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BEAR Webinar Series 2018 Schedule

  • Speaker: Kelly Peters, CEO and Co-Founder, BEworks
    Date: January 17, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET
  • Speaker: Liam Delaney, Professor of Economics, University of Stirling
    Date: February 22, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET
  • Speaker: Spike Lee, Assistant Professor of Marketing at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    Date: March 14, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET
  • Speaker: Lisa Kramer, Professor of Finance at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    Date: April 11, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET
  • Speaker: Marcie McLean-McKay, Senior Research & Policy Officer, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 
    Date: May 9, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET

BEAR Webinar Series: Liam Delaney


  • Speaker: Liam Delaney, Professor of Economics, University of College Dublin; Visiting Professor of Economics, Stirling University
  • Date: February 22, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET
  • Topic:Using Naturalistic Research Methods in Behavioural Science Applications
  • Description: How can we use the detailed survey diary methods and data pioneered by researchers such as Daniel Kahneman and Arthur Stone to understand more about experienced well-being but also how people are making decisions in real-time? The talk will provide data from several studies conducted by the authors group in Dublin looking at how people make every-day decisions and provide examples in domains such as social media usage, TV binge-watching, and food consumption. The talk will be relevant to people thinking about how to design and evaluate interventions and projects across a wide range of business and policy settings.
  • Registration Deadline: February 21, 2018 3:59 PM ET
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BEAR Webinar Series: Kelly Peters       

BEAR Webinar Series: Kelly Peters


  • Speaker: Kelly Peters, CEO & Co-Founder, BEworks
  • Date: January 17, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM ET
  • Topic:Driving Innovation by Bringing Behavioral Science to the Boardroom
  • Description: Most organizations list innovation as one of their core values to help ensure the organization becomes or stays strategically advantaged. However, leaders complain that even with encouragement, employees and management still seem reluctant to experiment and some even let risk aversion squash potentially good ideas. This webinar will feature the work, philosophy and methodology of BEworks, led by Kelly Peters, its CEO and Co-Founder. BEworks has helped Fortune 500 policy makers understand how to incorporate behavioral insights and the scientific method to drive innovation to solve strategy, marketing, and operations challenges.
  • Registration Deadline: January 16, 2018 3:59 PM ET
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    BEAR Webinar Series: Dena Gromet                 

    BEAR Webinar Series: Dena Gromet


    • Speaker: Dena Gromet, Executive Director, Behavior Change for Good (BCFG) Initiative, University of Pennsylvania
    • Date: December 7, 2017 12:00-1:00 PM ET
    • Topic:Behaviour Change for Good
    • Description: This webinar will feature the work of the Behavior Change for Good (BCFG) Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, led by Katherine Milkman and Angela Duckworth. BCFG is developing a digital platform to conduct large-scale field experiments designed to promote sustained behavior change in education, health, and savings.
    • Registration Deadline: December 6, 2017 3:59 PM ET
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      BEAR Webinar Series: Sonia K. Kang                   

      BEAR Webinar Series: Sonia Kang


      • Speaker: Sonia K. Kang
      • Date: November 9, 2017 12:00-1:00 PM ET
      • Topic: Nudging for Diversity 
      • Description: Most organizations list Diversity and Inclusion at the forefront of their goals and values. However, not all efforts to increase diversity are successful, and some even end up doing more harm than good. This webinar will provide an overview of the current landscape of diversity and inclusion research and practice, and a discussion of how insights from behavioural science might help us to achieve these goals.  
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      BEAR Webinar Series: Faisal Naru                       

      BEAR Webinar Series: Faisal Naru


      • Speaker: Faisal Naru
      • Date: October 12, 2017 12:00-1:00 PM ET
      • Topic:Myth-busting: Behavioural Science across the world
      • Description: Behavioural science is being used increasingly in public policy, but how is it being implemented? What are the institutional arrangements? What are the challenges and future opportunities? Based on the 2017 OECD publication “Behavioural Insights in Public Policy: Lessons from across the world”, this webinar will provide practitioners, researchers and policy makers with the key trends.


      BEAR Webinar Series: Nico Lacetera                         

      BEAR Webinar Series 1: Nicola Lacetera


      • Speaker: Nicola Lacetera (Bio)
      • Date: September 13, 2017 12:00-1:00 PM EDT
      • Topic: Motivating prosocial behaviour: Economic incentives and moral concerns
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