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  • Ladel Lewis & Bernadette Wright. Investing in Evaluation, Data Collection and Tracking. People for Change Coalition 4th Annual Nonprofit Conference, Bowie, Maryland, Friday, April 14, 2017.April 2017 Bernadette Wright speaking
  • Bernadette Wright & Ladel Lewis. Little Is Known? Designing More Useful Reviews of Related Research Evidence. Professional Development Workshop #54. American Evaluation Association Conference. Atlanta, GA. October 29, 2016. Click here to download workshop handout: Reviewing Related Research (R3) Workbook
  • Ladel Lewis. All Stakeholders Matter: Equitable, Ethical Interacting with People in Program Evaluation. Maryland Nonprofits Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD. September 29, 2016. 
  • Bernadette Wright & Steven Wallis. An innovative method to develop program theories that are more effective in the world. European Evaluation Society Conference. Maastricht, The Netherlands. September 29, 2016. Ladel Lewis presenting at AEA 2015
  • Danielle Houston, Bernadette Wright, & Steven Wallis. From storehouses of data to useful theories: re-structuring and connecting knowledge across evaluations. European Evaluation Society Conference. Maastricht, The Netherlands. September 28, 2016.
  • Bernadette Wright. Panelist on “Capacity Building Accomplishing Mission & Sustainability.” Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards’ 7th Annual Nonprofit Forum –Your Nonprofit: Build It!, Fund It!, Grow It!, SUSTAIN IT. June 28, 2016. Springdale, MD.
  • Bernadette Wright & Ladel Lewis. Technology + Your Strategic Plan = More Effective Action. Maryland Nonprofits Tech to Tell Your Story – Fundraising, Tech and Social Media Conference, Catonsville, MD, June 7, 2016. 
  • Bernadette Wright and Ladel Lewis presenting at AEA 2015

