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Take a Chance on Risk

Risk pervades every aspect of our lives. Yet the ways we approach it are often outmoded—more Ford Model T than Tesla Model S. If we’re going to survive and thrive in today’s rapidly changing world, we need to become more innovative in how we think about risk, and how we respond to it.
Join ASU Risk Innovation Lab Director Andrew Maynard in some “mental base jumping” as he explores the dangers of not thinking differently about risk.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tempe Campus: Coor 5536
No charge. Lunch will be provided--if you dare!

Take a chance, please RSVP by noon on Tues., 9/27 to http://bit.ly/Risk9-28

Andrew Maynard is a professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University, and Director of the Risk Innovation Lab. His work focuses on risk innovation, and the responsible development and use of emerging technologies. He also works closely with a number of organizations on the responsible use of science and technology, including the World Economic Forum, the National Academy of Sciences, the International Life Sciences Institute (North America), and the science education not-for-profit, Keep On Questioning. Andrew is also a well-known science communicator (and a strong advocate of using effective communication to enable successful partnerships and decision-making). As well as producing the YouTube channel Risk Bites, he writes a regular column for the news website The Conversation, and the journal Nature Nanotechnology. He hangs out on Twitter as @2020science.