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Thank you for joining us at the Evidence for Impact symposium held on Thursday 29 June, 2017.
More than 300 attendees came along to the Grand Hyatt, Melbourne for this one day event; showcasing international and local practice around the
collaborative use of evidence and data to support improved outcomes for
children and young people.
We would like to thank those who attended on the day and extend our sincere appreciation to all guest speakers.
This symposium was presented by the Centre for Community Child Health at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne; Department of Health and Human Services; Department of
Education and Training, and was generously supported by The Creswick Foundation.
Dr Michael Little, Fellow of the Centre for Social Policy, Dartington and Curator of The R WordThe R Word: How relationships make us think differently about public policy and science for children.
View keynote presentation by Michael Little (PDF)
Watch Michael's presentation on video (mp4 - accessible)
A Better Start: an innovative
place-based approach to early childhood development.
View keynote presentation by Chris Cuthbert (PDF)
Watch Chris' presentation on video (mp4 - accessible)
A learning system for improving family and community outcomes.
View keynote presentation by Moira Inkelas (PDF)
Watch Moira's presentation on video (mp4 - accessible)
Watch the panel discussion on video (mp4 - accessible)
View stream 1 presentations: Place-based approaches using data for systems
View stream 2 presentations: Using evidence to change practice (PDF)
View stream 3 presentations: Addressing disadvantage using evidence and
Watch a short video for a recap of the Evidence for Impact symposium (mp4)
Download the Evidence for Impact symposium program, including presenter information here (PDF)
Browse photos taken by our professional photographer on the day of the symposium.
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The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.