From 8-9 November 2018, The Collider in Asheville, NC, is hosting an exciting conference on the nexus of climate data, insurance, and adaptive capacity.
This workshop will facilitate a national, interdisciplinary scientific research discussion on modelling and managing climate change risks between three different but related research communities: the climate modelling and data community, statisticians, and researchers within the insurance and reinsurance industries. This workshop will be aimed at active scientific researchers in each community, with the goals of sharing perspectives, methods, and databases; defining gaps of existing research; and forming actionable research paths which can only be addressed by teams which are new, collaborative and interdisciplinary.
Speakers include: Deke Arndt (NCEI), Dan Cooley (Colorado State), Stephanie Herring (NOAA), Jeremy Hess (U-Washington), Jennifer Jurado (Broward County, FL), Lysa Porth (U-Manitoba), Doug Nychka (Colorado Mines), Raghuveer Vinukollu (Munich Re), and Roy Wright (IBHS).
The conference is organised by the Statistics and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, Reinsurance Association of America, Renaissance Computing Institute, and Wake Forest University, with support from the NSF, Society of Actuaries and Casualty and Actuarial Society.
Registration is $100/person, and $25/person for students.