Chris Johnson's Recent Seminars, Awards etc


Press Coverage | Keynotes and Invited Talks | Seminars and Conference Papers | Awards | Programme Committees |


Press Coverage

Some recent press coverage of my work in: Nature, The Washington Times, The Guardian (summary), The Telegraph, The Scotsman ( article 1 and article 2). The Glasgow Herald.

A UPI press release about the work on Olympic Security at the Beijing Games.

Coverage of a 2009 trip in the Italian equivalent of the Financial Times, Il Sole 24 Ore.


Keynotes and Invited Talks

28/11/14 Skyguide Technik Group, ACC Zurich Dubbendorf, Switzerland The Rise of the ATSEP and the Fall of the ATCO - Safety Issues in Engineering in ATM
26-7/11/14 Skyguide Safety Reporting Team Olympic Training Centre, Maglingen, Switzerland Safety 2, Air Traffic Management and Incident Analysis
25/11/14 Skyguide Technik Group, ACC Geneva Geneva Airport Switzerland The Rise of the ATSEP and the Fall of the ATCO - Safety Issues in Engineering in ATM
25/9/14 Danish Forum for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning Conference on Critica Infrastructures and IT Vulnerabilities Danish Parliament, Copenhagen, Denmark Smart Cities will not be Smart Enough: The Increasing Cyber-Security Concerns in the Internet of Things
25/9/14 ES2: WSO2-14 Safety Human Performance System; EUROCONTROL Conference Lisbon, Portugal On the Urgent Need for Some Creativity and Innovation in Air Traffic Management Software: Assessing the Risk from Derbis to People on the Ground from Flexible, ADS-B Enhanced Precision Approaches
9/9/2014 7th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks (SIN 2014) University of Glasgow Opening Keynote on the Security of Safety-Critical Systems
21/8/2014 Edinburgh International Book Festival The Guardian Spiegel Tent Invited Chair of Dialogue 11: War - Does Modern Warfare Call for New Defence Solutions with Profs David Galbraith and Paul Cornish
19-20/5/2014 STEM Teachers Forum Forth Valley College, Stirling, UK Cybersecurity and Forensics in Safety-Critical Control Systems
19-20/5/2014 DFS Langen, Germany Seminars on Degraded Modes in ATM Computational Systems
12/5/2014 Frequentis Vienna, Austria Cybersecurity in ATM
10/4/2014 The Danish Society of Engineers Copenhagen, Denmark Methods for Improving Cyber Security in Safety-Critical Industries
12/2/2014 Cybersecurity 2014: Protecting Public Sector Networks Holyrood, Edinburgh, UK Cyber-Insurance and the Incentivisation of Cyber-Security
7/2/2014 Luftfartskonferansen 2014 (NorWegian Civil Aviaiton Authority) Bodoe, Norway Cyber-Security and the Safety of Civil Aviation
17-18/9/2013 ES2-WS3-13, System Safety and Human Performance: Why Things Go Right Dublin Ireland with Erik Hollnagel and David Woods Coping with System Failure and Cybersecurity in NextGen and SESAR
17-18/9/2013 DFS Langen, Germany Seminars on Degraded Modes in ATM Computational Systems
12-13/9/2013 Hungarocontrol Budapest, Hungary Seminars on Degraded Modes in ATM Computational Systems
3/9/2013 Holyrood's 4th Annual COnference on Cloud Computing Edinburgh, UK Safeguarding the Cloud
19-23/8/2013 School of Software, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China Foundation Course in Safety-Critical Systems
18/6/2013 Siemens AG,Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Mobility and Logistics Division Braunschweig, Deutschland Reasons for the Failure to Integrate Direct Operator Control and Unmanned Autonomous Systems
18/6/2013 Siemens AG,Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Mobility and Logistics Division Braunschweig, Deutschland Rapid Risk Assessment and the Need to Support Safety Regulators
18/6/2013 Siemens AG,Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Mobility and Logistics Division Braunschweig, Deutschland Cybersecurity across Rail, Healthcare and Aviation Infrastructures
7/6/2013 50th Anniversary, Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft, TU Darmstadt Darmstadt, Germany Reflections on the Failure of Integration for UAVs with Controlled Airspace
7/6/2013 50th Anniversary, Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft, TU Darmstadt Darmstadt, Germany Cybersecurity Across the Healthcare and Rail Industries
17/5/2013 ENAC Ecole Nationale de l'Aviaiton Toulouse, France Identifying Vulnerabilities in the Security and Safety of European Transportation Infrastructures
2/5/2013 2013 International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Glasgow, Scotland Interactions between Cybersecurity and Safety for Surgeons
22-23/1/2013 WISK 2013: Workshop Interdisciplinaire sur la Securite Globale Troyes, France The Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities being Introduced by the Integration of European Markets and Infrastructures
17-18/1/2013 MATS: Maltese Air Traffic Management Organisaiton Malta Degraded Modes and the Management of Safety and Security Critical Infrastructures
15/11/2012 The Danish Society of Engineers Copenhagen, Denmark A Comparison of the Impact of Cyber Security Incidents in Healthcare and in Transportation
14/11/2012 EUROCONTROL Security Team (SET) Brussels, Belgium The Use of Incident Reporting and Simulations in Cyber Security and the Preservation of Safety Margins in Air Traffic Management
31/10/2012 The Lloyds Register Educaiton Trust Annual Lecture London, UK The Cyber Security of Safety-Critical Transportation Infrastructures
19/10/2012 European Network and Information Security Agency, Article 13a Implementation Subgroup Mainz, Germany Previous Limitations and Future Opportunites for CyberSecurity Incident Reporting Systems
13/10/2012 New Technologies and Work Expert Group Soreze, France On the Future of Sub-Orbital and Orbital Accident Investigation for Commercial Space Flight
12/9/2012 6th International Conference: Working on Safety Sopot, Poland The Impact of World Economic Crisis on the Regulation of Safety-Critical Systems
19-20/6/2012 General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey (DHMI), Training Centre Ankara Degraded Modes and Cyber-Security in ATM
21-22/5/2012 EUROCONTROL, IANS, Training Centre Admnistration de la Navigation Ae'rienne, de Luxembourg Degraded Modes and Cyber-Security in ATM
18/5/2012 Elifriulia Helicopter Company, Nr Udine, Italy Safety Concerns in Unconventional Mass Emergencies Risk Management for the Coordination of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in Mass Emergencies
12/3/2012 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, 50th Anniversary Meeting, South East Europe Naples, Italy Military and Civil Consequences for Cyberattacks on Safety-Critical Applications
28/2/2012 EUROCONTROL Meeting for European Chief Executive Officers in Air Traffic Companies, Limassol, Cyprus Interactions between System Failures and Cyberattacks in Safety-Critical Applications
8/2/2012 UK Safety Critical Systems Symposium, Bristol UK Safety-Critical Systems Club Cyber-Safety: On the Interaction between safety and Security in Critical Infrastructures
14/2/2012 Langen, Germany DFS, German Air Traffic Management organisation Cyber-Safety in Air Traffic management Infrastructures
9-10/1/2011 Brussels, Belgium EUROCONTROL CFMU Degraded Modes and CyberSecurity in ATM
5-6/1/2011 Copenhagen, Denmark Naviair, Danish Air Traffic Management organisation Degraded Modes and CyberSecurity in ATM
19/10/2011 Brussels, Belgium EUROCONTROL Safety Human Performance Sub-Group on the Urgent Need to Improve CyberSecurity in ATM
19/10/2011 Brussels, Belgium EUROCONTROL Safety Human Performance Sub-Group Scaring Directors and Senior Managers about Degraded Modes of Operation in ATM
13/10/2011 Gatwick, London, UK Civil Aviation Authority, Safety Regulation Group The Impact of CyberSecurity on the Safety of Aviation Operations
30/9/2011 Soreze, France New Technologies and Work Expert Group The Role of Anti-Social Networking in Cyber Attacks
21/9/2011 Bled, Slovenia EUROCONTROL Software Safety Merting for European Air Traffic Management Degraded Modes and Rapid Risk Assessments for Software Safety
2/9/2011 Aalto University, Finland International Maritime Incident and Near-Miss Reporting Conference Barriers to the Use of Incident Reporting to Inform Risk Assessments
21/6/2011 Formal Methods 2011 Workshop on Formal Methods and Interactive Systems, Univ. of Limerick, Ireland Formalising Cyber Security Concerns for Safety-Critical Interaction with Global Navigation Satellite Systems
5/4/2011 Royal Alexandria Hospital, Paisley, UK Emergency Medical Retrieval Service The Impact of Fatigue on Safety-Critical Systems
8/12/2010 US Air Force, Space Command, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs Safety and Cyber Threats Software Configuration Management for Space Systems: What Have We Got Running Up There?
7/12/2010 US Air Force, Space Command Safety and Cyber Threats Human Error and the Darwin Awards in Space Systems Engineering
26/11/2010 International Rail Accident Investigation Conference RAIB/IMechE, London, UK Comparisons of Causal Analysis Techniques for Railway Accident Investigation
26/11/2010 International Rail Accident Investigation Conference RAIB/IMechE, London, UK Workshop on Causal Analysis Techniques for Railway Accident Investigation (Part Two)
25/11/2010 International Rail Accident Investigation Conference RAIB/IMechE, London, UK Workshop on Causal Analysis Techniques for Railway Accident Investigation (Part One)
5/11/2010 ACM HCI in Aerospace HCI in Aerospace, 2010, Cape Canaveral, Florida If I was Going There, I Would Not Start From Here: Limitations of NextGen and SESAR
20/10/2010 The IET Systems Safety Conference 2010 A Global Perspective on Systems Safety
14/10/2010 EUROCONTROL 2nd Human Performance Sub-Group Brussels, Belgium Degraded Modes of Operation and the Engineering of Air Traffic Management Systems
