September 11-12, 2023: Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis European Conference
Register now for the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) European conference. The conference aims to promote and improve the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis, focusing on both research and policy and providing a forum for scientific exchange. The conference presentations address a wide variety of policy areas, including environmental quality, energy, climate change, health, transportation, and many other topics, as well as numerous methodological issues. Attendees include scholars and practitioners from around the world, who work in government, academia, nonprofits and private industry. To learn more, visit the conference website.
December 10-14, 2023: Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting
Join us for the next Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. SRA is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, scholarly, international society that provides an open forum for all those who are interested in risk analysis. Risk analysis is broadly defined to include risk assessment, risk characterization, risk communication, risk management, and policy relating to risk, in the context of risks of concern to individuals, to public- and private-sector organizations, and to society at a local, regional, national, or global level. More information is available on the SRA website.
TBD, 2024: Environmental Health Risk: Analysis and Applications
The Harvard Center for Risk Analysis hosts this online professional development program, which will develop your capacity to identify and assess health risks posed by environmental and other hazards and to proactively address these risks. Participants learn to manage and evaluate risk assessments associated with occupational, food-borne, and environmental hazards, ensuring they are ready to apply the science of risk-based decision making to protect the public’s health and the environment. Visit the course website for more information.
March 18 – March 19, 2024 & April 4-5, 2024: Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Annual Conference
Washington, D.C. and Online
The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis works to improve the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis and support evidence-based policy decisions. Members include scholars and practitioners from around the world, representing diverse disciplines such as economics, law, engineering, public policy, decision science and natural science. SBCA addresses a wide range of policy areas, including criminal justice, education, energy, environmental quality, homeland security, poverty, public health, transportation and many other topics. To learn more, visit the SBCA website.
TBD 2024: Benefit-Cost Analysis: Valuing Life and Health
This professional development program, offered by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, addresses the benefit-cost analysis framework and its application globally. It focuses on the methods used for valuing changes in health and longevity and the values applicable to different settings. It includes interactive presentations, case studies, extensive discussion, and optional office hours to aid participants in developing a deeper understanding of these approaches and their application. To learn more, visit the program website.
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