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Kan Shao will speak on Tuesday, August 6, noon to 1 p.m. Eastern time, on “Model Averaged Benchmark Dose Estimations.” Attend via teleconference or webconference. Other upcoming topics: non-linear carcinogens (Sept 10) and non-monotonic dose response (Oct 1).
This upcoming Washington, DC, event focuses on governance and follows a workshop held in May on the risks of unconventional shale gas development. Attendance can be in person or via the web.
Harvard Center for Risk Analysis Announces October Workshop on Cross-Disciplinary Research Synthesis
This workshop, slated for October 3, 2013, in Cambridge, MA, is designed to address how methods for research synthesis are used in different fields.
European Conference on “New Challenges when Communicating Food-Related Issues” Set for September 12th, 2013
The European Commission-funded “FoodRisC” (Food Risk Communication) project, in conjunction with the European Food Safety Authority, announces the project’s final conference, which will take place at the Stanhope Hotel in Brussels.
The event, entitled “Safe Societies—Coping with Complexity and Major Risk,” was held in Trondheim, Norway, June 17-19, with an impressive array of plenary speakers, symposia, oral presentations and a poster session, with two students receiving scholarship awards.