Are you working to create impact for stronger communities worldwide?

You might work in child and social welfare, education, humanitarian aid, crime and justice, international development, environment and climate change, or health and human services.

The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit (GEIS) 2018 is for every individual and organisation committed to the generation and implementation of evidence for better policy and practice. The summit will deliver the latest evidence synthesis and implementation research and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities worldwide.

The largest event of its kind, this global summit will bring together more than 600 delegates from 30 countries. It will be an invaluable learning and networking opportunity for funding and implementing agencies, policy makers, practitioners, knowledge brokers and researchers.

Summit themes include:

-              Understanding what works

-              Achieving scale and sustainability

-              Methods for impact and implementation evaluation and synthesis

-              Using evidence for better policy, programs and practice

-              National and global cooperation and partnerships

GEIS is being co-hosted by the Campbell Collaboration and the Centre for Evidence and Implementation.

  • Monday 22 October 2018 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 23 October 2018 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 24 October 2018 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Early Bird $790
  • Standard $890
  • Student $450
  • Day Registration (max 2 days) $350
  • Welcome Reception Only $60
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Getting here

BY TRAM: Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach us. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TRAIN: Our closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY CAR: If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re getting a lift to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point. If you’re driving in, our Exhibition Centre car park can be accessed via Normanby Road. You can view more parking options below.

BY BUS: From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TAXI OR UBER: If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones. You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Receive 5% discount on purchasing tickets online by entering the promotional code ‘MCEC’.