BIG Difference BC Program: Vancouver

Introduction to Behavioural Science in Policy

The first session will introduce behavioural science in policy via a series of presentations and Q&A sessions. Speakers will represent provincial and municipal government, academia, and Crown corporations.

Presentations will be livestreamed; details forthcoming!

 

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm   Registration

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm      Welcome by Kirstin Appelt, University of British Columbia & BC Behavioural Insights Group

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm     Keynote Address and Moderated Q&A by Jiaying Zhao, University of British Columbia

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm   Practitioner Panel and Moderated Q&A with Ashley Whillans, Harvard Business School & BC Behavioural Insights Group; Tobin Postma, City of Vancouver; and Kerri Buschel, WorkSafeBC

Applying Behavioural Science to Policy Challenges

The second session will allow small groups of attendees to practice applying behavioural science to BC policy challenges in a series of hands-on workshops.

 

2:45 pm - 3:05 pm    Network over Coffee

3:05 pm - 4:00 pm    Choosing Policy Challenges by Isabelle Andresen, BC Behavioural Insights Group

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm    The Essential Behavioural Insights Toolkit by David Hardisty, University of British Columbia

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm    Concluding Remarks by Kirstin Appelt, University of British Columbia & BC Behavioural Insights Group

Post-SESSION: Happy Hour

Please join us for a reception to network across boundaries and meet folks interested in applying behavioural insights to different policy challenges.

 

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm      A Nudge to Network over Drinks

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