Theme, aims and topics

The 25th Silver Jubilee Annual meeting of Society for Risk Analysis Europe (SRA-E) will be held in Bath, UK, 20-22 June 2016. The theme of this conference is Understanding Risk: From Theory to Application in Policy and Practice.

SRA-E provides a platform for academics, national and local policy makers and businesses to discuss the ‘state of the art’ and future directions in the study of risk analysis, to understand concerns about risk from both public and scientific perspectives, to develop effective risk communication and to promote efficient risk mitigation.

This conference is an opportunity for academics and practitioners to come together to discuss issues, problems, goals, solutions and future research questions.

Core Risk Topics for the 2016 conference:

  • Learning from major events
  • Methodological progress in risk research
  • Evidence to inform risk relevant policy
  • Risk policy and regulation
  • The role of trust for organisations
  • Decision-making and uncertainty
  • The relevance of risk perception
  • Citizen and stakeholder roles in risk management
  • The role of social media in risk communication
  • Safety and security issues
  • International and cross-border collaborations in risk reduction
  • Using new forms of data to understand risk
  • Risk analysis and assessment of natural and technological hazards