• Jennifer Jennings
    Princeton University

  • Tom Tyler
    Yale Law School

  • Cass Sunstein
    Harvard Law School

  • John Lynch
    University of Colorado

  • Gretchen Chapman
    Carnegie Mellon University

  • Magali Delmas

  • Peter Capelli
    University of Pennsylvania

  • Barbara Mellers
    University of Pennsylvania

  • Phil Tetlock
    University of Pennsylvania

  • Paul Slovic
    University of Oregon

Location & Accommodations

The conference will be held at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York City.

JW Marriott Essex House New York
160 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019

This Central Park South hotel in New York City sits adjacent to Central Park and is minutes from Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle and Fifth Avenue, as well as numerous other NYC attractions.‚Äč

BSPA has secured a special block booking rate for conference attendees at the JW Marriott Essex House. Please click HERE to make your reservation.

**Note the deadline of June 1 for block booking reservations** 

Hotels nearby the conference venue:

The Marriott Marquis 
Sheraton Time Square 
Renaissance Time Square
East Side Marriott 


The Call for Presenters is closed!

BSPA will highlight the latest behavioral science research in six key areas in which behavioral scientists could have significant influence on private and public sector policy. The ‘lightning talk’ session is designed to inform and influence academics, policy makers, and managers. Presentations will demonstrate recent key research findings with meaningful implications for policy and practice.

Policy Areas

  • Education & Culture
  • Health
  • Energy & Environment
  • Justice & Ethics
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Management & Labor
  • Technology


Cancellation & Refund Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend, then the following refund arrangements apply:

  • Registrations cancelled more than 60 days before the event will be refunded 80% of the registration fees.
  • Registrations cancelled less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees.
  • Registrations cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund.