P2P-IRCC Preconference at International Metropolis 2019: Presentations

How Do We Know What’s Working?
Measuring Settlement Outcomes for Individuals and Communities

Organized by:
Pathways to Prosperity in partnership with
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Monday, June 24, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Canada

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction

  • Victoria Esses and Jean McRae, Co-Chairs, Pathways to Prosperity
  • Enrico del Castello, Director, International Metropolis Conference Project 2019, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada


9:15 AM – 10:40 AM

Session 1: Overview of Measuring Outcomes

Chair: Victoria Esses, Professor, University of Western Ontario and Co-Chair,  Pathways to Prosperity

  • Supporting a Collaborative Approach to Measuring and Monitoring Settlement Outcomes (Download Presentation) (Video)
    Anne Marie Masgoret, Principal Analyst, Migration Evidence and Insights, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, New Zealand
  • They Measured Happily Ever After: Findings Stories in Data & Metrics (Download Presentation) (Video)
    Caroline Wadad Bennett-AbuAyyash, Health Equity Specialist and Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto


11:00 AM – 12:20 PM

Session 2: Measuring Immigrant Outcomes at the Community and National Levels

Chair: Shamira Madhany, Managing Director Canada and Deputy Executive Director, World Education Services

  • Economic Integration: A More Holistic View to Measuring Success (Download Presentation) (Video)
    Kareem El-Assal, Director, Policy and Digital Strategy, CanadaVisa
  • Socio-Economic Outcomes of Immigrants: What We Know, Where We Are Going, and Knowledge Gaps (Download Presentation) (Video)
    Cédric de Chardon, Director, Research, Research and Evaluation, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada


1:30 PM – 2:50 PM

Session 3: Measuring the Outcomes of Settlement Programs

Chair: Jean McRae, Chief Executive Officer, Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria and Co-Chair, Pathways to Prosperity

  • Settlement Outcome Measurement at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (Download Presentation) (Video)
    Dan Wright, Policy Analyst, Settlement and Integration Policy, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Journey to Outcome Measurement (Download Presentation) (Download Presentation)  (Video) (Video)
    Kathy Sherrell, Associate Director, Settlement Services, Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) and Beba Svigar, Chief Executive Officer, Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association


3:10 PM – 4:30 PM

Session 4: Measuring Refugee Outcomes

Chair: Dan Hiebert, Professor, University of British Columbia

  • Migrants’ Contributions in an Era of Increasing Disruption and Disinformation (Download Presentation) (Video) 
    Marie McAuliffe, Head, Migration Policy Research Division, International Organization for Migration
  • Building Evidence on Refugee Integration (Download Presentation) (Video)
    Hamutal Bernstein, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute, USA


4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Session 5: Next Steps and Discussion of How We Can Continue to Share Outcome Measurement Strategies; Closing Remarks

  • Jean McRae and Victoria Esses, Co-Chairs, Pathways to Prosperity