2nd Annual BEworks Summit: Transforming the world through behavioural insights and scientific thinking
The world's most influential behavioural scientists converge to share their insights about how business strategy and innovation are being improved through a richer understanding of human behaviour.
The implications of behavioural science are far reaching. Our speakers have applied behavioural insights to:
Developing entirely new models for insurance companies
Designing tools to improve honesty and reduce corruption
Increasing organ donation rates with a few simple changes
Creating new methods for testing product innovations in retail markets
Adopting a scientific mindset to business challenges will allow you to change the way your organization approaches its biggest innovation objectives.The goal of the 2nd Annual BEworks Summit for Behavioural Insights and Science is to close the gap between business and science, and help business leaders embrace scientific thinking to achieve their strategic priorities.
You’re a business leader that wants to push your organization to think differently about strategy and innovation
You want to understand why even the best products, innovations, and policies fail despite your best marketing efforts
You’re a scientist at heart. You question your observations and look for ways to develop innovations backed by evidence.
You’re hungry to learn more about the way people think and behave so that you can develop better solutions for them.
You believe that data-driven evidence is superior to opinion
You want to meet with other business leaders who have embraced behavioural economics and scientific thinking to change the way they approach business challenges.Highlights of the Day
BREAKFAST WITH THE PHILOSOPHERS IN WALKER COURT
Registration and welcome package followed by an enjoyable continental breakfast and conversation.
MORNING KEYNOTE WITH DAN ARIELY
Learn about our predictably irrational nature, and how it relates to industry, with a global thought leader.
LUNCH AND LEARN WITH MARC ABRAHAMS
Learn about the Ig Nobel Prizes, discover research that surprises, and how research that makes us LAUGH, then THINK,
can reveal the power of science.
BEworks INFORMAL LECTURES
Learn about the types of projects BEworks has conducted in a series of 5 minute lectures by members of the team in a session moderated by Marc Abrahams, modelled after the Ig Nobel Informal Lectures held at MIT.
BEHAVIOUR CHANGE TALK WITH JENNA CLARK
Learn about the ethics of nudging and changing behaviour with a researcher developing tools and guidelines to help decision-makers reflect on their choices
AFTERNOON KEYNOTE WITH TOM GILOVICH
Learn key findings from the science of human judgment, decision making, and behavioral economics research and why
they matter from a leading pioneer of the field.
DECISION SCIENCE PANEL WITH JUNE COTTE, NICOLE ROBITAILLE, AND DEREK KOEHLER
Learn about the latest in decision science from three leading, and local, behavioural scientists in a panel aimed at showcasing research that matters in the real world conducted close to home.
BEworks FOUNDERS PANEL WITH KELLY PETERS, DAN ARIELY, NINA MAZAR, AND DAVID PIZARRO
Learn about the history, present, and future of BEworks specifically, and behavioural economics more generally, from BEworks’ founders and senior leadership.
Engage in deep and riveting conversations about the most important issues raised throughout the day with the speakers, scientists, event organizers and fellow attendees. Enjoy discussing how you might apply what you learned at your organizations, over carefully crafted beverages and delicious spread.