2:30 pm-2:35 pm
John Tuttle, Global Head of Listings, NYSE Group at International Exchange
2:35 pm-2:45 pm
Stephen Weinstein, Chairman, RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences Foundation, SVP, Group General Counsel, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
2:45 pm-2:55 pm
The Honorable Michael Dunkley, JP, MP, Premier of Bermuda
Bermuda has a long history with hurricanes andits remote location means the population must shelter-in-place. Premier Dunkley discussed preparedness, recovery protocols and resilience during natural disasters. As the largest supplier of catastrophe reinsurance to the U.S., he outlined this and other important links with the U.S., as well as Bermuda’s key role as a global leader in the financial services market.
2:55 pm-3:10 pm
Collin O’Mara, President and CEO, National Wildlife Federation
Harnessing Nature To Protect People, Communities and the Environment
Mr. O’Mara will discuss opportunities to utilize “nature-based solutions” as part of broader flood control and resilience efforts, and how can we work together to reform government policies in ways that can both protect natural resources and reduce the impacts of catastrophic risks.
3:10 pm-3:25 pm
John M. Huff, Director, Missouri Department of Insurance, President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
Mr. Huff will examine our nation’s resiliency needs across a broad spectrum of areas including earthquakes and riverine flooding. He will also outline investments providing the highest return for disaster mitigation and ways in which the NAIC is leading education efforts, including the role of insurance in resiliency and rebuilding.
3:30 pm-3:55 pm
Katherine Greig, Deputy Director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency
Ms. Greig will highlight the impact of sea level rise for the City of New York and projections for rising flood insurance costs. She will discuss the OneNYC resiliency program being implemented to prepare the city’s neighborhoods economy and public services to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change and other 21st century threats.
3:55 pm-4:20 pm
Julie Rochman, President & CEO, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
Ms. Rochman will explore the damage associated with Sandy and examine the impacts of a more severe disaster event in the future. She will look at the effects of Sandy, which led to structural fatigue and increased exposure for future roof failure. Ms. Rochman will outline the latest construction techniques to bolster resiliency and the often misunderstood connections between environmentally-friendly and “strong” building.
4:20 pm-4:30 pm
Samantha Medlock, Senior Advisor, White House Office of Management and Budget
Ms. Medlock will provide an update on the achievements of President Obama’s “Climate Action Plan” including applying the lessons of Sandy to development data, tools and standards to support community resilience to withstand sea-level rise, storm surge, and coastal flooding.
4:40 pm-6:00 pm
Main Dining Room, 7th Floor
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres