22nd SRA-Europe annual conference

22nd SRA-Europe annual conference

The 22nd SRA-Europe annual conference will be held 17-19 June 2013 at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.


 

 

 

22nd SRA-Europe annual conference

The 22nd SRA-Europe annual conference will be held 17-19 June 2013 at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.

The special theme of the conference is «Safe societies – coping with complexity and major risk», concerning challenges related to our society’s vulnerability to major risk of natural and industrial disasters, malicious attacks, financial breakdowns, and epidemic diseases.

The conference endeavors to facilitate cross-disciplinary research and collaboration across actors in the risk field to create safer societies by strengthening our ability to govern major risks and ensuring balanced development in a complex and uncertain world.

The conference is open to all interested researchers and experts in the various fields of risk analysis. Industry representatives are also encouraged to participate.

The Society for Risk Analysis – Europe
SRA-Europe aims to bring together individuals and organisations interested in risk assessment, risk management and risk communication in Europe. SRA-Europe is a regional section of the Society for Risk Analysis, which is an international society that provides an open forum for all those who are interested in risk analysis, including risk assessment, characterization, communication, management, and policy across all sectors and societal levels.

The 22nd Annual conference of SRA-E in 2013 is arranged by the ROSS Geminisenter which is a strategic network between the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and SINTEF. ROSS endeavors to develop knowledge, methods, and tools to prevent major accidents through interdisciplinary studies on risk and vulnerability.

Key note speakers
The following have tentatively accepted to give keynote presentations:

  • Elisabeth Paté-Cornell, Stanford University, USA
  • Nick Pidgeon, Cardiff University, UK
  • David D Woods, Ohio State University, USA

Spesific topics and call for abstracts
The special theme of the conference, «Safe societies – coping with complexity and major risk», is reflected in this list of specific topics. Abstracts and symposia within these topics are wanted before 15 January 2013.

Conference pamphlet
Download conference pamphlet here.

 

Further information available at the following web address: http://srae2013.no/