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On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at noon to 1 pm Eastern time, Bette Meek from the University of Ottawa will speak on “Application of the World Health Organization Framework for Combined Exposures.” This continues the ongoing DRSG teleseminar series.
Climate change, energy, food security, urban risks, and new approaches to dialogue and governance were among the topics, with attendees representing Australia, North and South America, Asia, and Africa, in addition to Europe and the Middle East.
On the theme of “Advancing the Policy Frontier,” the meeting will be held at the George Washington University Marvin Center in Washington, DC, March 19-20, 2015. To assure full consideration, submit your abstract by October 17, 2014.
This event will be organized around the topic of "Global and National Strategies for Risks Management of Accidents and Natural Disasters" and will seek solutions designed to counteract these growing threats.
The Center for Risk Science and Public Health at George Washington University announces this course covering the principles of scientific risk assessment and its role in addressing public health risks.