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Abt Global is a proud sponsor of the American Evaluation Association’s (AEA) Annual 2022 Conference. This year’s theme, (Re)Shaping Evaluation Together, provides our experts an opportunity to share Abt’s latest research, monitoring, and evaluation methods and findings.  From state-of-the-art impact evaluations to varied approaches to research analysis, we raise the bar as we strive to improve public policies worldwide.

Connect with us

Stop by our booth to speak with our experts, or join us (live or virtually) during the following presentations:

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Is Rigor Really Rigorous?
Abt Discussant: Katrina Bledsoe

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
POSTER: Implications and "Bright Stars" of Collective Work Focused on Equity and Social Justice in Out-of-School Time Spaces (2835)
Authors: Allison Dymnicki, Abt Global; Megan Pittman from Boys and Girls Club of America; Casta Guilluame from Girls Inc; and Kat Walsh from University of Michigan

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
POSTER: What are the Implications of Equity and Social Justice on Evaluation Theory and Practice with Multiethnic Groups? (6436)
Authors: Allison Dymnicki, Abt Global; Barry Garst from Clemson University; Ann Gillard from SeriousFun Children’s Network; and Bryn Spielvogel from University of Utah

Thursday, November 10, 2022
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Interactive tool to promote responsive use and understanding of culturally responsive and equity-focused evaluation
Abt Discussant: Katrina Bledsoe

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The Dangers of “Color Blind” Experimental Research
Abt Moderator: Laura Peck

Friday, November 11, 2022
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Advances in Systematic Evidence Review Methods and Their Implications for Democratizing Evidence
Abt Session Chair and Discussant: Allan Porowski (Democratizing Evidence via Core Components Research)
Abt Discussants: Rucha Londhe (Incorporating Equity Considerations in Systematic Evidence Reviews) and Betsy Ness-Edelstein (Extending Systematic Evidence Reviews to International Audiences)

Mapping the ECB Waterways: A Bibliometric Analysis of Scholarly Communities and Influences
Panelists: Sebastian Lemire (Abt Global) with Isabelle Bourgeois (University of Ottawa), Leslie Fierro (McGill University), and Steffen Bohni Nielsen (the Danish National Research Centre for the Working Environment).

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Logic modeling for criminal justice programs: just make a cake! 
Authors: Lisanne Brown, Abt Global; Anjelica Gonzalez, ROCA Inc.; Alisha Gopaul, ROCA Inc. 

Saturday, November 12, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
(Re)shaping Evaluation Together through People-Centered Evaluation Approaches
Abt Discussant: Katrina Bledsoe

New Orleans, La.