Bringing Sound Science & Economics to Risk Analysis ~ A Seminar for Federal Judges
 

Supported by:

M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Vancouver, Washington

John M. Olin Foundation
New York, New York

Alex C. Walker Educational and Charitable Foundation
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Agenda

Wednesday, August 21, 1996

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration and refreshments
4:30 - 6:00 pm Session I: The Political Economy of Risk Culture John Baden, Ph.D., Chairman, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Colonnade) Evening Address: Cheap Talk Makes Bad Law Rick Stroup, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Political Economy Research Center; Professor of Economics, Montana State University
   
Thursday, August 22
7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session II: The What, Why, and How of Risk Assessment George M. Gray, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, Boston, Massachusetts
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session III: Rights and Risks, Science and Economics Rick Stroup, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Political Economy Research Center; Professor of Economics, Montana State University
11:30 - 6:00 pm Lunch and free time: Hart Ranch horseback rides with Christy Fullen, Museum of the Rockies, fishing, hiking, etc.
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Colonnade) Evening Address: Why the Good News Shouldn't Scare You Gregg Easterbrook, Contributing Editor of The Atlantic Monthly, author of A Moment on the Earth: The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism
   
Friday, August 23
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session V: Coping with Trends That Will Not Stop David Zoll, General Counsel, Chemical Manufacturers Association, Arlington, Virginia
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session VI: Understanding the Causes of Aging and Cancer: The Role of the Environment Bruce N. Ames, Ph.D., Director, Environmental Health and Science Center, and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley
11:30 - 6:00 pm Lunch and free time: Hart Ranch horseback rides with Christy Fullen, Museum of the Rockies, fishing, hiking, etc.
6:00 pm Cocktails at the Enterprise Ranch
7:00 pm Dinner (Colonnade) Evening Address: Regulatory Certainty as a Motive for Conservation on Private Land Neal Wilkins, Ph.D., Wildlife Biologist, Port Blakely Tree Farm, Centralia, Washington
   
Saturday, August 24
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session VII: Risk Assessment Case Histories Harry Teasley, Jr., Retired President, Coca-Cola Foods
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session VIII: Why and How Risk Assessment is Changing George M. Gray, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, Boston, Massachusetts
11:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch (Colonnade)
1:00 - 6:00 pm Free time
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Colonnade) Evening Address: Federal Lands: Fitting New Ideas into an Old Framework of Laws and Traditions Hal Salwasser, Ph.D., Regional Forester, Northern Region, Missoula, Montana
   

Sunday, August 25

7:00-8:00 am

Breakfast (Colonnade)

8:30 - 10:00 am

Session IX: General Discussion John Baden, Ph.D., Chairman, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment

10:30 am

Shuttles to the airport will be leaving

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