IRGC Symposium Session at the SRA World Congress 2012

18-20 July 2012, Sydney, Australia —

IRGC organised a symposium session on “Risk emergence and emerging risks” at the SRA World Congress on 18-20 July 2012 in Syney, Australia.  Along with its network partners, it presented both an overview of and some insight on the issues related to emerging risk management and on contributing factors to risk emergence

Symposium speakers included the following experts and risk practitioners:

  • Ortwin Renn, Professor and Chair of Enrironmental Sociology and Technology Assessment, University of Stuttgart, and Director of Dialogik
  • Pierre-Alain Schieb, Counsellor, Head of Futures Projects, OECD
  • Xue Lan, Professor and Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, P.R.China
  • Michel Maila, President, MIGEM Consulting Inc., Canada
  • Kenneth Oye, Associate Professor of Political Science and Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA