The Society for Risk Analysis is delighted to announce that Chuck Haas, Area Editor for Microbial Risk Assessment (MRA) for Risk Analysis: An International Journal, is the recipient of the 2017 Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize honoring excellence in water quality research.
She will give a presentation titled “Risk Frameworks for the Simultaneous Intersection of Infrastructure Interdependencies, Infrastructure Usage and Extreme Events.” The link to register is here and the presentation will be available to SRA members after the talk.
It is our pleasure to announce Travis Minor from the Economic Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture (ERS/USDA) as Vice Chair position and Deborah Aiken from the Department of Transportation (DOT) as Secretary/Treasurer. They join Amber Jessup from Health and Human Services (HHS) as Chair and Sandra Hoffman from ERS/USDA as Immediate Past Chair. Lisa Robinson (Harvard University) and Elisabeth Gilmore (Clark University) also sit on the Executive Committee. Please reach out at any time with suggestions and ideas for EBASG events and the upcoming meeting!
See the photos taken at the SRA Policy Forum: Risk Governance for Key Enabling Technologies held last month in Venice, Italy.
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The SRA 2017 Annual Meeting website is now ready for your submissions! For more information, visit: http://birenheide.com/sra/2017AM/form.php. All abstracts are due 5/31/17 at midnight EST. Please note the following:
The SRA document of core subjects of risk analysis published on the FRASG website earlier this year has now been revised based on comments received.
On March 20, 2017 the second Annual Meeting of the SRA Europe Benelux chapter took place at the Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
SRA will partner with the March for Science to be held April 22. SRA President Margaret MacDonell describes this international movement to champion the role of science in serving society and advancing the common good as strongly aligning with SRA’s founding principles.
Join us for our next seminar on April 12th, 2017 at Gradient (20 University Road, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA). Dr. Steve Goldman will be discussing riks communications and offering examples and lessons learned.
The EISG looks forward to SG members’ submissions for the 2017 SRA Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA from December 10-14. We encourage you to submit proposals for oral presentations, posters, symposia, as well as workshops for the EISG group (see details below). We would especially like to encourage students to submit extended abstracts to our group – this will lead to selection of the student merit award!