CRHNet 14th Annual Symposium 2017

Posted by on Jun 24, 2017 in Events, Slider | 0 comments

CRHNet’s 14th Annual Symposium will be taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from October 25-27, 2017. The theme of this year’s symposium will be `Building Resilience: “From Catastrophe to Capacity”‘ and the programme will explore the history of hazard characterization and disaster reduction with an eye to the future. Please visit the CRHNet website for more...

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CIP Initiative’s Kevin Quigley Presents at Canadian Red Cross’s 9th Annual Disaster Management Forum

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Events, News | 0 comments

The Canadian Red Cross’s 9th Annual Disaster Management Forum took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from November 24th to the 26th. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘educating and connecting disaster management professionals.’ At this year’s conference, the CIP Initiative’s Kevin Quigley presented a session entitled, “Of Gods and Men: Taking Media into Account when Preparing for Natural and...

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Risk Regulation Regimes in Canadian Critical Infrastructure: On-line Workshop on Security in Transportation and Dangerous Chemicals

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Events, Slider |

On February 14th, 2014, we hosted the fourth in a series of five transatlantic workshops in the immersive online technology Second Life. We reported on the findings of our recent research on Canadian risk regulation regimes in the transportation and manufacturing (dangerous chemicals) sectors. The work draws on media analysis of post 9/11 CI events and semi-structured interviews with regulators, owners, operators and managers in the...

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