BECC 2013 - Save the date! Nov 18 - 20, 2013
$565 - Early Bird Rate through 8/15
$645 - Regular Rate 8/16 - 10/15
$695 - Late Rate after 10/15
$275 - Fostering Sustainable Behavior Workshop with Conference Registration
($325 Workshop Only)
$200 - Reaching Customers Through Innovative Community Programs Workshop
with Conference Registration ($275 Workshop Only)
The 2013 Event
The Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference 2013 is the premier event focused on understanding behavior and decision-making with respect to energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and sustainability. Annually, 700 participants come together to share new research, discuss innovative policy and program strategies, build networks, and find potential partners for collaboration.
Abstracts deadline: April 15, 2013
BECC brings together a range of academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from a variety of fields engaged in energy and climate efforts in order to provide the latest and most relevant behavioral research, best practices, and methodologies. The organizers value abstracts from all relevant disciplines concerned with human behavior, society, and culture, especially work from applied anthropology, social psychology, behavioral economics, organizational behavior, political science, communications, and the cognitive sciences.
We seek 500 word abstracts that address such issue sectors as building & technology design and usage (residential and commercial), transportation, urban design, and sustainable consumption (e.g., food, water, and waste). Abstracts should offer new research findings and/or documented examples of behavior change pilots, programs, or trials. Abstracts should not be a discussion topic, a marketing presentation, or a review or summary of already established work.
New this year - full papers. Presenters may submit an abstract for a full paper written for presentation at BECC. The conference will highlight sessions whose participants have submitted full drafts for review by their discussant. There will be a (non-peer-reviewed) publishing option available for those who wish to make their paper available in lieu of journal submission.
Suggested topic areas
- New Frontiers in Research (transdisciplinary)
- Policy and regulatory law (e.g., Green Button, etc.)
- Modeling behavior and developing metrics
- New marketing and communication strategies
- Urban design and the built environment
- Program design and evaluation
- Social norms and culture change
- Media (i.e. social platforms, film, and print)
- Organizational management strategies
- Community-based programs that work
Abstract Submissions for the 2013 Conference are now closed. Join the BECC LinkedIn community for updates on 2014 abstract deadlines.