RISK FACTOR INITIATIVE

A film, a mobile app, live events and a social media campaign designed to improve the public understanding of risk.

LIVE EVENTS

Public talks and forums throughout 2017, featuring prominent risk experts.

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RISK FACTOR FILM

A provocative documentary that demystifies personal and societal risk.

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RISK NAVIGATOR APP

An app for iOS and Android that helps you measure your personal risk factors.

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RISK FACTOR TRAILER

Check out this preview of our provocative documentary film

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RISK NAVIGATOR $800 GIVEAWAY

Win $800 towards a 1 day adventure of mountain climbing training for two in the beautiful Rocky Mountains surrounding Canmore Alberta

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RISK NAVIGATOR TRAILER

The "Risk Navigator" app is your personal risk assistant! DOWNLOAD it to measure your risk so that you can LIVE SAFE. BUT LIVE. 

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TEACHING RISK TO KIDS WITH WILL GADD

Will Gadd shares ideas on how to prepare children for risks without frightening them.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Whether you are new to risk or a risk veteran we invite you to get involved.
Here are some ways:

HOST A SCREENING

Are you part of a group that is already thinking about risk? A university class studying statistics? A safety council? A business concerned with improving risk management? We invite you to host a screening of our 50 minute documentary film. We're sure it will provide lots for your group to talk about. To enquire about hosting a screening, please contact us and we'll be in touch very soon.

ATTEND AN EVENT

Check out these live events! We host and/or promote live talks and events about risk in locations across Canada, the UK and the USA – events that feature compelling risk experts and stimulating discussions. Check out these live events. If you are hosting your own risk event please let us know.

ADD AN ACTIVITY TO OUR MOBILE APP

Our Risk Navigator app displays the risks and rewards of over 100 activities. Is your favourite activity missing? If so, there's a place in the app to suggest it. Or email us the name of a suggested activity and we'll include it in a future release if we can.

Risk Factor News


Risk Navigator Contest: Amazing day trip in Canmore with Will Gadd

Kensington Communications has teamed up with Canadian mountain guide extraordinaire Will Gadd to offer a 1 day mountain adventure in the Alberta Rockies.

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RISKY BUSINESS: COMMUNICATING RISK IN SCIENCE - April 20, 2017

A forward thinking panel of scientists and communication experts explore the challenges, techniques and tools for distilling complex science into relatable messages for both the media and the general public.

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Trusting Your Instincts

If your instincts are telling you that something isn’t safe, there’s a good chance that it isn’t. Sometimes, we’re left guessing the level of risk and we need to simply trust our instincts (and you could always try the Risk Navigator app ;-).

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Athletics / Extreme Sports: What's your appetite for Risk in Sports

Everyone has different levels of risk that they are willing to take in their everyday lives. Let's face it, some people enjoy while others are just as happy keeping life relatively risk-free.

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Risk Factor Interview on sirius XM's Al & Ward Show

Listen to an entertaining interview on siriusXM's Ward & Al show with the director/producer of Risk Factor, Robert Lang.

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The Positive Power of Negative Thinking with Will Gadd

There may be a positive power in negative thinking. We caught up with Canadian outdoor adventurer and ice climber, Will Gadd, during the production of the Risk Factor documentary

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