenous Health Equity Research

Ben Barnes

NSW Department of Education
Director Evaluation
avatar for Meg Beilken

Meg Beilken

Department of Education and Training
Principal Advisor
avatar for Dan Borg

Dan Borg

Independent consultant
avatar for Evylyn Brophy

Evylyn Brophy

Associate Director
avatar for Nerida Buckley

Nerida Buckley

Sustainability Victoria
Strategy & Planning Business Partner
avatar for Skye Bulleen

Skye Bulleen

PCT Consulting
Founder & Director
avatar for Tim Carey

Tim Carey

Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University
avatar for Margaret Cargo

Margaret Cargo

University of Canberra
Associate Professor
avatar for Simone Cheung

Simone Cheung

Deloitte Access Economics
avatar for Keryn Clark

Keryn Clark

DMEL & Research Consultant

Sharon Clarke

SA Government
Senior Project Officer, Aboriginal Well Women’s Screening Program

Maria Collazos

Save the Children
Project Design and Development Officer
avatar for Brad Cook

Brad Cook

Department of Finance
Assistant Secretary - Public Governance, Performance and...
avatar for Victoria Cook

Victoria Cook

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Senior Evaluator | Outcomes Performance and Evaluation Strategy and...
avatar for Evie Cuthbertson

Evie Cuthbertson

Grosvenor Performance Group
Senior Manager
avatar for Lynley Cvitanovic

Lynley Cvitanovic

Whakauae Research Services Ltd
avatar for Jess Dart

Jess Dart

Clear Horizon Consulting
Chief Evaluator and Founder
avatar for Clare Davies

Clare Davies

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc
Executive Director Rehabilitation Services
avatar for Nathan Delbridge

Nathan Delbridge

Clear Horizon
Senior Consultant
avatar for Francesca Demetriou

Francesca Demetriou

avatar for Rebecca Denniss

Rebecca Denniss

First Person Consulting
avatar for Kevin Dolman

Kevin Dolman

Indigenous Evaluation Consultant
Principal Analyst
avatar for Liam Downing

Liam Downing

Charles Sturt University
Equity Programs Evaluation Coordinator
avatar for Robert Drake

Robert Drake

avatar for Sonya Egert

Sonya Egert

Southern Qld Centre of Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
Indigenous Research Officer
avatar for Alexandra Ellinson

Alexandra Ellinson

Institute for Public Policy & Governance, UTS
Manager, Evaluation, Research & Policy
avatar for Julie Elliott

Julie Elliott


Dwi Ratih S. Esti

Flinders University
avatar for Joanna Farmer

Joanna Farmer

avatar for Adrian Field

Adrian Field


Kate Frances

Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia
Principal Consultant

Robbie Francis

The Lucy Foundation
avatar for Susan Garner

Susan Garner

Garner Willisson
avatar for Claire Grealy

Claire Grealy

avatar for Amy Gullickson

Amy Gullickson

Centre for Program Evaluation, The University of Melbourne
Associate Professor, Director

Martin Hall

Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation
Principal Project Officer
avatar for Kelly Hannum

Kelly Hannum

Aligned Impact LLC
avatar for Kerry Hart

Kerry Hart

ARTD Consultants
Senior Consultation
avatar for Sally Hartmanis

Sally Hartmanis

Deloitte Access Economics
Senior Analyst, Health Economics & Social Policy
avatar for Catherine Hastings

Catherine Hastings

Macquarie University
PhD Candidate

Andrew Hawkins

ARTD Consultants
avatar for Matt Healey

Matt Healey

First Person Consulting
Senior Consultant
avatar for Amy Hogan

Amy Hogan

Deloitte Access Economics
avatar for Braedan Hogan

Braedan Hogan

Manager, Public Affairs and NDIS Transition
avatar for Vanessa Hood

Vanessa Hood

Rooftop Social
Associate Director
avatar for Kristy Hornby

Kristy Hornby

Grosvenor Performance Group
Senior Manager - Victorian Government Account Lead
avatar for Margaret Howard

Margaret Howard

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Manager Living Neighbourhoods and Travel Behaviour
avatar for Cathy Jackson

Cathy Jackson

Stronger Smarter Institute
Head of Research
avatar for Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones

Berry Street
Senior Manager - Evaluation, Policy & Research
avatar for Jenni Judd

Jenni Judd

Central Queensland University
Professor of Health Promotion
avatar for Sarah Kearney

Sarah Kearney

Our Watch
Manager, Evaluation and Learning

Megan Kerr

Victorian Department of Education and Training
Manager, Evaluation
avatar for Stefan Kmit

Stefan Kmit

Department for Child Protection
A/Manager, Research and Evaluation
avatar for Michelle Kwan

Michelle Kwan

Suicide Prevention Australia
Knowledge Exchange Manager
avatar for Galina Laurie

Galina Laurie

Paul Ramsay Foundation
avatar for Sue Leahy

Sue Leahy

ARTD Consultants
Managing Director

Peta Leeman

The Fred Hollows Foundation
Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser
avatar for Sarah Leslie

Sarah Leslie

The Fred Hollows Foundation
Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Virginia Lewis

Australian Institute for Primary Care & Ageing, La Trobe University
Associate Professor & Director of AIPCA
avatar for James Linden

James Linden

NSW Health
Director, Funding and Policy Reform
avatar for Delyth Lloyd

Delyth Lloyd

Dept. Health and Human Services Victoria
Manager, Centre for Evaluation and Research
avatar for Judith Lovell

Judith Lovell

Charles Darwin University
Senior Research Fellow
avatar for Natasha M Ludowyk

Natasha M Ludowyk

Ludowyk Evaluation
avatar for Margaret MacDonald

Margaret MacDonald

MacDonald Wells Consulting
avatar for Annette Madvig

Annette Madvig

Nous Group
avatar for Louise Maher

Louise Maher

M&E House (Buka Hatene)
Team Leader
avatar for Jade Maloney

Jade Maloney

ARTD Consultants
Partner & Managing Director
avatar for Catherine Manley

Catherine Manley

Miles Morgan Australia
avatar for Anne Markiewicz

Anne Markiewicz

Anne Markiewicz and Associates
avatar for Ruth McCausland

Ruth McCausland

School of Social Sciences, UNSW
Senior Research Fellow
avatar for Anthea McClintock

Anthea McClintock

Senior Manager Evaluation
avatar for Alicia McCoy

Alicia McCoy

Beyond Blue
Head of Research and Evaluation
avatar for Tracy McDiarmid

Tracy McDiarmid

International Women's Development Agency
Senior Program Quality Manager
avatar for Ellie McDonald

Ellie McDonald

Evaluation and Research Policy Officer
avatar for Sophie McEniry

Sophie McEniry

Bendigo Health
Health Promotion Officer
avatar for Tracey McMartin

Tracey McMartin

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
avatar for Larelle McMillan

Larelle McMillan

Research Impact Broker
avatar for Kathryn Meldrum

Kathryn Meldrum

James Cook University
Educational Designer
avatar for Emily Mellon

Emily Mellon

Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
OPEN Project Manager
avatar for Sarah Moeller

Sarah Moeller

Starlight Children's Foundation
Research & Evaluation Manager
avatar for Lee-Anne Molony

Lee-Anne Molony

Clear Horizon
avatar for David Morton

David Morton

Department of Finance
Assistant Director
avatar for Rini Mowson

Rini Mowson

Clear Horizon
avatar for Junior Muke

Junior Muke

Equal Playing Field Inc. Papua New Guinea
Program Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
avatar for Rico Namay

Rico Namay

Ministry of Education, New Zealand
Principal Analyst
avatar for Kate Nichols

Kate Nichols

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources
Senior Evaluator

Marion Norton

Manager Research and Evaluation
avatar for Jasper Odgers

Jasper Odgers

ARTD Consultants
avatar for Gill Potaka Osborne

Gill Potaka Osborne

Whakauae Research Services
avatar for Timoci O’Connor

Timoci O’Connor

Centre for Program Evaluation
avatar for Carolyn Page

Carolyn Page

The Clear English Company
avatar for Byron Pakula

Byron Pakula

Clear Horizon
Principal Consultant
avatar for Kiri Parata

Kiri Parata

Australian Evaluation Society
avatar for Ian Patrick

Ian Patrick

Ian Patrick & Associates
avatar for Helen Percy

Helen Percy

AgResearch Ltd
Science Impact Leader - Adoption and Practice Change
avatar for Alejandra Pineda

Alejandra Pineda

Programs Coordinator, Myanmar
avatar for Ruth Pitt

Ruth Pitt

Australian Government Department of Social Services
Assistant Director, Evaluation Uni
avatar for Katherine Pontifex

Katherine Pontifex

Wellbeing SA
AES22 Program Co-Chair. Manager, Evaluation Services
avatar for Tanja Porter

Tanja Porter

ACIL Allen Consulting
Senior Consultant

Anna Powell

Beacon Foundation, Collective ed.
Collective ed. State Backbone Lead
avatar for Doyen Radcliffe

Doyen Radcliffe

Indigenous Community Volunteers
Regional Manager
avatar for Rebecca Reeve

Rebecca Reeve

Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support (IDBS), UNSW Australia
Senior Research Fellow
avatar for Amanda Reeves

Amanda Reeves

Department of Education and Training
A/Manager, Performance and Evaluation Division
avatar for Ralph Renger

Ralph Renger

University of North Dakota; Center for Rural Health
avatar for Katherine Rich

Katherine Rich

avatar for Kitty te Riele

Kitty te Riele

University of Tasmania
avatar for Jenny Riley

Jenny Riley

Navigating Outcomes
Founder and Director
avatar for Duncan Rintoul

Duncan Rintoul

NSW Department of Education
Manager, Evaluation Capacity Building
avatar for David Roberts

David Roberts

Principal Consultant
avatar for Jenne Roberts

Jenne Roberts

Menzies School of Health Research
Evaluation Manager
avatar for Kim Robertson

Kim Robertson

Charles Darwin University
Senior Analyst, Indigenous Policies and Programs
avatar for Chris Roche

