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Evaluating International Programs: Innovations, Challenges, and the Future

Minnesota International NGO Network

Monday, September 13, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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Join your colleagues from across the region to share and explore current evaluation practices and innovative approaches.  This program is a joint effort of the Minnesota Council on Foundations, The Minnesota Evaluation Association and the Midwest International NGO Network.

Who: NGOs, funding organizations, evaluation professionals, and academics involved with international evaluation initiatives
When: 1:00 - 4:00 pm, September 13, 2010
Where: Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Parkway North, St. Paul, MN 55104

Featured Speaker:

Michael Quinn Patton; organizational development and evaluation consultant. Dr. Patton is former President of the American Evaluation Association (AEA). He is the only recipient of both the Alva and Gunner Myrdal Award from the Evaluation Research Society for "outstanding contributions to evaluation use and practice" and the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Award for lifetime contributions to evaluation theory from the American Evaluation association.

Plus, explore in depth case studies through presentations by:

OPUS Philanthropy Group; Mary Pickard, Principal Advisor

Land O'Lakes International Development; Frank Valdivia, Manager for IS and Monitoring & Evaluation and Elizabeth Hutchinson, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

The discussion will be facilitated by:

Glenda Eoyang; pioneer in the field of complexity and human systems dynamics (HSD). Glenda is a gifted teacher and practitioner who blends theoretical insights with practical experience to help others observe, decide, and act in the most complex and challenging situations. She has been a featured speaker in professional and academic venues around the world.

Space is limited and preference will be given to those who will contribute to professional diversity of the group; please only register two people per organization. The fee for the event is $10, payable at the door. To register, please complete the registration form and return it to Jill Smith at by August 31st. Successful registration will be confirmed by September 3rd. We look forward to seeing you and sharing your experiences in international evaluation!

Have questions about Evaluating International Programs: Innovations, Challenges, and the Future? Contact Minnesota International NGO Network

When & Where

Wilder Foundation
451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Monday, September 13, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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Minnesota International NGO Network

The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is a forum for international practitioners and supporters to learn, network and exchange professional expertise. It is MINN’s vision to be the leader in providing a collaborative environment for Minnesota international NGOs to learn and exchange ideas.  Our efforts result in innovative and effective solutions that enrich the lives of the global community.

Whether you are new to the world of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or a seasoned veteran, MINN is your forum to connect with colleagues and stay aware of what other NGOs based in Minnesota are doing around the world.  

MINN - Doing Global Good, Better!

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