9 July 2007
A special session of the Natural Hazards Workshop held at Boulder CO (USA) was devoted to Open Risk Analysis. The session was standing room only and focused on current ORA initiatives, and included an open panel discussion on ORA needs and opportunities. The panelists were:
1. Charles Scawthorn, Kyoto University (Moderator) who described ORA and AGORA
2. Keith Porter, Caltech, who discussed the development of OpenRisk
3. Edward Field, USGS, who presented OpenSHA , and
4. Cathleen Carlisle, FEMA, who discussed FEMA's development of ROVER (Rapid Observation of Vulnerability and Estimation of Risk) and other Open Source initiatives by FEMA
Click HERE to download the session's summary report (pdf format).