HESI Weight of Evidence Project Symposium: “Approaches to Weight of Evidence Evaluation in Risk Assessment: A HESI Initiative”

  • Event Name : Society for Risk Analysis Meeting
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  • Location : San Antonio, Texas, USA

The Risk Assessment Methodologies Technical Committee presented a symposium entitled, “Approaches to weight of evidence evaluation in risk assessment: A HESI Initiative” at the 2007 Society of Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, December 9-12 in San Antonio, TX.  The symposium summarized the proceedings of the committee’s December 2006 international, multi-sector workshop, which provided a public forum for the exchange of information on various approaches to weight of evidence analysis within the context of risk assessment. The symposium consisted of four talks, which provided an introduction to the weight of evidence concept and methodologies, several different regulatory perspectives on the use of weight of evidence, recommendations for a research agenda, and some perspective and future directions for the HESI Weight of Evidence project.

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