The Future of Risk Analysis in the Nordic Countries
The Nordic Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis in Europe and Lund University Centre of Risk Assessment and Management (LUCRAM) invite academics, practitioners and policy makers to participate in the 1st Nordic Chapter Risk Conference on the theme The Future of Risk Analysis in the Nordic Countries on November 16-17th 2015 in Lund, Sweden.
About the conference
The aim of the conference is to strengthen and vitalise risk research and education on risk in the Nordic region.
There will be plenty of room for contributed talks (15 minutes including discussion) and for posters. Informal meetings are encouraged, and there will be ample space provided at different locations in the exhibition halls of the conference venue.
The possibility to submit abstracts (maximum 300 words) for 15 minute presentations is now open. Full papers are not required and contributions from scientists as well as practitioners are encouraged.
Submit your abstract by sending an email to Riskconf2015 [at] lucram [dot] lu [dot] se. Indicate if you aim for a poster or an oral presentation!
Deadline for submission of abstracts 27 September
Notification of acceptance 7 October
Deadline early bird registration 18 October
Deadline late bird registration 8 November
Conference 16-17 November
Some of the keynote speakers are
Tomas Öberg, European CHemical Agency (ECHA), Finland
Socio-economic analysis in chemicals risk management
Åsa Boholm, Professor in social anthropology at Gothenburg University, Sweden
Risk Management in Practice: Lessons and Findings
Johannes Persson, Professor in Philosophy at Lund University, Sweden
Science and Proven Experience
Terje Aven, Professor in Risk Analysis and Safety Management at the University of Stavanger, Norway.