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Behavioural Exchange Conference 2020 – BX2020

"The world’s leading behavioural science conference, bringing together global experts from government, academia and industry to explore new frontiers in this cutting-edge field"

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Speaker Series | Conference | Networking Event | Panel Discussion | Research Discussions

Date: July 13 - 14, 2020 | 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Speaker(s): Zeina Afif, Senior Social Scientist, World Bank Mind Behavior & Development Unit [eMBeD]
Mariam Chammat, Executive Advisor, Interministerial Directorate for Public Transformation (DITP), French Behavioral Insights Unit
Angela Duckworth, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania; Founder & CEO, Character Lab; Author
Varun Gauri, Senior Economist and Co-Head, Mind, Behavior, and Development Unit (eMBeD), World Bank
Marzyeh Ghassemi, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto in Computer Science and Medicine
Avi Goldfarb, Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
David Halpern, Chief Executive Officer, Behavioural Insights Team
Elizabeth Hardy, Senior Lead, Behavioural Insights Team, Impact and Innovation Unit
Leslie K. John, Marvin Bower Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Jens Ludwig, Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, Director, Crime Lab, and Co-Director, Education Lab, University of Chicago; Co-Director, Economics of Crime Working Group, National Bureau of Economic Research
Sonia Kang, Associate Professor, Institute for Management and Innovation, University of Toronto Mississauga, Rotman School of Management
Brigitte C. Madrian, Marriott Distinguished Professor, and Dean, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Fadi Makki, Founder, Nudge Lebanon and Consumer Citizen Lab
Matthew Mendelsohn, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Privy Council Office of Canada; Head, Prime Minister`s Results & Delivery Unit
Katherine Milkman, Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Co-Director, Behaviour Change for Good Initiative
Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor, Computation and Behavioral Science, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Co-Founder and Scientific Advisor, ideas42; Co-Author of Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much (2013)
Kelly Peters, CEO and Co-Founder, BEWorks
Dilip Soman, Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Cass Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor, and Founder & Director, Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy, Harvard University; Author
Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman, Ogilvy
Ned Welch, Adjunct Professor and Executive in Residence, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Stephen Wendel, Head of Behavioral Science, Morningstar
Jiaying Zhao, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
Topic: Behavioural Science
Venue:

Desautels Hall (Second Floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
105 St George Street

Location: Toronto
Cost: *Early Bird (ends Feb. 15, 2020) General Admission: $1080.00 + HST; Canadian Public Servants and Rotman Alumni (degree programs only): $660.00 + HST; Current Students (limited quantity available): $195.00 + HST; Standard Pricing (begins Feb. 16, 2020) General Admission: $1440.00 + HST; Canadian Public Servants and Rotman Alumni (degree programs only): $880.00 + HST; Current Students (limited quantity available): $260.00 + HST
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*Early bird tickets available until Feb. 15, 2020 (unless sold out prior to Feb. 15, 2020)

Summary: On July 13 & 14, 2020, BEAR and the Rotman School of Management will host the Behavioural Exchange (BX) Conference.

Behavioural Exchange (BX) is the world’s leading behavioural science conference, bringing together global experts from government, academia and industry to explore new frontiers in this cutting-edge field.

BX2020 will be hosted by BEAR (Behavioural Economics in Action at the Rotman School, University of Toronto). BEAR is also the home of a large international partnership of academics and practitioners that aims to understand what it means to be a Behaviourally Informed Organization.

Day 1: Monday, July 13, 2020
8:00-8:59am check-in and breakfast; 9:00am sharp to 5:30pm sessions; 6:30-8:30pm reception at the Royal Ontario Museum

Day 2: Tuesday, July 14, 2020
8:00-8:59am check-in and breakfast; 9:00am sharp to 5:30pm sessions

Topics at BX2020

  • Financial Inclusion and Wellbeing
  • Poverty and Welfare
  • Health and Wellness
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Blending AI (artificial intelligence) with BI (behavioural insights)
  • How can organizations embed BI

For the full conference program visit: https://www.bx2020.org/program

To learn more about confirmed speakers visit: https://www.bx2020.org/speakers

Questions: BX2020@rotman.utoronto.ca | Twitter: @UofT_BEAR

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