SBCA15 Workshop Flyer

Professional Development Workshops
The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is pleased to offer a series of six professional development
workshops prior to its 2015 Annual Conference and Meeting, organized by leading practitioners and scholars.
Marvin Center at the George Washington University, 800 21st St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20052
March 18, 2015, 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
1) Benefit-Cost Analysis in the States: Status, Results First, and Options to Increase Usage among
Policymakers. Organizer: Darcy White, Pew Charitable Trusts
2) Use of Expert Elicitation to Inform Decision-Making. Organizer: Aylin Sertkaya, Eastern Research
Group, Incorporated
3) An Overview of Climate Change, Its Impacts and the Social Cost of Carbon. Organizer: Elisabeth
Gilmore, University of Maryland
4) Estimating the Benefits of Improved Air Quality with the Open Source BenMAP-CE Tool.
Organizer: Neal Fann, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
5) QALYs in Cost-Effectiveness and Benefit-Cost Analysis. Organizer: Scott Grosse, U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention
6) Retrospective Benefit-Cost Analysis. Organizers: Jennifer Baxter, Industrial Economics,
Incorporated and Lisa Robinson, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
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SBCA 2015 Board of Directors: W. Kip Viscusi, President (Vanderbilt University); Susan Dudley, Vice
President (George Washington University); Lisa Robinson, Past President (Harvard Center for Risk Analysis);
Richard Belzer, Treasurer (Regulatory Checkbook); Randall Lutter, Assistant Treasurer (University of Virginia);
Elizabeth Gilmore, Secretary (University of Maryland); Sandra Archibald (University of Washington); Mark
Cohen (Vanderbilt University); James K. Hammitt (Harvard University); Robert Johansson (U.S. Department of
Agriculture); Lynn Karoly (RAND Corporation); Craig Thornton (Mathematica Policy Research); Jack Wells
(U.S. Department of Transportation)
Sponsored by the
Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis c/o University of Washington • Box 353055 • Seattle, WA 98195
206.616.4090 • [email protected] •