MERL Tech is a platform to discuss the use of technology in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) in the international development space. It promotes the understanding of the impact and challenges associated with using digital tech in MERL.

September 7 – 8, 2017 join 300 thought leaders, practitioners, evaluators, and decision makers, to share experiences using technology for MERL. MERL Tech is dedicated to being a dynamic and inclusive space for individuals engaged in monitoring, evaluation, research and learning across sectors. Register now for an opportunity to engage in multidisciplinary conversations, learning and collaboration regarding the emerging MERL field. Social Impact, The Rockefeller Foundation, DevResults, TechChange, DIAL, and FHI 360 are sponsors of the MERL Tech conference.

SI’s Director of Performance Evaluation, Innovation, and Learning, Danielle de García is a part of MERL Tech’s steering committee and is co-leading a session in the conference called – Visualizing what connects us: Social network analysis 101. This session will explore Social Network Analysis (SNA) as a tool that can be used throughout the program cycle for learning about and assessing trust, perceptions, collaboration, influence, and sustainability. The MERL Tech conference sells out every year. Don’t miss out. Register here.