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NEWARK, Calif. - February 06, 2015 RMS, the world's leading catastrophe risk management firm, today announced its speakers for the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA) Cat Modeling 2015 Conference. The conference brings together global catastrophe risk experts for a review of worldwide catastrophe events and a discussion of catastrophe models and their impact on risk management. The three-day conference will be held at the Loews Portofino Hotel in Orlando, Fla., and starts on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. The RMS booth is located in the Tuscan Ballroom Foyer.

RMS speaker line-up:

  • Dr. Jessica Turner, director, model product management will present “What Makes a Good Flood Model?” This session will explore the approaches used by RMS in its flood solutions, from its Asia flood hazard maps and scenario footprints to its upcoming pan-European and U.S. inland flood models.
  • Dr. Marleen Nyst, director, earthquake model development will present “Pushing the Envelope on Quantifying Earthquake and Tsunami Risk”. This session will discuss RMS’ latest advancements in earthquake modeling, new insights into liquefaction risk, and the inclusion of tsunami as an explicit secondary peril.
  • Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, chief research officer, is a panelist on “Model Comparison: A Qualitative Comparison of Model Assumptions and Techniques”. 

The RAA is the leading trade association of property and casualty reinsurers doing business in the United States. Its annual Cat Modeling Conference features discussion from leading catastrophe risk modelers and industry executives on a variety of scientific, engineering and statistical concepts that form the foundation of catastrophe models and their growing influence on managing risk.

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About RMS

Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) helps insurers, financial markets, corporations, and public agencies evaluate and manage global risk from natural and man-made catastrophes, including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, climate change, cyber, and pandemics.

RMS leads the catastrophe risk industry that we helped to pioneer by marrying data and advanced model science with leading-edge technology. Leaders across multiple industries can address the risks of tomorrow through RMS Risk Intelligence™, our open, real-time exposure and risk management platform, enabling them to tap into RMS HD models, rich data layers, intuitive applications and APIs that simply integrate into existing enterprise systems.

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