Storm Center’s Sept. 22 Catastrophe Track in Orlando

Don’t Miss Discussion of Insurance Subsidies, Granular Pricing, and Market Capacity at Storm Center’s Sept. 22 Catastrophe Track in Orlando

Insurance subsidies, granular insurance pricing and market capacity are among the topics to be discussed at a special catastrophe track included in this year’s Society of Insurance Research conference in Orlando. Herding Cats: The Growing Challenges of Catastrophe Risk is set for Sept. 22 and includes presentations by Center Director Patrick Maroney and Associate Directors Lori Schneider and Charles Nyce. Summaries of their topics can be found in the  August-September issue of the Storm Center Brief. Sept. 22 only, $99 conference registration is available for those who wish to participate in only this track. The special price includes continental breakfast, lunch, and a preceding plenary session. Thanks to RenaissanceRe and the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), this price also includes a special tour of the new StormStruck experience at the Walt Disney World Resorts Epcot theme park. For a $125 registration fee, you can also enjoy the Sept. 21 evening reception.

National Hurricane Center Tracking Atlantic’s Second Tropical Depression, Two Tropical Waves

The second tropical depression of the Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed, according to the National Hurricane Center. The NHC is issuing advisories on the depression, which is located in the far east tropical Atlantic. The NHC’s 11 am (EDT) advisory included a five-day track forecast cone that showed the depression possibly becoming a tropical storm by Wednesday morning. Also, the NHC is watching two tropical waves near the Windward Islands and Lesser Antilles. For more information including further updates visit the National Hurricane Center. For more discussion see Jeff Masters’ WunderBlog on Weather Underground.

New Hurricane-related Legislation Headlines Storm Center Brief

Learn about and track bills introduced by Florida’s congressional representatives in the August-September issue of Storm Center Brief.

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