Attend events

The links below lead to information from our project workshops and other events, including the agenda, presentations, and videos. Although completion of this project means that we will not be posting additional events here, the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis continues to sponsor numerous related activities.

Past Events

Project Workshops

Methods and Case Studies Workshop
November 2-3, 2017
Harvard University, Boston, MA
During this one and one-half day workshop, we discussed the draft methods papers and case studies and their initial recommendations as well as future steps. The workshop featured a conversation between Lawrence H. Summers and Dean Jamison and remarks from Sue J. Goldie. To view the agenda, presentations, and video, please use this link.

Scoping Workshop
May 11, 2017
Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington
At this one‐day workshop, we presented the initial conclusions of the scoping report and further discussed current practices, barriers to the conduct of benefit‐cost analysis, and key challenges to be addressed by this project. The agenda, slides, and video are posted here.

The Benefit-Cost Analysis Reference Case: What It Is and How to Use It
July 14, 2019
International Health Economics Association Pre-Congress Session
Basel, Switzerland
This half-day session was the first of two workshops that provide opportunities to learn more about the reference case guidelines developed under this project. The agenda and slides are available here. They cover the underlying concepts, approaches for valuing changes in health and longevity, and case study examples of practical implementation.

Reference Case Guidelines for Benefit-Cost Analysis Workshop
October 22, 2019
Eaton Hotel, Washington, DC
During this full‐day workshop, we discussed the final guidance that resulted from this project, including underlying concepts, approaches for valuing changes in health and longevity, and practical implementation. The agenda is available here; the slides are available here.

Other Events

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Annual Meeting
March 13-15, 2019
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

  • Benefit-Cost Analysis in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Illustrative Case Studies and Future Research Needs (two-part session), Maureen Cropper, James K. Hammitt, Dean Jamison, James E. Neumann, Elina Pradhan, Mark Radin, Lisa A. Robinson, Anna Vassall, Damian Walker, and Brad Wong.
  • Dean Jamison, University of California, San Francisco, plenary address
  • Closing reception sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Annual Meeting
March 14-16, 2018
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting
December 10‐14, 2017
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA

International Health Economics Association World Congress
July 8-11, 2017
Boston University, Boston, MA

Society for Benefit‐Cost Analysis Annual Meeting
March 15‐17, 2017
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.