Catastrophe Risk Seminar

Bermuda Insurance Institute, Sofia House, 48 Church Street, Hamilton, Bermuda

Once again, RPI2.0 teams up with the Bermuda Insurance Institute to deliver a timely and fascinating Catastrophe Risk Seminar. International scientists and researchers will bring their expertise to bear on the subjects of water-related risk, including talks on extreme rainfall, river flooding, storm surge, tsunamis and sea level rise. As a bonus, RPI2.0 will present a post-mortem on the recent storms which have impacted Bermuda, Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo.
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Persons interested in attending can register at http://www.bii.bm/CourseStatus.awp?&course=144SEM2810 or call the BII at 441-295-1596

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Invited Speakers and their talk titles are:

Dr. Steve Ward, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California – Tsunami and Storm Surge: Basics & Simulations

Prof. Gabriele Villarini, IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa – Flooding over the United States: A climatic perspective and the role of tropical cyclones

Scott Kulp, Program on Sea Level Rise, Climate Central - Surging Seas Risk Finder: A New Tool and Analysis

Dr. Mark Guishard, Risk Prediction Initiative A Post-mortem on Fay and Gonzalo – Evolution and Impacts on Bermuda