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Issued 4 November 2015

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DAY 1 – Thursday 19th November 2015

   9. 45 - 10.15 Opening Keynote Address:
 


"
War on Poverty: What Next?" 
- Heydi Foster-Breslin, Misean Cara

Introduction: Dr. Sean Farren, DSA Ireland Chair

 10.15 - 11.30  Keynote Debate “ Debating Measurement”:
 


The Role of Randomized Controlled Trials in International Development Research”
- Prof. Carol Newman, Trinity College Dublin

“Why the Evidence Paradigm is Bad for International Development”
- Prof. Flora Cornish, London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Chair: Dr. Enida Friel, DSA Ireland Steering Committee Member

11.30 - 12.00

Coffee Break

12.00 - 13.30

Parallel Sessions:

 

General Development I

Civil Society & Development I

Gender & Development I 

Education and Development

 

13.30 - 14.30

Lunch and AGM

14.30 - 16.00

Parallel Sessions:

 

Humanitarian Action I

Water & Environment & Development I

Child Health & Nutrition I 

DSA Ireland Sustanaibility Project I

16.00 - 16.45 Invited Speaker:
 


“Building Evidence in Emergencies: Nutrition Lessons from the Syria Crisis”

- Mary McGrath, Emergency Nutrition Network

Introduction: Jacinta Greene, DSA Ireland Nutrition Study Group Convenor

16.45 - 17.15

"Pre announcement of new development funding call under the New Foundations Programme"

- Peter Brown, Irish Research Council

Introduction: Prof. Honor Fagan, DSA Ireland Gender Study Group Convenor

 

17.15-19.30

Buffet Reception

DAY 2 – Friday 20 th November 2015

 

  9.45 - 10.30

Invited Speaker:

 

 “Life and Capital: Development and Change in the 21 st Century”
Introduction: Prof. Pádraig Carmody, DSA Ireland Steering Committee Member
Prof. Bram BuscherWageningen University

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 -12.30Parallel Sessions:
 

Child Health & Nutrition II

Civil Society & Development II

Gender & Development II

DSA Ireland Sustanaibility Project II

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch

13.30 - 15.00 
Parallel Sessions:
 

Humanitarian Action II

General Development II

Water & Environment & Development II

Research in Action

15.00 - 16.20

Plenary Roundtable : “Reliability and Validity in Development Research”

 

Speakers:

Prof. Carol Newman, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Mary Goretti Nakabugo, Twaweza East Africa
Prof. Lyla Mehta, Institute of Development Studies
Finbar O’Brien, Irish Aid
Chair: Prof. Ronaldo Munck, DSA Ireland Secretary

16.20 - 16.30
Closing Remarks: Dr.Sean Farren, DSA Ireland Chair