Further Information

Previous forums

Each forum has attracted 25-40 participants, and selected papers appearing in special issues of International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, and International Journal of Engineering Under Uncertainty: Hazards, Assessment and Mitigation.

  • December 2004
    Stoos (Switzerland)
    Consequence Modelling in Engineering Decision Making
  • April 2006
    Lake Louise (Canada)
    Decision Making Involving Spatially Distributed Systems
  • December 2007
    Port Stephens, Australia
    Optimal Strategies for Disaster and Hazard Mitigation
  • May 2009
    Hakone (Japan)
    Long-term Policy Makings for Sustainable Society
  • December 2010
    Stoos (Switzerland)
    Global Catastrophic Risk Management - New Insights and Challenges
  • January 2012
    Lake Louise (Canada)
    Risk for Temporary Systems, Temporary Structures, and Short-Term Activities

IFED consortium

Mark Stewart, University of Newcastle, Australia (current co-chair)
Stuart Reid, University of Sydney, Australia (current co-chair)
Jun Kanda, University of Tokyo, Japan (current vice-chair)
Michael Faber, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Marc Maes, University of Calgary, Canada
Ross Corotis, University of Colorado, USA

IFED advisory council

Arvid Naess, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Bazzurro, Paolo, Air-Worldwide, USA
Breysse, Denys, CDGA, France
David Elms, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Goyet, Jean, Bureau Veritas, France
Hall, Jim, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Haukaas, Terje, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Jordaan, Ian, Memorial University of Newfoundland,St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Kazuyoshi Nishijima, DTU, Denmark
Kroon, Inger, COWI Consulting Engineers, Lyngby, Denmark
Lentz, Albrecht, COWI Consulting Engineers, Lyngby, Denmark
Mauricio Sanchez Silva, Universidad de los Andes, Columbia
Mori, Yasuhiro , Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Rackwitz, Ruediger, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Rizzuto, Enrico, University of Genoa, Italy
Schueremans, Luc, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Seville, Erica, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Sorensen, John, University of Aalborg, Denmark
Straub, Daniel, TUM, Munich, Germany
Sudret, Bruno, Phiméca Engineering, Paris, France
Takada, Tsuyoshi, University of Tokyo, Japan
Val, Dimitri, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Vrijling, Han, Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands