Wednesday 6th March 2024, 11:00-19:00 | Nexus – University of Leeds (in-person only)
Registration 11:00 | Sessions 11:15 | Networking Reception 18:00-19:00
** Limited places available **
A detailed discussion of four of the biggest challenges facing the insurance sector and how to align cutting edge climate science and practical applications in the insurance sector.
To meet these head on, it is crucial that cutting edge climate science and practical applications in insurance are aligned. This event will facilitate detailed discussions between academia and industry, with the aim of setting out a research agenda for the most needed and best quality science.
Our aim is for this meeting to be the start of a process and we will revisit and monitor progress in the science and its applications in insurance in the coming years.
including confirmed speakers and panellists
Each session includes industry and academic presentations followed by a panel discussion.
Join us for refreshments at Nexus – University of Leeds, ahead of the event.
11:15 Welcome and presentation from UK CGFI Leeds Innovation Hub
11:20 Navigating climate data challenges in insurance
11:30 Four of the biggest challenges facing the insurance sector
11:40 Session: How much physical risk can already be attributed to climate change, and what level of future risk is already locked in?
13:50 Session: High resolution information and downscaling
15:00 Session: Potential for improved decadal scale forecasts
16:40 Session: Climate tipping points
17:50 Closing remarks
18:00 Networking reception
Join us for drinks and canapes.
Who should attend?
We welcome attendees with a professional interest in the topic, including those from:
- Insurers, reinsurers, insurance consultants and other risk professionals,
- Climate and environmental scientists from academia and not-for-profit research centres,
- Climate and environmental analytics businesses,
- Public sector organisations, funding bodies, including local, regional, and central government and agencies.