Call for papers, 2d Nordic Chapter Risk Conference 14-15 November 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden

2d Nordic Risk Conference

14-15 November 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden

Theme: Where are we and where are we going: New insights in risk analysis in the Nordic countries

The conference aims to bring together individuals and organisations interested in risk assessment, risk management and risk communication in Europe. The Society of Risk Analysis Europe: Nordic Chapter promotes specifically Nordic and Baltic issues in the field of risk, and aims to facilitate debate and exchanges of information and opinion between professionals in industry, government, universities, research institutes, and consultancies. It has the ambition to convene and promote scientific and educational meetings on risk research, risk analysis and risk management in the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Themes for presentations may include:


  • risk communication and uncertainty
  • environmental governance
  • new technologies and innovation
  • risk framing
  • evidence-based policy making
  • new perspectives on risk assessment
  • risk and ethics
  • organizing in the face of risk
  • emerging risk issues in the Nordic and Baltic countries

The conference is hosted by Gothenburg Research Institute at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. The conference is sponsored by the Partner Program at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

Submission of abstracts

Deadline for submission of both individual presentations and symposia is 13 September. More information can be found on the submission of abstracts can be found on the Nordic chapter page and the conference website.

Conference fees

The conference fee is 1500 SEK excl VAT (including lunches, coffe/the, and conference dinner on Monday evening).
There is a reduced rate for Master and PhD students: 1000 SEK excl VAT.


Posthotellet , Göteborg

Keynote speakers

  • Nick Pidgeon, Universiy of Cardiff, UK
  • Ortwin Renn, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Barbara Czarniawska,  University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Sven Ove Hansson, Royal School of Technology, Sweden
  • Janna Husu Kallio, Ministry of Forestry, Finland
  • Anne-Katrin Lundeby, National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research, Norway


More information

For more information, registration and submission of abstracts, please see:


Last modified: 31 August 2016