Chris Roche

La Trobe University
avatar for Alison Rogers

Alison Rogers

The University of Melbourne
PhD Candidate
avatar for Susan Rooney-Harding

Susan Rooney-Harding

The Story Catchers
avatar for Hayley Rose

Hayley Rose

Department of Education and Training
Principal Advisor
avatar for Kara Scally-Irvine

Kara Scally-Irvine

KSI Consulting Limited/ANZEA
Principal Consultant & Director/Co-convenor
avatar for Joanna Schwarzman

Joanna Schwarzman

Monash University
PhD Candidate
avatar for Kahiwa Sebire

Kahiwa Sebire

University of Adelaide/University of Melbourne
Manager, Learning Design/MEval Student
avatar for Michael Shapland

Michael Shapland

Office of the Inspector-General Emergency Management
Director for Interoperability and Innovation
avatar for Taimur Siddiqi

Taimur Siddiqi

The Incus Group
avatar for Lauren Siegmann

Lauren Siegmann

Clear Horizon
Senior Consultant
avatar for James Smith

James Smith

Menzies School of Health Research
Father Frank Flynn Fellow and Professor of Harm Minimisation
avatar for Liz Smith

Liz Smith

avatar for Eunice Sotelo

Eunice Sotelo

Clear Horizon
Research Analyst
avatar for David Spicer

David Spicer

Colmar Brunton
Research Director
avatar for Sarah Stamp

Sarah Stamp

Queensland Family and Child Commission
Principal Advisor, Evaluation
avatar for Nolan Stephenson

Nolan Stephenson

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Principal Policy Officer Evaluation
avatar for John Stoney

John Stoney

AES Board
avatar for Anna Strempel

Anna Strempel

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
avatar for Damien Sweeney

Damien Sweeney

Clear Horizon
Principal Consultant
avatar for Kelly Tapley

Kelly Tapley

SuperFriend - Industry Funds’ Mental Health Initiative
Evaluation & Impact Manager
avatar for Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor

Paul Ramsay Foundation
General Manager
avatar for Jill Thomas

Jill Thomas

James Cook University
Manager Student Success
avatar for Jen Thompson

Jen Thompson

Senior Project and Policy Officer
avatar for Roberta Thorburn

Roberta Thorburn

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Senior Evaluation Officer
avatar for Christina Thornley

Christina Thornley

Education Council of Aotearo New Zealand
Lead Advisor Innovation and Collaboration
avatar for Eboni Tiller

Eboni Tiller

UnitingCare Wesley Bowden
Research and Evaluation Project Officer
avatar for Rochelle Tobin

Rochelle Tobin

PhD candidate

Samantha Togni

S2 Consulting
Evaluation & Social Research Consultant

Zazie Tolmer

Clear Horizon
Principal Consultant
avatar for Les Trudzik

Les Trudzik

ACIL Allen Consulting
avatar for Charlie Tulloch

Charlie Tulloch

Policy Performance
avatar for David Turvey

David Turvey

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
General Manager
avatar for Carol Vale

Carol Vale

Managing Director

Kathryn Vardy

Koori Justice Unit
Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation
avatar for Rhianon Vichta

Rhianon Vichta

Brisbane Youth Service
Research and Evaluation Coordinator
avatar for Mila Waise

Mila Waise

Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Policy Adviser
avatar for Emma Walke

Emma Walke

University Centre for Rural Health
Academic Lead Aboriginal Health - Co-Lead Community Engagement
avatar for Clara Walker

Clara Walker

Cancer Council Victoria
Evaluation Coordinator
avatar for Bill Wallace

Bill Wallace

Australian Evaluation Society
CEO/ Conference Director
avatar for Bronny Walsh

Bronny Walsh

Walsh & Associates
Research and Evaluation Partner
avatar for Lisa Warner

Lisa Warner

YWCA Australia
Coordinator Aboriginal Women's Leadership

Ian Watkins

NSW Department of Education
Principal Data Analyst
avatar for Helen Watts

Helen Watts

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority
General Manager Strategy and Planning
avatar for Nan Wehipeihana

Nan Wehipeihana

Kinnect Group
avatar for Gill Westhorp

Gill Westhorp

Charles Darwin University
Professorial Research Fellow
avatar for Toni White

Toni White

Plant and Food Research; ImpactAhead
Evaluator & Social Researcher
avatar for Eleanor Williams

Eleanor Williams

Department of Health and Human Services Victoria
Assistant Director, Centre for Evaluation and Research
avatar for Emma Williams

Emma Williams

Associate Professor
avatar for Ross Williams

Ross Williams

Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia
Research Consultant
avatar for Jessie Wilson

Jessie Wilson

Allen and Clarke
Senior Associate (Evaluation + Research)
avatar for Keren Winterford

Keren Winterford

Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney
Research Director
avatar for Ebeny Wood

Ebeny Wood

Beacon Foundation, Collective ed.
Collective ed. Director