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Memory has recently emerged as an important theoretical framework for thinking about wide-ranging problems in economics and decision sciences. MBC*2023 will bring together leading economists, experimental psychologists, and memory theorists for in-depth discussion of current topics at the nexus of these disciplines. The symposium will feature paired presentations by economists and memory scientists, with the paired talks going beyond the format of a traditional paper / discussion in providing the depth in each field required to have a vigorous discussion.

MBC*2023 will be held at the Disney Grand Floridian Resport in Orlando, Florida on June 2nd, 2023.


Yueran Ma, University of Chicago

Michael Jacob Kahana, University of Pennsylvania


The venue for MBC*2023 will be The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, located in Orlando, Florida.

The Grand Floridian served as the preferred hotel for the event. You can see our special rate booking Here or by phone at (407) 939-4686. You can book park tickets through our event site Here.

The Walt Disney World Group Reservations Phone Team is available for assistance Monday through Friday 8:30 AM EST until 6:00 PM EST and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 AM EST until 5:00 PM EST. They can be reached at (407) 939-4686.

Please make sure to book by May 1st!

The Grand Floridian Resort is located at 4401 Floridian Way, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830-84551.

More information on The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa can be found on their website. Click here to view this location on Google Maps.

Important Disney Meeting Requirements and Know Before You Go information can be found Here.


8:30am - 9:45am: Session 1: Memory Episodes and Cues

Cameron Peng, London School of Economics

Lila Davachi, Columbia University

10:10am - 11:25am: Session 2: Similarity and Interference

Thomas Graeber, Harvard University

Robert Nosofsky, Indiana University

11:40am - 1:00pm: Lunch Roundtable Discussion

Colin Camerer, California Institute of Technology

Jessica Wachter, Securities and Exchange Commission

Eric Johnson, Columbia Graduate School of Business

1:10pm - 2:25pm: Session 3: Statistics and Probability Judgment

Nicola Gennaioli, Bocconi University

Elke Weber, Princeton University

2:50pm - 4:05pm: Session 4: Compressed Representations and Forecasting

Mike Woodford, Columbia University

Randy Gallistel, Rutgers University

4:05pm - 4:30pm: Final Remarks

Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University

Workshop Registration

Registration before April 14: Faculty ($250), Non-Faculty ($150).

After April 14 there will be a $50 surcharge.

Conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.

Click here to register.