25-26/8/2010 DFS, Safety Team (German Air Traffic Management) Langen, Germany Review of Advanced Incident Investigation Techniques
26/5/2010 Synergi Solutions AS, Network Meeting Network Meeting, Stavanger, 2010 Rapid Risk Assessments: Next Generation Safety Assessments in Renewable Energy and Aviation
11/3/2010 DFS, Langen, Germany Deutches Flight Safety Forum On the Integration of UAV's into Controlled Airspace
24/9/2009 IET Making Green Power Work Why None of this Will Work: A Cynic's Perspective on Renewable Power and Energy Security
12/5/2009 Milngavie Primary School P6 Careers Session Safety-Critical Software Engineering in Aerospace Applications
23/10/2008 EUROCONTROL Annual Safety Research and Development Workshop, Keynote Speaker NATS/Southampton, UK Analysing the Institutional Response to a Mid-Air Collision: International Regulation and the Role of ATM Research
29/5/2008 Mobile Response 2008, Invited Speaker Fraunhofer, Bonn, Germany Chaos, Complexity and Context: Understanding the Failure of Mobile Systems in Emergency Situations
31/8/2007 Australian Safety-Critical Systems Society, Invited Speaker Annual Conference - Invited Talk Planning for the Worst: Understanding the Interaction between Safety and Security in Contingency Planning for National Criitcal Infrastructure Protection
30/8/2007 Australian Safety-Critical Systems Society, Invited Speaker Annual Conference - Invited Talk The Paradoxes of Military Risk Assessment: Night Vision Accidents and the Perils of Composite Risk Management
15/8/2007 International Systems Safety Conference, Invited International Speaker 25th Annual Conference - Invited Talk, Baltimore, USA Contingency Planning and Civil Resilience or How Could I Be That Dumb?
5/7/2007 Milngavie Primary School P6 Science Session Understanding how Engineering Failures Contribute to the Science of Flight
14/2/2007 UK Safety Critical Systems Club, Annual Symposium 15th Annual Conference - Invited Talk (With C. Michael Holloway, NASA Langley) A Longitudinal Analysis of the Causal Factors in Major Maritime Accidents in the USA and Canada (1996-2006)
5/2/2007 AgentCities Workshop on Disaster Management The Role of Computational Simulations in Contingency Planning
6/7/2006 Risk and Security Management Forum Risk and Security Management Summer Meeting 2006 Modelling the Causes of Failure in Large Scale Power Distribution Networks
24/6/2006 Royal College of Defence Studies International Terrorism and Intelligence 2006 Mitigation Engineering to Reduce the Consequences of Terrorist Actions
19/5/2006 NASA/National Institute of Aerospace US Air Force Research Award Understanding the Root Cases of Aviation Accidents
10/5/2006 NATO Advanced Research Workshop Computational Models of Risks to infrastructure, Primosten, Croatia Computational Models for Large Scale Evacuations following Infrastructure Failures
21/3/2006 Institute of Electrical Engineers, Scotland Edinburgh Meeting, Electronics, Control and Informatics Applying Accident Investigation Techniques to Cybercrime
7/3/2006 British Computer Society Glasgow Meeting From 9/11 to 2012: Computer Simulation of Mass Evacuations
22/11/2005 Institute of Electrical Engineers, Scotland Electronics, Control and Informatics Myths and Reality of CyberCrime
14/11/2005 European Commission Safety and Security of Energy Infrastructures V2 Analysis of the Managerial Precursors for Human Error
30/9/2005 Southern Institute for Health Informatics Southern Institute for Health Informatics Conference, Portsmouth Lessons Learned from Hospital Evacuations in Hurricane Katrina
8/9/2005 University of Manchester Design, Communication and Emergence Human Behavior in Hospital Evacuations
22/7/2005 Formal Methods 2005 Formal Methods 2005 The Natural History of Bugs: Formal Reasoning about Accidents
2004 British Medical Journal Quality and Safety in Healthcare Data Audit and Security
8/2004 University of Bath/EPSRC Workshop on Complexity in Design Complexity and the Mars Surveyor'98 Missions
7/2003 NASA Langley Research Center Investigation and Reporting of Incidents and Accidents Newspaper and Online Reporting of Major Accidents
8/2002 NASA Langley Research Colloquium The Relationship Between Human Error and Managerial Decision Making
12/2002 Human Factors Human Factors 2002 Making Sense of Military Incident and Accident Reporting
3/2001 Harvard University/MIT Workshop on Incident and Accident Reporting The Heinrich Ratio for Incident and Accident Reporting
10/2000 European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) Annual Conference (Gothenberg) Human Error in Medicine
3/2000 NASA 5th NASA Workshop on Formal Methods A Preliminary Study into the Integration of Formal Methods, Risk Assessment and Decision Theory
9/1998 International Systems Safety Society ISSC Conference Novel Computational Techniques for Incident Reporting


