2nd SRA-E Nordic meeting 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden

The 2nd SRA-E Nordic meeting "Where are we and where are we going: New insights in risk analysis in the Nordic countries" was held 14-15 November, 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden

The conference aimed to bring together individuals and organisations interested in risk assessment, risk management and risk communication in Europe. It aimed to specifically promote Nordic and Baltic issues in the field of risk, and to facilitate debate and exchanges of information and opinion between professionals in industry, government, universities, research institutes, and consultancies.

The meeting was grounded on the overall ambition to convene and promote scientific and educational meetings on risk research, risk analysis and risk management in the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Themes for presentations included:

  • risk communication and uncertainty
  • environmental governance
  • new technologies and innovation
  • risk framing
  • evidence-based policy making
  • new perspectives on risk assessment
  • risk and ethics
  • organizing in the face of risk
  • emerging risk issues in the Nordic and Baltic countries

The conference was hosted by Gothenburg Research Institute at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. The conference is sponsored by the Partner Program at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

Highlights of the 2d meeting of the Nordic chapter, Gothenburg, 2016

The Nordic Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe is looking back at a successful November meeting in Gothenburg. This was the 2nd meeting organized by the SRAE-Nordic. Please, find here a summary of the meeting.

Further information on the conference may be found at the conference webpage gri.gu.se/english/conference/sra-nordic-chapter-meeting and also below:


Submission of abstracts

Deadline for submission of both individual presentations and symposia was 13 September. More information can be found on the submission of abstracts can be found on the conference website.

Conference fees

The conference fee was 1500 SEK excl VAT (including lunches, coffe/the, and conference dinner on Monday evening). There was a reduced rate for Master and PhD students: 1000 SEK excl VAT.



Posthotellet , Göteborg


Keynote speakers

  • Nick Pidgeon, Universiy of Cardiff, UK
  • Ortwin Renn, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Barbara Czarniawska,  University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Sven Ove Hansson, Royal School of Technology, Sweden
  • Janna Husu Kallio, Ministry of Forestry, Finland
  • Anne-Katrin Lundeby, National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research, Norway