January 14, 2015: Air Quality and Human Health Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing
The Society for Risk Analysis – New England Chapter invites you to a seminar on the impacts of hydraulic fracturing at Industrial Economics, Incorporated, 2067 Massachusetts Avenue, in Cambridge, MA. Presenters include John Wilhelmi (Eastern Research Group) and Manu Sharma (Gradient). Refreshments and networking will be from 5:00-5:30 with presentations and discussion beginning at 5:30. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
March 9-12, 2015: Analyzing Risk: Principles, Concepts, and Applications
The Center for Risk Analysis invites you to attend our professional development course at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. This course will develop your capacity to identify and assess health risks posed by environmental hazards. Participants learn to manage and evaluate risk assessments associated with occupational, food-borne, and environmental hazards, ensuring they are ready to apply the science of risk-based decision making to protect the publics’ health and the environment. Please visit the course website for more information.
March 18, 2015: Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Professional Development Workshops
The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis invites you to attend a professional development workshop prior to its Annual Meeting and Conference. Workshops for 2015 include:
- Benefit-Cost Analysis in the States: Status, Results First, and Options to Increase Usage Among Policymakers
- Use of Expert Elicitation to Inform Decision-Making
- An Overview of Climate Change, Its Impacts and the Social Cost of Carbon
- Estimating the Benefits of Improved Air Quality with the Open Source BenMAP-CE Tool
- QALYs in Cost-Effectiveness and Benefit-Cost Analysis
- Retrospective Benefit-Cost Analysis
For additional information, please visit the workshop website.
March 19-20, 2015: Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Annual Meeting and Conference
The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. The annual conference features presentations in diverse policy areas, including energy, the environment, health, crime, transportation, homeland security, finance and many others. To view the preliminary program, and to register, please visit the conference website.
December 6-9, 2015: Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting
Save the date for the 2015 SRA Annual Meeting. SRA is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, scholarly, international society that provides an open forum for all those who are interested in risk analysis. Risk analysis is broadly defined to include risk assessment, risk characterization, risk communication, risk management, and policy relating to risk, in the context of risks of concern to individuals, to public- and private-sector organizations, and to society at a local, regional, national, or global level. More information is available on the SRA website.
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