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