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.

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