Evidence At Work for the American People

May 24, 2023 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ET
Washington, DC

An in-person only convening brought together diverse leaders from government, think tanks, research organizations, and academia to reflect on evidence building across the federal government, including through the Evidence Act, and how to accelerate the use of evidence in policymaking to improve outcomes for people across the country.

Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2045

Featured speakers shared perspectives on:

  • Putting evidence at the center of policymaking
  • Where we are as we enter the fifth year of the Evidence Act of 2018
  • Important progress agencies are making, the role of data availability, and how people and organizational culture support evidence-based decision making
  • How to maintain and accelerate progress together

Featured speakers:

  • Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-06)
  • Rep. William Timmons (SC-04)
  • Robert Groves, PhD, Provost of Georgetown University
  • Nick Hart, PhD, President & CEO, Data Foundation
  • Susan Jenkins, PhD, Director of the Division of Evidence, Evaluation and Data Policy and Evaluation Officer at HHS
  • Ruth Neild, PhD, Executive Director, Mathematica