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09:00 - 20:00 18 June 2014

UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction - Fourth annual conference


Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre and South Cloisters | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Dougal Goodman, Chief Executive, The Foundation for Science and Technology, Dr Dougal Goodman OBE FREng, is Chief Executive of The Foundation for Science and Technology, a charity that works between both Houses of Parliament, Whitehall, business and the research community to promote debate about policy issues that have a science, engineering, technology or medical element (www.foundation.org.uk). He is also non-executive Chairman of the Lighthill Risk Network, a consortium of insurance companies working to bridge the gap between the insurance market and the research community. He is a former Deputy Director of the British Antarctic Survey and a general manager for BP. He has served on a wide range of committees including currently the Advisory Board of the Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network.

A day of thought-provoking discussions, talks by experts and presentations of the latest research in risk and disaster reduction, aimed at researchers and practioners, NGOs and City professionals, and the interested public.

Conference themes:

  • Cascading Crises
  • The Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Managing Risks in Business and Government
  • Building Resilience of Communities and Infrastructure to Natural Disasters


Rosanna Smith
+44 (0)20 7679 3157 | rosanna.smith@ucl.ac.uk


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