Important Updates!

Thank you for being a member of the Economics and Benefits Analysis Specialty Group of the Society for Risk Analysis! We have several important updates for you.

New EBASG Executive Committee 2020: It is our pleasure to announce Ali Gungor from the Federal Aviation Administration as Vice Chair and Lizzi Quin from the FDA as Secretary/Treasurer. They join Aliya Sassi from FDA as Chair, and Amber Jessup and Travis Minor as Past Chairs. Feel free to contact any of us with your ideas, questions, suggestions or concerns. We look forward to hearing from you!

The 2020 SRA Annual Meeting will take place on December 13-17 in Austin, TX! We are available to help you organize symposia or to help you group your presentation with other presenters. If you are interested, please send a short description of your symposia or abstract no later than May 1, 2020 to Elizabeth Quin at And remember to spread the word about the EBASG Student Merit Award!

EBASG website and dues: Please visit our updated website: and share with us your ideas for improving it! Also, please remember to pay your $10 dues at: Your dues help support our events at the annual meeting and throughout the year.

Webinar on VSL: Lisa Robinson is hosting a webinar on Valuing Statistical Lives: Concepts, Current Practices, and Challenges on February 5th at 11am. Please follow the link for more information or to register

Society for Benefit Cost Analysis: Tomorrow is the last day for early bird registration. Make sure you register if you are interested! Also, EBASG members are involved in organizing several post-conference workshops and presenting at the conference. Please see below for additional information.

Dinner meeting: We plan to meet for dinner during the SBCA conference on Monday, March 16th. Please let us know by March 9th if you are interested in joining us! Details forthcoming.

Best regards,

Your SRA-EBASG Executive Committee

Aliya Sassi (, Ali Gungor (, Lizzi Quin (, Amber Jessup ( and Travis Minor (