Actuaries Institute to host a catastrophe risk seminar

Actuaries Institute to host a catastrophe risk seminar | Insurance Business

Actuaries Institute to host a catastrophe risk seminar

The Actuaries Institute will bring together climate change experts and representatives from the insurance industry for the Catastrophe Risk Seminar: Funding Future Resilience.

The event will be held Tuesday at Radisson Blu, Sydney; and will feature David Karoly, an atmospheric scientist, climate change expert, and adviser to the government; Holger Maier, a professor with the University of Adelaide, whose work focuses on managing infrastructure in a changing environment; and Rade Musulin, CEO at US farm insurer FBAlliance, as keynote speakers.

Also speaking at the event are Daniel Smith, a fellow at the cyclone testing station at James Cook University, and consultant to the University of Florida; Andrew Coghlan, national manager for emergency services at Australian Red Cross; Brendan Moon, CEO of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority; and Robert Whelan, executive director and CEO of the Insurance Council of Australia.

Topics to be discussed in the seminar include managing the uncertainty of the future, impact of catastrophes on communities, and challenges to funding high-risk areas.

 
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