Conference in Honor of Howard Raiffa

Event Date: Monday May 24, 2004
Time: 1:15 - 5:00 P.M.
Location: Spangler Hall, Williams B, Harvard Business School

Conference In Honor Of Howard Raiffa
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The Program on Negotiation is pleased to announce a conference and reception on Monday, May 24th in honor of Professor Howard Raiffa’s lifetime of work and in celebration of his 80th birthday. This event is open to the public.

Howard Raiffa is the Frank P. Ramsey Professor (Emeritus) of Managerial Economics, a joint chair held by the Business School and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Professor Raiffa has worked in operations research, game theory, statistical decision theory, decision analysis, risk analysis, behavioral decision theory, and in conflict resolution and mediation.

For more information on Professor Raiffa’s work, please see our story Raiffa Receives Honorary Degree From Harvard University.

The conference will run from 1:15-5:00pm and will be held at Harvard Business School, Spangler Hall, in room Williams B; the reception will be held in the adjoining room, Williams A, at 5:00pm. Click here for a map.

A schedule of the conference follows:

1:15-1:30 Welcome

Professor Robert Mnookin, Samuel Williston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Program on Negotiation

1:30-2:15 A 3-D Perspective on Negotiation: Broadening Raiffa’s Negotiation Analytic Approach

Professor James Sebenius, Gordon Donaldson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

2:15-3:00 Analyzing Negotiated Agreements When Efficiency Isn’t the Most Important Goal

Professor Lawrence Susskind, Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at MIT, Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and President of the Consensus Building Institute

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-4:15 Resettling Israeli Settlers: What is Going on?

Professor Robert Mnookin

4:15-5:00 Focusing in Negotiation: a New Direction in Raiffa’s Analytic Paradigm

Professor Max Bazerman, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

5:00 Reception


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