Third SRA World Congress, 18 - 20 July 2012, Sydney, Australia
The third SRA World Congress will be held 18 - 20 July 2012 in Sydney, Australia

The Society for Risk Analysis invites you to join us for the World Congress on Risk 2012: Risk and Development in a Changing World

Wednesday 18 July to Friday 20 July 2012

The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia

  • Professor Alison Cullen – University of Washington
  • Professor Jonathan Wiener – Duke University
  • Dr Daniela Leonte – NICNAS, Australian Department of Health and Aging

The conference brochure can be downloaded here. More information will be posted on our website as it comes available.

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Access to Sydney
Access to Sydney

Sydney is easily accessible to all delegates with 44 passenger airlines flying into Sydney International Airport and over 500 flights arriving per week. Major international airlines operate direct or one stop services from major hub cities including Bangkok, Singapore, London, Los Angeles, New York, Johannesburg and Santiago, meaning that delegates from Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and South America can fly direct to Sydney.

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Conference venue
Conference venue

The proposed venue for the World Congress on Risk 2012 is the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour. Located in the heart of the Darling Harbour Precinct, the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre is surrounded by more than 50 restaurants and cafes featuring flavours from around the world.
Known as “Australia’s Centre of Events”, the venue has the infrastructure to ensure that the World Congress on Risk 2012 is both memorable and successful.

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Exploring Sydney and surroundings

Sydney is a cosmopolitan, vibrant and multicultural city, made up of a series of precincts each with its own unique character and appeal to both national and international visitors.
Why visit Sydney? For the world’s best beaches, beautiful weather, incredible shopping, exciting entertainment options and range of restaurants and dining experiences from around the world - just to get you started!
Built around the attractions of a working harbour, Sydney is the thriving capital of New South Wales. Sydney is the largest and most dynamic economy in the country,

Exploring Sydney and surroundings

The capital of New South Wales, Sydney, is surrounded by national parks, mountains, golden beaches and dynamic regional centres sprinkled throughout the State; ready for delegates to explore.
Sydney and the regions of New South Wales are within easy reach by car, train or plane. A range of experiences awaits delegates keen to get out and explore Australia’s most populous State.
Learn to surf, try hot-air ballooning, horse trails, skiing, sampling fine wine and food, all of these experiences can be enjoyed in New South Wales.


Sydney has an extensive, easy to use, public transport system, which includes harbour ferries, jet-powered catamarans, a monorail and city and suburban rail and bus systems. Private services are also available and include chauffeured limousines, rental cars, taxis and water taxis. There is a wide range of easy-to-use ticket options which make travelling around the city cost effective and efficient.


Sydney experiences a year round temperate climate. Sydney’s subtropical climate gives average temperatures ranging from 16ºC in the winter months to 26ºC in summer.
Sydney boasts an enviable outdoor lifestyle because of its sunny weather with 6 out of 10 days being rain free.

Last modified: 6 October 2011