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14 March

18.00

Informal get together drinks and dinner

 

15 March

08.30

Intro & formal welcome
Andreas Schraft, Head Cat Perils, Swiss Re

08.45

Part 1A:
From solar activities to fluctuating magnetic fields in the magnetosphere

Juha-Pekka Luntama, European Space Agency, Space Situational Awareness Program
 

09.30

Part 1B:
From fluctuating magnetic fields and electrojets to electric fields on the earth

Risto Pirjola, Natural Resources Canada, Finnish Meteorological Institute

Juha-Pekka Luntama, European Space Agency, Space Situational Awareness Program

10.15

Break

10.45

Part 2A:
From electric fields to GIC (Geomagnetically Induced Currents) in the power grid

Risto Pirjola, Natural Resources Canada, Finnish Meteorological Institute

Presentation

Chathan Cooke,  Lab for Electromagnetic and Electrical Systems, MIT

Presentation
 

11.30

Part 2B
From GIC to Blackouts

Dietrich Bonmann, ABB

Chathan Cooke,  Lab for Electromagnetic and Electrical Systems, MIT

12.15

Lunch

13.30

Part 3:  
Terms and conditions, which damages/claims are insured due to a blackout? (a qualitative analysis)

Heidi Webster, Claims Expert, P&C Business Management EMEA, Swiss Re
 

14.15

Part 4:
How to calculate insured/reinsured losses?

Michel Messner, Senior Risk Manager, Risk Management Reinsurance, Swiss Re

Eric Durand, Senior Business Analyst, Underwriting Strategy, Swiss Re

15.30

Recap and next steps
Andreas Schraft, Head Cat Perils,  Swiss Re

 
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