RMS Announces Speakers for RAA Catastrophe Modeling Conference
Global catastrophe risk experts to convene in Orlando, February 10-12
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.
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.
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.
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.
RMS models and software help financial institutions and public agencies evaluate and manage catastrophe risks throughout the world, promoting resilient societies and a sustainable global economy.