SRA offers 2-day public forum in Washington DC, May 23-24, 2006.
On March 30 the Society for Risk Analysis announced a 2-day public forum May 23-24 on OMB’s proposed risk assessment Bulletin. This forum follows immediately after the May 22 public meeting of the NAS ad hoc committee reviewing the proposed Bulletin.
The event will be held at the Cafritz Conference Center at George Washington University, in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, DC. SRA describes itself as
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.
Full disclosure: The managing editor of Neutral Source, Richard B. Belzer, is a member of SRA and served the Society as Treasurer from 1998-2002, and as Past Treasurer in 2003. He also serves on the planning committee for the public forum.
More information about the forum can be obtained from SRA Councilor Greg Paoli (1-613-260-1424, fax -1443), SRA Past President Jim Wilson (1-314-569-2615), or by posting a comment to this post.