September 19–September 23, 2022: 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 and to register, visit the program website.
November 3-November 4, 2022: Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis European Conference
Registration is now open for the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis European Conference, to be held at the Paris School of Economics. SBCA is an international group of practitioners, scholars, and others working to improve the theory and application of benefit-cost analysis and other methods of economic evaluation. For more information, please visit the conference website.
December 4- December 8, 2022: Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting
Save the date 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.
February 27-March 3, 2023: 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 2023: Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Annual Conference
Dates and location TBD
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.
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