Prof. Van Gelder (TU Delft) gives an overall view of the scientific research questions in the domain of natural disasters, followed by a presentation from the Ministry of Security and Justice by Mrs. Wamsteker on how the system of safety regions in the Netherlands is organized and how disaster - and safety policies are defined. Finally, Prof. Visscher (EUR) provides a Law and Economic perspective on financial compensation for victims of natural disasters.
Location: Wijnhaven, Turfmarkt 99, Den Haag
13.30 – 14.00u: Risk quantification of natural hazards, Prof. Pieter van Gelder,
Professor of Safety Science, Delft University of Technology, Delft.
14.00 – 14.30u: Crisis management in the Netherlands, Mrs. Nicolien Wamsteker,
Senior policy manager, Ministry of Security and Justice, The Hague.
14.30 – 14.45u: Break
14.45 – 15.15u: Liability and compensation for natural disasters - a legal economy
perspective , Prof. Louis Visscher, Professor of Law and Economics,
Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
15.15 – 16.00u: Discussion with audience on propositions by the speakers.
16.00 – 17.00u: Drinks