Regional Events

    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 18:00 - 20:00
    • Elephant and Castle, 385 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G8

    CESBC: Student, Emerging & ALL evaluators - Pub Night

    SEEN (Student & Emerging Evaluators Network) is hosting a second meet-up this month if you're eager to chat with other evaluators and expand your network. This month we're including a theme of innovation. Come with something you have read, heard about, or experienced that you consider innovative in evaluation practice and we'll make it part of our discussion!

    Open to ALL evaluation folks, emerging and otherwise, so drop in and say hi. No RSVP required.

    Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    Time: 6pm to 8pm

    Where: Elephant and Castle, 385 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G8 (close to Skytrain station.

    If you have questions, please contact organizers Carolyn or Michelle at emergingevaluators.bc@gmail.com.


    • 29 Mar 2019
    • 17:00 - 19:30
    • Bard & Banker, 1022 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1X7
    Register

    CESBC Vancouver Island Kick-off Planning Meeting for 2019 – Victoria Pub Night!

    CESBC is hosting the first event of 2019 on Vancouver Island for you to meet one another and share your ideas for socialising, networking and professional development.

    If you’re eager to chat with other evaluators and expand your network, are experienced or brand new to the sector, or just plain interested, we look forward to seeing you there. This event is open to all evaluation folks, emerging and otherwise, so drop in and say hi, stay for a beer or order some food with us. This is an informal gathering to share ideas and for people to hear your thoughts about what future events we should plan.

    Please RSVP for numbers. As we may move venue if response is high!

    Date: Friday, March 29, 2019

    Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Where: Bard & Banker, 1022 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1X7
    ~ A table has been booked for either the front on the left of the entrance or at the very back.

    .If you have any questions, or can’t make it to this one, feel free to email David Josey (BCY+VanIsland@evaluationcanada.ca) your ideas for events in 2019 (by the end of March if you can).


    • 10 Apr 2019
    • 18:00 - 20:00
    • Bean Around the World, 2528 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 3E4
    Register

    We're inviting all emerging evaluators to join us at our next SEEN meet-up this Wednesday. This is a casual social event, so drop by after school or work, say hi, and join the conversation.

    Who are "emerging evaluators"? Current students, recent graduates, new professionals, and those transitioning into evaluation from another field. If you're interested in evaluation or just breaking into the field, come meet other emerging evaluators to ask questions, share ideas and resources, and hang out.

    You can RSVP or just drop by, any time between 6pm and 8pm. 

    If you have questions, you can contact organizers Carolyn or Michelle at emergingevaluators.bc@gmail.com.

    Not a student or emerging evaluator? Please pass the word along to those might be interested!

    Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

    Time: 6pm to 8pm

    Where: Bean Around the World, 2528 Main Street, Vancouver


    • 23 Apr 2019
    • 09:00
    • 26 Apr 2019
    • 16:30
    • Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2


    Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation

    The Essential Skills Series is a four-day workshop that equips participants to enter and participate in the evaluation field. Graduates will be able to describe core evaluation concepts and techniques, from the planning process to standards through methods for data collection and analysis. Using case studies and other adult learning methods, participants will develop knowledge and skills in planning and conducting evaluations. While evaluation experience is not a prerequisite, participants would benefit from knowledge in a related field such as program planning/management, or social science research.

    Designed by the Canadian Evaluation Society, the Essential Skills Series covers a full range of evaluation topics at an introductory level.

     Topics Covered:

    • Foundations of evaluation
    • Evaluation objectives and roles
    • Program profiling
    • Evaluation questions
    • Evaluation indicators
    • Common research methods
    • Evaluation design
    • Data collection
    • Data management and analysis
    • Synthesizing evidence
    • Communicating evaluation findings

    Instructors: Russell Graham

    Delivery: 1 week, Classroom

    Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):

    Tue, Apr 23, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm
    Wed, Apr 24, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm
    Thu, Apr 25, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm
    Fri, Apr 26, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm

    $1199.00 + GST



    • 08 May 2019
    • 18:00 - 20:00
    • Bean Around the World, 2528 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 3E4
    Register

    We're inviting all emerging evaluators to join us at our next SEEN meet-up this Wednesday. This is a casual social event, so drop by after school or work, say hi, and join the conversation.

    Who are "emerging evaluators"? Current students, recent graduates, new professionals, and those transitioning into evaluation from another field. If you're interested in evaluation or just breaking into the field, come meet other emerging evaluators to ask questions, share ideas and resources, and hang out.

    You can RSVP or just drop by, any time between 6pm and 8pm. 

    If you have questions, you can contact organizers Carolyn or Michelle at emergingevaluators.bc@gmail.com.

    Not a student or emerging evaluator? Please pass the word along to those might be interested!

    Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

    Time: 6pm to 8pm

    Where: Bean Around the World, 2528 Main Street, Vancouver


Past Events

13 Mar 2019 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up [SEEN]
14 Feb 2019 CESBC Health Evaluation Seminar: Putting our Minds Together: Research and Knowledge Management Strategy
13 Feb 2019 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up [SEEN]
21 Jan 2019 CESBC Workshop: Effective Data Visualization
14 Jan 2019 PDHA 06 Health Services Program Monitoring and Evaluation
09 Jan 2019 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up [SEEN]
12 Dec 2018 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up [SEEN]
30 Nov 2018 CESBC Annual General Meeting
30 Nov 2018 CESBC 2018 Conference - What’s in your Evaluation Toolbox?
27 Nov 2018 CESBC & IPAC - New Professionals Speed Mentoring Event #2
14 Nov 2018 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
08 Nov 2018 [CANCELLED] CESBC Health Evaluation Seminar: Partnering with the BC Health Care Industry to evaluate workplace health & safety using Business Intelligence (BI) - Tableau Scorecard
06 Nov 2018 CES Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation
11 Oct 2018 CESBC Health Evaluation Seminar: How To Know If It’s Working: Developing an Organizational KT Evaluation Framework
10 Oct 2018 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
04 Oct 2018 CESBC Interior Event: Networking Non-Profits: Program Sustainability with Kylie Hutchinson
27 Sep 2018 IPAC - Policy & a Pint: Medical Assistance in Dying
24 Sep 2018 CESBC Workshop: Beyond the Basics: Survey Skills+ [CANCELLED]
20 Sep 2018 CESBC Interior Region: Evaluation Café Event
13 Sep 2018 CESBC Health Evaluation Seminar: At the Intersection of Knowledge Translation, Evaluation and Implementation Science; Navigating a Role for Evaluation
12 Sep 2018 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
11 Jul 2018 CESBC Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
27 Jun 2018 IPAC Vancouver - Government Collaboration: Merging or Diverging Policy ‎Perspectives - Workshop & Annual General Meeting
21 Jun 2018 CESBCY Workshop: The ABC’s of Focus Groups and Interviews
13 Jun 2018 CESBCY Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
12 Jun 2018 CESBCY Application Clinic: Credentialed Evaluator Application Support Initiative
07 Jun 2018 CESBCY Evaluation Café Event
07 Jun 2018 CESBCY & IPAC - New Professionals Speed Mentoring Event
26 May 2018 CES 2018 National Conference
14 May 2018 CESBCY Info Session: Credentialed Evaluator Application Support Initiative
09 May 2018 CESBCY Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
24 Apr 2018 CES Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation
11 Apr 2018 Reestablishment of the Yukon CES Chapter
11 Apr 2018 CESBCY Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
15 Mar 2018 Innoweave Impact Accelerator
14 Mar 2018 CESBCY Student & Emerging Evaluators Network Meet-Up
26 Feb 2018 UVIC - Forum - Linking Evaluation & Spending Reviews
22 Feb 2018 IPAC - Policy & Pint: Discuss & Debate the Legalization of Non-Medical Cannabis
29 Jan 2018 CESBCY Lessons from the Trenches - Conversation on Evaluation Bloopers and Lessons
24 Nov 2017 CESBCY Annual General Meeting
14 Nov 2017 The CESBCY Students & New & Evaluators' Network Meet-Up
24 Oct 2017 Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation
27 Sep 2017 CES Webinar: Harvesting Knowledge through Reflection
20 Sep 2017 CES Webinar: The Reflective Practitioner: The Path to Innovation
20 Jul 2017 CESBCY Networking Dinner : Fail Fest
19 Jul 2017 Social Return on Investment (CESBCY FREE Webinar)
06 Jun 2017 Canadian Evaluation Society networking evening in Whitehorse, Yukon!
03 Jun 2017 New & Emerging Evaluators Meet Up with guest speaker Russell Graham
31 May 2017 IPAC - Passing the Torch: Inter-Generational Learning
25 May 2017 CESBCY Vancouver Methodology Mingler
09 May 2017 Participatory Data Analysis for Evaluators: Data Parties and Dabbling in the Data
02 May 2017 Voices UP! @ C2017 - FREE EVENT
30 Apr 2017 CES 2017 National Conference
27 Apr 2017 IPAC Vancouver Spring Mixer: Public Transportation Dialogue
26 Apr 2017 Transformation in Evaluators’ Roles: Reflections from CES 2017 Presenters (FREE Webinar)
25 Apr 2017 Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation
28 Feb 2017 New & Emerging Evaluators Social Meet-Up
09 Jan 2017 The Evaluators Institute - January Program 2017
15 Dec 2016 IPAC & CESBCY - The Breakfast Club. Facing Forward: Innovation, Action and Reflection
26 Nov 2016 New & Emerging Evaluators Logic Model Learning Session
14 Nov 2016 Book Club: Evaluation as Social Learning
09 Nov 2016 SFU Evening Lecture with Michael Quinn Patton
04 Nov 2016 CESBCY AGM 2016
27 Oct 2016 IPAC Vancouver: Perspectives on Indigenous Engagement
25 Oct 2016 Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation
12 Oct 2016 New & Emerging Evaluator’s Social Meet-Up
24 Sep 2016 Tableau Training: The World’s Leading Data Visualization Software
14 Jun 2016 Career Perspectives: Reflections & Projections
11 Jun 2016 New & Emerging Evaluators Meet Up
19 May 2016 Book Club: Evaluation as Social Learning
17 May 2016 CMC Canada
26 Apr 2016 Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation
19 Apr 2016 2016 IPAC New Professionals Workshop
10 Mar 2016 IPAC Vancouver: Spring Networking Social Mixer
05 Mar 2016 Meet-Up for New & Emerging Evaluators
20 Nov 2015 CESBCY AGM 2015
20 Nov 2015 2015 Lower Mainland CESBCY Conference - Collaboration, Contribution and Collective Impact
20 Oct 2015 ESS Vancouver (Royal Roads University)
26 Aug 2015 An Epic Evaluation Evening in the Okanagan
28 Apr 2015 Essential Skills Series
23 Apr 2015 Better Stakeholder Interviews
14 Apr 2015 CMC-BC-Vancouver Island: Gauging the Performance of Local Governments: Reflections on the Progress and Pressures Faced with Reviews and Measurement
21 Nov 2014 CESBCY AGM
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