Chicago Area Mensa banner
/images/mastheel-standard.jpg rest of Chicago Area Mensa banner
notFound ../weem/2019/weem44banner.640x246.png Register now and book your room(s)! There’s still time to sign up for Excursions.

Program Details 2018*

Title

Behavioral Economics: The Science of Judgment and Decision Making, and Its Applications to One’s Life

Description

Behavioral Economics (BE) is a recent science combining psychology findings about persistent biases in human Judgment and Decision Making (JDM) with economics models. BE became highly popular after one of its founders Daniel Kahneman received a 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics. In this lecture, I will review BE basics, describe several experimental findings, and discuss the value of this knowledge in one’s life.

Presenter’s Name

Victoria Fineberg

Presenter’s Bio

Victoria Fineberg holds BS in Mechanical Engineering (ME) (Ukraine), MSME (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), and MS in Cyber Security (National Defense University). She is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Victoria’s Cyber Security MS thesis was on the topic of using Behavioral Economics in Cyberspace Operations. Victoria is passionate about applying BE principles to all aspects on one’s life.

*Note: This program was offered last year and may or may not be offered again this year.


Deadlines

  • Registration - Discounts for advanced registration are available through October 18th. (Note: Full payment is required by the appropriate deadline to qualify for the discount for which you registered. )
  • Excursions - Sign up for any of the Excursions by October 25th. Since space is limited, the deadline may move up depending upon demand.
  • Vendor space - Please complete and submit a Vendor Application by October 20th. If you have any questions after reviewing the Vendor Flyer containing all the details, contact the WeeM Vendor Liaison../images/email-regular.s.gif.
  • Lodging - The hotel is offering a WeeM rate of $117 through October 10th, subject to availability. If the hotel block is full, please contact our WeeM Chair../images/email-regular.s.gif who will try to expand the block.

Follow WeeM on Social Media


Home Contact Members
Only