Center Conferences and Presentations

2014

May 14

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, presented "The Future of Modeling Marine Risk," at the St. Petersburg Mariners Club.

April 22 - Coastal Risk Retreat

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, presented "Catastrophe Modeling," Coastal Retreat, East Carolina University.

April 14-17 - National Hurricane Conference

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, presented a slide show entitled "Flood: What Will it Take to Make it Privately Affordable?".

Lorilee Medders, Ph,D., Director, and Pat Maroney, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, served as panelists in a workshop on the future of storm surge modeling, pricing and management.

January 28-31 - State of Florida's Property Insurance Market Summit

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, made special presentations to this conference.

January 16 - Florida Chamber Annual Insurance Summit

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, moderated a panel on the topic of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund.

January 9 - Presentation to the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, discussed and answered questions regarding the Center's report - The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund: Alternatives for Managing the Size.

2013

October 9-10 - 3rd Annual Florida Insurance Conference on Financial Reporting

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, co-coordinated and presented a special panel on how to extract greater value from catastrophe modeling.

July 13-16 - Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, proposed, coordinated and presented a panel session about Whether Disaster Adaption and Mitigation Incentives Work Effectively (hosted by The Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

June 10 - James K. Ruble MEGA Seminar (National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research)

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, co-coordinated and taught a full day of Catastrophe and Coastal Insurance Workshop at the James K. Ruble MEGA Seminar.

March 11-14 - Special Course on Insurance and Law

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, co-coordinated and taught a catastrophe risk session within a Special Course with the Florida State University School of Law on Insurance and Law.

Jan. 30-Feb. 1 - The State of Florida's Property Insurance Market

Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., Director, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, presented at The State of Florida's Property Insurance Market Summit.

Jan. 2-5 - Western Risk and Insurance Annual Meeting

Pat Maroney, Director 2008-2012, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, co-presented a paper entitled "Determinants of Federal Natural Disaster Relief" with Charles Nyce, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, The Florida State University Department of Risk Management and Insurance.

2012

Nov. 28-30 - Florida Chamber of Commerce Annual Insurance Summit

Pat Maroney, Director, and Associate Director Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, participated in this meeting, which was also sponsored by the Center. Pat Maroney participated in a panel that discussed ways Citizens Property Insurance Corporation and the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund secure funding. Lorilee Medders moderated a panel on catastrophe modeling.

Nov. 18-20 - Southern Risk and Insurance Association Annual Meeting

Pat Maroney, Director, and Associate Director Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center. presented papers at the 2012 Southern Risk and Insurance Association Annual Meeting. Topics presented included windstorm mitigation financing options and demand for mitigation features.

October 10-11 - 2nd Annual Florida Insurance Conference on Financial Reporting

The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center participated in this seminar that was designed for insurer CFOs, controllers, treasurers and others who deal with insurer financial matters. Key topics included a legislative update for insurance companies doing business in Florida, the state of the insurance and capital markets, reinsurance market updates, and catastrophe modeling. Speakers from the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center included Pat Maroney, Director, Associate Director Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., and Charles Nyce, Ph.D.

June 21 - Property Insurance Challenges and Mitigation in Coastal Markets

The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center presented a four-hour CE credit session as part of the James K. Ruble MEGA Seminar. Speakers included Pat Maroney, Director, Associate Director Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., and Associate Director Charles Nyce, Ph.D., The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center. Other speakers included Jack Nicholson, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund; Timothy Reinhold, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Research and Chief Engineer, Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety; and Katie Webb, Partner with Colodny, Fass, Tallenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate.

May 15 - Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund 12th Annual Participating Insurers Workshop

Associate Director Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, spoke to workshop attendees about the Center's research focus.

April 17 - American Meteorological Society 30th Annual Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Pat Maroney, Director, and Associate Director Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, presented overviews of the Center and the Florida Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology Commission.

Jan. 4 - Western Risk & Insurance Association Meeting

Pat Maroney, Director, and Associate Directors Lorilee Medders, Ph.D., and Charles Nyce, Ph.D., The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, presented papers at this meeting.