Photo courtesy of Society for Risk Analysis
Photo courtesy of Society for Risk Analysis

Various dates: Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis webinar series

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis is offering a series of online webinars, featuring leading experts and addressing diverse topics. SBCA 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. These webinars feature numerous policy areas, including energy, the environment, health, crime, transportation, homeland security, finance, and others. To learn more, please visit the Society’s website.

September 21-28, 2020: Benefit-Cost Analysis: Valuing Life and Health

Please join us for our new online short-course on benefit-cost analysis. We will cover the analytic  framework and the approaches used to value changes in health and longevity, including the value per statistical life (VSL) concept and application. The course is designed for practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and other stakeholders who want to increase their understanding of benefit-cost analysis and its application to environmental, health, and safety policies globally. To learn more and to register, visit the course website.

December 13-17, 2020: Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting
Austin, TX

The next SRA Annual Meeting will be held in Austin, TX. 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.

March 8-11, 2021: Environmental Health Risk: Analysis and Applications
Boston, MA

The Harvard 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 and other hazards, and to proactively address these risks. 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 public’s health and the environment. Please visit the course website for more information.

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