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The core of ecorisQ is made of its members. By joining ecorisQ you will expand your professional network and profit from transparent tools in the field of natural hazard risks. Being an ecorisQ member demonstrates that you are willing to increase the transparancy and reproducibility of natural hazard analyses and that you promote sustainable protection against natural hazards.  

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On the 2nd of May 2023, we will organise the 9th general assembly at the NOI Techpark in Bolzano, Italy. Members were invited to participate at a technical symposium on rockfall and hydro-geomorphological hazards in the morning followed by the general assembly. After lunch we will organise an excursion in the surroundings of Bolzano and visit the rock mass fall of Jan. 2021 that destroyed Hotel Eberle and recent protection works against large wood and boulders in the Talferbach, north of Bolzano. The program and the online registration can be found here.

Saltina scaled

The FAN Autumn Course 2022, which takes place in 1 and 2 September 2022 in Brig (Switzerland) addresses the forest as a living organism but also as a biological protection measure from a scientific, social and strategic perspective. Knowledge and interesting facts will be imparted through expert lectures and excursions. More information can be found here.


Following the catastrophic floods of July 2021 in the area covering NW-Germany, the province of Liège in Belgium and the most southern part of the Netherlands, ecorisQ organised, in close collaboration with the Waterschap Limburg (provincial water board) and the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul, with support from the BFH-HAFL, its 8th general assembly focused on flood and integrated catchment management in hilly medium-size catchments (100 - 1000 km2). This took take place in Valkenburg aan de Geul in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands on 22 & 23 June 2022.


We organised the 5th International Conference on Soil, Bio- and Eco-Engineering SBEE 2021 together with the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH-HAFL from June 19th – June 25th 2021 hybrid at the museum of natural history in Bern (Switzerland) and online. In parallel, we organised our yearly general assembly. The programme of the conference as well as the webpage for registration can be found here. About 25 participants were present in Bern and another 30 online.

Excursion SBEE 2021 (Photo Luuk Dorren)

From 18 to 20 June 2019, ecorisQ organised the sixth general assembly in Milano, Italy. Members were invited to participate at a technical symposium on shallow landslides, soil erosion and rockfall hazard assessment on the first day. The program can be found here.

The international Symposium on Rock Slope Stability in Chambéry aims to bring together actors of the academic and professional sectors over three days (from 13 to 15 November 2018), around the following topics: Site investigation and rockfall hazard modelling, Monitoring techniques, Rockfall trajectory analysis, Risk management, Protection structures, Case studies. More information can be found on the Sympoisium website.

On the 20th and 21st of June 2018, ecorisQ organised the fifth general assembly in Norway. Members were invited to participate at a technical symposium on shallow landslides and rockfall hazard assessment in Oslo on the first day. After the meeting, we organised, in collaboration with the NGI, an interesting trip and excursion to the Telemark region. The detailed program can be downloaded here.

On Friday the 22nd of June 2018, after the general assembly, we organised a 1-day training course on SOSlope (click here for the program) in Oslo.