European Risk Summit Presentations

Keynote Address:

Professor Krzysztof Maruszewski, Director of the JRC’s Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP), European Commission.

#PDF: Prof. Krzyszof Maruszewski – presentation


Panel 1Promoting science based regulation in Europe – Challenges and Opportunities.

Dr. Franck Foures, Deputy Director in charge of food and health issues at the Directorate of Risk Assessment, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES)

#PDF: Dr Franck Foures – presentation

Dr. Hubert Mandery, Director General for the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)

#PDF: Dr. Hubert Mandery – presentation

Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn, University of Stuttgart

#PDF: Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn – presentation


Panel 2 – Hazard classifications and risk assessments – How do we best regulate?

Professor Dr. Reiner Wittkowski, Vice-President of the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

#PDF: Prof. Dr. Reiner Wittkowski – presentation

Jack De Brujin, Director of Risk Management, European Chemicals Agency

#PDF: Jack De Bruijn – presentation

Dr. Mikael Karlsson, President of the European Environment Bureau, Director General of the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation

David Fischer, Senior Director American Chemistry Council (ACC)

#PDF: David Fischer – presentation


Panel 3The role of smart and better regulation: Lessons from the Member States and beyond

Professor Susan Dudley (former head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget), George Washington University

#PDF: Prof. Susan Dudley – presentation

Seppo Ahvenainen, Director General, Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency

#PDF: Seppo Ahvenainen – presentation

Dr. Marianne Klingbeil, Deputy Secretary General, Smart Regulation: Evaluation, impact assessment and application of EU law, Secretariat General, European Commission

#PDF: Dr. Marianne Klingbeil – presentation

Prof. Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland

#PDF: Prof. Mark Ferguson – presentation


Panel 4 – Risk based policy making and precautionary principle: Have we got it right?

Dame Deirdre Hutton, Chair, UK Civil Aviation Authority

Dara Lynott, Deputy Director General, Irish Environmental Protection Agency

#PDF: Dara Lynott – presentation

Sarah Veale, Trade Congress, former co-chair of the Risk and Regulatory Advisory Council, Member of the UK Regulatory Policy Committee