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June 2017

Spring Networking & Happy Hour

June 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Migration Brewing, 2828 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Come join your fellow OPEN members at Migration Brewing for a low-key evening of networking and meet and greet! Drinks and refreshments will be provided. Come as you are -- no need to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you there! For more info contact Emily Lott: [email protected] or Carolyn Manke: [email protected]

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October 2017

OPEN 2017 Conference: Encouraging Excellence through Evaluation Capacity Building

October 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Double Tree Hotel, Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Join us for the 2017 Oregon Program Evaluators Network conference! This year’s theme is Encouraging Excellence through Evaluation Capacity Building, and we are excited to announce our keynote speaker, Jean A. King, who will be presenting on Transformative Evaluation Capacity Building: Mission Possible? The day will also include breakout sessions, poster presentations, a book grab, an information exchange, and a post conference happy hour. This conference brings together evaluation users, practitioners, and funders to gain a better understanding of how…

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December 2017

2017 Annual Meeting

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elephants Delicatessen, 115 NW 22nd Avenue
Portland, OR United States
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Free

Hear about OPEN’s accomplishments, meet the candidates for next year’s OPEN Council, win door prizes, and most importantly, enjoy some good food and drink with fellow OPEN-ers. OPEN members, interested non-members, and students welcome! Please RSVP using the form below so we have an accurate headcount.

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March 2018

Data Visualization in Executive Summaries: Webinar + Discussion

March 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Boys and Girls Aid, 018 SW Boundary Ct
Portland, OR 97239 United States
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$10

This event is free for OPEN members, but space is limited. Please RSVP below. The American Evaluation Association (AEA) offers 20-minute coffee break webinars. Together, we’ll watch a previously presented webinar and discuss how it applies to our own work. Data visualization in Executive Summaries webinar presented by Nate Wilairat Nate Wilairat, Senior Consultant at EMI Consulting, will demonstrate how to visualize findings in executive summaries. Nate found that separating analysis and interpretation in the summaries was a key aspect…

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May 2018

Introduction to R presented by Kate LaForge, Senior Research Assistant | OHSU School of Nursing

May 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
OHSU Collaborative Life Sciences Building, 2730 SW Moody Avenue
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Free

This training will cover the fundamentals of R and RStudio. R is a free and open source programming language for statistical computing and graphics. R is a flexible language with many applications, many of which are highly useful for Program Evaluators and Data Analysts. R can be used for data cleaning, data analysis (with complex statistical applications), graphing, mapping, and more. Location: 1S008 , Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB), 2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97201 Free for OPEN Members…

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June 2018

Emerging Evaluators Poster Session

June 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR United States
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Free

Event to highlight the current Program Evaluation efforts by Students and Early Career Evaluators across fields including Psychology, Education, Business, Healthcare and more. Students and evaluators in their first 5 years of practice are encouraged to submit a proposal for a poster presentation. Posters can review a particular evaluation project(s), theories of evaluation, or unique evaluative partnerships and beyond. Poster presentation session will span 2 hours in which participants can view the posters and engage in networking and professional connection…

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August 2018

OPEN Summer Social and Networking

August 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lucky Lab Multnomah Village, 7675 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Free

Come join OPEN members to socialize and network. Nibbles and noshes will be provided. Cost: Free, but RSVP required.

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September 2018

Independent Consulting in Evaluation: What Works, What Doesn’t? (Session 1)

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR United States
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Free

What are the main foundations to a successful evaluation consultancy? What are the main obstacles to avoid? Grab some coffee and join Sam Mehoke for an informal discussion about the ups and downs of being an independent consultant in program evaluation. Open to new and experienced consultants alike, these conversations are meant to connect you with other consultants in the area and to inform OPEN how it may better support consultants in future projects. Please contact Sam Mehoke for more…

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Independent Consulting in Evaluation: What Works, What Doesn’t? (Session 2)

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Elephants Delicatessen, 115 NW 22nd Avenue
Portland, OR United States
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Free

What are the main foundations to a successful evaluation consultancy? What are the main obstacles to avoid? Grab some coffee and join Sam Mehoke for an informal discussion about the ups and downs of being an independent consultant in program evaluation. Open to new and experienced consultants alike, these conversations are meant to connect you with other consultants in the area and to inform OPEN how it may better support consultants in future projects. Please contact Sam Mehoke for more…

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October 2018

Student Social

October 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wayfinder, 304 SE 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Free

Come join OPEN members, emerging evaluators, and students interested in evaluation to socialize and network. Nibbles and noshes will be provided. This event welcomes all OPEN members as well as students and emerging evaluators interested in networking. Please contact Alicia Starkey ([email protected]).

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