The Human Advantage Conference highlights

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Intro + Opening Keynote by Dan ARIELY

Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight, Author of “Predictably Irrational”.

Employee Engagement

A conversation with Amy Edmondson

Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School, Author of “The Fearless Organization”.

Roundtable  Fostering Psychological Safety in Teams: Why, What and How: The Novartis case.

With Antoine FERRERE (Novartis) and Amy EDMONDSON (Harvard Business School).


Roundtable  Behavioral Science in Demand Side Management programs for Water and Energy savings: the Abu Dhabi case study

With Maxwell STANLEY (Abu Dhabi Department of Energy), Etienne BRESSOUD (BVA Nudge Consulting) & Regis OLAGNE (BVA Xsight).

Customer Experience

Roundtable  Segmentation Built on Financial Behaviors: AIB Case Study 

With Rosheen MASON (AIB), Ted UTOFT (BVA Nudge Consulting) & Aoife MARRON (RED C).

Roundtable  Behavioral Science infused into responsible Gaming 

With Sophie LE FUR DUPOUY (FDJ), Imma ROMANO (CODERE), Sonia BIONDI (BVA Doxa) and Ted UTOFT (BVA Nudge Consulting).

Transformation / Change

A conversation with JULIA DHAR 

Managing Director & Partner at Boston Consulting Group.

New product / New service


Author of “Hooked” and “Indistractable”.

ROUNDTABLE  Sustainable Innovation Improved by Behavioral Science in FMCG 
With Judith ROUCAIROL (L’Oreal), Laurence PICARD (Danone), Alex PETERS (Reckitt).

Patient experience

ROUNDTABLE  Improving Black Maternal Health Equity with a Behavioral Science-Based App for Doctors: Wunderman Thompson Health Case Study  

With Suzanne KIRKENDALL (BVA Nudge Consulting) and Briana HECHT (Wunderman Thompson Health).

Democracy, misinformation & engagement

THE BIG DEBATE  How to strengthen democracy in the age of social media, misinformation, and radicalization.

With Sander VAN DER LINDEN (University of Cambridge), Michael NATHAN (French Government Information Service), Vincent PONS (Harvard Business School) and Daniel STONE (Bowdoin College).

Infusing Be Sci within organizations

ROUNDTABLE  How to successfully infuse behavioral science knowledge & methods within organizations to build a competitive advantage 

With Kristen BERMAN (Irrational Lab), Etienne BRESSOUD (BVA Nudge Consulting), Matt WALLAERT (

BeSci & Artificial Intelligence

A conversation with DARON ACEMOGLU 

Institute Professor at MIT, Author of “Power and Progress”.

ROUNDTABLE  Artificial intelligence & Behavioral science: Hopes & Risks.

With Antoine FERRERE (Novartis), Laura DE MOLIERE (Decision-Context), Stuart MILLS (Leeds University).

Closing Keynote by John LIST

Closing Keynote by JOHN LIST Applying BeSci within large organizations: The case of UBER, LYFT and WALMART.

Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, author of “The Voltage Effect” and “The Why Axis”.