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Conference Day 1

Keynote Speech: Using Commitment: Firm and Lax, Rich and Poor, Health and Money

Professor Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics, Yale University

29 June 2017

Panel Session: Finance and Regulation

Mr Bilal Zia, Senior Economist, The World Bank

Applying Behavioral Insights to Regulation and Public

Ms Patricia de Jonge, Consumer Behaviour Expert and Financial Supervisor, The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets

Applying Behavioural Insights in Financial Supervision

Professor Sumit Agarwal, Professor of Finance and Economics, Georgetown University

Consumer Behaviour, Household Finance, and the Role of Regulation

Break-out Session: Public Transport

Mr Samuel Omolade, Senior Research Officer, Department for Transport (UK)

Opportunities to Apply Behavioural Insights to Influence Public Transport Behaviours

Ms Luo Yuzheng, Senior Executive, Environmental Behavioural Sciences and Economics Research Unit, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Singapore

Reducing Carbon Footprint: Impact of a Daily Season Parking Scheme on Car Park Usage at the Workplace

Mr Ng Chee Yong, Senior Assistant Director, 3P Network Division, National Environment Agency, Singapore

Project Buddy Clean (NEA)

Break-out Session: Environment

Break-out Session: Service Delivery

Mr Leonard Chen, Manager, Public Service Division (PS21 Office), Singapore

Behavioural Insights in Service Delivery

Ms Sabrina Ng, Senior Assistant Director of Behavioural Insights Unit, Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore

Nudging Compliance in MHA

Ms Wong Hefen, Senior Assistant Director, Co-Lab (Behavioural Insights and Design), Ministry of Manpower, Singapore

Service Delivery is No Piece of Cake!

Ms Rose Verspaandonk, Manager (Economics Branch), Australian Government Department of Employment

Improving Employment Outcomes

Break-out Session: Design Thinking in Action

Mr Alexander Lau, Senior Design Lead, The Human Experience, Public Service Division (PS21 Office), Singapore

How Can Design Thinking be Used to Solve Complex Problems

Panel: Public Health and Wellbeing

Dr Alex King, Director, Behavioural Insights Unit, New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet, Australia

Health and Behavioural Insights in NSW

Mr Zee Yoong Kang, Chief Executive Officer, Health Promotion Board, Singapore

National Steps Challenge

Associate Professor Jason Doctor, Director of Health Informatics, University of Southern California

Behavioral Insights to Improve Acute Respiratory Infection Prescribing

Keynote Speech: How to Nudge the Habitual Brain

Professor Colin Camerer, Robert Kirby Professor of Behavioural Economics, California Institute of Technology

Conference Day 2

30 June 2017

Panel Session: Public Communication and Engagement

Ms Jerril Rechter, Chief Executive Officer, VicHealth, Australia

Behavioural Insights in Health Promotion

Mr Philip Ong, Deputy Secretary (Community, Youth and Sports); Senior Director (Strategic Planning and Finance, and Office for Citizen Engagement), Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Singapore

Applying Behavioural Insights in Comms and Engagement

Keynote Address: Data Science for Social Good and Public Policy: Examples, Opportunities, and Challenges

Mr Rayid Ghani, Director, Center for Data Science and Public Policy, University of Chicago

Break-out Session: Philanthropy

Assistant Professor Benjamin M. Marx, University of Illinois

Motives for Point-of-Exchange Donations

Dr Michael Sanders, Chief Scientist and Head of Research, Evaluation and Social Action, Behavioural Insights Team

Social Diffusion and the Social Good

Dr Frank Roeland Hubers, Research Fellow, Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy, National University of Singapore

The Effect of Mood and Request Size on Small Charitable Donations

Break-out Session: New Intersections

Dr Daniel Lim, Data Scientist; Special Assistant to Chief Executive, Government Technology Agency, Singapore

Data Science for the Public Sector

Mr George Hodge, Trade Portfolio Lead, United Nations Global Pulse, Jakarta

Data Science for Effective Public Policies

Break-out Session: Online Environments

Dr Rory Gallagher, Managing Advisor and Director, International Programmes, Behavioural Insights Team

Online Environments and Digital Nudges

Mr Faisal Naru, Senior Economic Advisor, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Behavioural Insights and Online Environments

Break-out Session: Design Thinking in Action

Mr Alexander Lau, Senior Design Lead, The Human Experience, Public Service Division (PS21 Office), Singapore

How Can Design Thinking be Used to Solve Complex Problems

Panel Session: Lessons Learnt - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Mr Faisal Naru, Senior Economic Advisor, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Behavioural Insights in Public Policy

Mr Kok Ping Soon, Deputy Secretary (Development), Ministry of Manpower, Singapore

BI in Singapore Government: The Good, The Bad, The Bumpy

Professor Michael J. Hiscox, Director, Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Ms Shobhini Mukerji, Executive Director, The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), South Asia

Using Evidence to Inform Policy

Closing Panel: Frontiers and Cutting-Edge Research

Dr David Halpern, Chief Executive and Board Director,  Behavioural Insights Team

New Frontiers

Professor Colin Camerer, Robert Kirby Professor of Behavioural Economics, California Institute of Technology

Closing Remarks

Mr Rayid Ghani, Director, Center for Data Science and Public Policy, University of Chicago

From Open Data to Open Policies

Professor Lorenz Goette, Professor of Economics, University of Bonn; Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore; and

Associate Professor Sing Tien Foo, Deputy Director of the Institute of Real Estate Studies; Deputy Head (Admin & Finance) of the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore
The Role of Real-Time Feedback and Goal Setting in Resource Conservation

Behavioural Exchange 2017 Highlights