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Fire, Flood, and Earthquake: Latest Developments
This panel will review recent advances in natural peril models impacting Canada. Topics include an open-source flood model CanFlood and how it compares to existing vendor models, Canada’s Earthquake Early Warning Program, and adoption of new generation seismic hazard for Canada (SHMC 2020) in reinsurance modeling, as well as wildfire model developments.
Moderator & Presenter
Head of Client Solutions, Impact Forecasting
Aon Impact Forecasting
Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Natural Resources Canada
Program Manager, Early Earthquake Warning
Natural Resources Canada
Vice President, Model Product Management
Secondary Peril Problems and Solutions: Data, Monitoring, and Modelling
So-called ‘secondary perils’, including severe convective storm, are among the biggest insured loss drivers in North America. This panel brings together experts working on perils that tend to get less attention from insurance CAT modelers, including hail and windstorms.
Senior Vice President
Principal, Industry Solutions
Executive Director, Northern Tornadoes Project
Weather Peril Lead
The Latest Climate Report: What it Means for Canada & the Financial Industry
This panel will explore implications of the latest IPCC report for Canada, particularly as they relate to risk mitigation and adaptation.
National Director, Climate Change
Insurance Bureau of Canada
Catastrophe Modelling Manager
JBA Risk Management
Senior Research Scientist
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Founder & CEO
Climate & Risk Modelling: Looking Forward
Ms. Clark founded the first catastrophe modeling company and is credited with creating the catastrophe modeling industry. Karen Clark & Company (KCC) was most recently named 2021 Catastrophe Modeling Firm of the Year by Inside P&C for “precision, accuracy, and successful innovation in the science of catastrophe risk modeling.” In this talk, Ms. Clark will share her insights on the intersection of risk and climate modelling.