Seminars and Conference Papers

Date Venue Title of Talk Info
15/12/14 SICSA Annual Cyber Security Christmas Lecture Joseph Black Building, University of Glasgow The Impact of Cyber-Attacks on the UK Aviation Industry
4/11/14 Greener Aeronautics Symposium The Senate Room, University of Glasgow Using the Internet of Things to Inform Greener Aviation Initiatives
15/10/14 9th International Conference on System Safety and Cyber Security IET, Midland Hotel Manchester Attack Visalisation for Cyber Security Situation Awareness with Maria Evangelopolou
15/10/14 9th International Conference on System Safety and Cyber Security IET, Midland Hotel Manchester Tools and Techniques for Reporting and Analysing the Causes of Cyber-Security Incidents in Safety-Critical Systems
14/10/14 9th International Conference on System Safety and Cyber Security IET, Midland Hotel Manchester Tutorial on Cyber Security in Safety Critical Systems
09/10/2013 University of Birmingham Department of Computing Science Cyber-Security Vulnerabilities in SCADA Networks and SmartGrid architectures
30/09/2013 GMV Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain The Role that Software Plays in Recent Currency Futures Frauds
19/9/2014 Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Singapore The Impact of Cyber-Security and the Resilience of Smart Grid Infrastructures across Singapore and Asia
16/9/2014 Republic Polytechnic Buildings, Woodlands, Singapore International Systems Safety Society, Singapore Chapter Interactions between Cyber-Security and Systems Safety - Implications for Singapore and Asia
15-19/9/2014 Republic Polytechnic Buildings, Woodlands, Singapore University of Glasgow Singapore Introduction to Safety-Critical Systems and Systems Safety
8/8/2014 Union Station Hotel, Saint Louis, 32nd International Systems Safety Conference 2014 Practical Insights for the Exchange of Lessons Learned in Accident and Incident Investigation (Best paper award - repeat presentation of best paper)
7/8/2014 Union Station Hotel, Saint Louis, 32nd International Systems Safety Conference 2014 Inadequate Legal, Regulatory and Technical Guidance for the Forensic Analysis of Cyber-Attacks on Safety-Critical Software
7/8/2014 Union Station Hotel, Saint Louis, 32nd International Systems Safety Conference 2014 Supporting the Exchange of Lessons Learned from CyberSecurity Incidents in Safety-Critical Industries
7/8/2014 Union Station Hotel, Saint Louis, 32nd International Systems Safety Conference 2014 Innovation vs Safety: Hazard Analysis Techniques to Avoid Premature Commitment during the Early Stage Development of National Critical Infrastructures
6/8/2014 Union Station Hotel, Saint Louis, 32nd International Systems Safety Conference 2014 Simulating the Risks of Sub-orbital Space Flight for Air Traffic Management
5/8/2014 Union Station Hotel, Saint Louis, 32nd International Systems Safety Conference 2014 Tutorial on the Cyber-Security of Safety-Critical Systems
4/8/2014 Union Station Hotel, Saint Louis, 32nd International Systems Safety Conference 2014 Practical Insights for the Exchange of Lessons Learned in Accident and Incident Invedstigation (Best paper award)
1/8/2014 San Jose, Conference Centre, HCI in Aerospace 2014 Security Concerns from RPAS Experience in Single Crew Concepts of Operations
29/7/2014 NASA Ames, California, USA Safety and Security Concerns in Single Crew Concepts of Operations
24/3/2014 Frequentis Vienna, Austria On the Business Impact of Cybersecurity in Safety-Critical Industries
27/1/2014 Faculty of Technology, Business Management and Work University of Delft, NL On the Philosophical and Engineering Concepts of Causation in Accident Analysis
20/11/2013 EUROCONTROL, Human Factors Working Group Madrid, Spain Integrated Approaches to the Causal Analysis of Safety and Security Critical Incidents
19/11/2013 GMV Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain Degraded Modes and the CyberSecurity of Safety-Critical Systems
13/11/2013 University of Glasgow CompSoc Glasgow, UK On the Need for Consistent Accident Investigation Policies Covering Commercial, Sub-Orbital Space Flights
5/9/2013 VP External Relations, Singapore Inst of Technology Glasgow, UK Integrated Safety and Security Concerns
19/5/2013 Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Aberdeen, UK Identifying Vulnerabilities to Cyber-Attacks in National Critical Infrastructures
17/5/2013 CEIT/universidad de Navarra Donestia, Spain Safety Assessments and RAMS for Level 3 ECTS
19/2/2013 Nuffield Dept of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford Oxford, UK Risks and Opportunities for Automated Decision Support Software in Clinical Applications
17/12/2012 Ecole des Mines/Paris Tech, Sophia Antipolis, France Cybersecurity Incident Reporting
11-12/12/2012 Croatia Control, Zagreb, Croatia Lessons Learned for Rapid Risk Assessment in Air Traffic Management
26-27/11/2012 DFS Langen, Germany Degraded Modes and CyberSecurity in Air Traffic Management
2/11/2012 MSc in Forensics and Digital Discovery talk University of Glasgow, UK An Overview of Security Issues in Safety-Critical Infrastructures
2/11/2012 School of Computing Science Talk University of Glasgow, UK Links Between EC 2009/140/EC Article 13a Minimum Security and the NATO MNE-7 Cyber Simulations
16/10/2012 IET Systems Safety Conference 2012 Edinburgh, UK Preparing for Cyber-Attacks on Air-Traffic Management Infrastructures: Cyber-safety Scenario Generation
