Media Advisory: Triple-I To Offer Resilience Insights As Hurricane Season Nears

Thursday, May 14, Webinar to Focus on Responding to Extreme Weather Events Amid Pandemic

For immediate release
New York Press Office: (917) 923-8245; media@iii.org

 

NEW YORK, May 13, 2020— Michel Léonard, PhD, CBE, vice president and senior economist at the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I), is co-hosting tomorrow (Thursday) a one-hour webinar on behalf of the Triple-I with ResilientH20 Partners.

It will focus on managing extreme weather events in the current environment. Specific topics will include the role of insurance, first responders’ ability to operate during a pandemic, and how innovative technologies can contribute to risk mitigation. The Atlantic hurricane season starts on Monday, June 1.

Pre-registration is required and can be completed via this weblink.

WHAT: Building Resilient Businesses and Communities in the Time of COVID-19

WHO:  

Co-hosts:

  • Dr. Michel Léonard, Vice President & Senior Economist, Triple-I
  • Richard Seline, Managing Director, ResilientH20 Partners

Panelists:

  • Dr. Daniel Kaniewski, Managing Director, Public Sector Innovation, Marsh & McLennan
  • Jeff Moseley, CEO, Texas Association of Business
  • Katie Sabo, State and Local Leader, Managing Director, Public Sector Partnership, Aon

Moderator:

  • Chris Tomlinson, Business Columnist, Houston Chronicle
     

The panelist and moderator bios are at this weblink.
 

WHEN: Thursday, May 14, 9:30 a.m., EDT
 


RELATED LINKS

Video: Triple-I’s Insurance For Resilience Project
News Release: Triple-I: 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted to Be ‘Above Normal’
Facts & Statistics: U.S. Catastrophes
 


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