OTT Conference 2017 – evolving think tanks

Organised by On Think Tanks
Event type Conference
Location London, UK
Start date 13 February 2017
End date 15 February 2017

The 1st On Think Tanks Conference is an opportunity for OTT Team Members and collaborators to come together to learn about their work and seek out possible opportunities for collaboration over the following year.

The OTT Conference is comprised of two parts:

  • A closed OTT Team meeting (13th -14th February) and
  • An open meeting involving think tank scholars, funders, supporters and thinktankers (14th – 15th February).

OTT team meeting

The OTT Team meeting will take place on between Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th. During the meeting, Team Members will discuss various existing projects and future initiatives.

These include:

  • The On Think Tanks School and the new Fellowship Programme
  • The Open Think Tanks Directory
  • On Think Tanks TV and plans for the future
  • How to assess the quality of the evidence presented by think tanks
  • Evaluation methods and how to incorporate context
  • Developing a simple communication health-check for think tanks

This is also a chance for team members to get to know each other better – the OTT team is spread across five continents!