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The Willis Research Network September Seminar

Willis Towers Watson would like to invite you to an afternoon of insight and discussion with the Willis Research Network (WRN).The event, which will be held in the London Lime Street Auditorium from 14:00-17:00 on September 22, will cover some of the most recent applications of WRN Science in our catastrophe modelling and risk analytics practices. We look forward to seeing you there.

Register: wrn@willis.com

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Time and Date

14:00 – 17:00, September 22 followed by drinks


Willis Towers Watson Auditorium, 51 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ:view map



Themes for the day…

The Science of Seasonal Hurricane Forecasting

After several years of relative low activity, how will this year’s expected La Niña conditions impact activity in the North Atlantic basin?

Introduced by Dr Rick Thomas, Managing Director of Willis Re Catastrophe Modelling Services, Dr Gabe Vecchi from NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University will discuss the cutting edge of seasonal hurricane forecasting and peak season expectations for 2016.

The Art of Generating European windstorms

As we head towards winter in Europe, how is the WRN helping us to develop a better view on windstorm risk?

The University of Exeter continues to pioneer research in developing stochastic event sets for European windstorms. Ahead of the 2016 European Windstorm season, Dr Ben Youngman, will present details on his recent work, alongside Dr Ioana Dima-West, Head of Model Research and Evaluation at Willis Re, who will demonstrate tangible application of this work in model validation.

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