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Risk, Perception, and Response Conference and 20th Kyoto University International Symposium

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

8:00 – 8:30       Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45       Introduction and Overview: James K. Hammitt (Harvard University), Lisa A. Robinson (Harvard University)

8:45 – 10:15     Panel 1: Conceptual Framework and Crosscutting Issues (Chair: John Graham)

10:15 – 10:45   Break

10:45 – noon   Panel 2: Health Care I (Chair: Stephen Resch)

noon – 1:15      Lunch

1:15 – 2:30      Panel 3: Occupational and Transportation Risk (Chair: Mary Riddel)

2:30 – 3:00       Break

3:00 – 4:30       Panel 4: Food Safety (Chair: Jeff Lazo)

4:30 – 5:00       Open Discussion: Cross-cutting Insights

Friday, March 21, 2014

8:00 – 8:30       Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00     Panel 5: Health Care II (Chair: Eve Wittenberg)

10:00 – 10:15   Break

10:15 – 11:45   Panel 6: Energy and the Environment (Chair: Katherine von Stackelberg)

11:45 – 1:30      Lunch with Keynote Speaker: Cass R. Sunstein, “Choosing Not to Choose”

1:30 – 2:15      Panel 7: Finance (Chair: Christoph Rheinberger)

2:15 – 2:45   Open Discussion: Cross-cutting Insights

2:45 – 3:00   Break

3:00 – 5:00   20th Kyoto University International Symposium

Greeting: Michiaki Mishima (Executive Vice President for International Affairs and Hospital Administration, Kyoto University)

Speakers:

  •  A Preliminary Observation on Risk Perception among Local Residents in Fukushima: A. Koizumi (Kyoto University)
  • Mistakes and Reflections of Risk Communication in Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident: M. Yoneda (Kyoto University)
  • Activities on Radiation Monitoring Fukushima and their Public Perception: M. Tanigaki (Kyoto University)
  • The Structural Model of Public Perception and the Effects of Interactive Communication on the Risk of Radioactive Substances in Food: Y. Niyama (Kyoto University)
  • Learning from History: Evacuation Criteria: R. Wilson (Harvard University)
  • Supplemental materials: The EPA and Risk Analysis: R. Wilson (Harvard University)