16/10/2012 IET Systems Safety Conference 2012 Edinburgh, UK Comparing the Identification of Recommendations by Different Accident Investigatiors Using a Common (SOL) Methodology
8/5/2012 Glasgow UK TechMeetup Architectures for State Sponsored CyberAttacks
8/5/2012 Toulouse, France Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC), University CyberSafety in Air Traffic Management
8/5/2012 Toulouse, France Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC), University Human Factors, Interactive Systems and the Future of European Integration
21/2/2012 Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow University, MRes/MSc in Global Security CyberSafety and the Poltics of Safety-Critical Infrastructures
21/2/2012 Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow University, Professonal and Social Issues The Impact of Fatigue on Safety-Critical Interaction
8/11/2011 Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow School of Art, Product Design Engineering Group Human Factors and the Interaction between Design and Accident Investigation
4/11/2011 Haugesund, Norway Stord/Haugesund University College, Dept of Maritime Studies A Crash-Course on Accident and Incident Investigation
17/10/2011 Versailles/Paris, France NASA/ESA International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety 5th Conference Compacency and Mismanagement in the Early Stages of Space Mission Planning
17/10/2011 Versailles/Paris, France NASA/ESA International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety 5th Conference Promoting Resilience in Human Space Flight at a Time of Fiscal Pressure
18/10/2011 Versailles/Paris, France NASA/ESA International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety 5th Conference CyberSecurity Threats to Space Based Critical Infrastructures
7/10/2011 Glasgow, Scotland. School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow The Attribution Problem and A Brief History of State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks
14/9/2011 Guangzhou, China. School of Software Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University A Introduction to Safety Engineering for Space-Based Systems
11/8/2011 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV Annual Conference of the Int. Systems Safety Society Myths and Barriers to the Introduction of Safety Cases in Space Systems
10/8/2011 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV Annual Conference of the Int. Systems Safety Society Competency management Systems to Support the Training of Accident and Incident Investigators
10/8/2011 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV Annual Conference of the Int. Systems Safety Society Managing the Impact of Security Threats on Safety-Critical Global Navigation Satellite Systems
9/8/2011 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV Annual Conference of the Int. Systems Safety Society A Systemic Approach to Cunter IED Operations
9/8/2011 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV Annual Conference of the Int. Systems Safety Society Rapid Risk Assessment Techniques to Combat Degraded Modes of Operation in Military Systems
2/12/2010 NASA, Johnson Space Centre Subcontractor Safety Forum Potential Stengths and Weaknesses of Safety Cases for NASA Systems Engineering
1/12/2010 NASA, Johnson Space Centre Subcontractor Safety Forum Infrastructure Risk Management and Subcontracting Safety Engineering
17/11/2010 Department of Ergonomics, TU Darmstadt Safety Concerns from the Operation of Unmanned Airborne Systems (UAS)
20/10/2010 IET Systems Safety Conference 2010 Manchester, UK (With C.M. Holloway, NASA Langley) A Safety Conundrum Illustrated: Logic, Mathematics and Science Are Not Enough
20/10/2010 IET Systems Safety Conference 2010 Manchester, UK Safety Arguments for Next Generation, Location Aware Computing
8/10/2010 Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow Cakes Talk Extracting the Urine: Resilience Engineering in Human Space Flight
15/9/2010 Vienna, Austria SAFECOMP 2010 Computational Concerns in the Integration of Unmanned Airborne Systems into Controlled Airspace
15/9/2010 Vienna, Austria SAFECOMP 2010 On the Safety Implications for e-Governance: Assessing the Hazards of Enterprise Information Architectures in Safety-Critical Applications
9/9/2010 Glasgow, UK Workshop on Inter-Infrastructure Risks Due to Natural Hazards, School of Computing Science, Glagsow University Lessons Learned from Previous Infrastructure Failures
17/6/2010 University of Glasgow Open Day, Public Talk Contingency Planning, Computing Science and the End of Civilisation?
26/3/2010 Department of Computing Science, University of Stirling Seminar Computational Issues in the Integration of UAVs into Controlled Air Space
2/2/2010 Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow Cakes Talk SESAR and the Future Role of Computation in Air Traffic Management
2/2/2010 DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung HQ, Langen, Germany Seminar Degraded Modes and the Problems of Maintaining Air Traffic Management Infrastructures
2/2/2010 DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung HQ, Langen, Germany Seminar The Impact of UAS and UAVs Freight Operations on the Safety of Controlled Airspace
13/1/2010 British Computer Society Edinburgh Branch Meeting Contingency Planning for Computational Infrastructures and the Impact of Pandemics
9/12/2009 Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Reasons for the Failure of Large-Scale IT Procurement in the UK NHS and the US Veteran's Affairs Administration _
