2019 Annual Conference

SBCA 2019 Annual Conference

Thinking About the Width and Breadth of Benefit-Cost Analysis

 

Conference and Meeting: March 14-15, 2019

Pre-conference Professional Development Workshops: March 13, 2019

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis

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2019 conference registration rates are as follows:

PRICE FREEZE REGISTRATION (before December 15, 2018 11:59 PM EST)

  • $335 for 2019 Society members
  • $500 for non-members
  • $150 for 2019 student members or students enrolled full-time at a 2019 Organizational Affiliate

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (from December 16, 2018 through January 31, 2019 11:59 PM EST)

  • $385 for 2019 Society members
  • $550 for non-members
  • $150 for 2019 student members or students enrolled full-time at a 2019 Organizational Affiliate

REGULAR REGISTRATION (from February 1 through March 10, 2019 11:59 PM EST)

  • $465 for 2019 Society members
  • $630 for non-members
  • $175 for 2019 student members or students enrolled at a 2019 Organizational Affiliate

ON-SITE REGISTRATION (on or after March 11, 2019)

  • $545 for 2019 Society members
  • $710 for non-members
  • $200 for 2019 student members or students enrolled at a 2019 Organizational Affiliate

Conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, and break refreshments on Thursday and Friday, along with two receptions (Wednesday and Thursday evenings). Fees are used in part to cover food and beverages fees for the activities mentioned above. 

REFUND POLICY

Any cancellation requests must be received via telephone or by email by 11:59 p.m. EST on January 31, 2019 to be eligible for a refund of the entire registration fee. Cancellation requests received after 11:59 p.m. EST on January 31, 2019 and before 11:59 p.m. EST on February 19, 2019 will be subject to a $75 cancellation fee. After 11:59 p.m. EST on February 19, 2019 the registrant shall be liable for the full registration fee. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Email inquiries to info@benefitcostanalysis.org or phone 703-234-4139.

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

We invite you to support the Society and highlight the role of your organization by sponsoring a conference event, for amounts ranging from $1,500 to $3,500. To sponsor a conference event please complete and return the event sponsorship form below as soon as possible. Sponsorship opportunities are limited.  Sponsorship information and commitment form

Sponsorship information and commitment form .pdf

Exhibitor and Advertising Opportunities

If you are interested in demonstrating products, software, books or journals and attracting new students, employees, and clients, consider advertising or exhibiting with us. To submit a request for advertisement or exhibition table please complete and return the commitment form below. The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2019.

Exhibit and advertiser information and commitment form .pdf 

Venue: 

The Marvin Center at the George Washington University 

800 21st St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

Hotel: 

Melrose Georgetown Hotel

$259 + all taxes (single/double sleeping room) 

The group room rate cutoff date is February 12, 2019

Dial 800-Melrose or 202-955-6400 to make your room reservation.  When making reservations indicate you are attending the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis annual conference.  Hotel Wi-Fi access is complementary with your room booked in the Melrose.

2019 Conference Program Committee

  • Clark Nardinelli, Chair (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)
  • Kenneth Acks (The Cost-Benefit Group)
  • Daniel Acland (UC Berkeley)
  • Eliane Catilina, (Environmental Protection Agency)
  • Susan Dudley (The George Washington University)
  • Andrew Estrin (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)
  • Michael Getzner (Vienna University of Technology)
  • Sue Hamann (National Institutes of Health)
  • Lynn Karoly (RAND Corporation)
  • Steven Lize (Pew Charitable Trusts)
  • Jerome Massiani (Ca Foscari University)
  • Kyle Rozema (University of Chicago)
  • John Whitehead (Appalachian State University)
  • Tomeka Williams (MITRE Corporation)
  • Richard Zerbe (University of Washington)

2019 Workshop Subcommittee

  • Steven Lize, Chair (Pew Charitable Trusts)
  • Jennifer Baxter (Industrial Economics, Inc.)
  • Cristina McLaughlin (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)
  • Clark Nardinelli (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)
  • Lisa Robinson (Harvard University)
  • Stuart Shapiro (Rutgers University)