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What Works Global Summit

26 September 2016–28 September 2016, 12:00 am–12:00 am

Global Summit

Event Information

Open to

All

Location

London (various locations)

The What Works Global Summit (WWGS) is an international culture-shifting event, putting evidence at the heart of policy and practice. Presenters will share experiences from around the world about promoting policy uptake and measuring impact, knowledge translation, and uses of evidence.

UCL is among the hosts of the event, with UCL Institute of Education (IOE) experts speaking at several sessions. Most of the events featured below are free of charge and open to all, and do not require registration to the main summit. 

Special event: 
Launch of Evidence Synthesis International
Professor Jeremy Grimshaw, University of Ottawa, and Professor David Gough, EPPI-Centre, UCL Institute of Education Monday 26 September 2016, 15:30-17:00
Logan Hall, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL Free of charge and open to all

Evening public lecture:
The Rise of Experimental Government
David Halpern, Chief Executive, Behavioural Insights Team, and What Works National Advisor, UK
Chair: Professor Peter John, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, UCL, London
Monday 26 September 2016, 17:30-19:00
Logan Hall, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL
Free of charge and open to all

Evening public lecture:
Disciplined Innovation: Harnessing evidence to support and inform improved pupil outcomes

Sir Kevan Collins, CEO Education Endowment Foundation
Chair: Professor Becky Francis, Director UCL Institute of Education
Tuesday 27 September 2016, 18:00-19:30
Logan Hall, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL
Free of charge and open to all

Evening public lecture:
Evidence synthesis workshop: Are systematic reviews fit for purpose?
Dr Ruth Garside, University of Exeter; Professor Sandy Oliver, EPPI Centre, UCL Institute of Education; and Birte Snilstveit, 3ie
Monday 26 September 2016
Venue to be confirmed
Free of charge and open to all

WWGS main programme
The IOE is involved with a number of events in the main programme of the summit. Please note that registration is essential for events on the main programme. 


More information about the What Works Global Summit can be found on the event website