Munich Re Programme events
Symposia, workshops and business roundtables are held as part of the Munich Re Programme's aim to simulate interactions between researchers, the insurance industry and policy-makers about key aspects of climate researchers.
Details of forthcoming and past events can be accessed below.
Reception and book launch of Professor Arthur Petersen's 'Simulating Nature'
CATS at LSE will be hosting a reception and book launch, on 23 May, of Arthur Petersen's book, 'Simulating Nature: a philosophical study of computer-simulation uncertainties and their role in climate science and policy advice'. Please email Lyn Grove at CATS for more information or to attend.
The speaker Professor Michael Ghil gave a review of the classical arguments about business modelling.
Industry roundtable, which 18 representatives of the insurance industry attended.
Professor Petersen discusses the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's uncertainty management.
Professor Kunreuther explores some of the issues in his new book - including how to manage large-scale risks.
This symposium on Insurance in Emerging Markets brought together a small group of leading academics and practitioners to discuss the different determinants of insurance growth. The aim was to have an open exchange on latest findings, considering evidence from emerging markets and developed markets, as well as comparing tools and methods for evaluation.
LSE hosted an academic symposium on Hurricane Forecasting, with a focus on questions relating to the construction, evaluation and use of hurricane forecasts on seasonal scales.
Industry symposium that took place in Munich.
Science symposium that took place in London.
Experts on issues of climate and climate change risk management came together to explore how different modelling techniques could improve decision-making and risk assessing.
A workshop looking at risk perception and insurance in the context of climate change.