IPDET 2018

IPDET brings together a diverse network of professionals from a wide range of countries. Each participant brings with them their own unique experiences and a willingness to learn and grow from the experiences that IPDET has to offer.

Welcome speeches

Introduction by Dr. Stefanie Krapp, Head of Program

Welcome address by Alec von Graffenried, Mayor of Bern
Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Christian Leumann, Rector of the University of Bern
Welcome address by Nicole Ruder, Head of Global Institutions Division, Swiss Development Cooperation


Program opening keynote by Prof. Dr. Reinhard Stockmann, Director of the Center for Evaluation at Saarland University
Graduation dinner keynote by Dr. Indran Naidoo, Director of the Independent Evaluation office
Closing ceremony keynote by Michael Quinn Patton, independent organizational development and program evaluation consultant

Brown bag lunches

BBL speech Asela Kalugampitiya, Evalpartners executive coordinator

BBL speech Udo Höggel, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

BBL speech by Daniel Svoboda, Chairman of "Development Worldwide"
Brown bag lunch speech by Sasha Jahic, Communications Specialist, Independent Evaluation Office, UNDP


Panel discussion with Hon. Ananda Kumarasiri, Deputy Speaker of the Sri Lanka Parliament and Chair of the Sri Lanka Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation; Peter Bieler, Head of Evaluation and Controlling Department, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation; Adeline Sibanda, President of Afrea (African Evaluation Association); Stefan Rieder, Vice-President of SEVAL (Swiss Evaluation Society) and CEO of interface; Brenda Barbour, Head of Knowledge & Communications Department, IEG/WB.
Talk by Dr. Stefanie Krapp, IPDET Head of Program, Center for Continuing Education, University of Bern, and Prof. Dr. Reinhard Stockmann, Director of the Center for Evaluation at Saarland University.