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Location: The meeting will be streamed online.
Timing: Talks will start at 16:00 GMT (Zoom open from 15:45 GMT) and finish at 18:00 GMT.

REMS (The Retired Members Section of the L&SE Branch) organise two At Homes each year which provide an opportunity for old friends to keep in touch. The next At Home will be online and spread over two days to minimise Zoom fatigue.

The theme is Safety-critical systems.

The individual talks are listed below. The speakers will explore the perception and appetite for risk in various aspects of human activities. The subjects include railway systems, air traffic control, nuclear safety and terrorism – all of which are amenable to objective analysis.

03 February

  • Railway signalling, Prof. Roderick Muttram,  Fourth Insight Ltd.
  • Nuclear safety, Giles Hartill,  Atomic Weapons Establishement (AWE) and Dr Steven Holley,  Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)

17 February 

  • Air Traffic Control - Chris Taylor, National Air Traffic Services (NATS)
  • Decision making under a priori risk - Prof. Sir David Omand GCB, Department of War Studies, Kings College, London