Evaluation and big data for science, technology and innovation policy

Join us for a workshop

Co-hosted by George Washington University and
the Research, Technology, & Development topical interest group of the American Evaluation Association

Sponsored by Clarivate Analytics

Evaluation and big data for science, technology & innovation policy

Join us for an highly engaging workshop to include a keynote and panel discussion on the topic of Systematic Impact Evaluation of STI by Public Funding Agencies and a keynote and panel discussion on the topic of Big Data for Prospective STI Evaluation.

This workshop is being held on Wednesday November 8th, from 9:30am to 2:30pm at George Washington University. We will be located in the Lindner Family room on the 6th floor (1957 E Street, N.W. - Elliott School of International Affairs)

There will be an emphasis on discussion during the sessions and breaks, as well as opportunities to network with colleagues. Coffee breaks and lunch will be provided.

Please register for this complimentary event. Spots are filling up quickly- register to secure yours!

Event details


Wednesday, 8th November, 2017




George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs

Lindner Family Room

6th Floor

Preliminary Program:

09:30 – 10:00: Registration arrival and networking

10:00 – 10:30: Introduction"Systematic Evaluation of STI by Public Funding Agencies

10:30 – 11:30: Panel 1: "Systematic Impact of Evaluation of STI by Public Funding Agencies: Cross-country perspectives" Panel description >>

11:30 – 12:30: Lunch/Networking

12:30 – 13:00: Keynote: "Big Data for Evaluation"

13:00 – 14:00: Panel 2: "Big Data for Evaluation" Panel description >>

14:00 – 14:30: Synthesis and closing remarks

RSVP by September 2017

Featuring a discussion with leading experts on science and technology policy and evaluation: Panel 1 presenters (confirmed)

Sergio Salles-Filho
Department of Science and Technology Policy of the University of Campinas, Brazil

Wolfgang Polt
Joanneum Research
Head, Economic and Innovation Research


Bhavya Lal
Researcher Strategy, Technology Assesment, Policy Studies


Young-Soo Ryu
Director General



Ximena Usher
Lead impact evaluation
ANII (Innovation Agency)


Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz
Scientific Director




Panel 2 presenters (confirmed)

Ozcan Saritas
Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge National Research University Higher School of Economics

Jeff Alexander
Senior Manager, Innovation Policy
RTI International


Marcio Miranda Santos
Executive Director, Center for Strategic Studies and Management of Science, Technology, and Innovation
CGEE Brazil






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