February 2012 webinar: Floods in Thailand

Overview

Floods occur due to various reasons, the 2011 flooding in Thailand showed that many reasons coming together at the same time can have catastrophic impact. The reasons themselves are reasonably well understood but how and when they come together is natures fury. This webinar aims to introduce you to various sources of flooding, how they manifest, challenges of modeling flood and what we can learn from the devastating floods in Thailand.

Target group

This webinar is targeted at underwriters and risk mangers who deal with NatCat risks.

Content

  •  Floods and their sources
  •  Why it is difficult to model flood?
  •  2011 Floods in Thailand
  •  Lesson learned
  •  Where else this can happen?

Agenda

  • Presentation – 45 mins
  • Question and answers – 15 mins

Presenter

Jyoti Majumdar
Natural Catastrophe Specialist
Vice President, Property & Specialty
Swiss Re

Date

17 February 2012 (Friday)

Time

2 -3 p.m. Hong Kong time

Duration

1 hour

Level

Intermediate

Language

English

Registration

If you are interested in attending this webinar, please contact your Client Manager.