One of IRGC’s core competencies is our convening capability. We organise a range of events that enable representatives from government, industry, academia, NGOs and other organisations to openly discuss specific risk issues and their governance.

This interactive dialogue between policy makers and other stakeholders can support a deeper understanding of the issues under discussion, promote the development of proposals for new risk governance approaches and allow for areas of agreement – and disagreement – to be identified and explored.


  • IRGC Annual Conference 2014: Improving Risk Regulation – From Crisis Response to Learning and Innovation

    Starts: Monday October 13, 2014 Ends: Tuesday October 14, 2014

      Paris, 13 – 14 October 2014 In today’s changing and challenging governance environment, command-and-control regulatory standards are no longer the only available or suitable instrument for risk regulation. Changes in institutional design and regulation, often triggered by crisis events, are increasingly flexible and adaptive in nature. They are more...

    2014 Annual Conference: Improving Risk Regulation
  • IRGC Risk Governance workshop at TMP in Lisbon, 23-25 June 2014

    Starts: Monday June 23, 2014 Ends: Wednesday June 25, 2014

      The Technology, Management and Policy Graduate Consortium (TMP) brings together graduate students involved in research across different technical fields who seek to develop and implement effective strategies for dealing with the risks and opportunities associated with those technologies. Awards are given for the best papers and presentations. The 23-25...

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  • IRGC session at ESOF 2014 in Copenhagen, 21-26 June

    Starts: Sunday June 22, 2014 Ends: Wednesday June 25, 2014

      IRGC will host a session on “Evidence-based policies in a world of uncertainty and ambiguity” at ESOF 2014. The session will review how evidence-based policy making and risk governance are tackled and implemented in various parts of the globe with a specific focus on the interplay between scientists, policy makers, stakeholders...

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  • IRGC to host session at 2014 Tech4Dev, 4-6 June, EPFL Lausanne

    Starts: Wednesday June 4, 2014 Ends: Friday June 6, 2014

      The UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by the Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV) is pleased to announce that the third International Conference on Technologies for Development: What is Essential? will take place at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland on 4-6 June 2014. More information IRGC will...

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