University of Sydney School of Public Health's Decision Making Symposium

The University of Sydney's School of Public Health is holding a symposium on the day following the ABNMS2022 conference, on Friday, 18th November.

You may register for the symposium on the main ABNMS2022 registration page.

DRAFT SCHEDULE

Time

Agenda

Speakers

9.15am

Check-in, Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre, Edward Ford Building

9.30am

Why a scientific approach to making decisions?

Tom Snelling

9.50am

The Free Energy Principle, Markov Blankets and meta-theories of personality in understanding life's behavior across the universe: Towards a new discipline of astropsychology

Christopher Jackson

10.30am

Inferring what to do

Thomas Parr

11.10am

Morning tea

11.30am

Neuroeconomics - where economics and neuroscience meet to model decision-making

Agnieszka Tymula

12.10pm

Discrete choice experiment - how can experiments be used to reveal people's hidden preferences?

Richard Norman

12.50pm

Lunch

1.30pm

What is the value of information and can it be quantified?

Haitham Tuffaha

2.10pm

A practical computational approach to decision making: Bayesian decision networks (BDNs)

Steven Mascaro

2.50pm

Real world experience of using BDNs

Bruce Marcot

3.30pm

Afternoon tea

4.00pm

Panel discussion: challenges and opportunities about decision making

All speakers

5.00pm

Concluding remarks

Tom Snelling