Meetings & Events

Evidence Aid is involved in many communication and dissemination activities. Staff and volunteers represent Evidence Aid at numerous conferences, meetings, and other events each year. These have included formal presentations and key opportunities for influence; as well as discussions to raise awareness of Evidence Aid and publications. Some highlights are included below


18-20 June 2018 – Dr Phil Davies (Evidence Aid Trustee) will moderate a seminar at the Evidence Live conference, which will include panel members from Oxfam, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Emergency Nutrition Network.

10-11 May 2018 – At the Human Welfare Conference, Claire Allen will debate whether ‘Action to improve human welfare should solely be based on widely accepted evidence’ More information about the event can be found here.

23 March 2018 – Evidence Aid will co-present a talk about Evidence Aid and how medical librarians can volunteer at the University Health and Medical Librarians Group Spring Forum in London. More information about the event can be found here.

21-23 June 2017 – Evidence Aid will host a workshop on 22 June – An Evidence-Based Approach to Decision Making in the Humanitarian Sector – within the Evidence Live conference (21 – 22 June). For more information click here. In addition, Evidence Aid hosteda training day on 23 June – for more information click here.

16-18 November, 2016 – Evidence Aid, Georgetown University, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization co-hosted a two-day conference in Washington, USA (more details, here). As background, read the report of the first round of the Policy Delphi study on which the conference is based, here.

14-15 October, 2016 –  Jeroen Jansen attended the Humnaitarian Congress in Berlin, Germany.

22 – 24 June, 2016: Evidence Live: Claire Allen, Deborah Dixon, Jane Higgins and Jeroen Jansen manned a “Discussion Drop In Point” over the three days of the Evidence Live conference.

23 – 24 May, 2016: World Humanitarian Summit, Istanbul: Claire Allen and Jeroen Jansen attended. Go to the Evidence Lounge, a multi-stakeholder initiative, led by Evidence Aid, for the World Humanitarian Summit, which aims to inspire and enable the humanitarian sector to apply an evidence-based approach, when and where appropriate.

22 April, 2016 Queens University Belfast, Inaugural Global Health Symposium.  Jeroen Jansen gave a presentation on Evidence Aid and the hurdles towards implementing an evidence based approach in the humanitarian sector as part of the parallel session titled ‘Evidence Based Humanitarian Aid’.

15 April 2016: Global Health and Development Conference, University of Sussex. Jeroen Jansen hosted an exhibition stand, and a seminar titled “The need to know what works and what doesn’t – Challenges towards a more evidence based approach in humanitarian action.”

5 March 2016 – Oxford Forum for International Development. Claire Allen hosted an exhibition stand at the OxFID conference.

27 – 29 January, 2016: UNISDR Science and Technology Conference, Geneva, Switzerland. Claire Allen, Jeroen Jansen and Dominic Mellon attended this event, and co-organised the side event ‘Supporting Publishing Practices – Leaving no Scientist Behind.’ See also the special issue (May 2016) of Disaster Management and Mitigation and the article ‘Global Community of Disaster Risk Reduction Scientists and Decision Makers Endorse a Science and Technology Partnership to Support the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030’

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NEW! 28 March 2019 – Evidence-based humanitarian action: is the humanitarian sector serious about evidence? Geneva, 28 March, 6pm – 8pm.

27-28 March 2018 – Claire Allen attended the Civil-Military Medical Interaction Workshop at RAF Innsworth (Headquarters of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps).

2 November 2016 – Mike Clarke gave a presentation about the use of evidence to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. You can listen to a recording of the presentation here.

27 October, 2016 – Evidence Aid will hold an event to launch its partnership with the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM) hosted at the University of Oxford. More details here.

14 April 2016: Evidence Synthesis in the Humanitarian Field: Challenges and opportunities

21 October 2015: Mike Clarke gave a presentation titled “Evidence Aid in the context of disaster management” at the University of North Norway in Tromso.

4 – 21 June, 2015 Palestine Unlocked  The session was recorded and is available as a podcast. Claire Allen delivered a presentation about Evidence Aid.

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