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Property Insurance Report National Conference, Dana Point, CA

Karen Clark presented "The Rebirth of Catastrophe Models" at the 2015 Property Insurance Report National Conference. The session explained the concept of bespoke catastrophe modeling and equiped insurers with the information needed to take more direct control of their risk.

4th Annual Forum on Illinois Insurance Regulation, Chicago, IL

Karen Clark presented "Managing the Increasing Risk of Natural Disaster" at an insurance regulators symposium sponsored by Locke Lord, the Insurance Regulator Education Foundation and Illinois State University's Katie School of Insurance and Financial Services.

John Street Club Luncheon, New York

Karen Clark discussed Characteristic Events (CE) and how the insurance industry can leverage the CE methodology to monitor exposure concentrations.

Insurance Europe's 7th International Conference, Luxembourg

Karen Clark joined Jean-Jacques Henchoz for a conversation on "Adaptation to Extreme Events" at Insurance Europe's International Conference.

Southeastern Regulators Association Conference, Charleston, SC

Karen Clark spoke on the panel "The Evolution of Catastrophe Models and the Regulatory Implications of Their Use" on April 30. The session examined how models are currently being used in rate filings to model wind losses and other exposures, including flood. Panelists also discussed models in the context of bi-peril ratings and what aspects of the rate filing should be open to the public.

NAIC Spring 2015 National Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

Karen Clark presented at the Property and Casualty Insurance Committee Catastrophe Insurance Working Group session of the NAIC 2015 Spring National Meeting. Ms. Clark discussed developments in open platform technology, including RiskInsight®’s new US storm surge capabilities.

SIFMA Insurance and Risk Linked Securities Conference, New York, NY

Karen Clark served as the keynote speaker at SIFMA’s IRLS Conference, Looking Ahead: The Future of the ILS Market.

Reinsurance Association of America's Cat Risk Management 2015, Orlando, FL

Karen Clark participated in the panel, “Shaping the New Future of Natural Catastrophe Models with Open Platforms,” which explored the developments in open platform technology and how to leverage the platforms to create custom models fitted to needs of your business.

Glen Daraskevic led two sessions, "Customizing and Building Your Own Tropical Cyclone Models with RiskInsight®," and "Earthquake Modeling with RiskInsight®."

Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology Flood Standards Development Committee Meeting, Tallahassee, FL

Karen Clark presented the program "New Open Loss Modeling Platforms" as part of the Commission's Flood Standards Development Committee Meeting, which convened to discuss the Meteorological/Hydrological Flood Standards.