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Communicating Risk for Resilient Communities

Koshland Science Museum

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

Communicating Risk for Resilient Communities

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Adult Ended $10.00 $1.49
Student Ended $7.00 $1.34

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What have we learned about communicating risk from past disasters? How have communities responded? In this event, participants will engage in a scenario about the complexities and challenges of sharing the right information, at the right time, and in the right form and its impact on communities.  Participants will have an opportunity to ask tough questions and engage in a role-playing activity that will test their assumptions about communicating the risk of disasters.


Key Questions:

-When do you communicate about risk? How do we understand risk?

-What form should risk communication take?

-How do you manage risk communication?  How does one act on it?



-Darrell Darnell, Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security, The George Washington University

-Tim Tinker, Indepent Consultant with MBO Partners

- Kevin Finneran, Editor-In-Chief, Issues in Science and Technology


Have questions about Communicating Risk for Resilient Communities? Contact Koshland Science Museum

When & Where

Koshland Science Museum
525 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Koshland Science Museum

The Koshland Science Museum invites teens and adults to interact with the issues in a thought-provoking setting. Whether exploring on their own or with friends, visitors have the opportunity to use science to solve problems and to engage in stimulating conversations. The Koshland Science Museum is located at 525 E Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, visit or call 202-334-1201.

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