Kevin Van Leer, manager, model product development, will present "Pricing Tornadoes: Using CAT Models for Granular Risk Underwriting". He will discuss the needs and solutions for enhancing the EF-scale, including increased differentiation of construction quality and improved critical archival procedures, greatly improving the applications of the scale and historical record for modeling.
Jessica Turner, director, model product management, is a panelist on the European wind model comparison panel discussion.
Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, chief research officer, will participate in a panel discussion on the lessons and losses from recent earthquake events and implications for earthquake models.
Dominic Smith, senior manager, LifeRisks, will present a session on “Ebola and Other Viruses: Cause and Threat to the Insurance Industry”.
Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, chief research officer, will participate in a panel discussing The Global Assessment Report (GAR) on Disaster Risk Reduction produced by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).