Adrian Camilleri

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Oct 02 2015

In New Orleans to present at the Annual Meeting for the Association for Consumer Research

This week I made the very long trip from Melbourne (via Sydney and Dallas) to New Orleans to participate in the Annual Meeting for the Association for Consumer Research, October 1 – 4, 2015. I arrived a day early in order to tick some things off the bucket list, including enjoying a beignets, spotting swamp alligators, and enjoying a …

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Aug 08 2015

Experiments for public policy – A beginners guide

On Wednesday August 5th 2015 the Behavioural Business Lab (BBL) together with the Victorian Behavioural Insights Network, hosted an event at RMIT: “Experiments for public policy – A beginners guide”. The session began with myself giving a 30 minute lecture about what experiments are all about, and how they could be leveraged by those in public …

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May 31 2015

In Cairns to present at the Australian Council for the Arts Marketing Summit

It was a delight to receive a call from Celia Pavelieff, the Marketing Manager at the Australia Council for the Arts, inviting me to fly up to beautiful Cairns this week to present a plenary session at the Australian Council for the Arts 2015 Marketing Summit. The two-day event is themed “Audiences: yours, mine, ours”, which represents the work …

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Apr 29 2015

My piece on “Information Design” came out this month in Marketing Magazine

RMIT is a content partner of Australia’s Marketing Magazine. I jumped at the opportunity to write a piece on “Information Design”. My article is titled “How marketers construct ‘consumer’ preferences” and came out in the April/May edition, which is now on the shelves. In the piece, I discuss examples of great information design from industry and research (including …

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Apr 11 2015

In Sydney to present at the World Social Marketing conference

This week I travelled to Sydney to attend my first meeting of the World Social Marketing Conference. As noted in the conference program, my talk, titled “Aggregating Potential Collective Action To Motivate Pro-Social Consumption”, was scheduled for Monday 20 April at 11:30am in Seminar Room 4. The work is a collaborative venture with Prof. Rick Larrick at Duke University. The …

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Dec 02 2014

In Brisbane to present at the annual meeting of the Australia & New Zealand Marketing Academy

This week I travelled to my first meeting of the Australia & New Zealand Marketing Academy, which was being held in Brisbane and hosted by Griffith University. As noted in the conference program, I was fortunate to give two talks: 1. “Judgment and Decision-making in Word of Mouth Communication” in the track enigmatically called “Consumer Behaviour – Other”. …

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Nov 27 2014

In Long Beach to present at the annual meeting of the Society for JDM

This week I returned to the US (via Hawaii!) to present some of my work at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, which was held in Long Beach, California. It was great to see old friends from the Newell Lab, CRED, and those at Duke, and also make some new friends.  I received some positive feedback on my …

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Jul 07 2014

Started as a marketing faculty at RMIT in Melbourne!

Last week I moved from the United States back to Australia to begin working as a lecturer in the marketing group of RMIT University’s School of Economics, Finance and Marketing. (For those of you who don’t know, in Australia a “lecturer” is equivalent to the academic rank of tenure-track assistant professor.) I’ll be helping to teach “Marketing …

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Jun 04 2014

New chapter on choice architecture

Recently, Rick Larrick and I wrote a chapter/entry on the topic of “choice architecture” for Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, which is an effort to shape the agenda of theory and research in the social and behavioral sciences in the decades to come.  The piece expresses our views on the most important …

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May 16 2014

Video of me presenting at the 2014 Duke University Energy Research Collaboration Workshop

Earlier this month I participated in the 2014 Duke University Energy Research Collaboration Workshop, which was sponsored by the Duke University Energy Initiative and open to Duke University faculty, research staff, and their students interested in energy. The presentations focused on recent energy-related research by Duke faculty, staff and students. I was part of session focused on the a behavioral science …

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