The Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis (ORACBA) was established by the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 (P.L. 103-354, H.R.4271, Section 304).P.L. 103-354, H.R., Section 304 ORACBA began operation on April 15, 1995, in USDA's Office of the Chief Economist.

The Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis's (ORACBA) primary role is to ensure that major regulations proposed by USDA are based on sound scientific and economic analysis.

Calendar

ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKPLACE SAFETY CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT CONFERENCE
American Bar Association/Environmental Law Institute Conference addressing workplace safety, response to workplace safety or environmental incident and criminal enforcement of workplace safety requirements.  October 26, 2016; 8:30 – 5:15 at the Westin City Center, 1400 M St., Washington, DC

RISK AND RESILIENCE: VIVA LA REVOLUCIÓN! CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis 2017 annual meeting abstracts and workshop proposals for the 2017 annual meeting are currently being accepted until October 14, 2016.

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
December 7, 2016 – Recommendations of the second panel on cost-effectiveness in health and medicine, 8:00 to 4:30 pm at the National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave NW, in Washington DC.
HARVARD T.H. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Applied Risk Communication for the 21st Century
November 14-16, 2016
Harvard Longwood Campus
Boston, MA

For More Information, please contact: Mirvat Sewadeh at 202-720-5447

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