The great debate – Methods before metrics: Pros and cons of social impact measurement methods
5.30pm – 7.30pm, Friday 27 November 2015. Brisbane. Free admission.
We very much hope you can join us for what will be a lively debate with a panel of experts about the pros and cons of the primary social impact measurement techniques.
The goal is to present a good humoured, and well informed, debate on the following contemporary, and somewhat contentious, social impact measurement topics.
• Social Return on Investment (SROI) is the best social impact measurement approach
• Social impact measurement is just about achieving a Social Licence to Operate
• Current social procurement systems are broken
The speakers include:
Dr Ruth Knight – General Manager, Zark Consultancy
Sandy Blackburn-Wright – Managing Director, Social Outcomes
Professor David Brereton – Deputy Director, Research Integration Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland
Dr Tony Tarr – Robyn Ashton Consulting Formerly Dean UQ and Bond Law Schools, and VC of University of the South Pacific
Dr Rick Jeffery – Diocesan Director, Centacare Rockhampton
Fiona Maxwell – CEO, Brisbane Powerhouse
The venue is the Queensland University Of Technology – Gardens Point Campus | Gibson Room, Level 10, Z Block