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Oasis Conference in conjunction with the Swiss Re Institute


Oasis driving efficiency, enabling modelling choice for the future

12 June 2019 


Swiss Re Next, Zurich, Switzerland

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our yearly conference in Zurich, in conjunction with the Swiss Re Institute, on 12 June 2019.

A half-day technical hands-on workshop will be held on 13th June.



8.00 - 8.30


8.30 - 8.45
        Oasis and market update 

Beat Aeberhardt, Head Cat Perils R&D (Swiss Re)

Dickie WhitakerChief Executive (Oasis LMF)

8.45 - 9.20

        NatCat modelling using Oasis in practice 

Beat Aeberhardt, Head Cat Perils R&D (Swiss Re)

Matthew Eagle, Managing Director, Head of GC Analytics (Guy Carpenter)

Sibylle Steimen, Global Head of Cat Risk Management (Allianz Re)

Andreas Zbinden, Senior Cat Model Specialist (Swiss Re)


9.20 - 9.50

        Model Development Kit (MDK) use cases to get models into Oasis

Branimir Betov, Director Model Development (CoreLogic) 

Ryan Crompton, General Manager Modelling and Research Solutions (Risk Frontiers)

Steve Hutchings, Modelling Strategy (JBA Risk Management) 


9.50 - 10.20



10.20 - 10.30

       Important challenges our industry faces – interoperability   

Martin Bertogg, Head of Catastrophe Perils, Managing Director (Swiss Re)


10.30 - 11.15

       Applications for technology in exposure management  

Harald Badstieber, Head of Global BI&Big Data (Allianz SE)

Mark Pinkerton, Chief Technology Officer (Oasis LMF)

Roland Schmid, CEO (Mirai Solutions Ltd.) 

Alastair Speare-Cole, President of Insurance Division (Fractal Industries) 


11.15 - 11.35

        Insurance Industry Benchmarks - where next 

Edi Held, Head of sales and products (Perils AG)


11.35 - 12.20

        Key challenges in flood modelling  

Konrad Schoeck, Flood Lead (Swiss Re)

Jane Toothill, Director (JBA Risk Management)

Steffi Uhlemann, Flood Risk Scientist (Independent) 


12.20 - 13.40



13.40 - 14.20

        Impact of Climate change on current risk level for Tropical Cyclone North America (TCNA)

Adam Sobel, Professor at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Columbia University)


14.20 - 14.55

        Oasis driving the interoperability of catastrophe models  

Claire Souch, Director (AWHA Consulting)

Matthew Jones, Head of Insurance Product Development (Simplitium)

Mark Pinkerton, Chief Technology Officer (Oasis LMF)


14.55 - 15.25



15.25 - 16.10

        Getting your own view of quake risk 

Michael Ewald, Earthquake Lead (Swiss Re)

Malcolm Haylock, Managing Director (Sunstone Risk Solutions)

Luis Sousa, Earthquake Engineer and Catastrophe Modeller (AIR)

John Schneider, Secretary General (GEM Foundation) 


16.10 - 16.20

        Closing Remarks 

Beat Aeberhardt, Head Cat Perils R&D (Swiss Re)

Dickie WhitakerChief Executive (Oasis LMF)


16.20 - 



(Subject to change.)


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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730381