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Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium

October 22, 2014 - October 24, 2014

The 11th Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium will be held October 22-24, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

CRHNet brings together everyone who has an interest in the cross-sectoral, multiple dimensions of risk management and disaster reduction. The program includes a field trip and discussion groups as well as plenary and targeted sessions emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to risk mitigation.

Highlighted focus areas include:

  • Evolving theories of risks
  • Hazard and risk policy and regulations
  • Emergency management
  • Public health risks and emergencies
  • Technological risks and engineering
  • Critical infrastructure risks and protection
  • Risk management models, standards, and tools
  • Risk reduction and adaptation to climate and severe weather
  • Cyber security risks and emergencies
  • Risk and insurance of catastrophic events
  • Managing coastal hazards, risks, and emergencies
  • Managing North/Arctic hazards and risks
  • Risks and demographic changes
  • Managing risks and emergencies in mass gathering events
  • Canada and post Hyogo Framework of Action
  • Information and knowledge management for disaster risk reduction
  • International perspectives on risk management and disaster risk reduction
  • Aboriginal disaster resilience in Canadian and international contexts

Please visit CHRNet’s Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium website for more information.


October 22, 2014
October 24, 2014
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Eaton Chelsea
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, M5G 1Z4 Canada
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416-595 1975
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