Welcome to the world of Risky Business

The aim of The Risky Business conferences is to share learning across high risk industries, business, the arts, exploration, sport and healthcare on how best to manage risk, drive improvement and harness innovation, teamwork and leadership. The goal is to improve patient safety and outcomes in healthcare and other high risk industries. It is one of the most widely recognised conferences in the world.

Featured Talks

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Steve Kreiser

Situation awareness on an aircraft carrier

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Lewis Gordon Pugh

Swimming across north pole - Choosing your Team

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Ross Brawn

Winning the F1 World Championship

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Rory Sutherland

Getting people to change brands & wash their hands?

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Simon Yates

cutting the rope -Touching the Void

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Kathryn Schulz

Being Wrong, adventures in the margin of error.

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Arthur Gillis

Customer satisfaction

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John Barnes

How ‘I’ fits into TEAM, and the super "I"

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Anthony Bennett

Surviving ECMO

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Hilary Davan Wetton

Is your conductor really necessary?

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Gerald Hickson

Dealing with special colleagues

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Vicky Balch

Alton tower smiler victim - No point blaming people

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Mike Barratt

Teamwork on the International Space Station

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Hassan Khan

Playing for England blind cricket team, attitude is everything

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Sekou Andrews

Healthcare through the eyes of the patient

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Michael Buist

Being a patient in your own ICU

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Jamie Andrew

Trapped on top of Les Droites mountain for 48 hours

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Martin Bromiley

Never "Just a routine operation"

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Pedro Algorta

"Alive" Andes Crash victims supporting Chilean miners

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Patricia Paskins

Adapting royal butler household services to healthcare

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Elizabeth Stokoe

Controling a conversation with a single word

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John Madden

Makinge an Oscar winning movie

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Matthew Syed

Black Box thinking

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Devi Shetty

Improvement through Economy of Scale

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Will Carnegie

Freak accident during Sydney Hobart race

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Albie Sachs

Car bomb victim - Truth and reconciliation at the limits

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Simon Stevens

De-briefing 'Red Arrows Style'

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David Spiegelhalter

Cool ways to present risk data

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Mark de Rond

Misconceptions of what makes for great teams

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Danny Kerry

Winning Olympic gold in hockey, culture precedes performance

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Brooke Kinsella

Restorative justice

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David Owen

Hubris & power can influence judgement

Safety Systems learning

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Ali Parsa

Can a NHS hospital be run by private company successfully?

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Jeffrey Simmons

Managing flow and safety across siloes in hospitals

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Erik Hollnagel

Learning from what goes right-resilience engineering

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Cameron Hepburn

Achieving zero carbon emissions - can it be done?

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Kenneth W Kizer

Transforming safety in The VA Hospitals in The US

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James Reinertsen

Whats possible in safety in healthcarey

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Dr. Rob Galloway

Frontline Doctors Perspective

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Stephen Muething

Situational awareness for a whole hospital

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Sir David Dalton

Hospital CEO Perspective

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Jake Moores

Managing emergencies on a nuclear sub

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Steve Muething

Changing patient safety culture across USA

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Kevin Fong

Relating lessons from other high risk industries not that simple

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Sid Watkins

Transforming safety in formula 1 racing

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Bob Wachter

Comparing medical culture in the UK vs. US

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Alastair Scotland

The individual and the system in patient safety

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Tim Galekop

Back to the future - Infection control

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Adrian Plunkett

Positive reporting improves morale and outcome in sepsis

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Lord Howe

Patient Safety systems within NHS

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Nana Twum-Danso

Quality improvement in Ghana

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Kate Concorran/Jane Kirton

The JL Partnership Model, couldwe use it in the NHS?

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Brent James

Transforming an entire healthcare system using improvement science

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James Reinertsen

What's possible in healthcare safety

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Terence Stephenson

Safety systems in oil and gas

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John Vincent

Changing the ‘school dinners culture’

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Peter Waters

NASCAR Racing and focusing on the simple things

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Phil Wilson

The hospital control centre:

Our Next Conferences

London

7-8 June 2018
Kings Place, London

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Toronto

8-9 November 2018
Sheraton Centre, Toronto

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London

6-7 June 2019
Kings Place, London

More info coming soon

South Arica

2019
Venue to be confirmed

More info coming soon

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