I spoke about added phosphate in food and, carbon nanotubes.
Having heard a brief narrative, the challenge to the audience was to form an opinion and then identify which key factor needs to be monitored if a new opinion of this risk is to be formed.
There were many different answers.
It is quite clear that the market is alive and well and that everyone would manage emerging risks in different ways. None of them wrong.
By identifying a key factor, the support team could look out for it and be less distracted by the noise that usually surrounds these risks.
Given similar briefings on a range of current topics the never-ending list of emerging risks can soon be turned into a list of key changes, many of which will be shared with other risks. Correlated emerging risks would become more apparent.