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GNOSIS Sandpit on “Black Swan” Scenarios
June 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On 6 June, the GNOSIS network will be hosting a sandpit to address the Global Risk Continuum challenge that Darren McKnight proposed at the Black Swans event in late 2022.
Darren’s paper sought to address the probabilities associated with various potential risks to humanity, and this has the potential to contextualise the threats to sustained space operations.
Understanding these risks, and properly calculating their relative likelihood is key to developing the right mitigations, contingencies, and countermeasures.
Join our sandpit on 6 June, and help us to save the world!!!
|13:00||Introduction – a brief reminder of the event last Autumn, a summary of the paper that Darren Mc Knight has challenged us to “readdress”, and details of an international funding scheme that may help to pay for further effort on this topic||Stuart Eves – (SJE Space)|
|13:25||UK Govt activities in this area, including the NSRA and NRR||Kevin McLoughlin, (BEIS)|
|13:50||The insurance sector’s approach to some of these risk areas||David Wade, (Atrium UW)|
|14:15||Further details on the topic of natural space hazards discussed in the Black Swan Workshop||Massimiliano Vasile (Strathclyde)|
|15:10||The statistics of potential NEO impacts||Jay Tate (Spaceguard)|
|16:30||Summary and next steps||Stuart Eves – (SJE Space)|