The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney in association with the New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet and Harvard University announced today a world-first...
Behavioural Exchange 2014 is the culmination of a series of international partnerships that have emerged alongside the growing popularity of behavioural insights as an approach applied by governments around the world.
Behavioural Exchange 2014 is the world’s first global public policy behavioural insights conference, bringing expert academics and practitioners from around the world to Sydney. On 2 and 3 June 2014, delegates will gather to discuss behavioural innovations that are shaping the policy landscape.
Behavioural Exchange 2014 will showcase practical examples of cutting-edge research, policies and programs that are successfully applying behavioural insights around the world. It will also enable dialogue between policy makers, government advisers, practitioners, academics and private sector professionals to discuss common challenges and opportunities using behavioural interventions.
The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in the heart of Sydney on the edge of the stunning harbour.
"Behavioural insights" draws on research from behavioural economics, psychology, and neuroscience to understand how humans behave and make decisions in everyday life.
Dr David Halpern, the chief executive and director of the United Kingdom Behavioural Insights Team, widely known as the "Nudge Unit," will be speaking at the Behavioural Exchange 2014 conference.
Behavioural Exchange 2014 will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in The Rocks, a historic district of Sydney close to the stunning Sydney Harbour Bridge and iconic Opera House.