November 8th: In this presentation Professor Aven will provide some perspectives and reflections on how to conceptualize and describe risk and climate change risk. The point of departure for the talk is the recent report from the Norway’s Climate Risk Commission (in particular Appendix 1 on risk and uncertainty) and current generic risk science knowledge.
October 15th, 11:30 am. In this presentation, Marc Zebisch from Eurac Research (Italy) will introduce a methodological framework for risk assessment which has been developed for practical applications form a national to subnational scale in developed countries as well as in developing countries. We will discuss pros and cons of this pragmatic approach, including the option for participative and qualitative elements.
October 14th, 2.15pm. "Lifelines, The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity", presented by Stephane Hallegatte, Lead Economist at the World Bank.