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Our BEAR Speaker Series feature top behavioural scientists and practitioners who share the latest research and insights with managers and policymakers. In 2017, featured speakers include Steven Sloman (author of The Knowledge Illusion), Angela Duckworth (author of GRIT), and Anindya Ghose (author of TAP: Unlocking the Mobile Economy).

Upcoming Events


BEAR Speaker Series: Cass Sunstein

Cass Sunstein on "#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media"

February 26, 2018 | Toronto

Cass Sunstein, Walmsley University Professor, Harvard University and Founder and Director - Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy, Harvard Law School; former Administrator, White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs; Author or Co-Author of several influential books including Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness (with Richard Thaler, Yale U Press, 2008) on "#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media" (Princeton U Press, 2017).


Behavioural Insights in Canada Conference

Behavioural Insights in Canada Conference: Building a BI Practice in Public Policy

March 1, 2018 | Toronto

The 2018 BI in Canada conference will be the first of its kind within Canada and showcases Canada’s amazing accomplishments and successes in the application of behavioural science to public policy challenges.


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