Promoting Evaluation Capacity through the Use of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract Mechanism at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH
Session Number: 2144
Track: Government Evaluation
Session Type: Poster
First Author or Discussion Group Leader: Dione Washington [NIH]
Second Author or Discussion Group Leader: Krystal Tomlin [Health Policy Analyst - National Institutes of Health/NIAID]
Third Author or Discussion Group Leader: Liberty Walton [Public Health Analyst - NIH]
Fourth Author or Discussion Group Leader: Brandie Taylor [Supervisory Progam Analyst - National Institutes of Health]
Time: Nov 08, 2017 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Room: Poster 90
Other Authors: Jane Lockmuller, NIH, email@example.com
Theme: Learning to Enhance Evaluation
Audience Level: All Audiences
Session Abstract (150 words):
The current climate of heightened fiscal responsibility and tightening resources underscores the need for novel approaches to promote and sustain evaluation capacity within the federal government. Although evaluation-specific dollars have decreased, the demand for program evaluation has increased. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) sought to establish an evaluation services indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract mechanism that could facilitate this growing need. An IDIQ allows NIAID to efficiently and effectively request evaluation related services once a need has been identified. NIAID conducts a myriad of evaluations, including feasibility and evaluation design studies, needs assessments, process evaluations, and outcome and impact evaluations. This poster illustrates the benefits of an IDIQ on evaluation practice, the role it has played in building evaluation capacity across NIAID, and the steps taken to establish and manage this evaluation services contract in order to maintain and benefit the evolving needs of NIAID.
For questions or concerns about your event registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-367-1173.
For questions about your account, membership status, or help logging in, please contact email@example.com.
Cancellation Policy: Refunds less a $50 fee will be granted for requests received in writing prior to 11:59 PM EDT October 16, 2017. Email cancellation requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax request to (202) 367-2173. All refunds are processed after the meeting. After October 16, 2017 all sales are final. For Evaluation 2017, international attendees and presenters who encounter complications due to the international travel environment will have up to 30 days after the event to request a refund and submit appropriate documentation. No administrative fee will apply for the international requests. The $50 fee will be waived for registrants who planned to travel into the US and experienced international travel issues.