Resilience Funding Forum

Thank you to TransRe for sponsoring the Resilience Funding Forum and to all the attendees for helping make it a success!

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Resilience Funding Forum Photos

Welcome and Opening Remarks [Video]

  • Katherine A. Rowe, President, College of William & Mary

  • Davison M. Douglas, Dean, William & Mary Law School

  • Elizabeth Andrews, Director, Virginia Coastal Policy Center

  • Ann C. Phillips, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Virginia Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection

  • Michael C. Sapnar, President and Chief Executive Officer, Transatlantic Holdings Inc. and Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Inc. [Presentation]

Samantha Medlock, CFM, Senior Vice President & Head of North America Capital, Science & Policy, Willis Towers WatsonOverview of insurance and finance aspects of climate risk, including credit risk, cat modeling, tools, and case studies. [Video] [Presentation]

Donald T. Hornstein, Aubrey L. Brooks Professor of Law, UNC School of Law: Risk regulation, including the NC Wind Pool. [Video] [Presentation]

Evan Glassman, CEO of New Paradigm: Parametric insurance. [Video] [Presentation]

Dawn Zimmer, Energy & Sustainability Services, Schneider Electric, (former Mayor of Hoboken, NJ): Resiliency strategies to keep our communities safe. [Video] [Presentation]

Gauri Gadgil, Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Environmental impact bonds. [Video] [Presentation]

Panel discussionDavid Johnston, CEO, Hamilton Advisors LLC, Moderator; Panelists: Evan Glassman, Dawn Zimmer, Gauri Gadgil [Video]

Dr. Andy Keeler, Program Head, Public Policy & Coastal Sustainability at UNC & Professor, Department of Economics at East Carolina University: Long-term considerations; the role of finance in discontinuous responses; approaches to relocation. [Video] [Presentation]

Forum Program

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