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2010

22nd Annual Executive Conference for the Property & Casualty Industry, New York, NY

Karen Clark spoke on key challenges in managing cat risk, including measuring, modeling and monitoring the risk, at this annual event sponsored by National Underwriter.

2010 Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Karen Clark participated on a panel entitled, "Storm Brewing in Hurricane Loss Estimation Models," that explored the limitations of catastrophe models as well as how best to use them given model uncertainty.

The Reactions Risk & Capital Management in the North American Insurance Industry Conference 2010, New York, NY

Karen Clark spoke on catastrophe modeling and climate change at this annual seminar sponsored by Euromoney.

Bermuda in Boston Conference 2010, Boston, MA

Karen Clark discussed catastrophe risk management issues at this annual conference sponsored by Macquarie Capital Inc. May 27, 2010

CCPA Annual Forum of the Insurance Industry, San Juan, PR

Karen Clark spoke on managing catastrophe risk in Puerto Rico at this forum sponsored by the Puerto Rico Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Enterprise Risk Management Symposium, Chicago, IL

John Tierney spoke at a session regarding property catastrophe risk management and its implications for enterprise risk management, at this eighth annual event exploring current ERM topics.

NAMIC Commercial Lines Seminar, Chicago, IL

John Tierney provided a comprehensive overview of best practices in modeling, pricing and underwriting catastrophe exposure at this conference sponsored by the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

RAA Cat Modeling 2010 Conference, Orlando, FL

Karen Clark spoke on "Multiple Model Approaches – Strengths and Weaknesses," at this Reinsurance Association of America annual conference.

ILS Summit, New York, NY

Glen Daraskevich spoke about establishing standards for information quality and transparency in catastrophe bond transactions at the 7th annual Insurance Linked Securities Summit.

2009

PCI 6th Annual Legislative Planning Conference, Chicago, IL

Karen Clark participated in a panel discussion titled "Climate Change – An Emerging Issue for Insurance Companies", at this conference of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America.

ICAE’s Fall Exchange, St. Louis, MO

Glen Daraskevich presented on the topics of modeling and risk assessment at the Insurance Consumer Affairs Exchange (ICAE).

Bermuda in Boston 2009 Conference, Boston, MA

Glen Daraskevich discussed “Shifts in Earthquake Modeling” at this fifth annual conference sponsored by Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller.

IRU 2009 Fall Conference, Galloway, NJ

Karen Clark discussed "The Art & Science of Cat Modeling" at the Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association (IRU) Fall Conference.

Fortifying the Puerto Rico Insurance Market Against Catastrophes, San Juan, PR

Karen Clark & Company and the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance of Puerto Rico co-hosted a catastrophe risk management seminar to address hurricane and earthquake risk management issues confronting the Puerto Rico insurance market.

SWAF 2009 Spring Meeting, Austin, TX

At the annual spring/summer meeting of the Southwest Actuarial Forum (SWAF), Glen Daraskevich offered insights into catastrophe risk management best practices.

Shah Family Distinguished Lecture, Stanford, CA

Karen Clark gave Stanford University's 2009 Shah Family Distinguished Lecture, an annual address on catastrophe risk assessment and mitigation.

CANE 2009 Spring Meeting, Sturbridge, MA

Glen Daraskevich gave insight into the catastrophe modeling process in his presentation “Thinking Outside the Black Box” at the Casualty Actuarial Society of New England (CANE).

A.M. Best’s 16th Annual Review & Preview Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

As a panelist at A.M. Best’s Review & Preview Conference, Karen Clark will take part in a discussion on the importance of data integrity in catastrophe model output, the performance of the models in recent natural catastrophes, and the need for analytical judgment in interpreting model results.

Cat Modeling 2009 Conference, Tampa, FL

At The Reinsurance Association of America’s Cat Modeling 2009 Conference, Karen Clark will participate in a panel debate titled "Should Models Be Subject to Regulatory Review?"

Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology Workshop Hearing, Tallahassee, FL

Short-term hurricane frequency modeling was considered at this meeting of the Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology, where Glen Daraskevich presented on the results of Karen Clark & Company report, "Near Term Hurricane Models – How Have They Performed?"

2008

SIFM’s CPE Conference & Holiday Reception, New York, NY

Senior Vice President Glen Daraskevich led a presentation and Q&A discussion on "The Current State of Catastrophe Models" at this annual meeting of the Society of Insurance Financial Management (SIFM).

Bermuda Insurance 2008 Conference, Hamilton, Bermuda

Karen Clark presented at Standard & Poor’s and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ third annual Bermuda Insurance Conference, where over 200 leaders in the re/insurance sector convened to discuss developments in the industry.

MSO Educational Seminars, Jamesburg, NJ

Karen Clark will led an educational seminar on catastrophe modeling and underwriting.

2008 SERA Conference, Orlando, FL

At the Southeastern Regulators Association (SERA) Conference, a regional forum for regulators and industry personnel, Karen Clark gave a presentation on modeling and risk assessment in the context of national catastrophe issues.

2008 E-Fusion Conference, Philadelphia, PA

As part of the AM Best E-Fusion Conference, Senior Vice President Glen Daraskevich led a webinar on "Technology-based Underwriting" in which he discussed how GPS, cat models, and other underwriting technologies are impacting the industry.

2008 Out of the Storm Conference, Hilton Head, SC

Karen Clark participated in a panel discussion on “Modeling Perspectives” at Out of the Storm: Confronting America’s Catastrophic Risk Crisis.

Bermuda in Boston 2008 Conference, Boston, MA

At the 2008 Fox-Pitt Kelton Bermuda in Boston Conference, Senior Vice President Glen Daraskevich offered insights into the current issues concerning catastrophe exposure data quality in his presentation, "Wild World of Hurricane Exposure Modeling."

Gen Re Catastrophe Risk Management Seminar, Stamford, CT

Senior Vice President Glen Daraskevich gave insight into the catastrophe modeling process in his presentation, “Thinking Outside the Black Box.”

Northeast Hurricane Risk Mitigation Leadership Forum, Newport, RI

Karen Clark was a featured speaker at the Northeast Hurricane Risk Mitigation Forum, where she led the discussion, “Major Hurricane Strikes New England: How Large Will the Impact Be?”

NAMIC Northeast Regional Meeting, Andover, MA

Karen Clark spoke on hurricane risk in the Northeastern U.S. at the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) regional meeting.

American Insurance Association Law & Regulations Committee Meeting, Washington D.C.

Karen Clark was the luncheon speaker at the Law & Regulations Committee Meeting of the American Insurance Association (AIA), a leading property-casualty insurance trade organization.

European Insurance Forum, Dublin, Ireland

At the annual European Insurance Forum in Dublin, Karen Clark discussed the impact of global warming on catastrophes and the ability of models to address the issue in a panel discussion titled “Global Warming-Mitigation or Devastation?” She was also a participant in an interactive discussion forum on “Future Shock.”

World Insurance Forum, Dubai, UAE

Karen Clark moderated a panel of internationally recognized experts on “Assessing the Magnitude of Natural Perils Catastrophes” at the World Insurance Forum.

Hurricane Risk Mitigation Leadership Forum, Orlando, FL

In her presentation titled "Sorting through the Noise: Statistics of the Hurricane Hazard," Karen Clark discussed historical and current hurricane risk and the financial consequences of its prospective future.

2007

PCI Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

Karen Clark took part in a panel discussion titled “Operational Challenges and Political Fallout” at the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) Annual Meeting.