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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TEACHING RISK TO KIDS WITH WILL GADD

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

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MEET PROFESSOR RISK

The UK's foremost risk expert, Sir David Spiegelhalter, reveals how to focus on the risks that matter.

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SECRETS OF AN EXTREME ATHLETE

Will Gadd reveals the tactics he uses to take on extreme risk and survive.

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 Factor: Toronto Launch and Premiere - July 25, 2017

Kensington Communications invites you to the Toronto Launch of the Risk Factor Initiative and a Special Preview of Risk Factor, a new documentary that demystifies personal and society risk

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Risk Factor Initiative PRESS RELEASE

National awareness initiative includes documentary film, mobile app, screenings, broadcasts, contest, website and social media campaign.

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Why don't we all agree about the risks of global warming? Are some people just stupid?

Cultural Cognition. This theory contends that our ideas (cognition) are determined by the beliefs of the cultural group we’re in. To (over)simplify, we tend to hold the beliefs and identity of our tribe.

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

Kensington Communications has teamed up with Canadian adventure athlete Will Gadd to offer a 1 day excursion of mountain climbing training for two in the beautiful Rocky Mountains surrounding Canmore Alberta.

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RISK FACTOR: National Launch & Special Preview Screening

Risk Factor Film to premiere in Canmore, Alberta at the artsPlace community arts centre. With special guests local outdoor adventurer Will Gadd, Parks Canada Specialist Grant Statham, and director/producer Robert Lang [Kensington Communications].

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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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