Key note speakers

Jean-François Bonnefon
Toulouse School of Economics, France

Jean-François Bonnefon is a Senior Research Scientist at the Toulouse School of Economics, and the chair of Moral AI at the Artificial and Natural Intelligence Toulouse Institute. He conducts research on decisions which have a moral component, especially in the context of machine ethics and human-AI cooperation.

Mandeep Dhami
Middlesex University, UK

Mandeep K Dhami, PhD is Professor of Decision Psychology at Middlesex University, London. She has also worked as a Principal Scientist for the UK Ministry of Defence. Her research focuses on human judgment and decision-making, risk perception and uncertainty communication, primarily in the legal & criminal justice, and defence & security domains. She regularly advises Government bodies on evidence-based policy and practice. She is co-Editor of Judgment and Decision Making.

Ralph Hertwig, Director
Center for Adaptive Rationality, Max Planck Institute, Germany

Ralph Hertwig is Director of the Center for Adaptive Rationality at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. Hertwig’s research focuses on models of bounded rationality such as simple heuristics, on the importance of learning and decisions from experience, on the measurement of risk preferences, and on ways to change people’s behavior for the better by boosting their competences.

Wandi Bruine de Bruin
University of Southern California, USA

Wändi Bruine de Bruin is Provost Professor of Public Policy, Psychology, and Behavioral Science at the University of Southern California (USC), and director of the USC Behavioral Science and Well-Being Policy initiative. Her research focuses on judgment and decision making, as well as risk perception and communication, with applications to climate change, public health, and household finances. She has served on various expert panels, including for the National Academy of Sciences on Communicating Science Effectively. She is a Fellow of the Society for Risk Analysis, the Psychonomic Society, and the U.K. Academy of Social Sciences.

Integrated Symposium: 
Gordon Pennycook
Department of Psychology at Cornell University, USA

Gordon Pennycook is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science at the Hill/Levene Schools of Business at the University of Regina and an Associate Member of the Department of Psychology. His research focus is on reasoning and decision-making, broadly defined. He investigates the distinction between intuitive processes (“gut feelings”) and more deliberative (“analytic”) reasoning processes and is principally interested in the causes and consequences of analytic thinking.