Conference on emergent risks and risk management in Europe

October 6, 2004

Brussels, 05 Oct 2004

An international conference on emergent risks and risks management in Europe will take place in Paris, France, from 15 to 17 November.

The conference will gather scientists, policymakers and industry representatives from all sectors concerned by risk assessment and risk management, and will welcome several EC funded projects under the Fifth and Sixth Framework Programmes (FP5 and FP6) such as ATLANTIS: Atlantic sea level rise - adaptation to imaginable worst case climate change; SHAPE-RISK: symposium sharing experience in integrated risk management to design future industrial systems; and MIRIAD 21: risk management in municipalities.

The session topics will include:
- climate change;
- integrated risk management;
- risk management in municipalities;
- risk perception;
- risk communication;
- electromagnetic fields;
- risk and regulation;
- GMO and risk under uncertainty;
- terrorism; nuclear; risk governance; transport safety.

For more information, please contact:
Olivier Salvi:
E-mail: olivier.salvi@ineris.fr
Tel: +33.3.44.55.61.01

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