The series captures the five main categories of subjects identified in the recently published document Core Subjects of Risk Analysis: Fundamentals; Risk assessment; Risk perception and communication; Risk management and governance, and Solving real risk problems and issues. In this opening webinar in this series Aven will address the first category of the main subjects, highlighting issues related to fundamental concepts and principles, including topics related to risk analysis and science; and the nexus between risk, knowledge and uncertainties.
Terje Aven, Ph.D., is a professor of risk assessment and risk management at the University of Stavanger, Norway. He has many years of experience as an industry risk analyst and is the author of many books and papers in the field. He currently serves as President of SRA (Society for Risk Analysis) and Chairman of the European Safety and Reliability Association (ESRA). He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Risk and Reliability and the area editor of Risk Analysis in Policy.