BIG Difference BC Program

 

MORNING SESSION: Introduction to Behavioural Science in Policy

Limited seats available! The morning session has limited seating to 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.

Watch the morning livestream, including real-time Q&A, at http://video.web.gov.bc.ca/psa/townhall/

 

8:30 am - 9:00 am     Registration and Coffee

9:00 am - 9:15 am      Welcome by Heather Devine, Behavioural Insights Group

9:15 am - 10:45 am     Keynote Address and Moderated Q&A: Behavioral Science in Action: When Governments Nudge for Good by Elizabeth Linos, University of California Berkeley; Moderated by by Kirstin Appelt, University of British Columbia & Behavioural Insights Group

10:45 am - 11:00 am   Network over Coffee

11:00 am - 12:20 pm   Featured Panel and Moderated Q&A: Behavioural Insights Across Boundaries with Heather Devine, Behavioural Insights Group; David Hardisty, University of British Columbia; Tobin Postma, City of Vancouver; Kate White, University of British Columbia; and Kerri Buschel, WorkSafeBC; Moderated by Ashley Whillans, Harvard Business School & Behavioural Insights Group

12:20 pm - 12:30pm    Morning Concluding Remarks by Kirstin Appelt, University of British Columbia & Behavioural Insights Group

AFTERNOON SESSION: Applying Behavioural Science to Policy Challenges

By invitation only! The afternoon session is by invitation only to allow small groups of attendees to practice applying behavioural science to BC policy challenges in a series of hands-on workshops.

 

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm      Network over Lunch

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm        Overview of Afternoon Workshops by Dale Griffin, University of British Columbia

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm      Workshop: Identifying Behavioural Insights Opportunities by Sasha Tregebov, BIT Canada

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm     Workshop: The Essential Behavioural Insights Toolkit by Kirstin Appelt, University of British Columbia & Behavioural Insights Group

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm      Network over Coffee

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm      Presentation and Moderated Q&A: Making It Work: Behavioural Insights in Practice by Heather Devine, Behavioural Insights Group

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm      Concluding Remarks by Dale Griffin, University of British Columbia

Post-SESSION: Happy Hour

 

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm      A Nudge to Network over Drinks

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