  • Steven E. Wallis. The Gamification of Organization Development: Serious Play for Understanding Complex Problems. Bay Area Organization Development Network, San Francisco, CA. April 28, 2016.
  • Steven E. Wallis & Morrie Warshawski. ASK MATT: A Gamified Approach for Easier Planning and Better Strategic Plans. Masterclass. Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference, San Francisco, March 16-18, 2016. Download slides from this workshop.
  • Steve Wallis. Eyes of Einstein: How to See the Invisible and Achieve the Impossible. Alameda East Bay Successful Thinkers Lunch & Learn. Feb 25, 2016. View description.
  • Steven Wallis presenting in ViennaSteven E. Wallis & Bernadette Wright. Strategic Knowledge Mapping: The Co-creation of Useful Knowledge and The ASK MATT Game. Workshop. 2016 APSA (American Political Science Association) Teaching and Learning Conference. Portland, OR, Feb 12 – 14, 2016. View description.
  • Bernadette Wright & Steven E. Wallis. Integrative Propositional Analysis (IPA) to Enhance Understanding of Course Material. Teaching How to Teach track. 2016 APSA (American Political Science Association) Teaching and Learning Conference. Portland, OR, Feb 12 – 14, 2016. View description.
  • Steve Wallis, Ph.D., Danny Ceballos, & Pamela Rich, There’s a new game in town: ASK MATT! Game for mapping and Strategic Planning. Bay Area Society for Organizational Learning (BASOL), San Francisco, 1/29/16.
  • Susan Jenkins, Rose Ann Renteria, & Bernadette Wright, Program Evaluations: Using evaluation data to set direction, expand impact and maintain accountability. Center for Nonprofit Success seminar, Washington, DC, Nov 17, 2015. View description.
  • Izolda Fotiyeva, Bernadette Wright, Ladel Lewis, and Steven E. Wallis. A New Model for Engaging Under-Represented High School Students in STEM Using Popular Media and Technology: Lessons from the PAC-Involved Evaluation. Poster presentation, STEM Education and Training track. Evaluation 2015 (American Evaluation Association annual conference). Chicago, Nov 9-14, 2015. Download copy of poster.Bernadette Wright at Ignite presentation at AEA 2015
  • Bernadette Wright, Ladel Lewis, Steven E. Wallis, and Izolda Fotiyeva. A Two-Phase, Mixed Methods Approach to Evaluating and Improving an Innovative Program Model: The PAC-Involved Evaluation. Ignite Presentation, STEM Education and Training track. Evaluation 2015 (American Evaluation Association annual conference). Chicago, Nov 9-14, 2015. Download presentation slides. View video of presentation.
  • Izolda Fotiyeva, Bernadette Wright, Ladel Lewis, and Steven E. Wallis. Theory Visualization: Integrating Findings from the PAC-Involved Evaluation into a Strategic Knowledge Map. Poster presentation, Systems in Evaluation track. Evaluation 2015 (American Evaluation Association annual conference). Chicago, Nov 9-14, 2015. Download copy of poster.
  • Steven E. Wallis & Bernadette Wright. Integrative Propositional Analysis: The Missing Link for Creating More Effective Laws. 2nd Annual Science of Laws Conference. San Diego, Nov 7, 2015. Download presentation. Download paper.
  • Kim Johnson, Robin T. Kelley, & Bernadette Wright. HCO-CBO Collaboration. A Plan for Regional Consultations on Partnerships. Poster presentation. APHA (American Public Health Association) Annual Meeting. Chicago, Oct 31 – Nov 4, 2015.
  • Steven E. Wallis. Keynote speaker on “Understanding and exceeding our limits: Why do Theories Fail in Practice?” IACCM2015 Conference. Vienna, Austria, October 1-3, 2015.
  • Steven E. Wallis & Bernadette Wright. “Unconventional Methods for Novices: New, Powerful, and Simple Perspectives for Evaluating and Improving Policy Models.” APSA (American Political Science Association) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, September 3-6, 2015.
  • Steven E. Wallis & Bernadette Wright. “The ASK MATT Tabletop Game: An Unorthodox Approach to Mapping Emerging Knowledge.” ABSEL (Association for Business Simulation & Experiential Learning) 2015, Las Vegas, March 4-6, 2015. Download paper.
  • Steven E. Wallis & Bernadette Wright. “Strategic Knowledge Mapping: The Co-creation of Useful Knowledge.” ABSEL 2015, Las Vegas, March 2-6, 2015. Download paper.
  • Steven E. Wallis & Bernadette Wright. “SciPolicy Watchdogs: New Ways to Evaluate Policy, Anticipate Problems, and Predict Results.” Poster presentation. AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) 2015. San Jose, February 15, 2015. Download paper.Bernadette Wright presenting at population health conference 2014
  • Steven Wallis & Bernadette Wright. “Integrative Propositional Analysis: An Emerging Methodology for Constructing More Useful Theories of Poverty.” 2014 Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, August 15-17, 2014. View slides.
  • Bernadette Wright & Steven Wallis. “Proposing a Meta-Analysis Think Tank to Challenge the Status Quo.” 2014 SSSP Annual Meeting. San Francisco, August 15-17, 2014. View slides.
  • Ladel Lewis, “Academia vs. Reality.” Greater Flint Education Symposium, Jumping into the gap: exploring the role of race, place and class on educational achievement. Flint, MI, April 10, 2014.
  • Ladel Lewis & Bernadette Wright. “Complete Systems of Care: From Conflicting Models to Accountable Collaboration.” 2014 Aging in America Conference. San Diego, March 13, 2014.
  • Ladel Lewis, Steven Wallis, & Bernadette Wright. “Find the Treasure! Putting the Scraps of Knowledge Together to Map Your Way to New Models of Care (Poster B).” Complex Systems, Health Disparities, and Population Health: Building Bridges. Bethesda, MD, Feb 25, 2014.
  • Bernadette Wright, Ladel Lewis, & Steven Wallis. “Find the Treasure! Putting the Scraps of Knowledge Together to Map Your Way to New Models of Care (Poster A).” Complex Systems, Health Disparities, and Population Health: Building Bridges. Bethesda, MD, Feb 25, 2014.

Videos

ASK MATT Game

Six Steps to Effective Program Evaluation Planning

“Integrated Map of Candidates’ Economic Policies.”

The PAC-Involved Evaluation (Ignite presentation, AEA 2015)