2017 Risk Events


21 Feb 2017
From Kobe to Sendai - Tracing progress in risk discourse and analysis for informing risk management and climate adaptation

This year IIASA is to receive the 4th Disaster Prevention Research Institute Award for its work in the field of disaste... More

27 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017
The role of risk perception in decision-making processes

IIASA Risk and Resilience researchers are facilitating a series of stakeholder workshops aimed at fostering understandi... More

17 Mar 2017
Advanced prototype of a new simulation game to be tested

IIASA researchers will be testing an advanced prototype of a new Water-Energy Nexus game. The game may help to improve w... More

19 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017
Key players in the field of disaster risk reduction to meet in Kyoto

The Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 and the Global Alliance of Disaster Research ... More

27 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017
Increasing transparency through participatory governance

Applying insights gained from Jordan case study to the European context More

23 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
IIASA at EGU 2017

IIASA researchers and staff will participate in the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, presenting new res... More

08 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
Bonn Climate Change Conference 2017

IIASA researchers took part in a number of events surrounding the Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017, providing ... More

17 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Dresden Nexus Conference

The biennial Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) is a cross-sectoral platform for scientists, implementers, decision-makers ... More

22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The 2017 Global Platform marks the first opportunity for the international community to review global progress in the im... More

14 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
Greening the economy and building partnerships for energy security in the Central Asian region

The meeting is Astana is part of an annual series of preparatory... More

22 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Educate - inspire - connect

IIASA researchers Daniela Weber and Thomas Schinko will be Austrian delegates to the prestigious 6th Lindau (Nobel Laure... More

24 Aug 2017
Indonesian bank executives to discuss systemic risk and climate and disaster resilience

Senior Indonesian bank executives are visiting IIASA to discuss systemic risk and climate and disaster resilience. More

14 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Climate change across borders

IIASA researcher Alison Heslin will present latest research on global effects of climate change on population at the Gal... More

18 Sep 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
The dynamic relationship between natural resources and social conflict

Alison Heslin will discuss the links between resources and conflicts at the International Conference on Sustainable Dev... More

11 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
Impacts World 2017

This international conference on climate-change impacts brings together scientists and stakeholders to shed light on the... More

17 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Participatory governance of energy transitions

This stakeholders' forum brings together scientists, policy-makers, NGOs, and private sector representatives to discuss ... More

06 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
UN Climate Change Conference 2017 (COP23)

Two years after the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, this year's UN climate conference will focus on the way ... More

14 Nov 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference 2017

RISK Program invited to take part in panel discussions at Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference. More

25 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
World Bosai Forum

RISK Program to present state-of-the-art research findings on multi-agent models, highlighting the importance of systemi... More

03 Dec 2017 - 06 Dec 2017
The relationship between social conflict and natural resources

IIASA researcher Alison Heslin will discuss the complicated links between food and violence at the 3rd International Con... More

16 Jan 2018
South Africa Workshop: Assessing the impact of road development on natural capital

Scaling impacts of major road and infrastructure development on African biodiversity and natural capital from local to c... More

18 Jan 2018 - 19 Jan 2018
CO-designing the Assessment of Climate CHange Costs (COACCH) Project Kick-Off Meeting

IIASA scientists will be traveling to Venice in January for the first meeting of the COACCH Project on the economic impa... More

07 Feb 2018 - 14 Feb 2018
9th UN-Habitat World Urban Forum

The World Urban Forum (WUF) is the largest United Nations conference on sustainable urban development and cities. Focus ... More

20 Mar 2018 - 21 Mar 2018
The Second Global Adaptation Network Forum

The 2nd Global Adaptation Network Forum addresses main challenges for climate change adaptation and provides an opportun... More

03 Apr 2018 - 05 Apr 2018
GCREEDR 2018

IIASA presents the results of multi-criteria decision analysis project on a number of electricity generation technologie... More

08 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
IIASA at EGU 2018

IIASA researchers will participate in the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, presenting new research on w... More

12 Apr 2018
Research launch and expert discussion - "Uncovering the hidden cost of internal displacement"

The research launch will let participants learn more about an innovative approach and take part in lively discussions on... More

17 Apr 2018 - 18 Apr 2018
Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk (CCCR) 2018

The Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk 2018 discusses recent developments in the field of existential and global ... More

24 Apr 2018 - 25 Apr 2018
IIASA at the “Systems Analysis and Decision Analytical Methods with Applications in Energy Transitions, Regional Planning and Socio-Economic Development” workshop in Iran

IIASA provides scientific input to the discussion about methods, which are available to decision-makers to fulfill the i... More

14 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
IIASA at Understanding Risk Forum (UR)

The UR Forum brings together the global community of risk research and practice to discuss innovation in the creation, c... More

09 Jun 2018
FACING GAÏA conversation: Scientist and Artist envision the future

RISK researchers will participate in a conversation on climate change at the Christine König Galerie, Vienna. More

18 Jun 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
RISK at Adaptation Futures 2018

Adaptation Futures to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 18-21 June is the world’s premier conference on climate ... More

20 Aug 2018 - 07 Sep 2018
Risk researchers to provide expert inputs for SASAC

Junko Mochizuki and Piotr Magnuszewski will lead an interactive training at the SASAC ‘s high-level systems analysis c... More

24 Sep 2018 - 25 Sep 2018
Joint OECD-JRC Workshop “System thinking for critical infrastructure resilience and
security”

Senior research scholar Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler from the RISK program was invited to give a keynote speech at the OECD... More

28 Sep 2018
Climate risks beyond adaptation?

Book launch “Loss and Damage from Climate Change. Concepts, Methods and Policy Options”. More

02 Oct 2018 - 04 Oct 2018
9th IDRiM conference 2018

This year’s conference is dedicated to the theme of Data Driven Approaches to Integrated Disaster Management hosted by... More

14 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
The 8th International Conference on Building Resilience (ICBR)

Scientists from the RISK program are contributing to the International Conference on Building Resilience (ICBR), which h... More

16 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
Local Conference of Youth (LCOY) Austria 2018

A national event for and by young people who are passionate to fight climate change. More

18 Nov 2018 - 19 Nov 2018
1st annual workshop for young CCCA researchers

Participatory approaches in climate change and sustainability research: Sharing experiences, best practices and stumblin... More


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Last edited: 09 March 2018

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