Oral Programme NH10.1/EG5

NH10.1/EG5

Public policy and commercial applications of natural catastrophe risk assessment (co-organized)
Convener: Foote  | Co-Conveners: Bresch , Smolka 
Oral Programme
 / Thu, 23 Apr, 08:30–12:00  / 13:30–15:15  / 17:30–19:00  / Room 6
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Thu, 23 Apr, 15:30–17:00  /  / Attendance 15:30–17:00
 / Attendance Thu, 23 Apr, 15:30–17:00  /  / Attendance 15:30–17:00
 / Attendance Thu, 23 Apr, 15:30–17:00  /  / Attendance 15:30–17:00  / Halls X/Y

Thursday, 23 April 2009
Room 6
Chairperson: Matt Foote; Rashmin Gunasekera
I. Public Policy and Natural Hazards

08:30–08:45
EGU2009-14107
Public policy and commercial applications of natural catastrophe risk assessment (solicited)
M. Schaerer and M. Arnold
08:45–09:00
EGU2009-8453
HORA - an Austrian platform for natural hazards (solicited)
T. Hlatky
09:00–09:15
EGU2009-2894
When the levee breaks - public policy and holistic risk management - lessons from Katrina for coastal cities faced with rising storm surge flood risk
R. Muir-Wood
09:15–09:30
EGU2009-12384
Flood risk and insurance loss potential in the Thames Gateway
J. Eldridge and D. Horn
09:30–09:45
EGU2009-11749
Mapping for the masses: using free remote sensing data for disaster management
R. Teeuw, N McWilliam, N Morris, and C Saunders
09:45–10:00
EGU2009-13126
Risk communication for practitioners
P. McSharry
COFFEE BREAK
II. Risk Assessment and Natural Hazards

10:30–10:45
EGU2009-6395
Science & (vs.) Insurance: the (non-)Modelability of Catastrophe Insurance Risk (solicited)
G.W. Michel, M. Thomas, and P. Mosquera
10:45–11:00
EGU2009-14134
On modelling parametric risk transfers: A fertile field for scientific research
L. Zeng
11:00–11:15
EGU2009-9977
Challenges of Modeling Flood Risk at Large Scales
J. Guin, M Simic, and J Rowe
11:15–11:30
EGU2009-11894
Seasonal Hurricane Prediction: a User Perspective
J. Kleinn
11:30–11:45
EGU2009-6904
Atlantic Hurricanes in Future Scenarios and Associated Insurance Losses
S. Kleppek, M. Wüest, C. C. Raible, A. Kitoh, H. Murakami, T. F. Stocker, V. Muccione, and D. N. Bresch
11:45–12:00
EGU2009-8091
Risk assessment at the Soufrière Hills volcano, Montserrat
WP Apsinall, RSJ Sparks, and G Wadge
LUNCH BREAK
III. Earthquake Risk Assessment and Public Policy

13:30–13:45
EGU2009-3517
Prevention and Mitigation of Seismic Risk in Italy (solicited)
M. Dolce
13:45–14:00
EGU2009-6654
Turkish Compulsory Earthquake Insurance and “Istanbul Earthquake
E. Durukal, K. Sesetyan, and M. Erdik
14:00–14:15
EGU2009-4104
GEM - The Global Earthquake Model
A. Smolka
14:15–14:30
EGU2009-12387
Estimation of vulnerability functions based on a global earthquake damage database
R.J.S. Spence, A. W. Coburn, and S.J. Ruffle
14:30–14:45
EGU2009-3451
Modelling the Epistemic Uncertainty in the Vulnerability Assessment Component of an Earthquake Loss Model
H. Crowley and A. Modica
14:45–15:00
EGU2009-13039
Applications of modelling historical catastrophic events with implications for catastrophe risk management
A. Sorby, P. Grossi, A. Pomonis, C. Williams, M. Nyst, T. Onur, P. Seneviratna, and A. Baca
15:00–15:15
EGU2009-13834
Seismic Risk Assessment and its Limits: the Dubai/UAE case
M. Treml, S. Steimen, and O. Novak
COFFEE BREAK
IV. PANEL and AUDIENCE: Public policy and commercial applications of natural catastrophe risk assessment:

TOPIC 1: Impact of natural hazards on effective decision making in public policy.

TOPIC 2: The relevance of Commercial Applications of natural hazards.

TOPIC 3: Future trends in Natural catastrophe risk assessment.

17:30–18:00
Three Presentations

18:00–19:00
Panel and Audience Discussion