[Comp-neuro] CfP: 2nd International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response - Beijing 19-21 Oct. 2009

Zeger Karssen - Atlantis Press zkarssen at atlantis-press.com
Wed Feb 4 14:28:10 CET 2009



**************  Call for Submmissions ********************

2nd International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response  
(RACR-2009)

19-21 October, 2009
Beijing, China
(http://iee.pku.edu.cn/racr2009)


CONFERENCE TOPICS

- Intelligent information systems in risk analysis and crisis management

- Uncertainty and risk analysis
- Risk communication and community crises response preparedness
- The latest theory and methodology on risk analysis and crisis response
- Risk analysis of natural disasters and catastrophic accidents

- Risk analysis of public health and crisis response to outbreaks

- Environmental risk assessment and management
- Chemical, biological, and radiological hazards
- Risk issues due to the shortage of vital strategic resources
- Food and feed safety risk and governance
- Risks triggered by global climate change
- Financial risk management
- Political risk insurance and commercial risk insurance
- Risk management for critical infrastructure protection
- Risk evaluation for large-scale public activities and terrorism  
events-
- Integrated risk analysis for urban areas
- Integrated risk management of emerging risks
- Benefits and risks of nanotechnologies
- Risk education and training
- Other related topics

RACR-2009 will include a few special sessions dedicated to focused  
interest areas. Submissions of proposals on special sessions are  
invited.

Papers from the special sessions will be presented at RACR-2009, and  
included in the Proceedings, to be published by Atlantis Press.





CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

General Chair: Prof.Chongfu Huang (Beijing Normal University, China)




Co-Chairs: Jonathan Wiener (Duke University, USA) and Roberto Bubbico  
("La Sapienza" Univeristy of Rome, Italy)


Programme Committee
Chair: Jinren Ni (Peking University, China)
Co-Chairs: Olivier Salvi (European Virtual Institute for Integrated  
Risk Management) and Haibo Wang	(Texas A&M International University,  
USA)


SPONSORED BY:
- National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
- Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
- Society for Risk Analysis-Europe (SRA-E)






LOCATION

Beijing is one of the most popular tourist destinations.  As the  
capital city of China, it can be reached directly by air from  
airports around the world.  It is rich in historical sites and scenic  
beauty; also it provides a window to witness the great social  
transformation China has been undergoing over the past three decades.



PUBLISHING

All accepted papers will be included in the RACR-2009 Proceedings as  
a book titled "New Perspectives on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response"  
to be published by Atlantis Press who shall to the best of its  
ability facilitate to have the proceedings indexed in EI/Compendex  
and ISI-Proceedings (i.e., ISTP).


Special Issue

The best papers will be selected for publication in special issue of  
the Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (indexed by SCI).

More special issues are under consideration according to the accepted  
papers.



DEADLINES

Full Paper Submission: 1 April, 2009	
Final Paper Due:  1 June, 2009


CONTACT INFO



Ms Xiaoling Mao

Executive Vice Secretary-General

Risk Analysis Council of China Association for Disaster Prevention

Department of Environmental Engineering,
Peking University,
Beijing 100871, China

Tel: + 86-10-62756491
Fax: +86-10-62756526
Email: RACR2009 at gmail.com
Website: http://iee.pku.edu.cn/racr2009

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