Fondation Universitaire, Room Felicien Cattier
10.00 Registration and coffee
11.00 Introduction by Daniel Albrecht, DDG01
11.05 Vladimír Šucha: Opening
11.30 Jerome Ravetz: ‘The Significance of Digits’.
12.30 Jeroen van der Sluijs: On the extinction of craft skills with numbers: the case of "Overall, 7.9% of species are predicted to become extinct from climate change".
13.30 - 14.30 Lunch buffet
14.30 Mario Giampietro: Quantitative story telling as a therapy for hypocognition
15.30 - 16.00 Coffee & tea break
16.00 Dorothy Dankel: Fisheries quota advice for management: Significant scripts and significant digits.
Same presentation using PREZI.
See also Dorothy's "The Herald Tribute", a not-so-fictitious newspaper.
17.00 General discussion
17.30 End of DAY 1
09.00 Coffee & tea
09.15 Summary of First day
09.30 Philip Stark: Pay no attention to the model behind the curtain.
10.30 Zora Kovacic: The simplification of complexity: challenges of sustainability science for governance.
11.30 - 12.00 Coffee & tea break
12.00 Andrea Saltelli: Evidence based policy: handle with care.
13.00 14.00 Lunch buffet
14.00 John Kay: Knowing what we don’t know.
15.00 Final Discussion
Go to the JRC page devoted to the conference.
The fallacy of evidence based policy, workshop's seminal paper by A. Saltelli and M. Giampietro