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1-day meeting on Cost Benefit Analysis, Wednesday 6th May, 10:30-16:30,
at the Food and Environment Research Agency, York.

Sponsored by the Food and Environment Research Agency and
the International Biometric Society (British and Irish Region)


MEETING AIM:
to bring together researchers in cost benefit analysis in health
economics and agr
ecological and environmental science to draw out key methodological
themes and
encourage cross fertilisation.

PROGRAMME:
10.30-10.50 Registration and coffee
10.50-11.00 Welcome and overview, Alistair Murray (Food and
Environment
Research Agency)
11.00-12.00 Graham Smith (Food and Environment Research Agency)
Costs and Benefits of culling badgers for control of bovine TB
12.00-1.00 Glyn Jones (ADAS Ltd) CBA and the Evaluation of
Agri-Environmen
Schemes
1.00-2.00 Lunch
2.00-3.00 Andrea Manca (Centre for Health Economics, York University)
Cost benefit analysis: why? which? what? - a NICE example
3.00-4.00 Richard Grieve (London School of Hygiene & Tropical
Medicine)
Developing statistical methods in cost effectiveness analysis of health
care
interventions: where should we focus our energy
4.00-4.30pm - Panel discussion

DETAILS:
The meeting will take place at the lakeside conference centre at the
Food and
Environment Research Agency. This is easily accessible by road and
rail: see
www.fera.defra.gov.uk/contactUs/howToFindUs.cfm
Email [log in to unmask] to register for the meeting.

Cut-off for registrations: Tuesday 5th May, 12pm

COST (including lunch):
International Biometric Society Members: 20; Student Members: 10;
Non-
members: 30

www.defra.gov.uk/fera
www.britishandirish.tibs.org/live/