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Date and time: Tuesday 21st May 2019. 12.00 - 2.00pm
Topic: Improving performance measurement
Presenter: Graham Smith, Numerical Advantage
Venue: ACIL Allen Consulting, Level 6, 54 Marcus Clarke Street Canberra ACT 2601
Register online by: Friday 17th May 2019

This is a free event organised by the Canberra Regional Network Committee of the AES. Our seminar series provides an opportunity for you to meet with AES members and others in Canberra and to share and learn from the experiences of fellow evaluators. Members are encouraged to bring along colleagues with an interest in the topic even if they are not yet members of the AES. Please pass this onto your colleagues and networks.

Seminar Overview

The purpose of the session is to outline a way of improving performance measures in government. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own performance measures as a basis of discussion; ideally notify the presenter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ahead of the session.

Topics covered:

  • overview of the context of performance measurement and its difficulties
  • criteria for good performance measures
  • how to improve specific measures, examining measures brought by attendees.

If time allows the session will consider how to embed the practice of improving and valuing high quality performance measurement in organisations.

Presenters background

Graham Smith is a long-term evaluator, consultant and performance auditor in government and the private sector, during which time he has created and reviewed performance measures in several agencies.  He is currently completing a Ph.D at the University of Canberra on performance measurement in government.

This is a free Brown Bag Lunch Seminar - co-hosted by the AES Canberra Regional Network Committee and ACIL Allen Consulting.
Please bring your lunch. Tea, coffee and some light refreshments will also be available. Places to this seminar are limited.


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