January 18, 2006
Mathematician Gordon Woo, a catastrophe risk consultant with Risk Management Solutions in London, will illustrate the application of risk modeling to terrorism, in a special seminar at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University on Friday, Jan. 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Woo has been attending the trial of Abu Hamza, a London imam whose extradition is sought by the U.S. government. Woo's presentation, "Terrorism Risk Assessment: The View from 'Londonistan,'" is open to the press, with RSVP. To RSVP, go to the event information link: http:/cisac.stanford.edu/events/4401/.
Reporters are welcome to cover this event; please notify Sharan Daniel in advance. Gordon Woo will be available for questions for 30 minutes following the talk.