13/11/2009 Combined MSc Courses, Department of Computing, University of Glasgow How to Use Computers to Steal $30 Million: Case Studies in Cybercrime _
7/8/2009 Department of Computing, Open University Really Extreme Programming: Software Engineering in the Failure of National Critical Infrastructures _
7/8/2009 International Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama A 'Systemic Approach' for Countering the Threat to Public Safety from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) (Best paper talk) _
6/8/2009 International Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama Configuration Management as a Common Factor in Space Related Mishaps _
6/8/2009 International Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama Insights from the Nogales Predator Crash for the Integration of UAVs into the National Airspace System under FAA Interim Operational Guidance 08-01 _
5/8/2009 International Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama A 'Systemic Approach' for Countering the Threat to Public Safety from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) _
5/8/2009 Joint Weapons Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama Degraded Modes and the 'Culture of Coping' in Military Operations: An Analysis of a Fatal Incident On-Board HMS Tireless on 20/21 March 2007 _
5/8/2009 Joint Weapons Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama Interactions between Brown-out Accidents and Night Vision Equipment in Military Aviation Accidents _
5/8/2009 International Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama The Dangers of Interaction with Modular and Self-Healing Avionics Applications: Redundancy Considered Harmful _
4/8/2009 International Systems Safety Conference, Huntsville Alabama Configuration Management: A Critical Analysis of Applications Using the 8-Step Problem Solving Method _
7/5/2009 Laboratorio di Interazione Uomo-Macchina, University of Udine, Italy Extending the Use of Evacuation Simulators from Fires and Structural Collapses to Support a Coordinated Emergency Response to Improvised Explosive Devices _
6/5/2009 Laboratorio di Interazione Uomo-Macchina, University of Udine, Italy Human Error Modelling in Emergency Management from Space Mission Failures to Pandemic Planning _
5/5/2009 Laboratorio di Interazione Uomo-Macchina, University of Udine, Italy Human Error, Patient Safety and Healthcare: Understanding the Proliferation of Barely Usable Software in Clinical Applications _
26/3/2009 National Patient Safety Agency - NHS Connecting for Health Politics and Patient Safety Dont Mix: Understanding the Failure of Large-Scale IT Procurement for Healthcare _
11/2/2009 Glasgow, Scotland MSc in Computer Science/Advanced Computing Science Using Mobile Computational Systems to Support UK Resilience to Mass Flooding
22/10/2008 NEC, Birmingham, UK IET Systems Safety Conference Using Mathematical Models to Guide the Simulation of Improvised Explosive Devices in Public Spaces (With L. Nilsen-Nygaard)
22/10/2008 NEC, Birmingham, UK IET Systems Safety Conference Military Risk Assessment in Counter Insurgency Operations: A Case Study in the Retrieval of a UAV, Nr Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 11th June 2006
22/10/2008 NEC, Birmingham, UK IET Systems Safety Conference How Past Loss of Control Accidents may Inform Safety Cases for Advanced Control Systems on Commercial Aircraft (with C.M. Holloway)
22/10/2008 NEC, Birmingham, UK IET Systems Safety Conference Computational Support for Identifying Safety and Security Related Dependencies between National Critical Infrastructures
22/10/2008 NEC, Birmingham, UK IET Systems Safety Conference Tools for Local Critical Infrastructure Protection: Computational Support for Identifying Safety and Security Related Dependencies Between Local Ciritcal Infrastructures
22/10/2008 NEC, Birmingham, UK IET Systems Safety Conference `Act in Haste, Repent at Leisure': An Overview of Operational Incidents Involving UAVs in Afghanistan (2003-2005)
6/10/2008 Glasgow, Scotland British Computer Society What Impact Would Pandemics Have on Our Computational Infrastructures?
1/10/2008 Glasgow, Scotland MSc in Computer Forensics Realities of Cybercrime
27/8/2008 Vancouver, Canada 26th Annual Conference of the International Systems Safety Society High-Level Architectures for Contingency Planning in Air Traffic Management
27/8/2008 Vancouver, Canada 26th Annual Conference of the International Systems Safety Society The Hidden Human Factors in Unmanned Aerial Vehivles (UAVs) (with C. Shea)
27/8/2008 Vancouver, Canada 26th Annual Conference of the International Systems Safety Society The Role of Trust and Interaction in GPS Related Accidents: A Human Factors Safety Assessment of the Global Positioning System (With C.M. Holloway and C. Shea)
26/8/2008 Vancouver, Canada 26th Annual Conference of the International Systems Safety Society On the Convergence of Physical and Digital Security for Public Safety at Olympic Events
26/8/2008 Vancouver, Canada 26th Annual Conference of the International Systems Safety Society Extending the Use of Evacuation Simulators to Support Counter Terrorism (with L. Nilsen-Nygaard)
26/8/2008 Vancouver, Canada 26th Annual Conference of the International Systems Safety Society Understanding Failures in International Safety-Critical Infrastructures: A Comparison of the Causes of Major Blackouts in Europe and North America
24/5/2008 Salford University, VIVACity2020 Group Meeting on VR and Game Playing to Increase Public Resillience to Civil Contingencies Virtual Reality and Simulation for Counter Terrorism Applications
