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Risk: Perception, Measurement & Policy




This full-day multi-disciplinary seminar will consider risks in a variety of settings and areas, how they are perceived and how risks can reasonably be quantified, measured and regulated. The invited speakers represent a range of disciplines including Psychology, Business, Health, Pharmacology and Statistics.

Issues addressed include:

  • What is risk?
  • Can a star-rating system help when communicating risks?
  • Benefit-risk assessment of medicinal products
  • Crime as irrational risk taking
  • Risks of corporate catastrophes
  • European regulatory policy
  • Use of multi-criteria decision analysis to improve the drug laws

Speakers include:

Professor John Adams (University College London); Professor David Spiegelhalter (University of Cambridge); Anthony Fitzsimmons (Chairman Reputability LLP); Professor Derek Atkins (Cass Business School); Professor Larry Phillips (London School of Economics); Professor Ragnar Löfstedt (King's College London); Professor David Nutt (Imperial College London); Professor Mandeep Dhami (Middlesex University).

The event is free to attend and will take place in the Northampton Suite at City University London. Registration from 9:30am with the event starting at 10:00am. The day will end around 18:00 with an opportunity to stay for networking with wine.

Join us for what promises to be a fascinating day.

Places for this event are limited and you will need to register if you wish to attend. Should you find at a later date that you are unable to come, please email Anna Ramberg to cancel your place to allow others to register.

The deadline for registering for this event is Friday 29 November.

This seminar is organised jointly by Peter Ayton (City University London) and Tim Rakow (University of Essex).

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When and where

9.30am - 7.00pmFriday 13th December 2013

Northampton Suite A University Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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