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ESREL Conference 2015

4 Days with more than 600 participants

ETH Risk Center Session: Resilient Infrastructure Systems

Monday, 07.09.2015, 10:50-12:30 (ETH HG E5) 

Chair: Prof. Dr. Bozidar Stojadinovic, ETH Zurich and the ETH Risk Center

  • 10:50-11:00 Introduction to the ETH Risk Center
    • Dr. Bastian Bergman, Executive Director of the ETH Risk Center
  • 11:00-11:30 Resilience of Interdependent Energy Infrastructure
    • Prof. Dr. Giovanni Sansavini, ETH Zurich and the ETH Risk Center
  • 11:20-12:00 Resilience of the Built Infrastructure
    • Prof. Dr. Bozidar Stojadinovic, ETH Zurich and the ETH Risk Center
  • 12:00-12:30 Future Resilient Infrastructure Systems

The annual European Safety and Reliability Conference ESREL stems from a European initiative merging several national Conferences into a major yearly conference under the auspices of the European Safety and Reliability Association (ESRA).

The 25th edition of the conference, ESREL 2015, will provide a forum for presentation and discussion of scientific works covering theories and methods in the field of risk, safety and reliability, and their application to a wide range of industrial, civil and social sectors and problem areas. ESREL 2015 will also be an opportunity for researchers and practitioners, academics and engineers to meet, exchange ideas and gain insights from each other.

About ESREL  


ESREL 2015 promises to be the largest ESREL conference to date! More than 850 abstracts were submitted, followed by 650 submitted full papers. The Technical Committee reviewed all submitted papers and accepted about 580 full papers for publication in the ESREL 2015 proceedings and presentation at the Conference. This will be a major event for the risk and reliability analysis disciplines worldwide!

Keynote Speakers and Risk Center Session

Prestigious keynote speakers have confirmed their presence, from the academia and the industry: Prof. Paul Embrechts (ETH Zurich), Prof. Nassim Taleb (New York University), Prof. Didier Sornette (ETH Zurich), Mr. Pierre-Alain Graf (CEO swissgrid), Prof. Pieter van Gelder (TU Delft), Prof. Christophe Berenguer (Grenoble Institute of Technology), and Prof. Antoine Grall (Université de Technologie de Troyes). They will offer their perspective on key topics such as managing the unexpected in various sectors and running an essential infrastructure for the well-being of millions of people. The ETH Risk Center will present in a dedicated session, too!

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