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DAY 1 (18 June 2020)

 

Charlemagne Building, Brussels
     
08:30-09:00   Registration and coffee
9:00 – 13:00   Morning session
   

Official welcome

Representative from the EU (tbc)
Representative from the OECD (tbc)

   

Opening keynote address
Elke Weber, Professor of Psychology & Public Affairs and Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy & the Environment, Princeton University
‘Climate change demands behaviour change: What are the challenges?’


Panel discussion

Applying behavioural insights (BI) to big policy issues
A discussion of the multiple ways that behavioural evidence and interventions can help support policy makers design and deliver better regulatory policy to address complex issues.

   

Breakout sessions


Breakout 1
Insights on consumer financial behaviour – from experiment to regulation
A look at how BI can be applied to shape consumer financial behaviour and support better regulatory policy making. This includes helping people make better choices and feel more confident in the complex financial system.


Breakout 2

Applying behavioural insights to increase tax compliance
The session will focus increasing tax compliance around the world, shedding light on different types of behavioural interventions that can be leveraged to effect real change.

 13:00 – 14:00    Lunch
 14:00 – 17:30    Afternoon session
   

Breakout sessions


Breakout 3
Behavioural insights for climate change
A deep dive into behavioural tools and methods for motivating pro-social behaviour regarding climate change, and how they can complement more traditional policy instruments.


Breakout 4

Combating disinformation with behavioural science
Fighting disinformation requires understanding the cognitive factors that facilitate the spread and consumption of fake-news. This session will explore these factors and present successful initiatives to tackle misinformation.

 17:30 – 18:30   Reception
     
     

 

Day 2 (19 June 2020)

 

Charlemagne Building, Brussels
     
08:30-09:00   Registration and coffee
9:00 – 12:45   Morning session
   

Plenary 2

Connecting BI with the internal and external policy-making processes
This session will focus on the challenges and opportunities of integrating BI into the regulatory policy cycle: from identifying the problem to evaluating the effectiveness of solutions. How can behaviourally-inspired ideas be placed on the policy agenda? And what are the opportunities for partnering with external stakeholders, including the private sector and civil society, to create better regulation?

   

Closing keynote address

George Loewenstein, Herbert A. Simon Professor of Economics and Psychology, Carnegie-Mellon University
‘Beyond the Nudge: Behavioral Economics and Public Policy’

   

Final remarks

Representative from the EU (tbc)
Representative from the OECD (tbc)

 12:45 – 13:45    Lunch