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Fall 2019 Society of Risk Management Consultants Conference

Mr. Glen Daraskevich presented “Climate Change and Implications for Catastrophe Risk Management,” which provided an overview of recent climate research and how catastrophe models can help quantify the impacts of climate change on property risks, at the Fall 2019 SRMC Conference in Boston, MA.

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National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Insurance Summit

Mr. Glen Daraskevich presented “High Waters: Modeling Flood Exposures,” which discussed the shortcomings of traditional flood catastrophe models and how advanced catastrophe modeling technology provides more accuracy to coastal and inland flood models.

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Florida State University (FSU) Future of Insurance Forum

Mr. Glen Daraskevich presented the paper published in the Journal of Insurance Regulation, “The Florida Insurance Market: An Analysis of Vulnerabilities to Future Hurricane Losses,” with co-author Dr. Jack Nicholson.

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2019 Seismological Society (SSA) of America Annual Meeting

Dr. Sara Dougherty participated in the 2019 SSA Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA. The conference provided an opportunity to exchange ideas with top academic researchers and industry scientists on the topic of seismology and included specialized workshops, technical sessions, and field trips.

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Intermediaries and Reinsurance Underwriters Association (IRUA) Annual Conference

Mr. Glen Daraskevich presented "Tropical Cyclones, Intense Precipitation, and Inland Flooding Impacts" at the IRUA Annual Conference in Fort Worth, FL. In his presentation, Mr. Daraskevich discussed current research in tropical cyclone precipitation and the implications for catastrophe risk modeling.

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Earthquake Engineering Research Initiative (EERI) Annual Meeting

Dr. Kioumars Afshari participated in the EERI Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. At the conference, Dr. Afshari received the 2017 Outstanding Paper Award for "Non-Ergodic Site Response in Seismic Hazard Analysis," published in Earthquake Spectra, November, 2017.

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