12/5/2008 British Computer Society Formal Aspects of Computing SIG and UK Safety Critical Systems Club Joint Meeting Public Safety, Counter Terrorism and the Mathematics of Proof
28/1/2008 British Computer Society Aberdeen Meeting Software Failures in Space Missions
16/1/2008 Renfrew Rotary Club, Glasgow. Civil Protection after the Cold War: Terrorism, Pandemics and Fires -
7/11/2007 Departmental Seminar, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Glasgow, UK. A Brief Overview of Failure in Space Missions -
26/10/2007 Cakes Talk, Dept of Computing Science, Univ. of Glasgow, UK. 48 Days later: What Would Really Happen to Critical Infrastructures in a Pandemic? -
23/10/2007 2nd IET Systems Safety Conference, London UK. Danger of Failure Masking in Fault Tolerant Software: Aspects of a Recent in Flight Upset Event -
23/10/2007 2nd IET Systems Safety Conference, London UK. The Systemic Effects of Military Fatigue -
18/10/2007 GIST, Dept of Computing Science, Univ. of Glasgow, UK. An Overview of Human Factors and Military Fatigue -
28/9/2007 EUROCONTROL, Contingency Task Force in Air Traffic Management, Leuven, Belgium. Best Practice Guidance Material for Contingency Planning in ATM -
18/9/2007 Namahn, Brussels, Belgium. Degraded Modes of Operation as Causes in Rail and Air Accidents -
16/8/2007 25th International Systems Safety Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA. The Paradoxes of Military Risk Assessment: Will the Enterprise Risk Assessment Model, Composite Risk Management and Associated Techniques Provide the Predicted Benefits for the US Military -
15/8/2007 25th International Systems Safety Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA. Degraded Modes of Operation in Accidents in the US, UK and Australian Railways: Some Ideas about Why Accidents Happen in Complex Systems -
25/6/2007 UK Safety-Critical Systems Club, Workshop on Contingency Management and Longer Term Perspectives on Risk Management, Edinburgh, UK, The Role of Degraded Modes in Three Rail Accidents in North America, Europe and Australia -
22/6/2007 50th Anniversary Talk, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Outsourcing on Mars: What Will Software Procurement for Space Missions be Like in 50 Years Time? -
19/6/2007 Corso di Perfezionamento Scienze Mediche, Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna, Pisa, Italy, Confidential Incident Reporting Systems in Healthcare -
27/4/2007 GIST, University of Glasgow Degraded Modes and Coping Strategies or Some Ideas About Why Accidents Happen in Complex Systems -
26/1/2007 Cakes Talk, Dept of Computing Science, University of Glasgow The Role of Computing Science in Contingency Analysis -
11/1/2007 Eastwood Rotary Club, Glasgow. Using Insights from Previous Evacuations to Help You Survive Major Incidents -
24/11/2006 Center for Hazard and Risk Management (CHaRM), University of Loughborough Accident Analysis and the Evacuation of Large Healthcare Institutions -
26/10/2006 University of York, Department of Computing Science The Computational Modelling of Large Scale Evacuations -
21/9/2006 HCI in Aerospace, Seattle, USA Understanding the Interaction Between Safety Management and the 'Can Do' Attitude in Air Traffic Management -
15/9/2006 Working on Safety, De Eemhof, Netherlands Ten Contentions of Corporate Manslaughter Legislation -
14/9/2006 Working on Safety, De Eemhof, Netherlands An Overview of Threats to the Security of the Olympic Games -
25/8/2006 National Research Labs, Risoe, Denmark Is Human Error a Major Cause of Accidents and Incidents? -
25/8/2006 National Research Labs, Risoe, Denmark Can We Learn Anything by Simulating Human Behaviour During Evacuations from Public Buildings? -
27/7/2006 University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering/EDC Computer Simulations of Mass Evacuations Following Infrastructure Failures -
15/5/2006 University of Glasgow, Faculty of Science From 9/11 to 2012: Computer Simulations of Evacuations from large Public Buildings -
31/1/2006 University of Paderborn, Germany Computer-Related Security Incidents in Currency Futures Trading -
27/8/2005 Workshop on Safeguarding National Infrastructures Modelling the Root Causes of Security Violations in Major Infrastructure Systems -
27/8/2005 Workshop on Safeguarding National Infrastructures Modelling the Root Causes of Security Violations in Major Infrastructure Systems -
2/6/2005 GIST, University of Glasgow Understanding Interaction in the Context of Major Aviation Accidents: The Linate Runway Incursion and the Ueberlingen Mid-Air Collision -
25/4/2005 Glasgow School of Art, Design Group Evacuation Simulations and the Attack on the World Trade Center -
11/3/2005 Workshop on Complexity in Design and Engineering Using Accident Analysis to Identify Design Requirements for Building Evacuation -
11/3/2005 Workshop on Complexity in Design and Engineering Using Violations and Vulnerability Analysis to Identify Root Cases of Security Incidents -
4/3/2005 Cakes Talk, Dept of Computing Science, University of Glasgow Computer-Based Evacuation Simulations and the 9/11 Attacks -
2/2/2005 HCI Group, University of York Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of the World Trade Center -
23/11/2004 Loughborough University Programme in Healthcare Risk Management Interactions between Managerial Decision Making, Safety Culture, Device Design and Operational Practices in Healthcare Safety -


