Research Conferences

Penn LDI regularly hosts conferences that convene national experts on topics related to LDI's priority areas. See a sample of recent conferences below.

Expanding Scope of Practice After COVID-19

On November 20, 2020, we partnered with Penn Nursing to host a half-day virtual conference on how to right-size the scope and regulation of health professional practice to meet community needs after COVID-19, with leading experts in law, economics, nursing, medicine, and dentistry. Learn more about the conference here.

Medicare for All & Beyond: Expanding Coverage, Containing Costs

On February 21, 2020, we convened over 300 researchers, policymakers, providers, and other stakeholders from across the country to discuss fundamental issues related to health care reform. The event was cosponsored by Penn Law and the Annenberg School for Communication. Learn more about the conference and related issue briefs here.

LDI CHIBE Symposium

The annual Behavioral Economics and Health Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania took place November 29-30, 2018. The two-day symposium was co-hosted by Penn's Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) and the National Bureau of Economic Research's Roybal Center for Behavioral Change in Health and Savings. See event coverage here.

Health Insurance Exchanges Annual Conference

The HIX Research Group at the Leonard Davis Institute, along with Penn Law, the Penn Wharton Risk and Insurance Group, and the Sloan Foundation sponsor the Penn LDI Health Insurance Exchanges Conference to discuss the development of health insurance exchanges across the country. See the 2018 HIX Conference report here.

Shaping the Future of Health Care 

In October 2017, LDI convened a two-day event that both marked the 50th anniversary of its founding and brought together some of the leading policy thinkers from Penn, industry, government, and media to explore the continued challenges of health care access, affordability, value, and disparities. See the symposium report here.