DUBLIN Conference

Sunday 1st October 2017

Welcome and registration

7.00pm Peruke and Periwig, 31 Dawson Street, DUBLIN 2.

Welcome cocktail and light supper

Monday 2nd October 2017

Conference commencement

Royal College of Physicians, 6 Kildare Street, DUBLIN 2.

9:00 h Welcome and Introduction, Michaela Girtler-Voh, Chair of SCEPSTA
Master class with Dr. Richard Boyle

9:15 h Training Impact Evaluation – the Holy Grail of training
Dr. Richard Boyle, Institute of Public Administration, IRELAND as
an introduction to the proceedings will speak of the vital role
evaluation in its widest sense has to play in the improvement of
public service interventions.

10:30 h Break

10:45 h TIE take-aways
Moderated round table discussion and Q&A, Dr. Richard Boyle

11:30 h Visit Leinster House, Irish Parliament
Short walking tour culminates at Leinster House, DUBLIN

13:00 h Buffet lunch Royal College of Physicians

14:00 h Case in Point – case study in soft skill evaluation with
Dorothy McKee
Evaluating leadership programmes in Ireland and New Zealand
Dorothy McKee, Senior Lecturer, Ulster University
Advances in evaluation methods of soft skill leadership training and

15:30 h Break

15:45 h Informal seminar – Training Impact Knowledge Transfer and
Knowledge Transfer exercise preparation for day 2.

16:30 h Session review and end

19:00 h Coach transfer to Johnny Fox’s
Experience fine dining and dancing Irish style in a typical Irish pub


Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Seminar continued- Knowledge Transfer and Exchange

9:00 h The SCEPSTA Exchange
Aleksander Zivanov brings to SCEPSTA a wealth of international training
experience and knowledge to transfer and exchange. Since 2015 he has
implemented studies of impact assessment and return of investment from
learning and training and here will share with us his experiences of what

10:15 h Delegates in small groups dissect and discuss TIE in their respective
organizations identify strengths and weaknesses and exchange best
Each group summarises key take-aways and presents in plenary session.

Coffee on tap

12:30 h Lunch

13:30 h Summary and Review

14:00 h SCEPSTA business etc

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