Awards

Date Award Organisation Info
8/8/2014 Best Paper International Systems Safety Conference Practical Insights for the Exchange of Lessons Learned in Accident and Incident Investigation
2010 Scientific Achievement Award International Systems Safety Society, 2010 Outstanding Development of System Safety Engineering Methods
2009 Best Paper International Systems Safety Society Conference, Huntsville 2009 C.W. Johnson and L. Nilsen-Nygaard, A 'Systemic Approach' for Countering the Threat to Public Safety from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)
2008 Best Paper International Systems Safety Society Conference, Vancouver 2008 C.W. Johnson, Understanding Failures in International Infrastructures: A Comparison of Major Blackouts in North America and Europe
2005 Nominated for Best Paper Award ACM CHI Conference C.W. Johnson, Lessons of 11th Septermber 2001 for the Design of Evacuation Simulations
2003 Best Paper International Systems Safety Society C.W. Johnson, Hazards of Telemedicine
2002 Best Paper Human Decision Making and Control R. Randell and C.W. Johnson, User Adaptation of Medical Devices
2000 Best Paper Safecomp 2000 C.W. Johnson, Forensic Software Engineering
2000 Best Paper Safecomp 2000 C.W. Johnson, Software Tools for Incident Reporting


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Old News Items

2012: I designed an architecture for reporting cyber-security incidents under article 13a across member states by ENISA

2011: I joined the IAASS Suborbital Safety Committee, looking amongst other things at mishap reporting requirements for commercial space flight.

2010: Scientific Research and Development Award from International Systems Safety Society.

Evaluation panel for Home Office's INnovative Science and Technology in Counter Terrorism (INSTINCT) programme part of CONTEST.

Commissioned to provide European Railways Agency with guidelines on 'best practices' in accident and incident reporting across member states.



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