Safety through Risk Assessment? 22 May, Borås

Seminar held in Borås, 22 May

The seminar aims to initiate discussions on the use of risk assessment and to define areas for further development. Our speakers include leading experts in a variety of fields representing an interesting mix of expertise to elaborate on the theme of safety through risk assessment. We have lecturers from industry, academia and authorities to discuss technical, philosophical and psychological aspects of the risk assessment methodology. Our Keynote Speakers are Prof. Dimitris Diamantidis from OTH Regensburg and Mr Torleif Husebø the Process Integrity Manager at the Petroleum Safety Authority, Norway. The seminar agenda is found below.

You are most welcome to join us. For more information and registration please visit the seminar website! The participation fee is 1 500 SEK (abt. € 170) and includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Registration deadline is the 15th of May. Do not hesitate to contact Linnea Hemmarö if you have any questions.


Dr. Tommy Hertzberg

Seminar Agenda

09:30 Welcome

09:40 Keynote 1: Risk and reliability criteria in European infrastructure projects                               Prof Dimitris Diamantidis, OTH Regensburg
10:10 Nuclear plant risk management methodologies                                                                                     Anna Bjereld, Nuclear reactor safety, Ringhals AB
10:30 Strategies For Integration In Risk and Crisis Management                                                                  Dr Kerstin Eriksson, SP Fire Research
10:50 Improved risk management through comprehending the decision making process               Martin Kylefors, Business area manager, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
11:10 Lunch
12:10 Keynote 2: Risk management and management of uncertainty                                                      Torleif Husebø, Discipline Leader Process Integrity,  Petroleum Safety Authority, Norway
12:40 Philosophy of risk management                                                                                                                    Dr Jonas Clausen, FOI – The Swedish Defence Research Agency
13:00 Cognition and risk management                                                                                                                    Prof Carl Martin Allwood, Department of psychology, University of Gothenburg
13:20 Rigid rules, magic or enlightened engineering in risk management                                                Dr Thomas Svensson, Sinnesro AB
13:40 Coffee

14:00 Discussion/workshop: Can safety be ensured through risk assessment? How can safety be ensured?

15:45 End of day