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Agenda


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Registration and Light Lunch

1:00pm – 1:05pm
Welcome
Stephen Weinstein, Chairman, RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences Foundation

1:05pm – 1:15pm
Keynote Speaker
Brian Treece, Mayor, City of Columbia, Missouri

1:15pm – 2:30pm
Panel 1: The "Big One" is Coming: Are We Prepared?
How ready are earthquake-prone areas for a major event? How prevalent is
earthquake insurance?

  Moderator:
  • Craig Tillman, President, WeatherPredict Consulting Inc. and President,
    RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences Foundation
  Panelists:
  • John Huff, President and CEO, Association of Bermuda Insurers and
    Reinsurers (ABIR)
  • Ray Lehmann, Director, Finance, Insurance & Trade Policy,
    R Street Institute
  • Angela Nelson, Director, Division of Market Regulation, Missouri
    Department of Insurance

2:30pm – 2:45pm
Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Kevin Fry, Senior Vice President, Renaissance Reinsurance U.S. Inc.
Keynote Speaker
Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, U.S. House of Representatives, Missouri

2:45pm – 4:00pm
Panel 2: The Future of Flood Insurance
What have we learned from the major flood events of the last few years? How is the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) changing and evolving in today's world? Is there a role for private flood insurance?

  Moderator:
  • Michael Cohen, Vice President, Government Affairs & Engagement,
    RenaissanceRe
  Panelists:
  • Michael Consedine, CEO, National Association of Insurance
    Commissioners (NAIC)
  • Jenn Fogel-Bublick, Partner, Capitol Counsel and spokesperson for Smarter Safer Coalition
  • Nancy Watkins, Principal, Consulting Actuary, Milliman
  • Roy Wright, President & CEO, Insurance Institute for Business and
    Home Safety (IBHS)

4:00pm – 5:15pm
Panel 3: Protecting Our Cities: Building Resilient Communities in the Face of
Increasing Disaster Risk

In an era of ever more expensive disasters, how can governments protect their budgets
as well as people and communities at the same time? How do we avoid more events
like the Carolinas, Houston and Puerto Rico?

  Moderator:
  • Stephen Weinstein, Chairman, RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences
    Foundation
  Panelists:
  • Samantha Medlock, Senior Vice President, Head of North America
    Capital, Science & Policy, Willis Towers Watson
  • Daniel Stander, Global Managing Director, RMS
  • Paul Taylor, Regional Administrator for FEMA Region VII (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska)

5:15pm – 5:30pm
Closing Remarks
Stephen Weinstein, Chairman, RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences Foundation

5:30pm – 6:30pm
Cocktail Reception (Ground Floor)