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Ortwin Renn discusses his goals and accomplishments during his year as president, in particular in enhancing SRA's international "footprint." The 2015 Fourth World Congress on Risk in Singapore (which will open on July 19) contributes to this purpose.
Tom Beer, President of SRA-Australia/New Zealand (SRA-ANZ), reports that the group’s annual conference was held in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on August 26-28, 2014, with the theme “Risk Beyond the Numbers.”
New Election Results for SRA-Latin America Reported for President Elect, Secretary and Treasurer (2015-2016)
SRA-LA is pleased to announce the final results of the election of its Executive Council (2015-2016). Elected representatives were: President Elect 2015-2016 (2017-2018 President): Rosa María Flores Serrano (México); Secretary 2015-2016: Esperanza López Vázquez (México); and Treasurer 2015-2016: Julio Fuchs (Argentina).
Abstracts are due by December 1, 2014, for papers to be presented at The 5th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-5) to be held in Tangier, Morocco, on June 1-3, 2015.
Harvard School of Public Health Offers 2015 Course on Analyzing Risk: Principles, Concepts, and Applications
Presented in collaboration with the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, this Boston event is scheduled for March 9-12 and designed to develop participants' capacity to identify and assess health risks posed by environmental hazards.