Severe Convective Storm Risk

Posted on Aug 23, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 23, 2016 – David will introduce the phenomenology of atmospheric convection, hazards associated with severe convection, and the environments conducive for severe weather outbreaks.  He will describe the climatology of tornadoes, hail and derechos in the Continental United States. WeatherPredict Consulting is a US affiliate of RenaissanceRe, and Mr. Hamilton serves in a […]

Insurance in the Era of Autonomous Vehicles

Posted on Aug 20, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 20, 2016 – The conversion to autonomous vehicles could bring about the most significant change to the automobile insurance industry since its inception. The core ingredients – including technology, consumer adoption and regulatory permission – are aligning to enable this mass change. Who will be the winners and losers? What might this mean […]

A.M. Best’s Rating Methodology – Update

Posted on Aug 9, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 9, 2016 –  Matt Mosher of A.M. Best Rating Services will provide an overview of the changes being made to A.M. Best’s capital model and rating methodology.  He will cover current issues related to the update as well as the expected timeline for its implementation.  This session will provide: Good understanding of […]

US GAAP Accounting Standards – Impact on Insurance Industry

Posted on Aug 8, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 8, 2016.  Insurance companies are facing many new accounting standards that are expected to influence the insurance industry this year. These include final guidance on measurement of credit losses on financial instruments, employee share-based payment accounting, leases, classification and measurement of financial instruments, revenue recognition, and disclosures about short-duration contracts. Further, the […]

Changing Landscape of Risk. Featuring Robert Schimek as the Keynote Speaker.

Posted on Aug 2, 2016

Caldwell NJ, August 2, 2016 – There are several challenging forces alive and well in the insurance industry today.  A low interest rate environment, heightened regulatory standards and expansion of alternative capital, alongside new and emerging risks, represent our current reality. Technology and innovation provide the opportunity to rise above these challenges by delivering a […]