We're not in Kansas anymore, Dorothy! Midwest Derechos / Thunderstorms

While the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season may have drawn more attention, last year’s US thunderstorm season produced greater insured losses, topped by the Midwest derecho. This panel will discuss lessons learned from recent severe US thunderstorm seasons, highlighting the impact of the derecho event and the challenges this peril poses in catastrophe modeling.

  • Date:Wednesday, June 9
  • Time:11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • Session Type:Concurrent Session
  • Session Code:CS27
  • Level of Knowledge:Level 1: No prior knowledge of the subject
  • Moderator:Kelly Hereid
David Smith
Cagdas Kafali
AIR Worldwide
Juergen Grieser
RMS Ltd.
Kelly Hereid
Liberty Mutual Insurance
David Hamilton
RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences