Analyzing Risk: Principles, Concepts, and Applications (RISK0313)

Venue: Harvard School of Public Health

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 11, 2013 / 8:30 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Mar 14, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (EST)
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Program Overview:

Participants learn how to apply the science behind risk-based decision making, examine complex problems involving chemicals, radiation, and other hazards in the environment, discuss emerging analytic approaches, and review important issues with leaders in the field.

Who Should Participate:

Industrial, regulatory, and public health professionals responsible for managing, conducting or evaluating risk assessments associated with occupational, food-borne or environmental hazards including, but not limited to:

  • Attorneys
  • Engineers
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Health and Safety Professionals
  • Policy Analysts
  • Public and Governmental Professionals

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine current and emerging methods for quantifying risks
  • Evaluate exposure assessment protocols
  • Differentiate between key assumptions and uncertainties in non-cancer and cancer dose-response models
  • Implement probabilistic methods in uncertainty analysis and risk assessment
  • Identify key factors that influence risk perception and communication
  • Evaluate alternative approaches for valuation of environmental health risk outcomes


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Additional Information

Program Fees: $1695 if payment is received before March 4, 2013