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

Charles Sturt University
Equity Programs Evaluation Coordinator
Orange, NSW
Liam has 10 years of research and evaluation experience, and is currently evaluating equity programs at Charles Sturt University (CSU) with a specific focus on programs run through the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP). In addition to ascertaining the real impact of these programs and advising program managers, he is working to build a strong evaluation culture at CSU.

With a strong focus on social justice and equity as it relates to university study, his experience includes working on the first year experience among students from 'non-traditional' backgrounds such as low SES and first in family to attend university.

He worked previously worked as an evaluator and social researcher with broad knowledge of government programs and communications, and has direct experience in working with a large range of audiences and stakeholders, from those experiencing homelessness to federal parliamentarians.