Welcome to the June 2015 issue of RMSConnect. Here’s what’s happening this month:
- RMS Insights: Flood Report
- Exceedance 2015 Highlights
- Version 15.0 Resources: 2015 Hurricane Season
- Event Response RSS Feed
- RMS Offshore Platform Industry Exposure Database, May Update
- RMS in the News and Speaking Engagements
RMS Insights: Understanding Flood Risk
Our newest RMS Insights report, Understanding Flood: An Opportunity to Grow a Profitable Portfolio, examines how advances in data and technology, such as high definition, high resolution and simulated precipitation modeling, are driving new opportunities for (re)insurers to better manage and grow their portfolios. From underwriting to portfolio management, get a practical, forward-looking view of how new technologies enable you to quantify, select and price flood risk more effectively. Download it here.
Exceedance 2015: The Conference is Over -- but the Learning Lives On
You can now explore highlights and photos from the event. For access to slide decks and presentations, contact your Account Executive or Account Manager. Save the date for next year's Exceedance, May 16-19, 2016 in Miami.
Now Available: Event Response RSS on RMS Owl
We hope you enjoyed your Exceedance 2015 experience. The Event Response RSS feed is now live on RMS Owl, giving you access to up-to-the-minute changes to event content at a glance without having to log into Owl.
Version 15.0 Resources and Documentation: North America Hurricane
The Atlantic Hurricane season began June 1 and most forecasting agencies predict that 2015 will see at- or below-average hurricane activity due to the anticipated strong El Niño phase. The RMS blog explores the El Niño development and cautions that teleconnections could affect many parts of the globe. Meanwhile, check out the latest materials:
Visit the Version 15.0 Resources Page for information regarding available or upcoming Version 15.0 resources.
RMS Offshore Platform Industry Exposure Database - May Update
The 2015 RMS Offshore Platform Industry Exposure Database (IED) has been updated to reflect the most up-to-date exposure data about mobile rigs. It will continue to be updated monthly throughout the 2015 North Atlantic Hurricane season. Clients who license this database can contact their account manager to request access to the data files. Read more here: RMS Offshore Platform IED files.
RMS in the News
The devastating Nepal earthquake is a somber reminder that other parts of the region are highly vulnerable to earthquakes. India, particularly, is prone to damaging earthquakes that put its burgeoning economy and fragile building stock at risk. The RMS blog explores the drivers of India’s earthquake risk and what insurers and reinsurers can do to manage the risk in their portfolios. Read more
RMS Thought Leaders: June Speaking Engagments
Advisen 2015 4th Property Insights Conference
June 4 / Marriott Downtown, New York City
Paul VanderMarck, strategy and partner development: Keynote
Cloud Computing Expo
June 9-11 / Javits Center, New York City
Cory Isaacson, CTO: "Building an Agile Big Data Infrastructure: A Different View"
SCOR Foundation on Climate Risks
June 9-10 / Paris
Hemant Shah, CEO and co-founder, joins the "Roundtable on Nat Cat Modeling"
Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies 6th Risk Summit - Risk Testing: Stressing the Boundaries
June 22-23 / University of Cambridge Judge Business School
- Matthew Grant, general manager, model and data products, participates in “The ‘Risk’ Debate, Why stress testing will prevent future crises"
- Andrew Coburn, SVP, chairs the plenary session, "Enhancing the Understanding of Risk"