Events

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To bring about changes that will help people make informed decisions that are grounded in good science, we seek to understand the complexities of risk communication and decision-making. The Institute is conducting its inaugural research grant call to support research with the potential to help LRFI make a meaningful impact on society.

THE RISK QUOTIENT 2018 – THE SECOND LRFI CONFERENCE


The Institute will be organising its second annual conference from 25 to 26 October 2018 at the University of Tokyo in Japan. Speakers include Professor Eldar Shafir from Princeton University and Professor Lan Xue from Tsinghua University. The conference will discuss decision-making in rapidly changing environments, and managing unprecedented events and uncertainty.

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: A BEHAVIOURAL RESEARCH APPROACH


How do we factor in the wants and needs of target audiences when crafting communication strategies? This talk presented by Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin will examine the social science behind effective communication development.

OPTIGRAM: DATA VISUALISATION COMPETITION


Calling out to all youths! Have an idea how to creatively visualise data to communicate risks, patterns and trends for better decision-making? Submit your concepts for a digital visualisation to earn exciting prizes!

THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS IN THE NEAR AND LONG-TERM


Artificial Intelligence is set to impact the world. It has the potential to aid us with our biggest global challenges, but also requires careful management. Navigating both the near- and longer-term challenges of AI will require foresight and deep collaboration. This talk is presented by Dr Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh, Executive Director of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge.