SBCA hosts several online professional development workshops each year, led by distinguished experts. Topics range from basic skills to advanced methodological issues and specific policy applications.



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2024 Professional Development Workshops

All times are U.S. Eastern.
All workshops are online via Zoom
and will be recorded.
Registrants will have access to the recordings for one (1) year.

July 30 & 31, 2024
11:00 am - 2:00 pm ET

Analyzing Uncertainty 

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October 22 & 23, 2024
11:00 am - 1:30 pm ET

Benefit-Cost Analysis for U.S. Regulations 

  • Aliya Sassi, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Organizer)
  • Chris Dockins, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Aaron Kearsley, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Elisabeth Newcomb, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
  • Elizabeth Quin, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

(co‐sponsored by the Society for Risk Analysis)

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November 19 & 21, 2024
11:00 am - 2:00 pm ET 

Assessing Distribution and Equity

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January 2025 (TBD)

Upcoming 2025 Workshops

Benefit-Cost Analysis for Beginners


Additional details coming soon!

May 2025 (TBD)

Estimating Costs

Additional details coming soon!


Check back periodically for additional information and offerings.

SBCA 2024 Professional Development Committee: Lisa A. Robinson (Chair), Maddalena Ferranna (Co-Chair), Charles Griffiths, Aaron Kearsley, Jason Price, I-Ling Elaine Shen, David Weimer, John Whitehead, and Brad Wong.

We thank our 2023 workshop organizers and instructors for their substantial volunteer contributions to the Society and to the field: Vic Adamowicz (University of Alberta), Glenn C. Blomquist (University of Kentucky), Elizabeth Botkins (US Food and Drug Administration), Randall Brown (Mathematica), Chris Dockins (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Charles Griffiths (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Aaron Kearsley (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), Don Kenkel (Cornell University), Cathy Kling (Cornell University), Nick Kuminoff (Arizona State University), Doug Meade (Inforum), Dan Phaneuf (University of Wisconsin), Jason Price (Industrial Economics), Elizabeth Quin (U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Anu Rangarajan (Mathematica), Aliya Sassi (U.S. Food and Drug Administration), I-Ling Elaine Shen (South Coast Air Quality Management District), Craig Thornton (Mathematica), Christian Vossler (University of Tennessee), David Watkins (University of Washington), David L. Weimer (University of Wisconsin–Madison), John Whitehead (Appalachian State University), and Brad Wong (Mettalytics).