***DATE CHANGED*** Originally this event was advertised for Thurs 24 March 2022. The event will now be held Thurs 28 April 2022.
In collaboration with Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the Research for International Development Impact Network (RDI Network) is bringing together policymakers and members to network and discuss – how does research influence public policy and decision-making? And how can practitioners, researchers, and academics influence more effectively?
With an expert panel of policymakers, we will delve into the policymaking world on:
- how information and evidence land on their desks
- what influences their decision-making
- the best and most effective policy brief (that gets read!); and
- how to get on a policymaker’s radar
There will also be time to network with a range of policymakers (past and present), including the panellists.
This event is for international development policymakers, practitioners, academics, researchers, and students interested in ‘lifting the bar’ on evidence-use and influencing policy- and decision-making processes.
- Annie Dori, Senior Partnership Coordinator, Trilateral Malaria Project, PNG-Australia Transition to Health (PATH)
- Nigel Stanier, Assistant Secretary, Strategic Policy, Contestability and Futures Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
- Peter O’Connor, Director, Water Security Section, Climate Change and Sustainability Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
- Jane Alver, Acting Director of Development Effectiveness, Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
- Melissa Conley Tyler, Program Lead, Asia-Pacific Development, Diplomacy & Defence Dialogue (AP4D)
- Tom Barber, Program Officer, Asia-Pacific Development, Diplomacy & Defence Dialogue (AP4D)
- Ilona Hamilton, Acting Network & Partnership Manager, Research for Development Impact Network (RDI Network)
- 2pm-2.20pm: Housekeeping & Intros
- 2.20pm-3pm: Panel
- 3pm-3.10pm: Break
- 3.10pm-3.45pm: Networking
- 3.45pm-4.30pm: Breakout room activity – compare & contrast policy briefs
This networking event will not be recorded. Chatham House Rule is expected.